Front End Developer

Leeds, England, gb
Company: BAE Systems
Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Published on 2021-06-14 06:03:53


Job Profile

We have openings for frontend web developers with knowledge of JavaScript, HTML and CSS. As a developer you will play a leading role in creating cutting-edge user interfaces for clients including government agencies, public sector bodies, leading financial institutions and commercial organisatons

Our front-end developers are responsible for delivering cutting-edge, optimised, web desktop and mobile experiences that look and perform superbly across all platforms. This position will involve using the latest front-end web technologies to deliver exceptional development services to our clients.

This role works closely with both external clients and internal, cross-functional teams on projects that range from a few months to several years in length.

We want you to be more than a developer. All our team members are challenged to use their expertise, experience, insight and desire to collaborate in order to clearly communicate technical information, functionality, and limitations to non-technical audiences, whilst influencing the overall implementation


  • Strong commercial experience in web frontend development

  • Good knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Knowledge of frameworks such as Angular JS or REACT, and HTML5, CSS3

  • An understanding of user-experience concepts and visual design concepts


  • Investigating new web technologies.
  • Conducting reviews of supplied requirements and specifications.
  • Providing accurate estimates of development effort required.
  • Reviewing design and code outputs from colleagues.
  • Developing and designing processes for repeatable tasks.
  • Shared accountability for engineering best practice within the team.
  • Providing technical expertise to support project delivery and junior colleagues.
  • Communicating with other team members, internal staff, and external clients.
  • Building relationships with stakeholders.
  • Experience in any of the following areas would also be advantageous:

  • JavaScript libraries
  • CSS (e.g. Bootstrap, Foundation, LESS, SASS )
  • Build task runners (e.g. gulp, grunt)
  • Browser compatibility
  • Agile development patterns
  • Clearance

    Ability to gain SC clearance: Security Check ( SC ) is the most common type of vetting process.

    Company information

    The Applied Intelligence business of BAE Systems delivers solutions which help to protect and enhance the connected world. Our solutions combine large scale data exploitation, ‘intelligence-grade’ security and complex services and solutions integration. We operate in four key domains of expertise: Cyber Security, Financial Crime, Communications Intelligence and Digital Transformation.

    Today, we have over 2,800 staff in 26 offices serving clients across the UK and Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Our people apply intelligence to protect and enhance national and organisational assets so that they can grow and prosper – from improving the health and efficiency of leading corporations to protecting critical infrastructures, safeguarding vulnerable people and catching criminals.

    Help us secure a connected world. Apply now and be inspired.

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