Graduate Communications Integration Engineer

Date: 3 Dec 2023

Location: Portsmouth, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Job Title:        Graduate Communications Integration Engineer
Location:        Portsmouth, Hampshire
Package:        Competitive Salary + Benefits 
Role Type:      Full time / Permanent
Role ID:          SF15550

Be part of the QinetiQ journey. Join us as a Graduate Communications Integration Engineer at our Portsdown Technology Park site where you will undertake communications engineering design, development, system integration, and test and acceptance activities to support Maritime communication systems.


The Role
As a Graduate Communications Integration Engineer you will be responsible for successfully applying current knowledge to development of legacy and current military-specific communications technologies, in support of planned and future military communication installations to the MOD. 


This will include:

  • Support to developing communication architecture solutions across the frequency spectrum,
  • Installation and integration of equipment in a range of military and commercial platforms
  • Undertake test and evaluation of equipment and solutions in a lab environment
  • Produce technical documentation in support of work carried out


This role is full-time, 37-hours per week and based on site at Portsdown Technology Park, Portsmouth


Skills and Experience of the Graduate Communications Integration Engineer

  • 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.
  • Be able to make evaluative judgements on the analysis of factual information.
  • Sound and comprehensive communications skills are required in order to exchange complex information


Qualifications for the Graduate 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.


Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance as a minimum. National security vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (


Our Benefits

  • 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


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.


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.