Naval Architect

Bristol (City Centre)

Job summary

Engineering Consultancy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Naval Architect
Location: Stoke Gifford, Bristol + Hybrid Working
Package: Highly Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Role Type: Full time
 Role ID: SF16162

Be part of the QinetiQ journey. Join us as a Naval Architect at our Bristol site where you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and many of the industry's most brilliant minds.

The role
As a Naval Architect, you'll have a role that is out of the ordinary. Our Naval Architecture and Maritime Engineering (NAME) group sits within the Maritime and Land business of QinetiQ and consists a team of over 50 people. The team delivers hydrodynamic testing and design consultancy services. Hydrodynamic problem solving forms a significant part of the project work within group - identifying a methodology for solving a client's hydrodynamic issues, mathematically or through model testing.

The role requires an excellent understanding of Naval Architecture principles and the ability to use that knowledge together with sound engineering judgement to solve our customer's important problems. In particular, knowledge of the methods and tools used within hydrodynamic design and assessment is desirable. Practicing knowledge of Computational Fluid Dynamics is strongly desired.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Work collaboratively with customers and colleagues to deliver ensure the customers' requirements are and providing innovative solutions to customers' problems.
  • Breakdown complex tasks and then execute the planned schedule of work. This will include being customer facing and supervision of others.
  • Ensure the work is conducted in a safe manner, highlighting hazards and potentially unsafe practices to Team Lead.
  • Actively participate and encourage increased collaboration across the NAME Group.

This role is full time, 37 hours per week, based at our Bristol Business Park site, with a hybrid working arrangement.

Essential experience of the Naval Architect

  • You should have knowledge of Naval Architecture.
  • The Naval Architect should have experience in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD).

Qualifications for the Naval Architect:

We value difference and we don't have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience then we would like to hear from you.

Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance, as a minimum.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee discount portal: Personal Accident Insurance, Travel Insurance, Restaurants, Cinema Tickets and much more
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy up to 5 days' additional leave
  • We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant
  • Payroll Giving and Volunteering - helping charities and local community

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, 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 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, flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more.

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