Junior Oracle APEX Developer
Are you looking for a new challenge in IT? BAE Systems Maritime - Naval Ships are looking for an Oracle APEX Developer to join the existing in-house APEX team based across the UK. This role can be based out of Glasgow, Portsmouth or Filton.
You will be joining 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.
As an IM&T Oracle APEX Developer your main responsibilities will involve:
Delivering reliable, scalable and performant solutions using Oracle APEX.
Engaging in the full systems development lifecycle undertaking business analysis, design, development, implementation and testing in accordance with the relevant processes and quality standards.
Maintaining and supporting existing APEX developments, evolving and improving them through the defined change management process.
Working in an agile environment with fellow developers, analysts and the customer.
Identifying process improvement opportunities to drive business efficiency and innovation.
As an IM&T Oracle APEX Developer your skills and qualifications must include:
Experience of front-end application development using Oracle APEX
Proven Oracle database skills i.e. SQL and PL/SQL, working with packages, procedures, functions, triggers and materialised views
Experience of interpreting user needs and defining requirements and of developing and deploying solutions in a complex environment
It would be advantageous to have some of the following skills and experience:
Knowledge of XML and associated technologies.
Experience in developing end-to-end analytics solutions, including system configuration, model building, data security, and reporting.
Knowledge of RESTful Web/Data Services.
Knowledge of maintaining code releases (GIT or Subversion).
Degree in Computer Science/related subject or relevant technical experience.
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 or Portsmouth. Potential for occasional travel between other UK sites when safe to do so to meet customer needs.
Salary: Competitive based on experience
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.
At BAE Systems, our advanced defence technology protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure. We search for new ways to provide our customers with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains. We employ a skilled workforce of 85,800 people in more than 40 countries, and work closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology.
Our Naval Ships business
We design and manufacture a range of naval ships and state of the art combat systems and equipment, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. From offshore patrol vessels through to the latest City Class Type 26 frigates that we are building for the UK Royal Navy, and the Australian Hunter Class and Canadian Surface Combatant, we are a business that operates on a truly global platform and can offer a wide range of opportunities where you can play your part in these challenging and exciting projects.
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.
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.