"At Consunet we value and invest in our people. We are trusted by our staff, our suppliers and our customers to deliver what we say we will deliver."

Executive Chairman - Kuba Kabacinski

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Software Engineer (Edinburgh, SA)

Engineering - Software, Information Communication Technology

Full time Edinburgh
  • Rapidly growing 120+ person Australian owned, multiple roles
  • State-of-the-art Electronic Warfare software solutions
  • Attractive salary package, flexible working hours

About the Role

Consunet is seeking multiple talented Software Engineers who have experience designing and delivering software systems using Java and JavaScript. You will work with a team of engineering professionals helping to shape and deliver state-of-the-art Electronic Warfare software solutions to the Australian Defence Force. The role will become part of a highly motivated software team implementing Agile development practices to develop solutions that continue to meet the rapidly evolving needs of our end users.

This role will be based from our operations in Edinburgh, with potential for future deployment across our multiple sites, including at newly expanded facilities in the Adelaide CBD.

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

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Tertiary qualification or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or relevant discipline.
  • Expertise with Java and JavaScript.
  • Experience with Java Streaming and Java Networking.
  • Expertise in Spring Frameworks (eg. Spring Boot, Angular, NodeJS)
  • Experience in the development and maintenance of Java Swing applications.
  • Experience designing, implementing, documenting, and supporting software solutions.
  • Proficient understanding of source code management tools such as Git and one of GitHub, GitLab or BitBucket.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Test-Driven Development.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to collaborate and transfer knowledge across teams to deliver key project initiatives

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience developing applications using Java Swing.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Knowledge of DevSecOps principles and practices.
  • Developing and designing modular data processing pipelines.
  • Familiarity with Computer/Network Security tools or concepts.
  • Experience in Agile methodology and use case development.
  • Familiarisation with automated software build systems (e.g. Apache Ant, Gradle).

To be considered, candidates will have:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Successful candidates must be eligible to hold and maintain an Australian Defence Security Clearance. Eligibility requirements can be found at www.defence.gov.au/security/clearances.

Benefits working for Consunet:

  • A workplace that believes in innovation, quality, and a work-life balance.
  • Flexible, inclusive and friendly work environment.
  • Competitive remuneration.
  • Salary packaging options.
  • Parental Leave
  • Study Loan Scheme
  • Career and skills progression through training and development to team members.
  • Access to cutting-edge technology, research, and agile project management practices.
  • Mentoring and support from our experienced team members.


Please send your covering letter summarising your experience and current resume to recruitment@consunet.com.au, noting in the subject line: Consunet – Software Engineer (Edinburgh)

About Consunet

Consunet is headquartered in the Adelaide CBD with operations in Adelaide, Edinburgh (SA) and Canberra. We focus on the design, development, deployment and support of high-assurance software solutions – trusted software and systems that do exactly what they are supposed to, when and where they are supposed to do it, and with the cyber and security safeguards needed to protect it. We collaboratively work with customers to understand and solve complex problems, and to develop world-leading solutions that deliver enduring benefits.

As a 100% Australian-owned and operated corporation, Consunet strives to be the country’s leading cyber and spectrum security solution developer, and trusted industry partner to the Australian Defence and cyber security communities. A strong research and development and collaboration emphasis underpins our culture of innovation and excellence. We lead with vision to deliver trusted and sustainable outcomes for discerning and astute customers.

Are you seeking a challenging career with an Australian technology leader?

Consunet is a dynamic company on a rapid growth path. We are actively searching for suitably skilled Australians to join our team of trusted professionals.