Software Engineer

Babcock International
Moor Row
Competitive benefits
22 Jun 2021
23 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Software Engineer
Whitehaven or Warrington
Cavendish Nuclear

About the role

Here at Cavendish Nuclear we're looking to recruit a Software Engineer to join a small team and be based in either Whitehaven or Warrington. This is a broad and varied role, where you will focus on software development, and deliver software input to services, tasks and projects, including post installation support and third line technical support. As well as this, the role also encompasses some object orientated design, testing and version management.

Key responsibilities:

  • To work safely in accordance with all safety, quality, security, environmental and site instructions and requirements
  • Liaison with other Physics/Project Team Members to develop ideas and co-ordinate input to projects
  • Support business winning including maintaining customer relationships, developing opportunities and proposal preparation
  • Co-ordinate and lead technical contributions to projects
  • Ensure appropriate procedures and standards are correctly applied to technical activities, including ensuring that version and configuration control is maintained
  • Produce, review and verify outputs including: calculations, analysis results, reports, specifications and method statements
  • Plan, deliver and monitor assigned tasks and projects, ensuring requirements are delivered to time, quality and cost
  • Capture and report learning from experience during and post task delivery
  • Support Cavendish Nuclear promotion activities by preparing and delivering presentations and prepare and present technical papers
  • Identify continuous improvements and innovations in service provision and implement timely improvements to enhance the efficiency and quality of service provision.

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications required for the role:

  • Degree (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant technical discipline
  • Experienced in software development, particularly in C# and Typescript/Javascript
  • Web based technologies are desirable, as well as experience with C++ and SQL
  • An understanding and ideally some experience in Object oriented design i.e. Sparx Enterprise Architect CASE tool, design patterns, UML
  • Testing experience i.e. unit test frameworks
  • An understanding of version management i.e. Git version control

    What else do I need to know?

  • We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
  • There will be the opportunity to work from home in this role, as well as the opportunity to occasionally travel to client sites
  • This position is a full time permanent position comprising of 37 hour working week
  • The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role

Application Guidance

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we face.

Babcock are continuing with essential recruitment activity but implementing relevant recommendations to ensure that this is done in a responsible way with consideration of the unprecedented circumstances we are facing.

Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants:

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This advice is valid at the time of publication and changing government advice and Babcock working practices take precedence at any particular time.

About Cavendish Nuclear

Cavendish Nuclear brings together much of the UK's rich nuclear heritage to create one of the largest specialist nuclear services organisations, at home and abroad. Our heritage dates back to the earliest days of nuclear research and development.

With a highly-skilled workforce circa 6,000 we are located at offices and sites in the UK as well as internationally and are trusted to deliver the highest standards of safety, quality, security and environmental protection for our customers. We believe that this is strategically imperative to ensure the long term success of the nuclear sector in the UK and will greatly enhance our ability to export the broader UK nuclear industry capability.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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