Software Developer

Company Details

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?

Job description/Person specification

NSC specialises in the development of a wide variety of interesting, bespoke software solutions across a wide range of technology including Artificial Intelligence, AR and VR technologies and mathematical modelling, to support current MOD requirements as well as undertaking research for the next generation of simulation systems to support UK force development. Activities include software development, support to training, technology research and experimentation into how the Military can best use simulation/synthetic environments.

The Role(s)

NSC is looking for additional Software Engineers/Developer to meet the demands of numerous projects that requires software development support. We will to consider mid-level developers. You will join a project team developing high quality bespoke software and applications to meet customer needs. Working in a fast-paced environment, you will enjoy the variety and challenges that working on multiple projects brings.

Day to day activities include, but are not limited to:

  • The design and development of efficient and effective code
  • Design and implement tests, using automated integration and testing tools
  • Participate in project agile reviews
  • Working with your colleagues on problem resolution

Skills Required


  • Programming skills in C++ or C#
  • Problem solving nature
  • Strong organisational and communications skills


  • Additional experience with any of the following: Unity, Javascript, Python or Docker and relevant domain experience would enhance your application.
  • Ideally a degree in a numerate subject but experience in lieu will be considered.

As an accredited Investors in People (IIP) company, NSC recognises that staff development is fundamental to the future success of the company. We encourage technical teams to maintain currency in emerging technologies, providing relevant training and accreditation as needed.

We nurture a collaborative working environment where staff can see their ideas being put into practice and making a real difference to our customers. Our Innovation Programme encourages staff to develop their own projects and ideas in company time.

Tagged as: artificial intelligence, Virtual Reality, C++ or C#

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