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Java Software Engineer - Space


Position Description:

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of our exciting new Space projects. You will be working as part of skilled and committed team using an agile approach (Scrum, SAFe & DevOps) to solve a number of interesting problems for our clients using leading edge technologies such as big data (Cassandra with PostgreSQL), advanced analytics, machine learning (Spark) and orbital dynamics libraries.

What you can expect from us

Business is transforming fast. And at CGI, you’ll be at the centre of a digital revolution. As one of the largest independent technology and business services companies in the world, we can deliver exciting opportunities for you to build your career.

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you access to our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

As for the future? We work as one team, and are a Top 100 employer. Be a successful part of our story and we’ll support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go.

All successful applicants must hold, or be eligible & willing to obtain, UK SC clearance with the view to progressing to higher level clearance if required.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

You should be capable of taking features from concept through the whole software development and test life-cycle. You should have experience in developing quality software to commercial standards. You should be able to give material feedback to junior developers and be open to receiving constructive feedback on your own work.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

You should have deep expertise within at least one programming environment (preferably Java or Python) and basic proficiency in at least one additional programming environment. Excellent team working and communication skills are essential. The requirements, the technologies and the problems we will be solving can change at short notice. We need developers who are pragmatic and delivery focused, who can adapt as situations evolve, who enjoy new experiences and always want to learn new things. A background in physics, mathematics, astrophysics or other STEM discipline is desirable but not essential.

We celebrate and reward our colleagues through a variety of methods, and we promote the health and well-being of our members through a range of programs and activities. We are also committed to ensuring a safe work environment through the prevention of harmful workplace incidents including physical harm, harassment and violence.

Unconditionally inclusive – we know diversity brings a great greater variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences to the workplace. We actively encourage diversity at CGI and inclusivity is one of our top priorities, with support networks for Parents, Women, LGBT+, BAME, Neurodiversity and Disability.





  • Java
  • Python

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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