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Software Developer

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16 May 2024

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Job Title: Software Developer
Location: Stoke Gifford, Bristol + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56414

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Software Developer at our Babcock Technology Centre site.

The role
As a Software Developer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll respond to customer demand for bespoke and custom technical solutions, ranging from novel interface solutions up to full development of computer and network systems.

Day to day, you'll work as part of a team to research, develop and integrate a system of disparate, networked sensors to conform with the latest industry standards.

You'll also:

  • Contribute to the design and development of the software and the underlying architecture
  • Have an understanding of RF fundamentals to support the development, creation, and testing of the system
  • Create modules to interface with differing hardware assets in a standardised way
  • Utilise computer networks and relevant communication protocols to support testing and design of the system
  • Carry out interface design document and interface control document analysis, ideally with some reverse engineering skills

This role is full time, 37-hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with two days in the office/onsite and three days working from home.

Essential experience of the Software Developer

  • Strong experience in object-orientated software development.
  • A solid background of Microsoft C# .NET and/or Python is essential.
  • Development of systems utilising technologies such as REST API's communicating in XML/JSON.
  • Some backend knowledge on databases such as SQLite/PostgreSQL
  • Hands on experience configurating and customising of system hardware components using various interfaces.

Qualifications for the Software Developer

  • We value difference and don't have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be a sole UK national who is able to achieve and maintain Developed Vetting (DV) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 01/05/2024


Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

Career Opportunities at Babcock

Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications.

Take a look below at the roles Manpower UK is currently recruiting for at Babcock.

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