Graduate Opportunity

AMS Graduate Programme - Synthetic Environments and Simulation

(Analysis, Modelling & Simulation) Start Date: September 2020

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‘QinetiQ is a leading science and engineering company operating primarily in the defence, security and critical infrastructure markets. We offer our customers world-class expertise through our services and innovative technology-based products. Our people proactively understand our customers’ current and future needs and create and enable solutions at greater pace to meet current, adjacent and emergent threats. Why don’t you join some of the world’s finest scientific and technical minds and help us make tomorrow work today?’

What we do

QinetiQ is a company of over 6,000 people dedicated to being on the side of their customers.


In the Analysis, Modelling & Simulation discipline we are looking for graduates with a passion for technology and its applications in simulation and training. You’ll join and expanding team using modelling, simulation and synthetic environments across a number of domains to deliver real benefit to our customers in the UK and globally.

Duties & Responsibilities

You’ll be contributing to some of the most challenging science and technology programmes in the UK and could be responsible for:
  • Assessing and exploiting novel and emerging technologies, including commercial hardware and software and consumer devices. E.g. virtual and mixed reality.
  • Integrating simulation components that may include Computer Generated Forces, Image Generators and Synthetic Natural Environments.
  • Developing training solutions for both live and virtual environments and researching optimum blends of those.
  • Supporting trials for research and concept demonstration for a wide variety of customers.
Joining QinetiQ you will:
  • Work in a variety of teams applying innovative thinking and novel approaches, using modelling and simulation for research, training, analysis or decision support.
  • Be challenged to be creative and innovative, developing a broad understanding of your chosen subject areas
  • Be part of a two year graduate programme allowing you to develop your technical expertise whilst getting the opportunity to experience a wider range of experience as well.
  • Get access to training to develop your technical and leadership skills
  • Get the opportunity to support community projects, for example acting as a STEM ambassador to local schools.

Entry Requirements

To apply for the role you MUST meet the following criteria:

  • Have attained, or are about to attain a minimum of a 2:1 Bachelor’s degree in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) subject.
  • Be willing to learn, and have demonstrated an aptitude for learning at pace
  • Have a keen interest in technology and engineering, including areas such as:
  • Synthetic environments and associated technologies
  • Mathematical modelling and simulation
  • Computer architectures and secure communications.
  • Hold full British Citizenship.

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. Holding dual nationality may restrict the roles that you can perform within QinetiQ.

QinetiQ Benefits

As well as the opportunity to work in a company at the forefront of the technology sector you will also receive:

  • Flexible Employee Benefits
  • Annual Salary Review
  • Recognition Scheme, volunteering - helping charities & local communities
  • Up to 50% discount on meals across a wide range of restaurants
  • Up to 15% off high street stores and 40% off cinema tickets
  • Buy annual leave, flexible working, social events, employee assistance 24/7
  • Gym and sports facilities on larger sites
  • 25 days standard annual leave + bank holidays
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Much more!


How to Apply

Job ID Number: 10707
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • £26,500 per annum + Bonus Schemes + Benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Farnborough (Hampshire)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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