Location Canberra
Job type Contract
Salary Negotiable
Specialisation Engineering, ICT, Technical
Contact person Cindace Prasad
Reference TR/061790
Call Email Cindace

Our large federal government is seeking several Senior Python Developers, to support Australia's Cyber Defences to ensure our essential networks are even more secure and reliable.

Long term contracts (12 months+) available.

The Program is an automated discovery and reporting process that identifies cyber hygiene issues in federal, state and territory, and local government internet facing IT services. The program assists in understanding and hardening their internet facing attack surface by looking for and reporting on issues such as critical vulnerabilities, open ports and services, encryption and email security configurations and other significant internet facing cyber hygiene issues.

We are seeking Senior Developers with significant experience with Python and a solid background in software engineering. The right candidate will work with the existing software engineering team to build new capability and enhance the maintainability of the existing code base.

The person will possess broad knowledge in:

  • Software engineering concepts,
  • Programming languages,
  • Software build pipelines (e.g. CI/CD),
  • Cloud IaaS services,
  • Linux Containers,
  • Networking,
  • System architecture,
  • Linux and Cloud security best practice.

The person will possess skills in:

  • Best practice software engineering practices,
  • Leading a team of developers,
  • Using software engineering tools,
  • Developing using the Python programming language,
  • Implementing and maintaining CI/CD pipelines,
  • Developing using the Bash shell and associated scripting language,
  • Deploying code using Linux containers,
  • Designing and deploying a distributed system using cloud services,
  • Using and managing AWS cloud services,
  • Developing a system using database products (such as PostgreSQL),
  • Developing a system using messaging products (such as RabbitMQ).

Location: This role is based in Canberra, ACT.

Contract Terms: The initial contract is for 12 months, with the potential 2 X 12 month extensions.

Security Requirements: A minimum AGSVA Baseline clearance is required.

Kinexus is the leading recruitment partner to the defence industry in Australia. We support our community in making intelligent connections and create opportunities to help grow careers. If you are interested to learn more about these opportunities or how contracting could be the switch you are looking for, please get in touch for a confidential chat.

All applications should include your resume as a word document. For more information, visit our website, www.kinexus.com.au or contact Cindace Prasad at 0449 511 324. #LI-CP