Secured Navigation

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

Secured Navigation

QinetiQ supports the delivery of secured navigation which can be depended on when accurate navigation, positioning/ timing is mission-critical. We have several roles to offer across all levels of experience within consultancy, research and the development of services & security capabilities for the next generation of multi-constellation, multi-frequency Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) Receivers.

Experience in all or some of the following:

• Experience of working with GNSS technology.
• Experience of working in a GNSS related role. 
• Interpreting customer requirements and develop innovative solutions.
• Requirements capture, design and implementation.
• Working in a complex security domain.
• Working across a broad spread of technical and project domains, understanding and shaping both the ‘big picture’ and technical details.
• Engaging with other technical experts and incorporate their input into broader technical solutions.

Knowledge of some or all of the following:

• Navigation system specification.
• Navigation signal processing.
• Navigation processing.
• Other GNSS technologies.
• Multi-sensor navigation.
• Robust navigation techniques (anti-jam, anti-spoof).
• Real Time Kinematic satellite navigation.
• Differential GPS.
• Navigation system implementation.
• ASIC development.
• Engineering design and implementation processes.
• Crypto and key management.

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 maths subject or demonstrable equivalent experience.
• Candidates should be willing to undergo government vetting to achieve SC and/or DV clearance 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 show initiative.
• Offers solutions to problems.
• Able to lead and motivate others while being an enthusiastic team player.
• Evidence in delivering 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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