Senior Software Engineer

  • Rapidly growing 75+ person Australian owned, multiple roles
  • Support software engineers to develop the Defence Industry
  • Attractive salary package, flexible working hours

About the Role:

As a Consunet Senior Software Engineer you will be supporting a team of professionals by providing senior engineering leadership to the development and delivery of advanced software focused systems. You will deliver an energetic attitude whilst working in a stakeholder landscape to mature, develop and adapt requirements to assist projects in achieving customer satisfaction. Alongside contributing to the continuous improvement of organisational methods, processes, procedures and standards you will ongoingly build customer relationships in addition to high performing teams. Proactively you will investigate, define and resolve complex technical issues within the context of your software engineering development tasking. As part of your role, you will be designing software components with the application of agreed standards, patterns and tools. Working together with your close knitted team you will assist with the design of larger software systems, prepare and perfect engineering documents/artefacts, and provide consulting services to our clients.

About You:

To be considered for this role, you must be an Australian citizen.

With a relevant degree in Software Engineering and/or Computer Sciences you will have the knowledge of implementing and testing software using cutting edge technologies and frameworks. As a Senior Software Engineer you will have experience working within software engineering teams, have capability to provide mentorship where necessary, and are an adaptable team player within a goal-orientated culture. Being proficient in multiple software languages, you are adjustable, but have an in-depth understanding of at least Java, JavaScript, C/C++, and/or Python. Ideally, you will have recent experience implementing software utilising UI, streaming and/or networking libraries. You have a sound understanding of source code management tools such as Git and have experience using GitHub, GitLab and/or BitBucket. Preferably you have the ability of utilising DevSecOps principles, including continuous integration and delivery to automate development and deployment processes. You will have the familiarisation with computer/networking security tools, concepts and automated software build systems. It is desirable for you to have previous experience working within the Government, Defence Industry and/or have a Defence clearance.

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

  • Data storage technologies (e.g. PostgreSQL)
  • Evolutionary Architectures (e.g. Microservices)
  • Continuous Integration and Test-Driven Development
  • Enterprise search tools (e.g. Elasticsearch, Apache Solr)
  • Containerisation technologies (e.g. Docker, Podman, etc.)
  • Automated software build systems (e.g. Apache Ant, Gradle)
  • Java and JavaScript frameworks (e.g. React, Angular, OpenLayers, Cesium, etc.)
  • Cloud-native technologies (e.g. Cloud Native Computing Foundation and Landscape)
  • Container Orchestration Platforms (e.g. RedHat OpenShift/OKD, Kubernetes, Helm, etc.)
  • DevSecOps principles, practices and tools (e.g. GitLab, SonarQube, JFrog products, etc.)
  • Geospatial servers (e.g. GeoServer) and Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) standards (e.g. WMS, WFS, etc.)

Our Benefits:

  • Flexible working hours.
  • Attractive remuneration.
  • Friendly culture and work environment.
  • Monthly company dinners and social activities.
  • A workplace that believes in innovation, quality, and a work-life balance.
  • Personalised training and development plans for employees to develop their skill set and career progression.


Consunet is headquartered in the Adelaide CBD with operations in Adelaide, Edinburgh and Canberra. A level of flexibility is generally offered with respect to work location. If you have specific requirements, please discuss them during your interview.

About the Company:

Our people create world-leading trusted cyber and spectrum security technology solutions that safeguard our customers’ interests. As a 100% Australian-owned and operated corporation, Consunet strives to be the country’s leading sovereign cyber and spectrum security solution developer, capable of priming major Information Warfare (IW) projects as a trusted industry partner to the Australian Defence and cyber security communities. The company has a strong research and development (R&D) and collaboration emphasis, implements agile development and management processes, and has a proven track record of delivering and sustaining in-service operational capabilities for defence and commercial customers. Our vision “to build the Australian cyber and spectrum security future” is firmly rooted within everything we do.