Radar and Electronic Warfare

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?

Radar and Electronic Warfare

Job description/Person specification

QinetiQ has a rich heritage, deep knowledge and a wide breadth of expertise across the Radar and Electronic Warfare domains.  We have several exciting roles to offer to develop the next generation of sensors across all levels of experience in the fields of developing Radar and EW algorithms, techniques and products.

Radar: 

Experience in all or some of the following:

• Airborne, Land-Based or Ship-Based Radar.
• Waveform design.
• Detection, tracking and recognition of air, land and maritime vehicles.
• Algorithm development (e.g. using MATLAB, IDL, Python as well as theoretical development).
• Signal Processing.
• Demonstrator development (e.g. C, C++, Java, Simulink).
• Simulation.

Knowledge of some or all of the following:

• Automatic Target Recognition (ATR).
• Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imaging.
• Space-Time Adaptive Processing (STAP).
• Moving Target Indication (MTI).

Electronic Warfare:

Experience in all or some of the following:

• Defence EW systems, techniques and products.
• Electronic surveillance and geolocation techniques.
• Direction finding and advanced precision geolocation techniques.
• Communications & Radar signal techniques and waveform analysis.

Knowledge of some or all of the following:

• Signal processing.
• Mathematical analysis.
• Radio propagation.
• Communication systems and techniques.
• Satellite communications.

We have a number of vacancies available in this area hence the grading of successful candidates will be determined in accordance with and in alignment to skills and experience.

Person Specification:

• Degree in a science, engineering or mathematical subject or able to demonstrate equivalent experience.
• Candidates should be willing to undergo government vetting to achieve SC and/or DV as required. Due to this there may be certain projects where we will not be able to accept Dual Nationals.
• Innovative Self-starter able to demonstrate initiative.
• Offers solutions to problems.
• Able to lead and motivate others while being an enthusiastic team player.
• Driven to deliver great results.
• Strong risk awareness & quality conscious.
• Able to follow processes and procedures.
• Present a good impression of a QinetiQ professional.

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

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