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Backend Software Engineer (Java/Scala/Python/Node)

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: competitive per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: IT
  • Contact: Emma Bainbridge
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: asap
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 01 December 2021
  • Job Ref: BBBH76834_1634743598

Are you passionate about working with cutting-edge technology and self-motivated to find innovative solutions to complex challenges as part of a team who help keep the UK safe? If so, the following permanent role may be right for you…

We are looking to recruit a Backend Software Developer in Leeds Government and Customers around the world in helping them defend against cyber threats.

You will be responsible for:

  • Writing well designed, testable and efficient code
  • Responding to client requests, anticipating and meeting client problems and needs using innovative approaches when applicable.
  • Involvement in all aspects of the development life cycle.
  • Knowledge sharing with colleagues and assisting team members with their objectives.
  • Analysis and resolution of software defects
  • Contribution to improving software development approaches and quality of deliverables.
  • Reporting progress to Scrum Master, highlighting issues before they become a problem
  • Provide estimation for engineering task based on delivery project assigned by the Engineering Manager.

You will have:

  • 2 + years' experience in Backend and API development work using associated technologies Scala/NodeJS/Java/Python
  • Experience using Unit Testing Frameworks
  • Jboss Application Server, Websphere Application Server (desirable)
  • Experience developing in the cloud (Azure/AWS) (desirable)
  • Apache Kafka and NiFi experience (desirable)

The package:

You'll receive a very competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including pension, life assurance and 25 days' (plus bank holidays). In addition there are other non-tangible benefits including a commitment to training, development and career development.

How to apply:

Not only will your team be directly making a huge impact upon the systems you work on, you'll be doing it for an organisation who makes a huge impact to the prosperity and security of the UK

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader so if you're interested in learning more please send your CV by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

*** Please note this role requires UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role ***

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position.

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