Senior Requirements Engineer

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
Closing date
13 Nov 2019
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QinetiQ comprises teams of dedicated people; experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. We draw on our extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems.  Our people make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving.  Why don’t you join some of the world’s finest scientific and technical minds and help us make tomorrow work today?


Job description/Person specification

QinetiQ's Systems & Requirements Engineers are renowned for providing high quality, independent technical advice to a wide range of customers, in support of their major acquisition programmes, and for developing our own range of world-leading products.

We are looking for people to join our growing team of Engineers within BATCIS (Battlefield & Technical Communications & Information Systems) who are interested in applying, sharing and developing their technical expertise within this demanding programme.

Key accountabilities:
Working closely with the project manager to plan and deliver (generally through a team) all the technical/engineering activities required to meet project objectives
Responsible for devising and delivering the technical solution using sound technical, management and leadership skills such as systems engineering management and project management
Co-ordinates the high-level engineering activities as applicable to systems
Addresses enterprise and lifecycle considerations
Engages with the customer and other collaborating organisations, including in the devising of plans, review of progress, the delivery of the resultant system, and any subsequent support activities
Internal and external focal point of contact for the project on all technical/engineering aspects and assurance
Managing the technical risk and opportunities on behalf of the project
Ensuring that the system meets appropriate regulatory, legal, safety and other engineering requirements and standards
Responsible for directing and managing the output of assigned junior systems engineers (of potentially different specialisms)

Experience and qualifications:
Degree Level qualification or equivalent, MSc or higher degree preferred
CEng or equivalent
Relevant experience across the engineering lifecycle: requirements capture and analysis, design, development, systems integration, test, trials, deployment and support

Particular skills/experience across one or more of the following:
System integration into military platforms
Deployed voice, data and multimedia technologies and services
Design, development and integration of applications into complex deployed communications systems
Application hosting infrastructures – including virtualisation and cloud
Computing hardware and infrastructure integration management
Design, development and integration of Tactical CIS  hardware
Tactical CIS software build integration

Project deployment and clearance:
SC clearance required

QinetiQ Systems Engineering Grading

GG10 - Associate
GG11 - Junior
GG12 - Senior
GG13 - Principal
GG14 - Senior Principal

QinetiQ offers an excellent salary and benefits package commensurate with a large international company some of which are highlighted below:-

• Career development across a diverse International organisation
• 50% off meals at selected restaurants , 40% off cinema tickets.
• Modern and collaborative working  environment
• Pension  - up to 10.5 % Company contributed
• Flexible Working , Social and family events
• Health Cash Plan , Health Screening, Employee Assistance  24/7
• Leading edge technology focus
• Private Medical Insurance  and Dental Insurance at additional cost
• Childcare or After School Club , Annual Leave Purchase  
• Personal Accident Insurance , Annual Travel Insurance
• Gym and sports facilities available at larger sites
• Payroll Giving and Volunteering  - helping charities and local community

QinetiQ is a leading science and engineering company operating primarily in the defence, security and aerospace markets. We work in partnership with our customers to solve real-world problems through innovative solutions, delivering operational and competitive advantage.

Working at QinetiQ

Our customers face challenges that define the modern world, covering military, commercial and government institutions. As a company of scientists and engineers, we are committed to anticipating, understanding and responding to those challenges. We draw on our depth of experience, unique expertise and the ingenuity of our people to develop powerful solutions.

Working at QinetiQ is more than just a job - many of the projects you will work on are of national importance. Everything we do is focused on defending sovereign capability, protecting lives and securing the vital interests of our customers.

As our company grows into new markets around the world, it is an exciting time to join QinetiQ.

Our people

Our people make the critical difference to customers by providing unique, often unexpected approaches to problem solving. The diversity of our teams drives innovation across the company, helping to save lives, protect assets and critical infrastructure, and ensure competitive advantage for our customers.

Life at QinetiQ

We encourage our people to think and do things differently. Our matrix structure enables employees to work across different areas of the business, learning from some of the finest technical and scientific minds in the world.

We offer flexible working hours to promote a positive work-life balance and offer a wide range of rewards and benefits. We encourage teams to get involved in our volunteer programmes that help the local communities.

QinetiQ has a global footprint with offices located in the UK, Canada, America, Europe, Australia and the Middle East.


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