Big Data Senior Software Engineer

BAE Systems
Surrey, England, New Malden
12 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Samantha Trendall
Job Type

Big Data Senior Software Engineer

Would you like to be involved in future technology for Combat Systems? We currently have a vacancy for a Big Data Senior Software Engineer at our site in Dorchester or New Malden.

As a Big Data Senior Software Engineer, you will be part of the Core Technology Office team working on Big Data technologies to harness the value within data and information on board our systems deployed with the Royal Navy.

This role is an exciting opportunity to be involved in and explore future technology and enable you to gain further exposure across the business.

Your main responsibilities as a Big Data Senior Software Engineer will involve:

Researching and evaluating technologies and solutions to new problems

Scoping and identifying issues with new requirements

Delivering components and subsystems with the programme

Delivering against budgets

Your skills and qualifications:


Experience of using big data technologies within the Open Source domain

Familiar with Windows and Linux development and deployment

Familiar with Java C++ and C++ languages

Exposure to the full software lifecycle from design, test and acceptance


Naval Combat Management Systems experience

Experience of building prototypes and demonstrators within an Agile development environment

Understanding of Networks (architecture and protocols)

Experience with Virtual machines and VMware ESXi

What we're looking for in you:

You must be able to work with minimal supervision, be pro-active, diligent, and have good problem solving and team-working skills.

Salary: Competitive

Location: Dorchester or New Malden

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime Naval Ships

We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That's work that inspires us. That's BAE Systems.

You will find we offer a wealth of career options. From offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you'll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what's important to you, whether that's part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we'll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Inspiring Work, Inspiring People

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