Software Developer (Java)

Job Req ID:  450
Posting Date:  08-Jan-2023
Function:  Software Engineering

High Street, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Salary:  Competitive with great benefits

About BT

BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do - and in the people who work here.
We're now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.
So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about what it's like to work at BT.


About this Role 


As a Software Developer you’ll be part of a cross-functional Agile Scrum team, collaborating closely with product owners to deliver valuable features and enhancements in regular iterations.  

You’ll play an active role in refining requirements and designing solutions that meet the needs of our business, and get regular feedback from stakeholders to inform the next stage of development. 

To ensure your applications perform as expected, your team makes use of unit, integration and automation tests, backed up by live performance monitoring - and when things don’t go to plan you will provide third line support for those applications. 

In this role you will have the opportunity to contribute to policies, standards and processes used by the team and proactively share your technical knowledge by providing coaching and training in your areas of expertise. 

You will regularly be afforded time to keep up to date with the latest developments in the IT industry and apply industry best practice to drive continuous improvement and innovation within the department. 

There has never been a better time to join our thriving software teams in the North of England. 



  • Contribute to the design and delivery of projects. 

  • Investigate and resolve problems.  

  • Take part in planning, estimation and prioritisation.  

  • Develop the processes and standards set by the team. 

  • Continuously improve the quality of our applications.  

  • Peer review the work of other team members.  

  • Share knowledge through documentation and presentations. 




  • Java 

  • MySQL 

  • TDD (Test Driven Development) 

  • Continuous integration 

  • Git source control 


  • Oracle 

  • Pair Programming 

  • Atlassian suite (Jira, Confluence) 

  • Knowledge of AGILE/SCRUM 

  • PHP 



Why work for BT 


We are in an incredibly competitive industry and it’s not just the technology that’s important, but the world of promise it creates for our customers. We live and work in a connected world where people want seamless service, great products and the best connectivity there is, as well as continually expecting more and more from us, and rightly so. Technology is BT’s powerhouse, with our expert technologists, we have a unique position in BT. By bringing together our technical and commercial expertise, and our insight and passion for customer experience, we help BT stand out from the competition. With the best networks and smart innovative products, combined with a personal experience, it sets us apart from the pack. 


Innovation drives everything we’ve done since BT started in 1846. Coming up with new ideas and developing new technologies is central to our future. We want to improve people’s lives for the better in welcome, relevant and affordable ways and we’ll be fast to market with an effortless experience to match.  We will continue to focus on developing our converged network capabilities which will give customers seamless connectivity. Our skilled people will lead this technological revolution, not only for our customers but for the industry across the Globe, truly making customers our heartbeat. 




10% on target bonus.

25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), increasing with service.

BT Pension scheme, minimum 5% Employee contribution, BT contribution 10%.

Huge range of flexible benefits including cycle to work, childcare vouchers, healthcare, season ticket loan.

Option to join BT Shares Saving schemes.

Discounted BT products including free broadband and BT Sport.

Access to 100’s of retail discounts including the BT shop.


Who is the BT Group
We're the leading communications provider with customers in 180 countries. Across the world we enable customer's digital transformations so they can thrive. our focus is simple: be the global provider-of-choice for managed network and IT infrastructure services..