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Software Developers - Immediate Start Sydney NSW


Leidos Sydney NSW Australia

2 weeks ago

We are looking to hire a remarkable Software Developers to join our dynamic team at Leidos in Canberra 2600, ACT.
Growing your career as a Full Time Software Developers is an incredible opportunity to develop productive skills.
If you are strong in presentation, planning and have the right personality for the job, then apply for the position of Software Developers at Leidos today!

Company Description

Every person at Leidos plays an important and valued role bringing science, engineering and technology together to produce practical solutions for our customers’ most complex problems. It’s how we help to make the world safer, healthier and more efficient – work that matters and a mission, like those of our customers, we are passionate about. We’re open minded, ambitious and committed to enabling our people to do their best work, to be inspired by what they can achieve and the impact they can have.

Here in Australia, we’re agile and growing fast. Our 1,600 employees are busy building... an enviable reputation for innovation and delivery. And, as part of a US-based organisation with 37,000 people and a 50 year history, we are able to draw upon world-leading technical expertise to help us provide the best solutions to our customers.

Job Description

We have multiple opportunities available for Software Engineers to join our high performing Command, Control, Communications & Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) line of business, working on an exciting, highly visible federal government customer. The project is focussed on developing the data processing platform that drives one of the most visited websites in Australia. The roles are multi-faceted as we are looking for unique individuals whom are able to contribute broadly across the software development lifecycle in a range of ways, including but not limited to: agile software development; DevOps; Data Integration; Release Management; Software Management; Sustainment; and Database administration.

The individuals we are looking for are highly motivated software engineers and able to work flexibly as either a domain specialist, focussed on expertise within a narrow field of view, or with broad experience across the lifecycle.

The individuals we are looking for will also be experienced in and appreciate the ins and outs of system development methodologies, tools, practices and approaches such that best practices and novel concepts can be thoughtfully devised and experimented with in our endless search for optimal development and delivery performance.

The successful candidate(s) will have strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, experience in integrating multi-technology platforms, solid communication skills and a desire to tackle complex problems in a unique environment. We are looking for hands-on and experienced people that love everything about building software, solving engineering problems, and leveraging innovative ideas and technologies.


About You and What You’ll Bring

Attributes, attitudes and behaviours that will be highly desirable include and of the following:
• A love of all things software and a desire to solve interesting problems through coding;
• Being adaptable to change and pivoting where required;
• Significant hands-on experience in delivering a variety of software solutions;
• Experience in the design and implementation of DevOps approaches to software development;
• Being familiar with a range of relevant technologies including but not limited to: Java, NiFi, Ansible, Spring, Python, PostgreSQL;
• Being familiar with a range of relevant technical domains including but not limited to: geospatial technologies; data management; automated build and deployments; cloud technologies;
• Hand-on experience in setting up software development tool-chains including but not limited to configuration management tools, artefact management tools, code quality and security analysis tools, automated testing tools, integrated software development environments, continuous integration tools, collaboration tools, and software and architecture modelling tools.
• Understand and uses appropriate modelling approaches, including logical models of components, modules and interfaces, to contribute to the development of systems and software architectures in specific business or functional areas;
• Provides advice on technical aspects of system development and integration (including requests for changes, deviations from specifications, etc.) and ensures that relevant technical strategies, policies, standards and practices (including security) are applied correctly;
• A hands-on preference to approaching your work with a strong desire to solve problems by doing;
• A strong level of familiarity with software development lifecycles and related best practices such as those related to human engineering, user experience engineering, software safety, and others;
• Real end-to-end experience with the delivery of an software development program from cradle to grave;
• A Strong desire to tackle and solve problems, including problems that are challenging and complex;
• A love of immersion in a field or discipline of interest that enables deep operational and business insights to be learned and superior conclusions to be drawn;
• A lack of satisfaction if you see a process or procedure or methodology that is sub-optimal, that you have not improved, enhanced or in some way made better;
• A curiosity for novel and new ideas and problems that you are then able to use your experience and knowledge to help solve;
• Either or both of: a keen attention to detail or an ability to understand the big picture in the context of problem solving, analysis and design;
• Comfort in working as an individual contributor and as a part of a team depending on the task at hand;
• Experience within an agile development team will be very useful including SCRUM or Kanban;
• Excellent English written and verbal communication skills;


A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with substantial relevant professional experience and specialised training that commensurate with the assignment.

We understand that there are many paths to becoming a software engineer, so if your journey is unique, don’t let that stop you from applying for this position!

Additional Information

What You’ll Love

At Leidos we look after our staff. Flexible working practices, great team building initiatives, consistent learning and development opportunities, employee discounts and excellent exposure to a variety of technologies and projects are just some of the perks. We are growing and evolving, so it’s an exciting place to be.

Our diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicants may also need to meet International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) requirements. In certain circumstances this can place limitations on persons who hold dual nationality, permanent residency or are former nationals of certain countries as per ITAR 126.1.

Benefits of working as a Software Developers in Canberra 2600, ACT:

● Excellent benefits
● Company offers career progression opportunities
● Advantageous package
Sydney NSW Australia

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