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Software Developer

As part of Aerospace, Defence, Security and Technology (ADS&T) business, you’ll keep people connected, critical businesses running and advanced communication networks safe.

Join our Software, Systems and Automation team and you’ll work with the finest minds on some of the most challenging engineering projects of our time. Our award-winning team push the boundaries to deliver amazing solutions which meet the constantly evolving needs of our clients across a wide-range of markets on a global scale.

If you’re a talented software engineer who pushes the boundaries and enjoys an exciting and fast paced environment we can offer you the chance to gain valuable experience and a competitive package to match. If you want to enjoy a rewarding future in Software, Systems and Automation, where we support creativity through cutting edge technology innovation projects - join us.

Working within a TickITplus certified quality environment, you will get involved across the entire Software Development Lifecycle, developing, delivering and supporting a number of cutting edge and bespoke solutions for our clients across varied domains and verticals.

The right candidates will need to demonstrate a desire to be challenged and to contribute towards the success and growth of the business. In return we can offer a challenging and rewarding role, career development, training, an empowered and supportive working environment and competitive reward package.

Skills and experience:

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience of application development in:
    • C#.
    • .Net (standard or Core).
    • HTML, CSS, JavaScript.
    • Database development (SQL Server or PostGreSQL preferred).
    • Development of web applications with modern web frameworks e.g. React, Angular, Vue etc.
    • Designing, implementing or using Rest APIs, e.g. OpenAPI specification (Swagger) or RESTful API.
  • Excellent communication in the English language, both written and verbal, and with colleagues and clients.
  • Experience in documenting agreed solutions according to project standards.
  • Experience in supporting the deployment of the solution, including preparation and delivery of analysis, demonstrations, workshops, training and documentation.

The individual:

The successful candidate will have:

  • The ability to work effectively individually and as part of a team.
  • A strong work ethic and level of professionalism.
  • Solid problem solving, analytical and creative thinking ability.
  • Ability and willingness to quickly understand and document technical solutions.

Future project work in this area, would benefit from candidates with experience in: Node.js development; Visual Studio, Azure DevOps and Git; and Agile software development.

Why work for Atkins?

People join us because they share a desire to be at the forefront of the ADS&T Business Unit and deliver outstanding projects. We empower our people to be the professional individuals they want to be, working on projects they feel proud of, making a difference to the world they live in and the legacy they leave behind.

We develop individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. We encourage participation in all forms of training and have an active programme of in-house as well as external training for all our staff.

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