Java Developers

£28000 - £40000 per annum
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Java Developers - Leatherhead, Surrey

Position Description
We are looking for a number of developers to join us in Leatherhead, Surrey to work on Space projects for a variety of major clients including European Space Agency, Inmarsat, ECMWF, Eumetsat and Airbus. You will be working on the prestigious European Galileo Navigation programme. Our developers typically work in teams alongside architects, designers and testers against client requirements using industry standards to implement some of Europe's most exciting IT projects. You will be supported and encouraged to understand the full project lifecycle in order to provide the best solutions to our clients' needs.

With over 36 years in the industry, CGI Space is a rapidly growing business with exciting projects and prospects across the Navigation, Earth Observation, Satcoms and Spacecraft Operations domains. We currently have around 500 members working on projects in the UK, Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands. We are seeking to expand our team of professionals with opportunities at a variety of levels to service our clients' needs and to explore and implement new business opportunities in Space.

At CGI Space we offer a well-structured and secure organisation where you will have the opportunity to explore a variety of roles through your career. We value our active social activities at local and UK level, and offer support to your development through regular performance review. You'll be offered training where needed, and as part of your on-going career development. Your future duties and responsibilities
The responsibilities will include:

* Analysing existing high-level design and Interface Control Documents to derive detailed design documentation,
* Writing detailed designs based on high level designs of components,
* Following the agreed design documentation to implement the components,
* Write module & component test cases
* Raising observation reports for bugs/anomalies in the system requirements and the system being tested. Required qualifications to be successful in this role
You will have experience developing in Java and C++. You will have a university degree (or equivalent) in computer science, maths, physics, engineering, or other numerate subject.

Essential Skills:

* At least 3-5 years of Java and C++ development experience
* Experience of the development and testing lifecycle
* Experience of developing to stringent development standards (Space, Defence standards etc)
* Experience of testing to stringent testing approach (Unit, Module etc)

Highly Desirable Skills:

* Google Web Toolkit or similar technology
* Subversion or another configuration management tool
* Knowledge of SQL or another OO language (C#, C++)
* Oracle DB. Any previous knowledge of Galileo
* Experience of Secure projects

This role is based in Leatherhead and will require full time attendance at our Leatherhead offices. This role includes the opportunity for some occasional international travel to client sites, especially within Europe. At CGI, we're a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs. Skills