For over 50 years, QinetiQ North America has been providing world-class technology development and revolutionary products to the defense, security and commercial markets worldwide.
Our product offerings include vehicle and soldier protection, unmanned systems (robots), power sensors and control systems and transportation safety solutions.
Customers rely on our products to increase readiness, improve processes, streamline operations, increase situational awareness, reduce costs and enhance security. Our products and technology save lives and make it easier to monitor, manage and protect complex systems and critical assets.
QNA is headquartered in Waltham, MA with offices in Pittsburgh, PA and Ashburn, VA.
QinetiQ North America is a wholly owned, independently operated subsidiary of QinetiQ Group PLC, one of the world’s leading defense and security technology companies.
What’s in a Name? Why QinetiQ?
QI: Ancient Chinese concept symbolizing strength and energy
NET: The Greek word “kinetikos” which means activity and energy
IQ: Intelligence – what we’re all about
*Note: pronounced ki-net-ic
The QinetiQ North America Vision
The QinetiQ North America Mission
To protect our customers’ most valued resources by creating and delivering superior products, services and solutions tailored to ensure the success of their missions
The QinetiQ North America Values
At QinetiQ North America, we value the creativity and richness of ideas brought by our diverse workforce. We encourage the infusion of new ideas and facilitate the respectful open exchange of different opinions. We provide an environment of respect and inclusion that recognizes and values the unique skills, experiences and perspectives that each individual contributes toward our business success.
QinetiQ North America’s vision is to build an inclusive culture that fully engages all employees and stakeholders to deliver superior business performance where:
Initiatives, Programs & Activities
At QinetiQ North America, our employees have the opportunity to work in open,knowledge-sharing environments that encourage creativity and out-of-the-box thinking. We believe strongly in our employees, and know that without them, we wouldn’t be successful.
As a member of our team, you’ll work with cutting-edge technology and some of the industry’s most brilliant minds. You’ll be a part of a diverse workforce that brings fresh ideas and different perspectives to the table. We believe in hiring the best-of-the-best and by doing so, you’re challenged not only by the goals your supervisor sets for you, but also by your colleagues on a daily basis
I worked at QinetiQ North America full-time (More than 5 years)
Great team members. Great local lunch spots
Poor compensation and job security
I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at QinetiQ North America (Boston, MA) in September 2015.
Discussed myself and resume with 6 engineers/managers, spoke about what projects I've been involved with and what roles I played in them. After summarizing my work experience/resume went onto a Q&A discussing personality based questions (greatest strength/weakness/ etc.) then opened up to some technical questions. Lastly the floor was opened to me for questions I may have about the company/position.
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