Software Developer

Ref: ZR_7035_JOB  ·  Posted on 09 June 2022


Are you a Software Engineer looking for your next exciting opportunity?

Do you have experience in Java and cloud-based environments?

Are you looking for a mixture of remote and on-site working? 

My client is a well-established defence and space company that specialise in the development of Satellite products, Satellite communications, and spacecraft payloads across the UK. They are industry leading innovators for everything aerospace focused within the industry.

They are looking for candidates that have experience developing in java, full stack and cloud environments. You will also work in an agile development environment and will contribute to all stages of the software development lifecycle.

This role will have hybrid working opportunities available to you, but my client is expecting candidates to be based on-site when required. Due to the nature of the work, you will need an active SC Clearance or be eligible for a security clearance to be considered for this role.

Key responsibilities
  • Responsible for designing and delivering software solutions in collaboration with the engineering team.
  • Developing clean, readable, scalable and easily maintained code that meets requirements, adhering to the open-closed principle
  • Develop reusable patterns and encourage innovation that will enhance team velocity
  • Contribute to quality assurance by writing unit and functional tests
  • Conduct design and code reviews to ensure code developed meets coding best practices guidelines, unit testing, security, and scalability and maintainability guidelines
  • Provide documentation and ensure shared knowledge of solutions implemented
  • Work with the scrum team to meet the team sprint commitments using agile methodology
Skills & experience
  • Strong Java development skills.
  • Full-stack development experience.
  • Experience of developing in Cloud environments.
  • Excellent communication skills.

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • OpenShift or Kubernetes. (Desirable).
  • Web application development experience using Angular. (Desirable).
  • Understanding of DevOps and associated tools (Jenkins, Git, etc). (Desirable).

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and therefore this contract will be run through an Umbrella Company. Income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

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