Electromagnetic Signature Analyst

14 Sep 2021
12 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Electromagnetic Signature Analyst



QinetiQ is the UK's largest research and technology organisation, developing cutting-edge solutions for defence, aerospace, security and other markets. Our Maritime Group employs nearly 500 of the world's best scientific and technical minds and partners with domestic and international clients in the assurance, design, test, evaluation and integration of maritime platforms and systems.

Overview of the role

We have a number of vacancies at our Rosyth, Helensburgh, Gosport or Plymouth sites. Your role in this developing business will be a multi-disciplinary one, involving the conduct of electromagnetic signature measurement trials. A combination of office based and fieldwork, the role will focus on both ships and submarines, with particular emphasis on setting up and fault???finding of vessels' degaussing systems and analysis of data measured from our magnetic ranges. Typical activities will comprise, measurement trials, analysis of data, technical report production, pre-ranging system grooms and assisting vessel staff in fault rectification.


Qualified to at least degree level in physics, engineering or computer science, HNC level in engineering with an interest in physics and computer science, and have at least 5 years post-apprenticeship experience in an engineering field. Familiarity with maritime platforms/systems can be advantageous but not essential as training will be given where appropriate. We are looking for a strong communicator and team player who is capable of remaining calm under pressure. You will need to be self-motivated and have the flexibility to work at a variety of different locations (UK and abroad) and the physical ability to manage boat transfers and ladders. You must hold a UK passport and a full, clean UK driving licence.

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

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