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Job Description

Job Title: Software Engineer

Location: Portsmouth, we offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role

Salary: Up to £50,000 depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Leading the design, development and maintenance of in-house analytical tool, Systems Information Exploitation (SIE)
  • Engaging with suppliers, third parties and the wider business to understand and meet various requirements
  • Impact across UK and international navies – reducing failure of equipment on warships, reducing breakdowns and costs associated

Your skills and experiences:

  • Java 11+ back-end software development, Maven, unit testing
  • Analytical thinking or systems thinking mind-set; using evidence to make decisions
  • Experience of integrating to other systems
  • Experience of continuous integration system
  • Experience of collaborating in larger team with disparate skills
  • Degree qualified and/or relevant experience


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Digital Engineering team:

By collecting and evaluating platform data, information may be given to operators, maintainers, support personnel, and the industry as a whole to enable better decision-making that will increase platform availability. Chartered engineers, data scientists, systems administrators, and software engineers make up the field of digital engineering. The SIE project makes it possible to perform data analysis and contemporary machine learning methods both on and off complicated warships.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 24th June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.




Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Open to part time work for some roles
Gym membership
Buy or sell annual leave
Bank holiday swaps
Company shutdown periods
Share options
Matched pension contribution
Salary sacrifice
Employee discounts
Lunch and learns
More information needed
More information needed
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Work-life balance
More information needed
Role modelling
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Working at BAE Systems

Company employees


Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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