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NS - Software Engineer (London)

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
3 Mar 2023

Job Details

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.

Software Engineer

The role is primarily research and prototype construction based. Tasked with investigating cutting edge law enforcement capabilities and de-risking future law enforcement capability at both SC and DV level. We develop prototype enrichment and data science platforms so that experimental investigation teams can utilise new Law enforcement capability to test it’s effectiveness at combatting serious and organised crime. We share ideas, try new things and produce meaningful and actionable intelligence as part of a diverse contractor development team. We sit directly with the investigators and law enforcement managers, as such any engineer would need to be confident in their ability to communicate directly with the client at both a senior and junior level.

This role is 100% client site based. (Vauxhall London)

Confident / Proficient in the following technologies / skills:


Elastic Search

Atlassian Suite (Jira, confluence ect)


TCP IP stack

Communication (we regularly have to explain highly complex internet related technologies In a clear and understandable manor directly to senior and junior investigators)

Understanding or Willingness to learn on the job quickly:

Low level understanding Packet data (TCP IP stack)

Direct Client interaction / expectation management

Internet enabling technologies (Proxes, VPNs, VoIP, SSL, DNS, BGP, etc.)

Linux Operating systems (configuring and debugging)

BPM business process management documentation.

This role is part of our National Security business, where we develop operational solutions and deliver mission-critical services to Law Enforcement Agencies and Government departments. Our dedicated engineers and business consultants form multi-disciplinary teams, working together to provide a variety of solutions that help to prevent, protect and pursue criminals involved in serious and organised crime, enhance operational capabilities and deliver digital transformation programmes. Our work is a mix of remote working with some travel to various LEA sites around the UK. We need proactive, solution finding individuals with a can do attitude to join our teams to help solve some of the most difficult challenges so even if this role isn’t a perfect fit we’d still love to hear from you!

Applicants to this role must be amenable to obtain UK Government security clearance

Life at BAE Systems Digital 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 well-being.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital 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.

Division overview: Capabilities

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Digital Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.

As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.


BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to more than 4,500 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. With a rich heritage in helping to defend nations and businesses from advanced threats, we work collaboratively across 10 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data. We use the latest technologies, best practices and processes – combined with expertise gained from over forty years of application – to empower customers to detect and defend against the latest threats, transform their organisations, and secure their communications across multiple domains.

Everything we do creates a safer future. In a new age of cyber threats, our people have a shared vision to protect the connected world, to create and deliver intelligent global solutions across a dynamic technological landscape.  

The nature of our business means that we’re constantly looking for the very best people to fulfil our ambitions, and help you realise yours.

We’ve built a place that supports the changing needs of our multi-cultural, diverse, global workforce and we believe everyone can make a difference.

Careers webpage: Careers | BAE Systems






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