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Software Engineer - Multiple positions

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Join our world-class engineering team delivering the technical solutions that power the BBC’s website, mobile and TV apps, and platform services. Work for one of the world’s most creative forces and trusted public sector organisations.

We are currently seeking highly talented Software Engineers for our BBC Scotland Design + Engineering campus. There are a number of teams based at Pacific Quay, responsible for implementing, developing and delivering a range of products, including:

  • Voice + AI
  • Platform - High scale Web APIs & database services providing content to all the BBC products
  • Bitesize
  • Research + Development
  • GEL
  • BBC+

Role Responsibility

Working to Agile, Lean and Continuous Delivery principles we are looking for passionate Software Engineers and Web Developers with a range of experience and ability (Junior through to Senior) to join the cross discipline teams responsible for these products. Successful candidates will work collaboratively and be given space, autonomy and responsibility for implementation.

Are you the right candidate?

See attached job description for full details. Typically we look for experience in one or more of the following mainstream development languages/frameworks:

  • JavaScript/Node.JS
  • PHP/Zend
  • HTML5/CSS3
  • Java/Spring
  • Scala
  • Ruby
  • ReST
  • SQL/MySQL/XQuery
  • Cloud/AWS

 

We don’t expect anyone to have experience of all the above skills, the above just gives an example of the kind of technologies we’re working with. If you’re great, we want you!

Package Description

Band: C
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Glasgow

We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application. There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.

  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits- We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

About the BBC

We don’t focus simply on what we do, we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

BBC Design + Engineering

D+E offers a wide range of stretching, creative and impactful careers for talented people. We are the team that’s building the future of the BBC, whilst delivering TV, radio and online services to millions of people worldwide every day.

As well as being the people behind iPlayer and the News, Sports and Children’s services, we develop, support and maintain the systems and infrastructure that keeps the BBC on air and are responsible for the biggest British-run digital service in the world. In D+E, you’ll be working on unique challenges, hand in hand with the best creative minds in the UK and alongside one of the world's leading production and distribution companies (BBC Studios).

We offer challenging work but with the time to think and do things right. We uphold a 100 year history of invention and innovation in the BBC by welcoming and developing people of all backgrounds. 

BBC

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