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Job Title: Software Engineer Location: Bristol SF33200
Make a real impact, immediately
Babcock Defence Systems Technology (DST) has an enviable reputation for fostering partnerships and innovation, and delivering technological advantage to an array of global customers. We are building on these strengths with the creation of an innovation hub which will be at the forefront of our contribution to ensure DST remains at the forefront of defense and security innovation. The Technology, Design and Innovation (TDI) team will be built from a diverse mix of skillsets, backgrounds and experiences; highly motivated people who are driven by the prospect of working with industry leading technology in a challenging, agile and forward looking environment. A dynamic bench of professionals comprising both permanent and secondee positions, TDI will adapt to bring fresh thinking to growth opportunities, develop new capabilities and put innovation at the centre of DST growth moving forward.
We are at the beginning of the TDI journey and are looking to appoint software engineers to the team.
Who we're looking for
We need software engineers to drive our research and development efforts and to realise innovation projects and prototypes across multiple domains. We are looking for individuals who are self-starters with initiative and a broad range of technical skills who can work on a wide range of communication and integration themed innovation projects ranging from embedded prototypes to GIS and the identification and exploitation of new technologies. Enthusiastic technologists who are able to design and implement a prototype from a minimal brief and design, either as an individual or as part of a team. People who thrive in an environment where requirements and priorities can change rapidly to meet needs of our customers and where every day is a learning day; actively seeking out new knowledge, tools and technologies to help take us forward into the future.
What do I need to do the role?
* Problem solving, agility & lateral thinking
* Ability to upskill, learn new subjects & skills
* Time management and prioritisation
* Strong experience of software development as part of a team
* Must have a demonstrable portfolio of technology projects or hobbies which prove creativity
* Collaborative and interpersonal skills
* Able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level (SC)
Successful applicants will demonstrate that they are critical thinkers able to be innovative in their approach and thinking and able to work at pace balancing multiple priorities concurrently. Collaboration, adaptability and inclusion are key to the success of DST and these will be core attributes of all TDI team members.
What else do I need to know?
* All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage. * We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview
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