Senior Physicist

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance *minimum 5 years UK residency*

Working: Possible Flexible and some remote working potentials.

Want to work for a company who have been supporting the nuclear industry since its first major expansion in the 1960s?

Join a reputable business who, have a number of awards, most recently been named as an Award winner (Gold Award) in MoD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme!

Join a business who provides customers with solutions that give complete, long-term protection and control of safety critical systems.

A trusted and reputable company; who's solutions have been integrated in nearly all of the UK's nuclear sites.

The Senior Physicist is responsible for providing Subject Matter Expertise to support delivery of both internal and customer funded projects & products. To provide support, guidance and expertise to internal project teams, business development teams, as well as via consultancy to third parties. Able to work within a general operational framework rather than in a closely directed environment.


  • Technically lead & support delivery of both internal and customer funded projects & products.
  • Directly support resolution of project technical issues within Engineering
  • Work closely with project management and engineering teams to ensure projects' technical requirements are met
  • Review and verification of technical reports, drawings and designs for safety, functionality and regulatory compliance
  • Support customer technical engagement, via sales/business development functions
  • To carry out all work ethically, safely and in accordance with the relevant standards and best practice within the nuclear industry
  • Advising and mentoring junior team members, including graduates and apprentices.
  • Any other relevant duties as and when required.

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience:

  • A higher level Physics/Applied Mathematics degree (Masters or equivalent level of experience in a scientific role).
  • High level of computer literacy (Microsoft Office incl. Excel & data analysis)
  • Good presentation, oral and written communication skills.
  • Confident in own knowledge and understanding
  • Able to make technically informed and balanced judgements
  • Ideally membership of appropriate professional and industry bodies.


  • Experience within a regulated industry (e.g. Nuclear, pharmaceutical, Aerospace, etc.) would be advantageous, but not required
  • Knowledge and/or implementation experience in one of the following areas:
    • Nuclear/Reactor Physics
    • Nuclear Instrumentation
    • Nuclear engineering
    • Radiation Metrology
    • Medical Physics
    • Radiometry
    • Particle Physics
    • Ultra High Vacuum
  • A PhD in a relevant field would be advantageous, but not required

For full information, please get in touch!

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