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Junior Software Developer

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Warrington
Company:  Cavendish Nuclear

Job Title:              Junior Software Developer

Location:              Warrington, UK – Hybrid – working from home options available

Compensation:    Competitive + benefits

Role Type:           Full time / Permanent

Role ID:               SF 47188





Make your skills count


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Junior Software Developer at our Dalton Avenue site.

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility


Cavendish Nuclear


The Junior Software Developer role is within our Cavendish Nuclear business

As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we’re innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group – from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.


The role


The difference our new Junior Software Developer will make

As a Junior Software Developer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll play an integral role in ensuring our customers’ systems run efficiently and are fit for purpose to deliver successfully on Decommissioning programs

Day to day, you’ll report into the Principal Developer whilst working as part of a team supporting the Decommissioning project. You’ll deal with our customers and act as a point of call for any issues with the process. You’ll be working hands-on with our programme controls systems to ensure that any issues are fixed within a timely manner.

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role is predominantly based at home - travel to the office will be rare.


Essential experience


Previous experience in a software development role


A Maths / Engineering / Science or IT related degree 


We do not expect you to have full stack experience. Providing you have good C# skills we will teach you the necessary skills in database development, business intelligence reporting as well as front end development. 

The most important attribute for us is a willingness to learn and an enthusiasm to deliver excellent products to our clients.


What we offer


Generous benefits including:

•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus 8 bank holidays. You also have the option to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday per year

•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave

•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 7.5% of salary, with life assurance

•    Loyalty Recognition

•    Profession membership subscriptions – Subscription fees for one relevant professional institute per person per annum.   

•    Working from home and flexible work patterns

•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing

•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme

•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International


For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.


Application Guidance


All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.








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