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Range Secure Communications Engineer

Date: 18-Feb-2021

Location: Benbecula, Scotland, GB

Company: QinetiQ

About the role:

Based from the Hebrides Range, managed and operated on behalf of the Ministry of Defence, we deliver complex weapons trials and in-service firings within our extensive deep range and in shore danger areas.

Our team provides engineering and systems administration support to enable the conduct of Test, Evaluation and Training missions. The role involves the maintenance, repair and operation, of a broad range of equipment.

What will I be doing?:

We have a requirement for a Range Communications Engineer to join the team managing the through life support services for the secure tactical data link and voice communications systems on the Hebrides Range. This will involve supporting the development and integration activities associated with upcoming investment projects.  In addition, you will be responsible for successfully applying current knowledge to the operation and configuration of military-specific communications technologies in support of planned and future communication installations to the MoD.

What will I need?:

The successful candidate will either be degree qualified (Engineering / Communications) or be able to demonstrate relevant work experience within this field. You will have experience working with a variety of MOD communication systems, able to demonstrate where you have effectively contributed to the maintenance & development of systems.

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will join an experienced and dynamic group of individuals that work on exciting and challenging projects. This role will allow you to demonstrate innovative thinking in the projects you manage, whilst supporting you in your own professional development for the future.

Why join us?

As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success for QinetiQ is the appetite for innovation, courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges and motivated people who work to deliver the best possible solutions to partners.

Joining QinetiQ offers an opportunity to work on highly technical cutting edge projects, enabling customers to protect, improve and advance their vital interests.



QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. People around the world depend on us for their safety and security, and to enable the safety and security of others. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Our is a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines, and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake  this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, we get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Come and find out how you can play a role.