Junior Networks And Communications Engineer Isle Of Uist 2024

Type: Trainee
Region: Scotland

Be part of the QinetiQ journey. Join us as a Junior Engineer position at our South Uist site where you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and many of the industry’s most brilliant minds.

The role

The QinetiQ Hebrides Range Engineering Communications Group is made up of multidisciplinary teams who deliver high quality & expert service to a wide range of military & government customers, conducting testing, trials, training and evaluation on the largest Air and Sea Range in Western Europe.

The Networks & Communications team is recruiting a motivated and tech savvy individual to take up a full time role as part of the team based in the Outer Hebrides and supporting the wider group throughout the UK.

This role has multiple potential entry points depending on the qualifications and skills of the successful candidate. An adaptive and focused training and development framework is available to take into account an individual’s point in their career.

Day-to-day, you’ll

  • Be able to work in a hands on role with the opportunity to work across with a wide variety of IT and communications systems and supporting infrastructure.
  • Be working on Trials Control and Surveillance Management systems, network management and change control processes as well has having the opportunity to contribute towards systems engineering processes and projects.

What you’ll need

Essential experience of the Junior Network and Communications Engineer:

  • You should have a strong interest and/or experience within Networks &/or Wireless communications.
  • A passion for computing and working on networked based systems is recommended.

Qualifications for the Junior Network and Communications Engineer:

  • You should have at least a 2:1 degree within an IT / Cyber or Networks focused discipline or be able to demonstrate suitable experience and skills within this field.

Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance, as a minimum.

Our benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee discount portal: Personal Accident Insurance, Travel Insurance, Restaurants, Cinema Tickets and much more
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy up to five days’ additional leave
  • We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant
  • Payroll Giving and Volunteering – helping charities and local community

Our volunteering programme enables our people to use their professional skills to make a positive difference in our local communities, for example STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) ambassador days in schools. We support a number of charities that are important to our people, including those, which help the defence community.

Why Join QinetiQ?

As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation and having the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

You’ll experience 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, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in a diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Visit our website to read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture.

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