Junior Software Developer
Junior Software Developer
Due to continued growth, we currently have an exciting opportunity for Junior Software Developers to join our growing team in Portsmouth.
BAE Systems create some of the world's most cutting-edge products, and we want you to be a part of our team. We are currently in search of Junior Developers to create and maintain software to help develop critical products for our clients. This is a fantastic opportunity to engage in a positive and creative work environment that offers excellent benefits and flexible working.
Your main responsibilities as a Junior Software Developer will involve:
Learning the skills required to be a great software developer.
Joining a team to develop maintainable solutions to meet requirements.
Integrating solutions with Commercial off the Shelf products.
Take ownership for developing, implementing and executing your delivery plan.
Your skills and qualifications:
A-level (or equivalent) in Computing/Math/Physics (or any Numerical Subject)
Desirable (but not essential):
Exposure to Oracle or MSSQL
Exposure to C# & .Net
Exposure to Java Script, HTML & ReactJS
What we're looking for in you:
Passion for computers and coding
Take part in internal and external training
Demonstrable creativity and innovation in problem solving; applying solutions for the benefit of the customer.
Self-motivated, with a strong drive for successful delivery of objectives.
Good verbal, written, communication and negotiation skills.
Salary: Competitive dependant on skills & experience
Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us.
From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy's complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats.
With our international programmes and core support to the Ministry of Defence, you could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure Vessels, Offshore Patrol Vessels, historic ships and more. Our highly skilled teams design, develop, support and maintain a wide range of complex equipment. This includes Spearfish, one of the most powerful and capable wire guided torpedoes on the market. Currently undergoing a major upgrade programme, Spearfish will soon benefit from further sophisticated advances in its homing, warheads, tactical and fuelling systems, as well an upgraded guidance link. Then there's Artisan, the 3D radar that can identify a target the size of a tennis ball, travelling at a speed of more than 2000 miles an hour more than 25 kilometres away!
Join us and the projects you'll be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. You'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.
BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.
Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.