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Java Developers Needed - BAE Systems Applied Intelligence - London / Guildford / Gloucester (UK)

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Joined: 2014-02-21

Role Profile

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence requires software developers with strong technology domain experience, the willingness to tackle challenging technical problems and develop new technology skills. You will be working on exciting projects and there is flexibility to move across a range of projects. Working as part of a larger project team you will be expected to effectively and efficiently design and develop software applications to the high quality that is expected from all projects.

What you will be doing

• Software development on client projects either on an individual basis or within software development teams.
• Respond to client requests, anticipating and meeting client problems and needs using innovative approaches when applicable.
• Deliver high quality work to meet client expectations and project deadlines. Involvement in all aspects of the development life cycle.
• Share knowledge with colleagues and assist team members with their objectives.
• Respond to, and resolve, technical issues.
• Work alongside clients or directly for client personnel.
• Contribute to improve software development approaches and quality of deliverables.
• Report progress to manager, highlighting issues before they become a problem.

What we are looking for


• Solid Java experience in either: Java J2EE development; experience of server-side Java is essential (Glassfish, Websphere, Weblogic, Jboss). Commercial EJB experience, or Java Rich GUI development (SWING, SWT, Eclipse RCP)
• Experience of at least one relational database preferably Oracle, SQLServer or Sybase and operating system either UNIX or NT.
• Full development life cycle experience.
• Capable of working to strict deadlines.
• Demonstrable knowledge of a software development methodology and structured approaches to development.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
• Self motivated and motivates others keeping morale and performance high.
• Ability to prioritise workload and work well under pressure to meet deadlines and manage business expectations.
• Excellent relationship building skills with stakeholders, vendors and suppliers.
• Excellent technical presentation skills.
• Strong progress and issue reporting skills.
• Understanding of existing and emerging technologies.
• Flexible approach to hours, dress (smart or casual to suit client environment) work location and tasks to meet client needs.


• Experience working in a management consultancy environment
• Experience of working with Agile / XP methodology is desirable
• Sun Certified Programmer and/or Developer would be an advantage


This role requires being able to obtain the highest form of clearance.

About us

The Applied Intelligence business of BAE Systems delivers solutions which help to protect and enhance the connected world. Our solutions combine large scale data exploitation, ‘intelligence-grade’ security and complex services and solutions integration. We operate in four key domains of expertise: Cyber Security, Financial Crime, Communications Intelligence and Digital Transformation.

Today, we have over 2,800 staff in 26 offices serving clients across the UK and Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.Our people apply intelligence to protect and enhance national and organisational assets so that they can grow and prosper " from improving the health and efficiency of leading corporations to protecting critical infrastructures, safeguarding vulnerable people and catching criminals.
New opportunities and risks are emerging and converging... every day. Come and be part of our team and make a real difference…