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BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience
Location: Yeovil
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Software Engineering
Category: Software Jobs
Senior Software Engineer

Would you like to write software for the UK’s latest
frontline fighter, augmented/virtual reality trainers for nuclear submarines or
3D mission planning systems for military aircraft? Are you interested in using
machine learning on big data to maximise availability for aircraft, ships and
land vehicles or developing web-based solutions to keep airspace safe?

We currently have opportunities for experienced Senior
Software Engineers to join our Defence Information business, based out of our
site in Yeovil, Somerset. Our base is west of town, just off the A3088, where
we provide a workplace that supports our culture, with facilities that enable
our people to deliver great work in a relaxed and creative environment. The
town is well connected with train lines running to London and Bristol, and
enjoys excellent local public transport services.

As a Senior Software Engineer you will be involved in a
range of technical projects and tasks across the Software Development Lifecycle
including Requirements analysis, software design, software implementation and
software testing. You will be working closely with your team and BAE Customers
on a day to day basis reporting into the Sprint Lead and Engineering Managers.

This role will give you the opportunity to work with a highly
professional technical team taking software through the full lifecycle to

Your main responsibilities as a Senior
Software Engineer will involve:

Ownership of requirements, design and implementation, and test to a high
standard, within schedule and estimates

Software development of solutions

Testing of completed functionality

Adherence to project processes and software development practices

Reporting on progress and providing feedback to team members and

Supporting System Test and Integration Activities

Production of appropriate technical documentation

Design of technical solutions

Estimation of development activities

Potential to lead teams of up to 10 Software Engineers

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Software Engineer:

Software development lifecycle and processes (e.g. design, coding, unit
testing), and tools (e.g. UML design tools, code IDEs)

Experience and understanding of the full software development lifecycle,
from requirements & design through to delivery

A technical track record in skill area’s which may include;

Desktop-based applications (Java and Eclipse RCP or C#/C++)

Web-oriented applications and services (Java/C#, JSP, HTML, CSS, Apache

Business intelligence/analytics tools and techniques (ETL, SQL, Python)

Windows or Linux target environments

Object-oriented design/development including UML

What we're looking for in you:

You will have a positive attitude towards team working and excellent
communication skills to help foster a positive team dynamic. You will also be
organised and proactive to ensure timely and quality delivery of software

Location: Yeovil, Somerset

Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience

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, 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.

BAE Systems Air

If you’d like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is
the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries
prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to
investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we
work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things
that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is
technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready
to face challenges we cannot even imagine today. You could be developing
and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come
and supporting our customers around the globe.

Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important
work. Apply your talent where it counts.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all
employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is
vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s
good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills,
abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject
to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that
factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held,
and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our
vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you
would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

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