JOB TITLE: RESEARCH ENGINEER
At QinetiQ we're dedicated to defending sovereign capability, protecting lives and securing the vital interests of our customers.
We are a company of over 6,000 dedicated people providing technological and scientific expertise that helps our customers protect, improve and advance their vital interests.
We provide technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests.Working across every aspect of the life cycle of critical equipment and infrastructure, providing services and products that address our customers' most pressing challenges; our breadth and depth of experience spans many markets and industries.
Who we are?
We are a world leading security and technology service provider who have invested billions of pounds in their services working with the most high profile clients on the most cutting edge projects. This role is available as the company is expanding.
You will be working in the Weapons science team. You will help the customers ensure that assets perform effectively and safely. This particular role involves conducting research, evaluation and assessment of weapon and warhead systems.
Within Weapons Science, our teams come from a variety of physics, chemistry, mathematics and related engineering backgrounds. They are critical to research, advice and the assessment of weapons systems from long range missiles to small arms pistols.
The role responsibilities include:
You will be leading and contributing to technical programmes in this area.
You will be working with programme and project managers to deliver projects to forecast performance by proactively managing risk.
You'll be networking both internally and externally to maintain awareness of relevant activities and to identify opportunities
You need a credible technical background with experience of research, evaluation and assessment and an aptitude and willingness to develop in other areas. It is desirable for some of the experience to be within the weapons domain but training will be given if required.
You need good interpersonal, influencing, and analytical and team working skills
You need good listening and questioning skills to fully understand customers' requirements and problems, good interpersonal and relationship building skills
We look for outstanding technical people, creative and analytical thinkers, decisions makers, influencers and excellent communicators. Join us today.