Lead Java Engineer - Leeds Engineering Centre (hybrid working)
- BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
- Leeds, United Kingdom
- Closing date
- 2 Apr 2023
- Design, Systems, Research and Development
- Computing & IT, Defence, Software & Hardware, Cyber Security
- Job Type
- Early Career, Engineer, Senior & Chartered Engineer, Engineering Manager
About the role
We are looking for Lead Engineers who are comfortable solving complex technical issues, whilst supporting and assuring the work of others. The Lead Engineer is a vital and exciting role within the team. As Lead Engineer, your responsibilities will range between Software Engineering and Solution Design. You will be based at our Leeds Engineering Centre, with hybrid working options.
We are proud of the mission critical systems that we build for our customers and we support them in getting the most from Digital Transformation. This may mean building new systems or improving the integration of existing applications.
We are looking for engineers who enjoy:
- elaborating requirements into technical solutions
- communicating and helping to set the direction across the development team
- providing support and assurance to other developers
- contributes to development, tackling the more challenging tasks and unblocking other engineers
You will have strong software engineering skills and thrive on leading and mentoring others. You are an excellent communicator who is able to represent the application and its architectures to senior stakeholders, allowing you to summarise technical detail and considerations to client, business and product stakeholders. You collaborate with the engineering teams at a technical level and you prioritise tech debts bringing them into grooming session supporting prioritisation with the Product Manager.
In addition, you will advise on industry best practice and maintains an architecture roadmaps, as well as supporting the development team by providing low-level elaboration of new features.
- Front end: React
- Engineering / Development experience across chosen technologies with:
- Experience with soluition design and elaborating customer requirements n
- Experience providing assurance to a development team -
- Support and coach development team through complex technical challenges.
You will also have:
- Experience working in DevOps model with Agile ways of working.
- Experience with Application Design
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 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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