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Met Office Jobs | Recruitment | Certes

The Met Office employs around 1,800 people at 60 sites across the world, the majority (about 1,400) working out of our headquarters at Exeter.

As weather and climate experts we:

  • predict the weather for tomorrow, next week, next season and beyond;
  • are a significant contributor to the global understanding of climate change;
  • are leading researchers of weather science;
  • provide forecasts for sporting events such as Wimbledon and Open Golf;
  • stand shoulder to shoulder with Armed Forces around the world;
  • help keep roads open and planes flying;
  • inform the decisions and policies of businesses and governments across the world;
  • help the NHS provide preventative healthcare.

Currently the Met Office have a need for SC cleared developers who work within the following areas

  • Flex*
  • Actionscript 3
  • Java*
  • JavaScript*
  • HTML 
  • Google Maps API
  • XML
  • Jquery
  • GIS
  • Open Geospacial Consortium webservices
  • Oracle
  • Linux

* For Java and flex positions the MET office will consider BPSS (BC) Clearance.

The Met Office are also looking for candidates with the following Test skills:

  • Quick Test Professional v10 (QTP) & associated VBScript coding language
  • UNIX command line interface
  • PL SQL
  • Oracle Relational DB
  • Familiarity with WMS, WFS & WCS web service protocols


If you are SC cleared (or are eligible to undergo Security Clearance checks) and have the Development or Testing skills above, please contact lisa.lawson@certes.co.uk. Alternatively, apply directly for the roles listed below.

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