Junior Software Integration Engineer

Job Description

Job Title: Junior Software Integration Engineer

Location: South-West England, UK - Hybrid working options available

Compensation: Competitive + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF43325

Be where you matter

We are looking for an energetic, dynamic, ambitious, and commercially minded Software integration Engineer to join our Tactical Systems and Networks team as part of Babcock Mission Systems.

This team conducts practise and activities toward programmes under and relating to LeTacCIS. Our goal is to gain Capability and Capacity for the application of Modern telecommunications product and systems within the modern battle space. We are a "learn by doing" community of capable engineers with a strong team togetherness and can-do, will-do attitude.

The role

The difference our new Junior Software Inetgration Engineer will make

You'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Your capabilities will span a broad spectrum of market areas across Defence including Land, Air and Sea, in addition to commercial deployments. You will help raise Babcock's technical profile by building strong vendor and customer relationships whilst implementing our ambitious strategy.

Day to day, you will be...

  • Working with numerous SME's across multiple projects. This is an exciting opportunity for you as a software integration engineer to bring your skillset and knowledge to a fast paced, dynamic and forward-thinking working environment.
  • Collaborating on technology solutions from the early phases of design through to fielded solutions.
  • As a Software Integration Engineer you will perform Software Engineering (Design, Development, Integration and Test activities)
    • This may include:-
      • Developing web applications for desktop and mobile devices
      • Implementing Cloud based systems that perform complex data processing.
      • Database development
      • Video analytics and processing
      • Support for IoT Edge device integration.

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 allows you to work fully remote with the expectation of traveling to various South-West of England sites when required.


  • Experience with one or more of Python, C++ or C# programming
  • UNIX/Linux Experience; familiar with command execution using a scripting language (e.g. Python, Shell Script, etc.)
  • Background/experience in IP, TCP/UDP, DNS, HTTPs, HTTP, and DHCP network fundamentals
  • Knowledge in configuring and troubleshooting IP Networking technologies
  • Experience in fault identification and resolution in IP networks
  • Background/experience in embedded system (software that interacts with hardware).
  • Experience of virtualisation environments.
  • Solutioning through design and problem-solving practises, through collaboration and learning with a team of capable peer and junior telecommunications SMEs
  • Build and deploy applications in cloud computing.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in systems design, systems architecture, systems integration, or related field
  • Comfortable analysing data to improve design and performance of a system
  • Understanding of hardware and software development processes
  • Be accountable for all plans subordinate to the Systems Engineering Management Plan (SEMP) e.g., Integration, Test, and Acceptance Management Plan (ITEAP)

What we offer

  • Flexible working (Full time = 37.5 hours per week)
  • Working from multiple locations including home.
  • Autonomy to perform the role and influence to drive leading technical experts in developing solutions
  • Be part of an innovative cutting-edge technology leading team supported by a large UK defence supplier
  • Holiday entitlement: 25 days, plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme with employee pension contributions matched up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Our Babcock Rewards Platform allows you to choose from a range of benefits that best meet your needs, including critical illness insurance, travel insurance, healthcare cash plan, dental insurance, childcare vouchers, bike scheme, shopping offers and discounts
  • Employee Share Scheme
  • Free, independent employee assistance programme, offering confidential information, support, and counselling, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year

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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