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Senior Field Engineer

Date: 29-Jun-2022

Location: Waltham, Massachusetts, US

Company: QinetiQ

Who Are We?

We are a world-class team of professionals who deliver next generation technology and products in robotic and autonomous platforms, ground, soldier, and maritime systems in 50+ locations world-wide. Much of our work contributes to innovative research in the fields of sensor science, signal processing, data fusion, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and augmented reality (AR).

QinetiQ Inc.’s dedicated experts in defense, aerospace, security, and related fields all work together to explore new ways of protecting the American Warfighter, Security Forces, and Allies. Being a part of QinetiQ Inc. means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. 

Why Join QinetiQ Inc.?

If you have the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges, then you will experience a unique working environment where innovative teams blend different perspectives, disciplines, and technologies to discover new ways of solving complex problems.  In our diverse and inclusive environment, you can be authentic, feel valued, be respected, and realize your full potential. QinetiQ Inc. will support you with workplace flexibility, a commitment to the health and well-being of you and your family and provide opportunities to work with a purpose. We are committed to supporting your success in both your professional and personal lives.

Duties may include:

  • Product Sales/Product Demonstrations
  • Proposal writing
  • Product training
  • Assist in the development of strong long-term customer relationships with current and prospective customers
  • Organize and execute sales related support for customer’s systems
  • Coordinate various activities with customer’s organization such as training, implementation, and service/support
  • Responsible for scheduling of routine daily operations as well as packing, shipping, and maintenance of customer equipment, spares, and supplies
  • Contribute and support proposals generation for customer requests and to their requirements
  • Assist field engineers, engineering technicians, and/or engineers in the evaluation and debugging of systems
  • Responsible for housekeeping within work area and for compliance with corporate safety procedures
  • Maintaining expendable inventories within a budget, which includes ordering and documentation

Required Skills:

  • Electrical Engineering, Electrical-Mechanical Engineering, Electrical/Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering; BS preferred
  • MBA preferred
  • At least 5+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Experience with sales and customer relations
  • Technical writing skills
  • Proficient in the assembly, disassembly, and repair of the complex systems
  • Competence with basic lab instruments such as DMMs, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers
  • Demonstrable hands-on experience with bench-top prototyping and troubleshooting
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Ability to work independently and manage priorities and tasks over multiple projects, including the evaluation diagnosing and repair of systems
  • Experience with using shop tools, power tools, and test equipment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint


Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with DOD systems and/or prior work in the field of robotics
  • Knowledge and experience with DOD, SAE, IEEE, and/or IPC standards
  • Working knowledge with LINUX and WINDOWS Operation Systems
  • Experience with of programming embedded device such as Microcontrollers
  • Experience with software programming (C, C++ and/or C#)



  • Travel includes at least 50% domestic and at least 30% international
  • Travel required to support sales and/or field efforts related to client service or ongoing development efforts that can include meetings, demonstrations, or teaching classes




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If because of a medical condition or disability you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (540) 658-2720 Opt. 4 and let us know the nature of your request and contact information.

QinetiQ Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All Qualified Applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.