Software Professionals (Developers/Engineers) - Fed Govt ICT & Eng R&D Program (3+3 Yr)

Posted 16 November 2021
Salary / RateAUD $260.00
Job type Contract
Contact nameRyan Naughton
Contact email

Job description

Join Vertical Scope Group (VSG) as we prepare for work on Australia’s largest research and development projects with a prominent Federal Government department!

We are looking for driven and highly skilled Cyber Security Professionals with various levels of knowledge and experience from SFIA 1-7 and Capability and Sustainment Group (CASG) Defence Support Services (DSS) Levels 1-5 (Associate, Practitioner, Advanced Practitioner, Expert, Pre-eminent Advisor) to work in our national team that VSG are creating for this and other programs and panels we support directly.

These projects will be conducted Australia-wide as part of a Standing Offer Panel arrangement which runs over 3 years, with possible 3 x 1-year extensions.

We want you to be a part of our team effort, and work with us across our portfolio of work across the next 10 years.

We are inviting Expressions of Interest to work with VSG and be included in our submission. If successful, and if you are listed as a named consultant in our submission, VSG will always offer you and other named consultants in our team, first choice and opportunity of any work that is released to us.  Applying for this and working with VSG will not restrict you from exploring other opportunities. What it means is you will be first in line to work with us when the opportunity presents and can decide at the time whether you wish to accept the work or not.

VSG will be offering permanent, casual and contracting arrangements (whichever is your preference), as well as excellent remuneration and other benefits listed below so that we can build a long term successful working relationship with you.

We are seeking a broad range of software professionals including R&D Professionals Involved in Software Systems (Tertiary, Defence, Government, Corporate Sector) and Software Specialists and Subject Matter Experts.

We are seeking experienced software professionals with experience designing, engineering and developing in:

  • Software development/engineering languages Java, JavaEE, J2EE, JavaScript, Ruby on Rails, Node.js, Vue.js, AngularJS, Ember.js, React, Python, R, C, C#, C++, Swift, MATLAB, Perl, Rust, etc
  • Software architectures and new techniques for modelling and simulation capability, e.g. real time control software into development of software architectures and new techniques for modelling and simulation capability, including applications of game technology;
  • Modern programming techniques and tools for software application development, including object oriented approaches, distributed and parallel programming techniques, embedded techniques, middleware, driver software, GPU programming, web-based and Geospatial Information Systems;
  • Hardware abstraction layer/middleware software development techniques and tools;
  • Networking and advanced protocol development i.e. TCP/IP stack, USB stack;
  • Performance benchmarking through code optimisation of code;
  • Configuration management and documentation of software development and hardware infrastructure;
  • Complex algorithm implementation;
  • Testing & evaluation including verification & validation;
  • Integration of simulation systems (e.g. wargames) with command support systems (to enable simulation based stimulation of and information exchange with the command support systems);
  • System integration and interoperability e.g. integration of software and hardware components;
  • Software architecture and stack development for prototypes and demonstrators of novel Defence related information environments;
  • Distributed computing, including virtualisation and distributed deployments of models and simulations, Service Oriented Architectures (SOA), Cloud computing and containerisation;
  • Database design and administration, utilising skills in, but not limited to relational databases such as PostgreSQL & MySQL, and NoSQL, object stores and distributed databases such as MongoDB, Ceph, and Hadoop respectively;
  • Knowledge, experience and expertise in establishing and effective utilisation of DevSecOps;
  • Emerging software development methodologies;
  • Implementation of information analytics;
  • Implementing real time (time critical) software development and operating systems;
  • Implement Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) best practices;
  • Visualisation techniques and technologies; and
  • Information exchange standards and ontologies.

Consultant Levels: SFIA 1-7, CASG DSS 1-5 (Associate, Practitioner, Executive Practitioner, Expert, Pre-Eminent Advisor
Security clearance:
Australian Citizens, Baseline, NV1, NV2, PV
Location of work: ACT, NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, NT, TAS
Initial term of standing offer panel: 3 years
Extension term of standing offer panel: The department may extend for 3 years
Up to $260p/h (Pre-Eminent Advisor Level) - Commensurate on ability and experience
Expression of Interest Deadline: Friday 3-12-2021

Benefits on offer to you:

  • Fortnightly Pay Cycle
  • Excellent Pay Rates
  • Superannuation Payments
  • Free Payroll Management
  • Paid Upskilling and Training DISP Membership
  • Security Clearance Sponsorship
  • Regular Security Training
  • Streamlined Onboarding
  • Annual Re-Signing Bonus
  • Full Insurance Coverage ($10M PI, $20M PL, WC)
  • CV and Criterion Support
  • Interview Coaching
  • Industry Leading Assignments
  • Dedicated Point of Contact

Why work with Vertical Scope Group?
VSG are at the cutting edge of security cleared recruitment, contracting and consulting services.

If you’re interested in working for a trusted, reputable and expert security cleared specialist, contact Vertical Scope Group today for a confidential discussion and take the first steps to transform your career today.

Vertical Scope Group encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, veterans, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

To take the next step in your career, APPLY NOW!

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