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Software Engineer - Front End - Full Stack - Hybrid Working - Leeds Engineering Centre

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
Leeds, United Kingdom
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

Job Details

Location(s): UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Leeds

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,500 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 10 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.

Job Profile

We have openings for Software Engineers working either as frontend developers or full stack engineers on high profile projects of national importance, using JavaScript and it's associated frameworks/libraries, XHTML, and CSS

Our engineers 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 technologies to deliver an exceptional engineering capability and solution 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 an engineer. 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 experience in either web frontend development or backend API development
  • Good knowledge of XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript or a backend technology (Node/Java)

  • Application development and optimisation
  • Conducting reviews of supplied requirements and specifications.
  • Providing accurate estimates of development effort required.
  • Reviewing design and code outputs from colleagues
  • Shared accountability for engineering best practice within the team.
  • 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:
  • CSS
  • x Cross Browser compatibility
  • Accessibility
  • Agile development patterns

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.


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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