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Java Software Team Leader

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Java Software Team Leader | Bristol

Role: Java Software Lead

Location: Bristol offices flexible working

Salary: Highly Competitive

Elbit Systems in the UK are a Defence, Technology and Aerospace company working on a range of technologies for both military and civilian applications. With six subsidiaries and two joint ventures we are engaged in a range of defence programmes in the UK.

You will be working with a team of experienced and talented individuals across multiple disciplines and in an organisation that not only has the benefit of a global presence, but as a subsidiary means you will work in a small team environment, that is increasing rapidly and with lots of opportunity for growth.

What we’re looking for;

Due to our recent success securing multiple new contracts, we now require talented individuals to join us on this exciting journey

We are looking to hire an experienced Java Team Leader to join us in delivering developing and delivering a number of cutting edge solutions for the UK MoD. You will be joining a tight-knit team tasked with next-generation communication and integration projects for the British Army. As lead developer you will take ownership of not only producing and testing your own code but also helping to define and mentor the team.

We are looking for an individual with a wealth of experience developing Java software applications as well as previous exposure or willingness to learn and teach the team some of the latest technologies across front-end, backend and cloud.

This is very much a role for a team player who is able to balance internal & external relationships as well as deliver critical programmes on time and to appropriate quality. You will need to be able to balance a number of plates and take leadership and management of a multi-disciplined team.

Whether you've worked in defence previously or not isn't crucial, what we're looking for is an individual who is looking for a challenge and to grow with us as we continue to grow and explore the future of technology for the UK Defence & Government.


  • Java Development

  • Expereince of leadership and mentorship


  • Experience of front-end or javascript technologies

  • Agile/Scrum development.

What’s in it for you;

Elbit UK is at the forefront of technological innovation within our industry and as our presence grows in the UK, we want to recruit talented individuals to build a cohesive and diverse group on numerous projects. We offer competitive salary packages, flexible working hours, health care options, life cover, family friendly policies and a range of additional benefits including salary sacrifice schemes, discounts, access to Learning and Development tools and support for yours and your family’s health and wellbeing.  

All the positions will be based full-time or with alternative flexible arrangement from our offices either in Bristol, London or home based (where the job allows).

If you're looking for your next challenge and want to join our rapidly growing delivery function with the opportunity to work on a number of CAT B deliveries for the UK MoD then please get in touch.

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