Senior Java Developer

Posting Date: 13 January 2020

Location: Keynsham, Bristol, GB, BS31 2YH

Company: Babcock

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Babcock is the UK's leading engineering support services organisation employing over 28,000 people across the world. Babcock offer a hugely diverse number of career options.


Senior Java Developer

Keynsham, Bristol

£42,180 - £47,350


About the role


Here in Babcock International we are looking for a Senior Java Developer to lead a growing development team based out of our Keynsham site. Within the solutions team, you will deliver collaborative solutions for use by the entire UK defence maritime enterprise, with products including database applications through to big data and analytics. You will be a core member of the development team leading the design and development of software solutions.


Your primary focus will be to ensure customer requirements are understood and solutions delivered are fit for purpose, whilst leading a small Java team. You will be focused on developing Java web based applications where you will be translating requirements, conducting testing and ensuring code reuse and efficiency. You will also be charged with the review of your team’s work to ensure application of best practice and local standards.


And as you’re supporting our business we’ll be supporting you. So as well as offering competitive benefits – you will be given the appropriate training to fulfil your role. Babcock provide support to a range of marine projects so you will have the opportunity to grow and expand your skillset within the engineering industry.


What do I need to do the role?


You will need to have a proven background as a Senior Java Developer with team leadership experience. You technical experience will include Java, JEE and web based technologies such as Web Services, JSF, HTML and Javascript. Demonstrable knowledge of the whole development lifecycle is essential.


What else do I need to know about the role?


  • You will work a 36 hour week Monday-Friday with flexible start and finish times
  • All applicants must have or be able to obtain SC security clearance
  • Keynsham train station is a 15-20 minute walk away


About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


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