Electronics Engineering Manager

  • 50000 - 60000
  • Ashford, Kent
  • Qinetiq

QinetiQ Target Systems (QTS) Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of QinetiQ Group PLC specialising in the design and manufacture of a range of state of the art Unmanned Aerial and Surface Target systems including the world leading Banshee target. QTS targets are used to enable realistic weapons test and evaluation and operator training in over 40 countries worldwide with QTS providing a complete managed service in over 15 of these countries.

Technical and Line Management Leadership of the QTS Electronic Engineering Design team covering System, Analogue and Digital design across all QTS products.

Key accountabilities

Line management of Electronic Engineering team

Ownership of electronic engineering processes within QTS.

Ensure that company processes are correctly followed within the electronic engineering team.

Work with Project Engineers to ensure that Engineering projects are suitably resourced for Electronic Engineering and help determine the technical strategy to be taken for each project.

Work with the Head of Engineering and other senior colleagues to develop the product development strategy for QTS.

On-going development of the companies wide range of electronics systems

Design of a wide range of RF, low voltage analogue and digital electronic assemblies

Provide design support of the companies legacy products

Undertake product documentation and testing

Technically lead projects of any size

Provide engineering support to the company’s internal and external customers

Provide support to Field Services and Trials activities.

Experience and Qualifications

Degree in Engineering with a focus on electronics or electrical systems.

Experience leading teams and managing people is essential

Chartered Engineer Desirable

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an electronic engineering development environment

Experience in the design of electronic products is essential

A good working knowledge of PCB and component level circuit design is essential

Hands on experience of electronic test and measurement equipment is essential

Knowledge of CE marking regulations is desirable

Experience of working in aviation is desirable

Must be competent in technical report writing

Knowledge of software development in C++ or C# is desirable

A high level of competency using Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint & Project is essential.

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 an diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture here.

Joining QinetiQ offers you an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits. You’ll receive a highly competitive salary and benefits package: our basic salaries are very attractive as we constantly review what’s happening in the market. The range of benefits that we offer include, adaptive and flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more.

About QinetiQ

As a company of over 6,000 dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. 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. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.

Please note that many roles in QinetiQ are subject to national security vetting. Applicants that already hold the appropriate level of vetting may be able to transfer it upon appointment, subject to approval. A number of roles are also subject to restrictions on access to information that mean factors such as nationality, previous nationalities held and the country in which you were born may have an effect on the roles that you can be employed in.

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