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Java Software Engineer

Ref no. BHN559210
Location Bristol, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

The company are a multi-national group, being No 1 in Europe for what they do! With a number of awards and recognitions, with great career progression and opportunities across the business!

Key skills required for this role

Software Engineer, Software, Java, C


Software Engineer, Software, Java, C

Job description

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance, and as a minimum be living in the UK 5 years.

Working: Flexible working hours and some remote working potentials where possible.

It's no wonder, they have been among the winners of the annual Glassdoor Employees' Choice Awards, 2022, and most recently receiving three accreditation gold standard awards with Investors in People!

"Interesting work. Good work-life balance. Employees made to feel valued." Software Engineer, 5 Dec 2022. *Glassdoor review.

"Promotes and believes in a good work/life balance Interesting work on most programmes Encourages internal mobility. Offers good development/training opportunities" Principal Systems Engineer, 19 Dec 2022.


We are looking for experienced Java software engineers to join a dynamic team, delivering innovative solutions exploiting a wide portfolio of software technologies.

The java software engineer will develop and support a wide variety of software products including front-end user interfaces, backend server and application-level software across a broad range of our products.

The Java software engineers are working on the current and next generation of mission planning and control software products delivering solutions for some of the most capable weapon systems in the world.

This role offers room to develop careers and skillsets by offering support for the engineers' personal development whilst ensuring that a healthy work/life balance is maintained!

Experience needed;

  • Desktop and Server application-level Java using technologies such as JavaFX, non-SQL databases and web services on Linux or Windows secured operating systems.
  • Windows and/or Linux administration
  • DevOps and Virtualisation
  • Working within teams with ability to operating autonomously
  • Working in teams using agile and adaptive software development practices across the software development lifecycle from requirements to testing and integration and delivery.


  • We are looking for you to have experience in desktop/server application-level Java and some of the other listed areas. If you do not currently have these, please do not let this stop you from applying as they represent a great opportunity for growth and development.
  • Knowledge of agile and adaptive software development practices
  • Experience in the Defence or related Safety critical sector.

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