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
You will be working as an E&O engineer assigned to QinetiQ’s growing Advanced Services and Products (AS&P) area on a range of projects requiring Mechanical Engineering input and analysis e.
g. Land Autonomy (robotic vehicles), Hybrid Electric Propulsions and Drives (EPD) for military vehicles (E-X-Drive®, in-wheel Hub Drives) and Land Camouflage.
The work will be mainly Farnborough based and aims to solve the Customer’s mission critical problems. It will range from conduct of design studies to identify the best solution, through sub system design and analysis to the production and testing of full scale Technology Demonstrator prototypes.
Learning over time and with the support of team members you will expand the range of design and analysis that can be undertaken.
Responsibilities will include : -
Conduct of design and analysis work to enable sizing of components and features so they will meet the customer’s requirements.
Delivering concise and timely feedback to the design team and / or customer including (where appropriate) recommendations for modifications.
Production and communication of conceptual designs that will meet requirements.
Ensuring that design rationale and analysis assumptions made are recorded and then stored for future reference.
Provision of support to development of validation tests, test plans and conduct of tests as required.
Using trials results to validate the analytical models used and identify areas for improvement.
Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required
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