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Optical Scientist

QinetiQ

  • Central England
  • ¬£Attractive
  • Research facilities

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QinetiQ

Optical Scientist

Farnborough

YOU MUST BE BRITISH BORN TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS POSITION DUE TO SEURITY CLEARANCE

Introduction:
At QinetiQ we’re dedicated to defending sovereign capability, protecting lives and securing the vital interests of our customers.

We are a company of over 6,000 dedicated people providing technological and scientific expertise that helps our customers protect, improve and advance their vital interests.

We provide technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests.We provide technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests.Working across every aspect of the life cycle of critical equipment and infrastructure, providing services and products that address our customers' most pressing challenges; our breadth and depth of experience spans many markets and industries.

Purpose of the role:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Electro- Optical/ Infrared Materials Scientist to join a leading Global Defence Technology & Security organisation. You will work within the Applied Sciences & Products business unit, based at their site in Hampshire.

Responsibilities:

You will be a part of the Electro-optic Sciences team within Applied Science and be actively involved in developing bespoke solutions for novel applications across the breadth of QinetiQ’s business. Your responsibilities will include:

Deliver technical tasks relating to EO/IR materials and devices - and EO/IR measurements in line with contracted activity. This will include; hands on development of prototype materials, laboratory and field measurements with EO/IR sensors.
Managing facilities and laboratories containing unique and high value equipment.
Work across a variety of internal and external programmes.
Be accountable for managing your own time and technical progress in order to meet agreed goals and deadlines.

 
Requirements & Essential Qualifications:
Appropriate scientific qualifications, for example degree level physics or chemistry (BSc/ MChem / MPhys) or similar.

Experience of research programmes involving materials testing and trials.

Experience of writing technical reports and technical record keeping is desirable

Experience working with optical and/or infrared measurement instrumentation.
 
Experience of applied laboratory work/ formulation of materials and coatings.
 
Experience of Mat lab or other industry modelling or data visualisation packages would be beneficial.
Security Clearance
 
 
We look for outstanding technical people, creative and analytical thinkers, decisions makers, influencers and excellent communicators. Join us today.

Apply at https://www.qinetiq.com/Careers
 
 
 

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