IM%26T PLM Developer

Location:United Kingdom

IM&T PLM Developer


Are you looking for a new challenge in IT? BAE Systems Maritime - Naval Ships have several Software Development roles available within the IM&T function based at our sites in either Filton, Portsmouth or Glasgow.

You will be joining the team at an exciting time as we grow to meet current program needs in the UK and recent export wins including the Hunter Class Frigate for the Australian Navy and the Canadian Surface Combatant.

You will work with analysts and developers to understand the needs of the business, tease out their requirements and the data required to fulfil it. You will transform and develop this insight into solutions that are used across all areas of the business.


The working environment has changed dramatically at Naval Ships in recent years. If successful, you will join a passionate and highly motivated workforce and a business that offers truly flexible working arrangements that supports a healthy work life balance.

As an IM&T PLM Developer your main responsibilities will involve:

Collaborating with the customer and business analysts in scoping projects, requirement analysis and design


Producing design documents, use cases, sequence diagrams and other supplementary information.

Configuring, developing and supporting Windchill PDMLink, Project Link & Thingworx


Identifying opportunities to drive business efficiency, continuous improvement and innovation

As an IM&T PLM Developer your skills and qualifications must include:

Certified Java Associate or Programmer

Working experience with one of the following products - PTC Windchill PDMLink/MPMLink/Project Link or Thingworx is desirable


Completed a PTC Windchill PDMLink Customisation Course is desirable


Experience in Object-Oriented Analysis and Design and Iterative Development Experience in Javascript and other Web Technologies.

It would be advantageous to have some of the following skills and experience:


Experience with the Spring Framework 3+ (Data Access – DAO, MVC, ORM…)

Experience in CAD/ERP Systems.
Knowledge of PL/SQL.

Knowledge of XML and associated technologies

Knowledge of RESTful/SOAP Web Services

Knowledge in source control management (GIT, Bitbucket Implemention)

What we're looking for in you:


You will demonstrate an eagerness to learn and progress in role and have a positive attitude, professional demeanour and strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to work alongside both business and technical teams and be the liaison point between both

Location: Glasgow, Filton, Portsmouth. Potential for occasional travel between other UK sites to meet customer needs

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime Naval Ships

We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That’s work that inspires us. That’s BAE Systems.

You will find we offer a wealth of career options. From offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you’ll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what’s important to you, whether that’s job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we’ll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.