Jr Software Engineer

  • Motorola Solutions
  • Glasgow, UK
  • 22/06/2020
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Job Description

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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview

Our ‘Pronto’ team is the largest supplier of mobile police apps in the UK, providing software to over a third of the UK’s 45 police forces - used by around 30,000 police officers on a daily basis.Based in the West End of Glasgow, we currently have around 50 employees. Our team started as Kelvin Connect in 2002, a spin-out company from the University of Glasgow. Now, as part of Motorola Solutions, we continue to expand with future opportunities in the UK and beyond.We have a relaxed but hardworking environment where jeans and t-shirts are the norm and good ideas and debate are encouraged. You’ll work as part of an agile team, taking part in sprint planning sessions, daily scrums and sprint reviews and retrospectives. You’ll have the opportunity to join us at social events like go-karting, clay pigeon shooting or come along for drink with us after work on a Friday


Job Description

  • We’re looking for talented, hard working Computing Science graduates to join us at our Glasgow office and help us develop our cutting edge mobile application.

    You’ll be responsible for writing Java, XSLT and using our in-house tools to produce Android applications. You don’t need any previous experience other than a strong Computing Science or Software Engineering degree as you’ll be trained by experienced staff throughout the role and work alongside our highly skilled team.

    While a large part of the Application Developer role is development work, the role is designed as a graduate position where you’ll be exposed to the full life cycle of a project, including requirements capture, design, implementation and testing. After you have a few years of experience under your belt, there are opportunities to progress into Senior Developer, Business Analyst and Project Management roles depending on your preference and abilities.

    Basic Requirements

    • A minimum of a 2:1 degree in BSc Computing Science, BSc Software Engineering, MSc Software Engineering, or similar.
    • Some experience with Java, but more importantly, an excellent general understanding of programming concepts
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • 3 years UK residency is required for security check

      Basic Requirements

      We offer full training and support, so new graduates are encouraged to apply. You will require:

    We believe that to develop great software, we need to clearly understand the requirements of our end users, so we encourage the team to get out and about and meet our customers. Once you’ve been here for a while, the role may involve occasional customer site visits, so you should be willing to undertake some travel as required (accompanied by a more experienced member of the team).

    Travel Requirements

    Relocation Provided

    Position TypeReferral

    Payment Plan

Yes