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Engineer - Vibration Testing



Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

QinetiQ employs more than 8500 people in more than 50 locations around the world, offering our customers premier expertise in advice, services and creative technology-based products.

QinetiQ Australia, part of the global QinetiQ group, provides technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. As an innovative science and technology company, we help solve some of our customers' most challenging problems. Our determination to deliver and improve today and anticipate and shape tomorrow, makes QinetiQ a very exciting, rewarding and respected place to work and learn.

As part of our ongoing growth and support to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) we are looking for an Aerospace/Mechanical Engineer with some experience in Vibration Data Analysis to join our Structural Integrity (SI) Program.

This role will see you join the Vibration and Aeroelasticity (V&A) team within the SI program. The core focus of this role aims to support analytical, test and evaluation, certification and sustainment needs for Aerospace Explosive Ordnance (EO) in support of the ADF.

Well-developed technical and analytical skills along with your ability to convey complex problems in simple terms and develop succinct and actionable recommendations for our customers will ensure your success in this role.

Day to day you will:

  • Analyse and interrogate vibration data sets.
  • Develop technical reports, including your conclusions and recommendations.
  • Present your findings in technical reports and in presentations, internally & externally.
  • Develop your existing vibration skills through internal and external professional development opportunities.

Experience with MATLAB and/or Python will support you in this role that will see you manage and analyse large data sets. As will an interest or experience with project management processes.

As our ideal candidate you will bring:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Aerospace or Mechanical preferred).
  • Some previous experience with vibration test or vibration data analysis experience from a similar environment such as automotive vehicle dynamics, rail, maritime, civil construction or shock testing.
  • A technical authority or aspire to have technical leadership / authority responsibilities.

This role is Melbourne based and relocation is available for interstate candidates.

Your interest in developing your skills in the area of Vibration and Aeroelasticity will be supported by our team of leading experts and interesting projects.

Applicants MUST be eligible to obtain an Australian Government security clearance. QinetiQ conducts pre-employment screening, including but not limited to identity verification and police checks, for all preferred candidates.

Whilst applications must be made online, confidential enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Ruth Harrison – Talent Acquisition Specialist 07 3031 0233 or email rlharrison@qinetiq.com.au



As the defence industry in Australia grows, it is an exciting time to join QinetiQ. What the company looks like today will be different to that of tomorrow as we navigate an ever changing world. To innovate for our customers' advantage we value the need for diversity of thought in everything we do. We provide a flexible and inclusive environment where our people can bring their whole selves to work, meaningfully contribute and have equal opportunity to succeed. We actively seek applications from people who come from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Aligned with our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan, we also encourage applications from women, veterans and First Nations people.

QinetiQ conducts pre-employment screening, including but not limited to identity verification and police checks, for all preferred candidates.