Software Developer

Software Developer

Job Title: Software Developer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-02-18
Reference: V-37103
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 18, 2020 17:51

Job Description

Seeking a Software Developer will be responsible for building technology solutions and software-based capabilities according to requirements specifications.

The Role:

Under broad direction, the Software Developer will be accountable for interpreting specifications and technical designs to build, maintain and modify code for software applications to ensure the capabilities meet the specifications.
The Software Developer must have at least 5 years of demonstrated experience building software capabilities for enterprise technology systems and be proficient in Java and Python. Experience with Streamsets Data Collector, Splunk and Apache Airflow would be highly regarded.
Candidates with experience working in the national security or law enforcement space are desirable

Skills and Experience Required:
Essential criteria
  • Design, build, integrate, deliver and document software capability that meets business requirements - 20%
  • Support, maintain and enhance existing software capability ensuring application availability - 20%
  • Ensure quality and security of software capability through appropriate testing and review - 20%
  • Assist in the continuous improvement process by developing and enhancing procedures - 20%
  • Escalate issues and seek advice from team leader or project manager in a timely manner - 10%
  • Engage with business and product owners to clarify and fully develop user requirements using agile development methods - 10% 

Desirable criteria
  • Experience in complex ICT projects is desirable - 15%
  • Display excellent oral and written communication skills - 10%
  • Demonstrated competence in developing enterprise software capabilities - 20%
  • Demonstrated competence with Python and/or similar experience with other scripting languages - 20%
  • Experienced in developing and deploying software within a Linux (RHEL and Ubuntu) environment - 15%
  • Experience in the use of automation and deployment tools is desirable. - 10%
  • Strong administrative and time management skills, with the ability to effectively prioritise and allocate tasks – 10%

Location and Contract Term:

Canberra based. 12 Month Contract, with x 12 Month extensions subject to being found suitable in the mandatory Organisational Suitability Assessment

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. A NV2 Security Clearance is required.

How to Apply:

Applications close 2 March 2020  

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information