Software Engineer

Ref: ZR_6474_JOB  ·  Posted on 01 June 2022


My client is an industry leader in all aspects of IT, computer network operations, cyber security and defence and they are at the forefront of the challenge to find innovative solutions that can effectively defend networks and offer protection across the entire cyber and defence domain. They are currently transforming their defence and national security capabilities for the Royal Navy, the Royal Air Force and the British Army and wider UK Government.

They are looking for a Software Engineer to tackle complex and challenging problems and deliver cost effective, reliable, supportable solutions by using modern software engineering methods and cutting-edge techniques. You will have the opportunity to work across the entire Software Lifecycle and have the responsibility of developing and deploying web-based applications to a number of systems across the defence space.

My client is very open about hybrid working opportunities for candidates and will happily discuss these options at a later stage in the process, however there is an expectation to be based on their Manchester site at least once a week. My client will also be open to putting candidates through the security clearance process prior to starting and will help in every step along the way, feel free to get in touch if you would like to learn more about this security clearance check.

Skills & experience
  • Experience in JavaScript or Typescript and Keen to learn a broad range of technologies on the Java stack
  • Experience in design, development, test and integration of quality software
  • Use of object oriented design and enterprise integration patterns
  • Agile Scrum methodologies using tools such as Confluence and Jira

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

  • Database Technologies such as SQL, Elasticsearch or MongoDB
  • DevOps approaches and associated tools such as Ansible, Docker and Jenkins
  • Linux operating systems (Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server/CentOS)
  • Cloud-based architectures (AWS or Azure) or a Cloud related certification is a bonus but not essential

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

Additional benefits
  • Up to 8% employer pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Dental Cover
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee referral scheme
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