Software Developer

Location:: Canberra
Sectors: Engineering
Employment type: Contract
Salary: AU$140 - AU$190 per hour
Contact name: Ashleigh Martinez-Dyson

Contact email: ashleigh@clearedrecruitment.com.au
Job reference: BBBH2273_1718601426
Published: 29 days ago

RFQ-ASD-71-2024

The Software Developer will work as a member of a diverse delivery team that is responsible for a number of software products including Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS), Government Off the Shelf (GOTS) and custom build software solutions. This role will include all facets of the software development lifecycle and require members to design, develop, deploy, test and document solutions.
The role will need proven software development skills and an ability to work within an integrated team of technical and non-technical personnel.
The Software Developer will mentor junior developers, requiring them to provide direction on best practices and design principles in order to produce a performant, secure and sustainable solution.

Estimated start: 1 July 2024
Initial contract duration: 12 months
Security Clearance: Must hold TSPV clearance
Location of work: Canberra

  • Demonstrated ability in the use of Containerisation solutions such as Kubernetes or Docker swarm to deliver an enterprise solution.
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of configuration management tools and/or infrastructure as code scripting languages For example: Ansible.
  • Demonstrated a high level of experience in NoSQL and SQL database solutions. For example: ElasticSearch, MongoDb, Oracle or MS SQLServer.
  • Proven experience in both Windows and Linux based administration.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of software that supports high quality User Experience outcomes.
  • Contribute to and support leadership efforts to improve engineering processes.
  • Identify system interdependencies and liaise with other system stakeholders to resolve conflict and coordinate integrated solutions.
  • Maintain and update engineering and maintenance documentation in order to incorporate system design changes.
  • Support productive working relationships by working cohesively and flexibly with the developer team, the broader program team, key business partners and stakeholder groups.
  • Take technical responsibility for the design and implementation of JavaScript based applications using Express and React.
  • Take responsibility for the design and implementation of automated tests using various tools. For example: Selenium, Locust or Mocha.

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