Frontend Developer

Job Description

Job Title: Frontend Developer

Location: Bristol, UK - Hybrid - working from home options available

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF 45571

Help us grow and make an impact

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Frontend Developer at our Bristol Technology Centre site.

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.

Mission Systems

The Frontend Developer role is based within our Mission Systems business area.

Babcock is a trusted provider of integrated solutions for global defence and security. We have a wide portfolio of best-in-class intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance solutions, communications, and weapons launch and handling solutions across all domains, integrating the best of industry to meet our customers' needs.

The role

The difference our new Frontend Developer will make

As a Frontend Developer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. As a Software Engineer you will work as part of a team to develop software capabilities.

Day to day, you'll focus on the addition of new features to the product, with assistance in:
Contributing to the design and development of the product and adding new functionality
Analysing and fixing bugs
An opportunity to help shape the design and architecture as the software matures
Performing software releases, updates, and deployment activities

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role provides hybrid working arrangements.

Essential experience
Experience of a modern UI framework such as Vue.js, React or Angular, preferably Vue.js
Experience writing automated UI tests, preferably using Cypress or Jest
An understanding of three-tier web application software architecture and REST+JSON
Experience of working in a team using Agile Software Engineering best practices
Experience using a modern IDE

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays
Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
Our Big Benefit Platform allows you to make your money go further, with discounts from over 850 retailers.
Employee Share Plan
Professional memberships, personal development training an opportunities
STEM ambassador training and volunteering opportunities
Working from home and flexible work patterns
Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

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