Are you ready to be part of a game-changing team leading the development of tomorrow’s technology? When you join QinetiQ, you’ll work alongside some of the industry’s most brilliant minds. We offer generous benefits to support you throughout each stage of your career, including industry-leading flexibility and generous performance rewards.

Benefits overview

It’s often the little things that make a difference. At QinetiQ, we take the time to get to know our people and offer benefits which truly support them at all stages of their careers. We’re proud to offer a competitive range of benefits to support our people achieve success at work and in life.

Generous Leave Options

We understand the importance of making work, work for you. That’s why we offer a range of leave benefits including Loyalty Leave, Leave Purchase Options, Paid Parental Leave (up to 18 weeks, plus paid super and additional leave benefits), Defence Reserves Leave, Cultural and Religious Day of Significance Leave, Volunteer Leave, Study Leave, plus a range of other generous leave options.

Personal Development Fund

We’re passionate about enabling our people to achieve their full potential. That’s why we provide each individual with a generous annual Personal Development Fund to support their continued education and upskilling. Employees can use their individual allowance for various types of training, university study, professional memberships, conferences and professional resources.

We also invest in our people’s career development through coaching and mentoring programs, career development plans, company technical conferences, on-the-job learning and leadership development programs.

Flexible Working

Our people tell us that our progressive approach to flexible work is one of the things they value most about working with us. We provide a supportive culture and range of flexible working options for our team members to help them effectively integrate work and life. Our benefits are also designed to help our team members balance their priorities and achieve success at work and in life.

Performance Rewards

It is important that we recognise how our team members contribute to our collective success. Our Rewarding for Performance Framework financially rewards eligible employees annually for their contribution toward our collective business success as well as rewarding those who achieve outstanding individual performance.

Our Global Gala Awards, Australian Excellence Awards and ThankQ Awards programs also recognise the fantastic achievements of individuals and teams each year.

Service Awards

We value employee loyalty and recognise key service milestones through financial awards and recognition.

Peace of Mind

We offer all eligible employees complimentary coverage under our exceptional salary continuance policy for added peace of mind when injury or illness prevents them from working for an extended period of time. Our Domestic Violence Leave and safety frameworks also provide needed support when our team members need it most. We provide access to discounted health and travel insurance through industry partnerships and have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program which provides a range of services to our employees and their immediate family members.

Diversity & Inclusion

At QinetiQ, we know we’re ‘Better Together’, and have a reputation for providing an inclusive environment where all our employees can contribute and succeed by bringing their whole selves to work. We provide industry-leading training and benefits, and believe in the importance of getting involved in our community to support activities relating to STEM, diversity and Indigenous participation.

We also create a sense of belonging and common understanding through our network groups including: gender balance, diversity and inclusion, parenting, reconciliation action, neurodiversity, JustLikeQ (LGBTIQ+), RISE (Ethnicity), Ex-Military, Veterans and Reservists, Disability and Carers and Corporate Social Responsibility.

With no formal dress code, we also support our employees to ‘dress for their day’ by wearing what makes them feel great. Learn more about our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion.

Salary Sacrificing and Novated Leasing

Did you know that we do all our salary sacrificing and novated leaving in-house? This saves our people on third party fees, putting more money back into their pockets.

Referral Bonus

Our people are exceptionally talented and we love when our team members refer new talent to us. We provide attractive referral bonuses to thank our employees for their support in helping us grow our team.


Our people’s wellbeing is important to us. That’s why our people and their families have round-the-clock complimentary support available through psychological, health, wellbeing, financial and legal services. Whenever, wherever.

Physical and mental wellbeing form a key part of our workplace culture. We invest in having all our leaders trained in mental health, as well as having trained first aid and mental health first aiders at all our sites. We regularly run wellbeing events and provide exceptional resources and support for all our teams.

*Please note the benefits listed are indicative of QinetiQ’s total employment offering. Not all available benefits will apply to all employees. The benefits available to an individual employee will be dependent on the employee meeting the relevant eligibility criteria. The Company may change, amend, replace or remove benefits at its discretion.