Javascript Engineer

  • Job Ref: 3785
  • Location: -, Ireland
  • Type: Permanent


As the market-leading provider of innovative financial crime and compliance solutions, they help global financial institutions to take intelligent action, control defences and evolve strategies against fraud, money laundering and other types of financial crime. With clients in over 100 countries, spanning four continents, their Systems Applied Intelligence counts seven of the world’s top ten banks among its growing family of clients.

Today, we have over 3,000 staff in 26 offices serving clients across the UK and Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Our people apply intelligence to protect and enhance national and organisational assets so that they can grow and prosper – from improving the health and efficiency of leading corporations to protecting critical infrastructures, safeguarding vulnerable people and catching criminals.

New opportunities and risks are emerging and converging... every day. Come and be part of our team and make a real difference.


About The Role


Our agile team delivers a dynamic UI platform that supports high quality, enterprise scale applications for thousands of users. We are looking for an engineer with strong JavaScript experience who can use the latest web technologies to build the next generation of our platform. Responsibilities will include:

  • Work as part of an agile development team in our product engineering group.

  • Design and develop key features of the JavaScript UI platform.

  • Introduce new technologies and improve existing code.

  • Collaborate with other teams in design workshops.

  • Take full responsibility for test-driven development and work effectively with QA.

  • Improve practices and design principles.

  • Support application and client delivery teams.


Skills and Experience



  • Front End Development: JavaScript, HTML, CSS, JSON, XML

  • Frameworks: jQuery



  • Programming Languages: Java

  • Technologies: Datatables, Highcharts, Struts, Bootstrap

  • Database: Oracle, DB2 (or other relational databases), SQL

  • Test Driven Development: CasperJS or similar UI testing tools, JUnit

  • Application Servers: JBoss, WebSphere or WebLogic


Other Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

  • Experience of agile software methodologies and test driven development.

  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues across browsers.

  • Demonstrate the ability to acquire new skills and put these to effective use.

  • Provide accurate estimates for development tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Fully assess the impact of changes on existing product code.

  • Take the initiative and assume ownership for tasks or problems.

  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills (English).

About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence:

We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cyber crime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations.  We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes.


Our success is down to our people. The changing nature of our business means that we’re constantly looking for the brightest talent to help us fulfil our ambitions. As an experienced professional, we’ll entrust you with responsibility; this means that you’ll have client contact, variety and support from day one.


We'll encourage and support you to develop your skills and reward you as you grow. Whatever your area of expertise, you'll be much more than just a job title; you'll be an integral part of the business where your individual contribution makes a difference every day. Great minds deserve great rewards, so we also offer a very competitive salary and benefits package.


Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Staying competitive in today’s global marketplace requires an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.


Division Overview: Commercial Solutions

BAE Systems has been in the business of protecting some of the world’s most important assets and networks for over 100 years. We apply the same techniques, intelligence and strategy used in defending nations and governments to businesses as well.  That’s us – Commercial Solutions - a division of BAE Systems that specializes in providing businesses around the globe with the products and services they need to stay protected in today’s connected world.


We offer a broad portfolio of on premise, managed and cloud-based products and services that are proven to protect our clients against financial crime and persistent cyber attackers.


We aim to be a global industry-leading, cyber and financial crime products business and will do this by leveraging the BAE Systems brand and by delivering higher grade security solutions for our clients.