Software Engineer

Malvern, United Kingdom (UK), QinetiQ [11670]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology Software Engineering
Job type

About this job

At QinetiQ we are looking for a bright, enthusiastic DV-cleared Software Engineer with a passion for technology and keen analytical skills to be based in our Malvern offices.


You will be integrated into a dynamic and fast-paced development team, overcoming challenges and producing innovation solutions for our customer’s problems. The successful candidate is self-motivated and energetic, with a strong drive to ensure successful outcomes.

You will work as a member of a Scrum Agile development team, with the opportunity to contribute to the design, development, and deployment of software systems. You will gain experience in a broad range of technologies and toolsets.


You’ll need to hold a degree in Computer science or engineering subject or demonstrable equivalent experience; Knowledge and experience of the specification, design and implementation of complex software solutions.


Experience in some of the following areas would be desirable, but not essential:

  • Hold current DV clearance is essential
  • Skilled in designing and developing software in either Java or Python
  • Knowledge of processes and tools to design, develop, test and integrate quality software
  • Agile/Scrum methodologies with experience of the Atlassian suite
  • Data pipeline experience using Spark/SQL/Hive

Lastly, you’ll be able to demonstrate good communication skills as you’ll be leading a team and influencing key stakeholders.


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.

In return we’re offering excellent benefits package including contributory pension, Life Cover, income protection and much more

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?


Please be aware that this role is subject to both security & export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that you must hold full British citizenship and obtain the right to stay and work within the UK. Restrictions may also mean that any dual or previous nationalities held can affect the security clearance and roles that you can perform within QinetiQ.

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