ATAK Developer

Job City:  Guildford
Professional Area:  Engineering - Software
Job Req ID:  119139

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence


Location: London, Guildford or Gloucester


Company Overview


BAE Systems Digital Intelligence helps nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cybercrime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations.

We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes - often collecting and analysing huge volumes of data. These, combined with our Cyber Special forces - some of the most skilled people in the world - enable us to defend against cyber-attacks, fraud and financial crime, enable intelligence-led policing and solve complex data problems.

We are obsessed about solving problems for our customers; we bring together great minds that face tough challenges on a daily basis, and are encouraged to make a difference.


Role Profile


  • Good understanding of Modern Object Orientated Programming Concepts
  • Professional experience developing applications in Java / Kotlin
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic environment with regular customer interaction
  • Willing to travel (within UK)
  • Able to obtain security clearance
  • Aptitude to learn new technologies

Desired Competencies

  • Professional experience using the Android SDK including use of Android JetPack (esp. databinding and room)
  • Experience of automated testing (UI Automator and Espresso) and Kotlin test frameworks
  • Experience of one or more of networking, video or data visualisation (with a geospatial component) on Android
  • Previous experience working as part of an Agile team



Entry Requirements

Previous relevant industry experience preferred (i.e. previous internship, work experience or placement)

Eligible to achieve a Government Security Clearance:



Please note, you may be required to work on client sites, which are away from your base location - this can be for an extended period of time. In this instance, all travel and expenses costs will be covered. If you have concerns about this; please speak to your recruitment contact.  


Security Clearance

Only those with the permanent and unrestricted right to live and work in the UK will be considered for a position within BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Due to the nature of our work successful candidates for this role will be required to go through Government SC clearance prior to starting with us.

Life at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence 

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day.

By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance well-being.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential.

Division overview: Functions

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and the business could not operate without all the dedicated work of our Functions teams. From Finance & Operations through Communications & Marketing, to HR and Site Operations and more, our Functions teams enable our divisions to implement ground-breaking digital transformations and crucial defence software.

As part of Functions, you will be supporting and partnering with our global business from the backline, being a strategic advisor within your specialist area, and ensuring the business runs smoothly and efficiently. We all have a role to play in defending our clients; and this is yours.


Job Title:  ATAK Developer

Job City:  Guildford
Professional Area:  Engineering - Software
Job Req ID:  119139