JavaScript Developer - Leeds

Job City:  Leeds
Professional Area:  Engineering - Software
Job Req ID:  114580


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.

About the role

We are looking for JavaScript Developers at various career levels for our Leeds Delivery Centre. You will help to build solutions that are a highly scalable, cloud microservice platforms based on Docker and AWS, using services such as Amazon ECS, EC2, RDS, PostgresSQL, ElastiCache, Cloudfront, Cloudwatch, IAM, Lambda, KMS Kinesis, EMR and S3.  You will care about creating efficient scalable, and stable, defect free solutions, using your knowledge of a variery of frameworks and libraries and experience withTDD/BDD approaches.


At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we believe that digital technology is the key to unlocking our customers’ advantage. By advancing digital technologies, we open doors to worlds of opportunities, together. We are a highly respected engineering organisation providing services to governments around the world. At Digital Intelligence we are proud of the mission critical systems that we build for our customers, in areas that truly make a difference to society. We work in a number of sectors including Healthcare, Law Enforcement, Security, Defence, Space, Telecommunications and National and International Government to name a few.


Security Clearance is required for this role, if you are not currently Security Cleared, you will need to be eligible for this and willing to go through the clearance process.


We offer hybrid working, on average you will be expected to be at our Leeds office 1-2 times per week.


About you

Whilst we are not expecting people to have all the skills outlined below, you will be experienced with Java and frameworks such as Spring/SpringBoot.  You will also have a passion for continuous personal development and be competent in picking up new technologies.  


Additional skills that interest us include:

  • Databases (RDBMS or NoSQL)
  • AWS
  • Messaging – JMS, SQS etc
  • Unit Testing – They uses Jasmine, Cypress, Cucumber
  • Functional / Reactive programming
  • CI/CD – Devops - Docker, Jenkins
  • Infrastructure as code – Python, Ansible, Cloudformation
  • Scrum / Agile
  • Nifi

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:  JavaScript Developer - Leeds

Job City:  Leeds
Professional Area:  Engineering - Software
Job Req ID:  114580