Java Developer - Spacecraft Projects, R&D

6 days left

£35000 - £50000 per annum
01 Feb 2019
01 Mar 2019
TECH Ellen Davies
Industry Sector
IT / Technology
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side
Job Role
Java Developer
  • Work with the latest Java versions for space systems & technology.
  • Blue-chip & public sector clients. 
  • Flexible working hours, on-site parking, research & development. 
A leading developer of information, communications and advanced technology solutions is going through a real growth period and is looking for skilled Java Engineers to work on a variety of challenging and rewarding projects from weather systems to spacecraft missions in order to help shape the future of the division. You can either be based in Bristol or Chippenham.

What skills you'll be needing

  • Experienced in developing commercial software in Java.
  • Recent experience using Java 8+ 
  • Understanding of good software development practices (SOLID principles, etc...)
  • Ability to pick up new skills and tech (demonstrate that you're keeping up to date with tech)
  • Good communication skills, team player, able to take feedback and reflect on it.
  • Eclipse IDE
  • Previous experience in C++ would be a bonus.
  • Eligible to work in the UK.
  • Security clearance is desirable but not necessary (as long as you are eligible)

What you'll be doing

Using high-end software tools and modern programming practices you will be getting involved with some exciting projects including a new product that facilitates the trend of operating mega-constellations. During these projects you will be working on all aspects of the software lifecycle and be responsible for the implementation of software components using Java and support for current systems software. You will be working in a collaborative team of talented engineers in the office but also have the opportunity to visit customer sites to assist with testing and provide support/training.

What you'll get in return for your talents

Not only will you get to work on some tech-leading projects in some seriously exciting sectors you will be entitled to 25 days holiday rising by 1 each year. Also on offer is flexible working hours, on-site parking, a generous pension contribution, private health, life assurance, income protection, SIP, Childcare Vouchers along with an on-site gym and café in Chippenham. You will have the opportunity for training and to pick up new skills.

What's next

Sounds interesting? Send in your CV now to Ellen for more info.

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