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Senior Java Developer - 10% sign on bonus

Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Closing date
8 Feb 2023

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Are you looking for an opportunity to grow and enhance your skills as a Senior Java Developer in a dynamic industry that is constantly developing and delivering innovative, next-generation capabilities?

At L3Harris, in our Intelligence & Cyber International (ICI) division, we work closely with UK Government and Security Agencies to shape and build cutting-edge solutions that combat the ever-evolving threats faced by the public and private sectors on a daily basis.

If you are successful, you will be situated at our Tewkesbury facility working alongside a high concept team to develop the next generation of cryptographic solutions. The technology being developed is in the domain of data protection at the highest level of National Security. This is a unique opportunity to work in a highly innovative and creative team, having an active role in helping to shape this ground-breaking and vital technology.

Please note, we are NOT able to offer hybrid or remote working for this role.

What the role will involve

If you were to join this team of dedicated experts, the responsibilities of your role will include the following:

  • Developing innovative solutions to National Security grade cybersecurity problems
  • Working alongside experts responsible for architecting world class cryptographic systems
  • Working as part of a cross-functional scrum team and contributing your expertise to drive the overall success of the project
  • Being an advocate for engineering best practices across the project team

What you’ll bring

  • Strong knowledge of Java application development including React.js & Node.js
  • Experience of UML software design methods
  • Experience of Git/GitLab
  • Experience of Jira and Agile Scrum techniques
  • Enthusiastic and experienced in using engineering best practices, clean code and unit testing
  • A can-do attitude and motivated to learn new technologies driven by the solution

Additional benefits

At L3Harris, we value and appreciate everything our people do for us, and offer an attractive package. A few of our benefits are:

  • 10% Sign on bonus
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working where possible
  • 3.5 hour day on Fridays – finish before 12pm!
  • Pension scheme of up to 7% employer contribution
  • 25 days holiday per year, increasing with long service and with the opportunity to buy/sell
  • Private medical insurance
  • Flexible opt-in extras such as a health care cash plan, dental insurance, gym membership, critical illness cover and cycle to work scheme
  • Training and development opportunities and support with qualifications where relevant
  • Mental health and wellbeing schemes

Important to know

Many of our roles require the ability to obtain a security clearance relevant to the country of the position. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and may be subject to government security checks.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination and offers equal opportunities for all. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and marriage and civil partnerships.


L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defence technology innovator. From 12 UK sites, our team of over 1,400 people deliver unique capabilities across air, land, sea, space and cyber for military, security and commercial customers, worldwide. For over 100 years in the UK, L3Harris has demonstrated world-class engineering, manufacturing, research and development pedigree in working with the UK government and industry partners to solve complex problems and defend against evolving threats.

L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees worldwide, with customers in more than 100 countries and are dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

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