Java Software Engineer

Posted 09 February 2021
Salary / Rate$125,000 - $165,000
Contact nameDavid Jam
Contact email

Job description


Our client is a leading employer, trusted by the Australian government and military to deliver mission critical software and systems that keep our country safe and secure. A truly global company with a large footprint across Australia, they continue to win large programs of work and grow year on year whilst maintaining a strong customer focus with their customer centric ethos. They recognise their employees are key to their success and offer continuous development programs and opportunities for career advancement both laterally and vertically. They value and reward loyalty with their staff and have a keen social conscience driving change and involvement with charity.

VSG are proud to work closely with them delivering programs of work of national significance and assist their growth and dominance in the market.

We are pleased to bring this Java Software Engineer position to your attention to explore working within this in-house, leading edge, software engineering team.


You will be an integral part of their dedicated multidisciplinary software engineering team delivering cutting-edge cybersecurity capability for Federal Government on this mission critical software program.

Working closely with your team, you will develop and deliver the software system solution end-to-end in this highly secure environment. Dependent on seniority, you might find yourself liaising closely with the customer to ensure their mission is supported and reached.

You will provide end to end cybersecurity architectural design and be integral in making decisions that will impact and shape the strategy of the program. Working closely with the engineering team and customer, you will build relationships and influence with style whilst developing and delivering the security solution.

An excellent salary package and benefits are available to the successful candidate between $120,000 - $160,000 commensurate to your experience. We are looking for Software Engineers at all levels and junior and senior software engineers seeking difference remuneration and responsibility are warmly welcomed to still apply.

You have:

  • NV1 security cleared (minimum)

  • solid Java software engineering experience with understanding of Open Source Software (OSS) and Free Open Source Software (FOSS) frameworks

  • experience working in a DevSecOps / Agile environment

  • experience with technologies such as React, Redux, Typescript, Javascript, CSS

  • knowledge of a broad range of skills including interface protocols and software, systems, security and enterprise architecture

You will:

  • work in an Agile environment, collaborating with a multidisciplinary cross-domain engineering team on complex software solutions of national significance

  • design and develop software utilising Enterprise Software systems and the User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) technologies and frameworks

  • assist with requirements gathering and apply this across the business and technical requirements

  • be involved with system integration, testing and release/deployment

  • work effectively and cohesively within your software & systems engineering team, management and other internal and external teams

  • be customer centric

We appreciate the sensitivity and privacy of candidates applying for this role.

All applications and conversations around this position will be held strictly in confidence.

We take your privacy seriously and always treat your information in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles. We will never release your personal details without your prior written consent.

To register your interest, please hit the apply button and attach your CV and details (strictly in confidence).

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