GIS Front End Engineer - Leeds Delivery Centre (hybrid working)

Job City:  Leeds
Professional Area:  Engineering - Software
Job Req ID:  120098


Location(s): UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Leeds 


BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,500 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 10 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.

Are you an experienced Front End Developer or Software Engineer with previous experience of building web based GIS systems? Based within our Leeds Delivery Centre, we have an opportunity to join one of our new project teams, building products and services that help to keep the UK and our people safe.


This position will involve using the latest front-end web technologies, integrating with web geospatial systems to cleanly display GIS information. Along with bringing your past experience of implementing similar systems to the team, you’ll help to deliver cutting-edge, optimised, experiences that look and perform superbly across several platforms.


We want you to be more than a developer.  All our team members are challenged to use their expertise, experience, insight and desire to collaborate in order to clearly articulate ideas and challenges, whilst influencing the overall implementation.

We work hard to build exceptional, well engineered products and services for our clients; at the same time we provide diverse opportunities for our people to develop their careers in new areas of expertise or with new clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Investigating new web technologies.
  • Conducting reviews of supplied requirements and specifications.
  • Solution design and estimation of effort required.
  • Reviewing design and code outputs from colleagues.
  • Shared accountability for engineering best practice within the team.
  • Providing technical expertise to support project delivery and junior colleagues.
  • Communicating with other team members, internal staff, and external clients.
  • Building relationships with stakeholders.


Skills and Experience required

  • Strong experience in web frontend development and integration/implementation of GIS systems
  • Good knowledge of XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript including modern JavaScript/TypeScript frameworks and libraries.
  • An understanding of user-experience concepts and visual design concepts

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: Capabilities

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Digital Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.

As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours. 

Job Title:  GIS Front End Engineer - Leeds Delivery Centre (hybrid working)

Job City:  Leeds
Professional Area:  Engineering - Software
Job Req ID:  120098