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Range Communications Engineer - Secure Comms

  • Job reference: 933837
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: overtime and re-location package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Infrastructure, IT & Telecoms
  • Date posted: 02/02/2021


Range Communications Engineer - Secure Comms

Permanent opportunity

Competitive Salary / Overtime and Re-location package

Based on the Isle of Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Our client, a partner of the Ministry of Defence based in the Outer Hebrides Islands is seeking enthusiastic, qualified candidates who would enjoy a life style change. Small community setting, island living and close to wildlife are some of the benefits a career move would offer.

The succcessful candidate will need to satisfy SC level security clearance.

About the role:

Based from the Hebrides Range, we operate the site on behalf of the Ministry of Defence that today consists of a Deep Range for complex weapons trials and in-service firings and an Inner Range for ground-based air defence campaigns.

Our team provides engineering and systems administration support to enable the conduct of Test, Evaluation and Training missions. The role involves the maintenance, repair and operation, of a broad range of equipment.

What will I be doing?:

We have a requirement for a Range Communications Engineer to undertake design, development, system integration, test and acceptance activities to support secure communication systems. You will be responsible for successfully applying current knowledge to the development of military-specific communications technologies in support of planned and future military communication installations to the MOD.

What will I need?:

The successful candidate will either be degree qualified (Engineering / Communications) or be able to demonstrate relevant work experience. You will have experience working with a variety of MOD communication systems, able to demonstrate where you have effectively contributed to the maintenance & development of systems.

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will join an experienced and dynamic group of individuals that work on exciting and challenging projects. This role will allow you to demonstrate innovative thinking in the projects you manage, whilst supporting you in your own professional development for the future.

Why join us?

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 for QinetiQ is the appetite for innovation, courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges and motivated people who work to deliver the best possible solutions to partners.

Joining QinetiQ offers an opportunity to work on highly technical cutting edge projects, enabling customers to protect, improve and advance their vital interests.

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.