Software Developers / Data Engineers

Posted 27 July 2022
Salary$90 - $145 per hour, Benefits: WFH , Multiple Location in Australia
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment Federal, Information Technology

Job description

About the organisation
This is a critical Large Federal Agency that is strongly outcomes focused and is building a high performance team.
About the role
The Operational Technology and Information portfolio is seeking a pool of experienced Software Developers and Data Engineers to work with the Covert & Technical Operations (CTO) Change Program for the delivery of the Data Management & Analysis Platform (DMAP) under the CTO Change Program.
The Specified Personnel can work from a variety of locations in Australia but will need to travel approximately every fortnight to Client's Headquarters in Canberra.
Mandatory Skills and Experience:
  • Strong proficiency in the Python 3 programming language
  • Demonstrated experience developing production-level applications through full lifecycle, including design, development, testing and deployment.
  • Experience using collaboration tools that include git, issue tracking and wikis (e.g. GitLab, GitHub, Azure DevOps)
Desirable criteria: 
  • Python web application framework (e.g. Django, FastAPI, Flask)
  • NoSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Cassandra)
  • SQL databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL)
  • Object storage (e.g. S3 API)
  • Message queues/event streaming (e.g. Kafka, Pulsar, RabbitMQ/AMQP)
  • Workflow orchestration (Nifi, Prefect, Airflow)
  • Development and consumption of REST APIs / Microservice architectures
  • Front-end development (e.g. JavaScript, HTML and CSS)
  • Containerisation technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Knowledge and use of CI/CD pipelines (e.g. Git, Ansible)
  • Working with Agile methodologies (e.g. Kanban, Scrum)
To be considered in this role, you will need to be an Australian Citizen with an ability to obtain and maintain NV1 clearance.
How to apply
Should you be interested in this role please send your CV via SEEK or call Aureen Vaz on 02 6162 7335 for a confidential discussion ( or email : )

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

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