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C# .NET Software Developer

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Recruiter: Airbus
Listed on: 3rd August
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary/Rate: £35,000
Type: Permanent


Airbus is one of the world's largest space businesses, working with technologies designed to travel to infinity and beyond. From satellites providing our planet with images and communications, to rovers that wonder foreign planets, and the rockets that launch them there...we make it happen, we make it fly!

About the role

We are looking for a Software Developer to join Airbus Defence & Space, in either our Guildford or Newcastle upon Tyne offices. You will join our Connected Intelligence group and report to our Head of Software Development.

With proprietary access to the world's leading commercial satellite constellation Airbus Intelligence deliver sustainable satellite imagery and geospatial data solutions that span the entire value chain and are unrivalled in the marketplace. The applications we serve are manifold and include maritime surveillance, precision agriculture, emergency response and environmental monitoring. As world-leading experts in geo-information and defence solutions, we help decision makers to increase security, optimise mission planning, improve management of resources and protect our environment.

You will create and assist in the development and maintenance of software systems and components, working to departmental development standards. As an experienced developer, you will mentor and support junior developers in your team. We are looking for someone with enthusiasm for creative innovative solutions, which exceed customer expectations.

You will need to be eligible to gain UK SC Security Clearance and must have 5 years consecutive UK residency to obtain this.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for designing and delivering cloud-based services 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

Required Skills and Experience

If you answer yes to the following then we'd love to hear from you:

  • Strong Object Oriented Programming skills in C# .NET.

  • Experience of developing in Cloud environments.

  • Excellent communication skills and team spirit.

Any experience of the following would be great

  • Developing micro services

  • SQL Databases

  • Developing Android applications using Xamarin

  • Understanding of DevOps and associated tools (Jenkins, Git, etc).

Please ensure that you include a covering letter with your application, describing what it is that attracts you to working for Airbus, and more specifically the Defence and Space - Connected Intelligence business unit?

What we can offer you

  • A competitive salary with annual profit share

  • An ever growing list of company benefits including enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave and generous pension contributions

  • Very strong, very real career development options across our transnational, market leading company

  • A hybrid working pattern of 2 to 3 days per week in the office and 2 to 3 days remotely

  • Flexible hours - 37 per week with no core hours on Friday afternoons!

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including home working. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can't promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.


This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company's success, reputation and sustainable growth

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.
Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.

Contact Name: Airbus
Reference: TJ/7674/531708580
Job ID: 3125705

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