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Software Developer (Test Specialist)

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Adelaide

Who we are

Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.


Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1000 talented people, and we are on a path for continued growth and expansion. While we will continue to operate in sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation and engineering consultancy, we are on a journey to become a leading provider of Defence High Frequency communications in Australasia.


Key to the success of Babcock is our people, and our team is proud to be involved with the continuation and growth of the following programs:


  • Providing emergency medical and search and rescue aviation services through our Aviation and Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land business; and
  • Enhancing our Defence High Frequency Communications capability to extend beyond the United Kingdom, and New Zealand into the Australian market.


About the role


We have an exciting and expanding role in leading complex HF Communication Defence programs across the Five Eyes community, we are seeking a Software Developer with a strong background in testing to join Babcock Australasia. With a strong technical background, you will play an integral role in our endeavours to develop and embed this capability across the Australasia business, and contribute to our global transformation initiatives through the pilot of a new global operating model.


You will be an integral member of our team as we build on the experience and expertise gained within the UK and NZ Defence HF Communications programs to enable us to deliver cutting edge solutions across a number of complex defence programs.


About You


You will be a skilled Software tester with experience in providing testing solutions for large, complex programs. As someone who thrives working within a complex forward thinking environment, the ideal candidate will also possess:

  • Proven experience of Functional and Non-functional Testing: running, managing and analysing to ensure requirements are met.
  • Ability to identify, research and implement effective testing techniques and tools.
  • Knowledge of coding or scripting languages.
  • Exposure to Communication Systems, particularly HF/Radio would be desirable but not essential


What sets us apart at Babcock?


We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can drive change and grow your career.



  • We provide an agile work environment where you're able to work onsite and remotely, and to set you up for this we provide a laptop and working from home kit if required;
  • You'll have access to beRewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment and much more;
  • You'll be able to participate in our weRecognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day;
  • We promote and foster training and development;
  • You will work with a company whose core values are those of health, safety and environment, and diversity;
  • You'll be a part of something BIG!

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