Building the Australian cyber and spectrum security future

  • 100% Australian
  • Industry-leading R&D, systems and technology
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • High-assurance capability delivery
  • Focussed on high-quality outcomes for our customers and employees

We are Consunet

We are 100% Australian-owned and operated, with 20 years of market participation resulting in capability and capacity to lead major projects as a trusted industry partner to the Australian Defence and cyber security communities.

Our people create world-leading trusted cyber and spectrum security technology solutions that safeguard our customers’ interests. Consunet’s engineering capability uses international standards, Agile methodology best practice, and industry leading tools, with a proven in-service operational capability delivery and sustainment track record.

Our doctoral-level research team specialises in applying Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning solutions to emerging electromagnetic spectrum challenges.


Our core values:

  • Trusted: Trust is earned, not bought, and is our principal value proposition. Trust permeates our organisation and underpins all our values.
  • Sovereign: We create enduring knowledge and technology for Australia.
  • Excellent: We strive for excellence as a habit.
  • Leading: We lead with vision, innovation, and execution. In everything we do, we continuously challenge ideas, learn, and improve to exceed expectations.
  • Sustainable: We are sustainable through customer satisfaction, personnel satisfaction, business continuity, and environmental respect.

Our philosophy

Explore emerging technologies with seamless and continuous transition to operational capability. Through fostering innovative solution development and empowering employees with an agile management and technical delivery best practice, Consunet maintains a sustainable business environment that assures stability and high-quality outcomes for clients and employees.

Your Consunet career

Consulting

Consunet provides Consulting services for the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) domain. Our consultants have extensive experience in analysis, design, management, and delivery of high-assurance ICT projects large and small. The complexity of ICT projects and the rapidly evolving technology environment require specialist advice to ensure:

  • proper identification of business needs and potential for technical solutions
  • selection and tailoring of an appropriate project life cycle model
  • tailoring of the project management processes for outcomes that address the business needs
  • selection of appropriate technical processes for the project (e.g. requirements definition, architectural design, implementation, maintenance, etc)
  • measurement and evaluation of project outcomes.

Consunet specialises in the following areas:

  • Trusted Enterprise Systems
  • Microservice Architectures
  • Sensor Systems and Networks
  • Information Management
  • Cyber Security

Software Engineering

Consunet delivers Software Engineering services utilising industry best practice, leveraging the vast experience of our staff. Consunet combines the Agile Software Engineering practices with tailored Systems and Software Engineering standards. The approach is tailored to project specific requirements to deliver on-time, on-budget, high quality technical solutions that address the business needs. By combining the formal systems life cycle approach with the rapid, client-focused Agile approach, Consunet ensures our clients achieve the best possible outcomes from their investment.

Consunet predominantly utilises the following technologies:

  • Java and JavaScript
  • C/C++
  • Python
  • Gradle and Maven for Build Automation
  • Docker and Kubernetes for Container Orchestration
  • GitLab and Jenkins for Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery

Defence

Consunet delivers Consulting and Software Engineering services for the Defence market. This market requires additional considerations with respect to security, robustness and appropriate accreditation.

Consunet staff have extensive experience in delivering projects to Defence customers in the following Defence-specific areas:

  • Tactical, operational and strategic Battle Management in the Electromagnetic domain;
  • Advanced geolocation technology innovation, delivery and integration;
  • Distributed and autonomous sensor systems;
  • Logistics planning and analysis;
  • Tactical Data Links and
  • Cross-domain information fusion and exploitation.

Open Source Software projects​

Consunet EveryPass™ is a Password Manager that allows you to access all your passwords, on all your web enabled devices whether you are connected to the Internet or not. EveryPass™ is free to use, open source, free from app stores and compatible with most modern devices (computers, tablets, phones).
Consunet WhisperNote™ is a portable encrypted message container. WhisperNote™ is free to use, open source, free from app stores and compatible with most modern devices (computers, tablets, phones).

Consunet Validator ensures that our HTML apps have not been tampered with. If you use email or other insecure files, Validator will check that your EveryPass or WhisperNote has not been modified in transit. Validator can not read your data because we don’t have your password, it only verifies that our software is intact.

Recruitment: Featured Positions

Machine Learning

As a Consunet Applied Scientist you will perform a vital role with the use of your Machine Learning knowledge to support our Cyber and Electronic Warfare technology company. The role will consist of project research, development, and demonstration of near real-time autonomous spectrum management to deliver orders of magnitude increase in agility and efficiency cost savings for Australian Defence and commerce. You will be working within an agile environment with a team of professionals to achieve the organisations research goals. The applied research of the project you will be undertaking is in the application of advanced computational methods (Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Science) to a problem domain requiring pattern recognition, forecasting and planning.

How to Apply

Systems Engineering Lead

Consunet are looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to lead a small team, providing engineering management and leadership in the development and delivery of advanced software systems.

How to Apply

Software Engineer

As a Consunet Software Engineer you will be working autonomously and within a team of professionals to design, build, integrate and test various software components and contribute to the development of large-scale software solutions. Using agile development methodologies and continuous integration techniques, our engineers investigate, define, and resolve complex technical issues to deliver state-of-the-art cyber and spectrum security (including Electronic Warfare) software solutions to the Australian Defence Force.

How to Apply

Solution Architect

As a Consunet Solution Architect/Technical Lead you will play a crucial part in defending Australia’s cyber and spectrum security interests. You will be responsible for providing technical leadership in the design and delivery of software solutions to meet our customers’ needs

How to Apply

DevSecOps Engineer

As a Consunet DevSecOps Engineer you will be responsible for contributing, consulting and assisting with delivery of a range of projects using industry standard DevSecOps practices. By working closely with our architects, software engineers, leadership team and our clients you will build strong relationships and together provide technology solutions in the Defence market sector. You will be improving and managing projects software development tooling, automation pipelines and associated platforms and services. Within this role you will face fascinating challenges as you help contribute to the establishment and evolution of our DevSecOps capabilities. You will be applying Agile software engineering best practices and supporting our teams adopt and adhere to a DevSecOps culture.

How to Apply

Project Manager

As a Consunet Project Manager you will be responsible for leading the development and delivery of complex C4ISREW Defence projects with integrated multi-disciplinary teams to shape the future of Australia’s sovereign Electronic Warfare (EW) capability. Your role will include being responsible and accountable for all facets of Project Management across the Defence capability Lifecycle, engaging with key stakeholders and mentoring and developing your project team

How to Apply

History

2001

consunet.com.au

Consunet web development business purchased, first Defence contract

2001

2002

Humble beginnings

Company constituted, Kuba Kabacinski appointed as Managing Director

2002

2002-2016

Research and Development

Consultancy with an R&D focus

2002-2016

2010

Support

Support to production software system delivery

2010

2015

Expansion Phase

Moved to offices in Thebarton 2015: Consunet-led production software system delivery commencement
2015

2016

Aligned for Growth

Embarked on Growth Strategy aligned to Defence EW Capability

2016

2018

Board of Directors

Board of Directors appointed, vision to be Australia’s leading medium sized, sovereign Cyber and EW technology company.

2018

2019

Research and Development Growth

Consunet registered as a Research Service Provider and embarked on spectrum management research and development activities.

2019

2019

Trusted Secure Systems Delivery

High-assurance software and hardware production system delivery commencement

2019

2020

New Offices

Moved to offices in Adelaide CBD, vision to build the Australian cyber and spectrum security future.

2020

2021

Management Appointments

Michael Haddy appointed as Managing Director, Kuba Kabacinski appointed as Executive Chairman

2021

2021

Office Expansion

Doubled facility footprint to support 120+ staff 

2021