Front End SW Engineer – Defence Industry


Who we are:

Alten, a leading engineering and technology consultancy, provides support for its clients in the fields of innovation, R&D and IT systems in over 28 countries. Made up 34 000 engineers, Alten provides engineering support in Aerospace, Ground Transportation, Defence, Energy, IT, Life Science & Financial Services.

Due to ongoing expansion, Alten Ltd is looking for a Front End SW Engineer to join our team in London (or remotely) within the Defence sector. This is a fantastic chance to join a fast-growing company with strong core values of Excellence, Accountability, Integrity and Service.

Your new role:

As a Front end SW Engineer you will become part of our major project within the Defence Industry.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Developing and programming software across a broad portfolio of work
  • Developing the web application that will store all industrial data and to ensure a new way of using the data, more interactive and more digital.
  • Prioritizing user experience
  • Bringing a concept to life with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Taking care of the production and maintenance of websites and web application user interfaces
  • Participating in all aspects of the Software lifecycle
  • Being responsible for the analysis of solution requirements as well as leading and participating in the detailed design
  • Testing the site for usability and fixing any bugs
  • Setting and managing objectives and support the professional development of others within the team

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will possess a passion for Engineering, with a result-oriented and proactive mind-set. The successful candidate will have the chance to work on several exciting projects throughout their career with Alten, developing their engineering knowledge as an SW Engineer and a consultant.

Experience required:

  • React – UI (Material UI)
  • Unit Testing

Highly desirable:

  • Knowledge of using material-UI widgets rather than customed styles widgets
  • Expertise in providing unit testing for front end applications, including:
    • Mocking
    • Jest
    • Enzyme
    • Json-server
  • Knowledge for setting up the applications
    • Npm scripts
    • Json-server
  • Redux based state management libraries
    • Rematch
    • Recoil

Qualifications required:

  • Degree in a relevant engineering disciple with demonstrable experience.
  • UK SC Clearable

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary in line with level of experience
  • A chance to work on the many of most exciting engineering projects and technologies
  • Private Medical & Travel Insurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Cycle-to-work Scheme among many additional benefits

Front End SW Engineer - Defence Industry

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