Communications Integration Engineer

Date: 26 May 2024

Location: Portsmouth, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Job Title:     Communications Integration Engineer
Location:     Portsmouth, Hampshire
Package:     Competitive Salary + Benefits Package    

Role Type:   Full-time / Permanent
Role ID:       SF16651

 

Be part of the QinetiQ journey. We have a requirement for a Communications Integration Engineer to undertake communications engineering design, development, system integration, and test and acceptance activities to support Maritime communication systems. 

 

As one of the largest and most respected science and technology organisations in Europe, we are constantly breaking new ground in the application of cutting-edge technology in our core markets of defence and security. The Maritime Group is part of the Managed Services Group and has nearly 500 employees, based on 16 sites across the UK. We have a great team and excellent opportunities to develop both our business and our employees, and our vision is to be the partner of choice in the assurance, design, test, evaluation and integration of maritime platforms and systems for our UK and international clients.

 

The Role
As a Communications Integration Engineer, you'll be responsible for successfully applying current knowledge to the development of legacy and current military-specific communications technologies in support of planned and future military communication installations to the MOD. You will support the developing communication architecture solutions across the frequency spectrum, as well as installing and integration of equipment in a range of military and commercial platforms.

 
Essential Experience of the Communications Integration Engineer:

  • Good understanding of procedures and concepts within own discipline and a basic knowledge of these elements in other disciplines.
  • Ability to work with a diverse range of teams and to also undertake tasks unsupervised/manage own workload.
  • An understanding of Systems Engineering principles and how own area integrates into others. *Capable of innovative thinking.
  • Be able to make evaluative judgements on the analysis of factual information. *Report/presentation writing skills.
  • Sound and comprehensive communications skills are required in order to exchange complex information.
  • The ability to be able to proactively anticipate potential problems and find solutions within.

 

Qualifications for the Communications Integration Engineer:

  • Qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in an Engineering or Communications discipline or able to provide evidence of equivalent experience is essential  

 

The successful candidate will be able to achieve SC Clearance and be willing to potentially go through DV Clearance.
UKSV National Security Vetting Solution: guidance for applicants - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
  

Our Benefits

  • Adaptive and flexible working
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee discount portal: Personal Accident Insurance, Travel Insurance, Restaurants, Cinema Tickets and much more
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy up to 5 days’ additional leave
  • We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant
  • Payroll Giving and Volunteering - helping charities and local community

 

Our volunteering programme enables our people to use their professional skills to make a positive difference in our local communities, for example STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) ambassador days in schools. We support a number of charities that are important to our people, including those which help the defence community.

 

Why Join QinetiQ?

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 is our appetite for innovation and having the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

 

You’ll experience 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, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in a diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Visit our website to read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture.

 

About QinetiQ

As a company of thousands of dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. 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. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.

 

Security

Please note that many roles in QinetiQ are subject to national security vetting. Applicants who already hold the appropriate level of vetting may be able to transfer it upon appointment, subject to approval. A number of roles are also subject to restrictions on access to information, which mean factors such as nationality, previous nationalities held and the country in which you were born may affect the roles that you can be employed in.


Application Guidance
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please contact your regional recruiting team in strictest confidence. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.