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Front End Software Engineer

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Closing date
8 Feb 2022
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We have openings for frontend web developers with knowledge of TypeScript, JavaScript, AngularJS/Angular or React

Our front-end developers are responsible for delivering cutting-edge, optimised, web desktop and mobile experiences that look and perform superbly across all platforms. This position will involve using the latest front-end web technologies to deliver exceptional development services to our clients.

This role works closely with both external clients and internal, cross-functional teams on projects that range from a few months to several years in length.

We want you to be more than a developer.  All our team members are challenged to use their expertise, experience, insight and desire to collaborate in order to clearly communicate technical information, functionality, and limitations to non-technical audiences, whilst influencing the overall implementation


  • Strong commercial experience in web frontend development

  • Good knowledge of XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Knowledge of ES6 JavaScript, AngularJS , SASS, Karma + Jasmine, Webpack, Electron

  • An understanding of user-experience concepts and visual design concepts


  • Investigating new web technologies.
  • Conducting reviews of supplied requirements and specifications.
  • Providing accurate estimates of development effort required.
  • Reviewing design and code outputs from colleagues.
  • Developing and designing processes for repeatable tasks.
  • Shared accountability for engineering best practice within the team.
  • Providing technical expertise to support project delivery and junior colleagues.
  • Communicating with other team members, internal staff, and external clients.
  • Building relationships with stakeholders.

Experience in any of the following areas would also be advantageous:

  • JavaScript libraries
  • CSS (e.g. Bootstrap, Foundation, LESS, SASS )
  • Build task runners (e.g. gulp, grunt)
  • Browser compatibility
  • Agile development patterns


Ability to gain SC clearance: Security Check (SC) is the most common type of vetting process.

Life at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence 

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day. By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance wellbeing.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. 

About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.

Division overview: Government

At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Government contracts are an area we have many decades of experience in. Our Government business unit houses four of our critical client groups: UK National Security, Global National Security, defence and central government. Government and key infrastructure networks are critical targets to defend as the effects of these networks being breached can be devastating.

As a member of the Government business unit, you will defend the connected world and ensure the protection of nations. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.


BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we believe that digital technology is the key to unlocking our customers’ advantage. By advancing digital technologies, we open doors to worlds of opportunities, together. We work across 6 main areas, Cyber, Defence, Delivery & Advisory, FinCrime, Intelligence and Space. Come visit us at the expo, or our website, to learn more about our opportunities.

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