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Maritime Engineering Opportunities in Sydney - Express Your Interest

Date: 23-Mar-2023

Location: Sydney, New South Wales, AU

Company: QinetiQ

QinetiQ employs more than 8000 people in more than 50 locations around the world, offering our customers premier expertise in advice, services and creative technology-based products.


QinetiQ Australia, part of the global QinetiQ group, provides technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. As an innovative science and technology company, we help solve some of our customers' most challenging problems. Our determination to deliver and improve today and anticipate and shape tomorrow, makes QinetiQ a very exciting, rewarding and respected place to work and learn.

QinetiQ is expanding at an incredible pace year on year and we’re not slowing down!

This is an exciting phase in our history and we are looking for talented and skilled individuals to join us as we embark on our next phase of growth. 

Our business is a people business, we are always striving to find the right people and when we find them, we work hard to keep them and develop them.  We have an exciting, diverse range of opportunities and offer a challenging and rewarding journey, no matter your role.

Our Maritime business in Sydney in particular is growing.  To meet the needs of upcoming programs, we’re accepting expressions of interest from talented engineers with a range of experience.


Your opportunity


At this time, we’re keen to hear from qualified engineers at varying levels of experience in the following fields:


  • Test and evaluation
  • Complex systems integration
  • Signature analysis
  • Algorithm development
  • Robotics & Autonomous Systems


As an ideal applicant, you’ll present with an engineering degree and proven post-qualification experience in a field relevant to the opportunities summarised above.  You may have skills in one of the areas or in multiple - whatever the case, we are keen to hear from you.


Due to the nature of our work, you'll need to be an Australian citizen and eligible for Australian Defence security clearance. 


Applicants with previous defence industry and/or maritime industry experience are encouraged to register interest.


Your QinetiQ point of contact for registering your interest in these upcoming opportunities is Will Guest, Talent Acquisition Specialist.



Looking for an Employer with Benefits?


At QinetiQ, our competitive remuneration and benefits package supports your evolving needs throughout your career.   You’ll share in the company’s success, and be rewarded for your own. We’ll invest in your professional development and provide an inclusive environment for you to succeed.


Some of our benefits include:

  • Individual Professional development allowance
  • Flexible work
  • Purchased leave program & loyalty leave
  • Up to 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Annual incentive scheme
  • Complimentary salary continuance insurance
  • Annual volunteering leave with Operation Give Back
  • Relaxed dress code


A full list of our employee benefits can be found here:


Noting that we are accepting expressions of interest for upcoming roles on new projects, specific details including start dates may not be immediately available. We do however commit to keeping registered applicants up to date with details as they arise.





As the defence industry in Australia grows, it is an exciting time to join QinetiQ. What the company looks like today will be different to that of tomorrow as we navigate an ever changing world. To innovate for our customers' advantage we value the need for diversity of thought in everything we do. We provide a flexible and inclusive environment where our people can bring their whole selves to work, meaningfully contribute and have equal opportunity to succeed. We actively seek applications from people who come from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Aligned with our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan, we also encourage applications from women, veterans and First Nations people.