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Software Engineer

  1. Aldershot, London, Epsom
  1. Security, aerospace & defence

About us

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

Join our Software Development and Engineering 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 Advanced Engineering and Technology, 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.

Our Southeast offices are located in London, Epsom and Aldershot.


The successful candidate will have:

• a degree (min 2:1), (Computer Science or Mathematics preferred); or equivalent experience
• experience of development in at least two of these technologies - ASP.NET, C#, HTML, CSS, JavaScript , AJAX, REST and SOAP;
• ability to perform and deliver allocated project tasks, to quality, time and budget requirements, as directed by Technical Lead;
• 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.

Desirable attributes include:
• understanding of developing WinForms applications;
• understanding of developing OO applications;
• knowledge of SQL
• Experience of using 3rd party frameworks such as Spring and Nhibernate.
• Experience of developing WCF services.
• Experience of developing ASP.NET applications.
• Experience of developing MVC applications.

The individual
• 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.

Additional information

• Some work outside normal office hours may be necessary.
• Travel to and from client sites and/or temporary secondment to client’s offices may also be required.
• Secondments to other Atkins offices in the UK or overseas may be required.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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