Senior Developer

Posting Date: 23 October 2019

Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG

Company: Babcock

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Senior Developer – C# / .NET / ASP.NET / MVC
£35,000-£43,500+Excellent Benefits
*Flexible Working Arrangements Offered*

Devonport, Plymouth


The role

The role of Senior .Net Developer is part of the Web Services Team within our Business Solutions, Marine and Technology (M&T) division and reports directly to the Web Services Team Leader.


You will work with a team of .Net Developers, Testers, Analysts, Project Managers and Solution Managers throughout the software development life cycle, following Agile principles.


The skills



Strong experience of .Net, C#,

Strong experience of ASP.NET Forms.

Strong experience of MVC 5.

HTML, JavaScript, jQuery

Bootstrap 4, CSS.

Developing SOAP and RESTful Web Services.

Strong understanding and exposure to Object Oriented practices and principles with IOC experience.

Relational databases - moderate/strong Microsoft SQL Server skills.

Web service with experience of consuming SOAP, JSON, RESTful services.

Experience in the use of ALM systems.

Knowledge and experience of software development life cycle and approaches.

Knowledge and experience of Agile (scrum/Kanban) methodologies and practices.



Unit testing experience.

Experience with TFS Azure DevOps 2019, Build and Release Pipelines.

Knowledge of ERP systems


Experience with Oracle PL/SQL

Experience with continuous integration and deployment.

Windows Server 2012 and 2016 experience.

SQL Server 2016 AOAG.

MS Access


Main Purpose of Role

You will be responsible for developing and maintaining new and existing Web applications, Window services, Web Services and working with SQL and Oracle databases.


You should be confident at highlighting issues, providing estimates and delivering progress reports to project managers and your team leader.


You will work with the team and follow the established quality process and coding standards.


You will be joining an established team responsible for delivering Web services to meet customer requirements and departmental standards.


You will also be responsible for providing technical help and product knowledge where needed.


Why Babcock

Babcock offers a supportive environment including: enhanced employment terms and conditions, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, Occupational Health services, flexible working hours (only non-industrials), career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams. Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts.




This role is based at Devonport Royal Dockyard which is located in the vibrant city of Plymouth, Devon in the south west of England. Plymouth is a city with a long and proud military history and more than its fair share of heritage. There is something for everyone here; from a superb coastline if you are a water sports enthusiast or Dartmoor National Park if you enjoy hiking and climbing, or simply enjoy the fantastic scenery. For a great night out we have the historic Barbican area with its wide variety of bars, clubs and restaurants.


Company Information

This role is within the Marine Sector of Babcock International Group. The Marine Sector delivers a wide array of complex through-life marine engineering services. Ranging from UK and international naval fleet support, commercial marine, engineering consultancy, weapons handling, equipment support, intelligence, cyber security and training delivered through unique owned and managed infrastructure to defence and civil customers across the globe.


Babcock International Group is 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 fit your specific needs. 


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to two week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please click here.


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About Devonport

Babcock International Group owns and operates the main refit, maintenance and workshop area of the 330 acre naval site at Devonport, known as Devonport Royal Dockyard, where it employs thousands of people. The remainder of the site at Devonport is owned by the Ministry of Defence and is known as Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Devonport – one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe.


Babcock and the Ministry of Defence work in partnership to operate and maintain this co-located site by providing through-life support for submarines, surface ships and associated systems and equipment.


Babcock has a large design and technology capability providing a wide range of support activities including feasibility and project definition studies, detail design and draughting, development trials, noise and vibration analysis, structural analysis, project management, integrated logistic support and risk management.


Application Guidance

If you are currently employed by Babcock, please let your line manager know that you’re applying for this vacancy.  You should also let them know if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.


Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.


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 we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.



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