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. 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.
The full benefits package includes – Contributory pension scheme, share incentive plan, private medical insurance, private dental insurance, childcare vouchers, holiday vouchers, other leisure discounts, etc.
We are looking for enthusiastic, talented software engineers with a passion for technology and keen analytical skills. The individual will be integrated into a dynamic and fast-paced development team, overcoming challenges and producing innovation solutions for our customer’s problems. The successful candidate is self-motivated and energetic, with a strong drive to ensure successful outcomes.
Degree in a computer science, engineering or maths subject or demonstrable equivalent experience
Excellent experience of the Software Development Lifecycle including Agile
Commercial experience across more than one software language (C#, C++, Python and/or .Net)
Excellent problem-solving ability - Proactively anticipate problems and solve independently.
4-7 years relevant software development experience
Use of multiple programming languages
Demonstrates a culture of continuous improvement and ownership.
Soft Skills: Communication skills, Report writing, ability to estimate effort, ability to determine activities
Willingness to learn / adaptable / self-starter
Experience of use if AWS Cloud is highly desirable
QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. People around the world depend on us for their safety and security, and to enable the safety and security of others. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Our is a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines, and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, we get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Come and find out how you can play a role.
Software Engineers in QinetiQ cover a wide variety of locations, disciplines and areas of research. We have Software Engineers on almost all of our sites around the UK.
Are you keen to kick start a career with gaining experience across a powerful organisation?
As an apprentice you will be enrolled into QinetiQ’s Early Careers Apprenticeship Programme. This has been designed to give you key exposure to the company as well as all the necessary training for your selected role. You will be assigned to a Skill Group based on your expertise and experience. Once situated, you will be given access to world class technology, unique facilities and a strong support network to help develop your career path.