Software Engineer

Software Engineer

Company Description

We’re a large scale systems integration company, committed to delivering trusted solutions that help to safeguard Australia. With over 20 years’ local experience and the backing of a 32,000 global network, we currently number 1,000 employees mainly in Canberra and Melbourne. We’re growing fast and are building a business that is focused and fit for the future. Change and innovation are central to the way we work, and we thrive when developing unique, practical solutions to seriously complex challenges.

Leidos Australia is the largest commercial supplier of intelligence services to the Australian Government and provides a number of critical systems integration projects to the Department of Defence. We also deliver service management, including service desk, for the Australian Tax Office, supporting 25,000 ATO end users.

Job Description

Leidos Australia is looking for a Software Engineer to join our team based in Canberra, working as part of our talented team of integration and infrastructure engineers delivering and enhancing mission critical systems, ensuring the highest level of availability, performance, and security.

You will be able to demonstrate knowledge and professional experience as a Senior Software Engineer in a multidisciplinary environment including and understanding of SharePoint infrastructure and the software engineering life cycle. Experience within an agile environment would be of benefit.

You will be responsible for:

- Eliciting, understanding, and designing against both business and technical requirements,- Software design and development/prototyping and investigations,- Management of Agile development tools,- Tools customisation and integration,- Software design and development/prototyping and investigations,- Software coding and unit testing,- System integration and testing,- Coordination of agile life cycle activities and ensuring progress is being made with the objectives,- Software documentation,- User interface design and development,- System release and deployment, and- Engaging effectively with the Systems Engineering team, management, and other teams across the Technical Systems areas.


Coupled with your education and practical experience, you will demonstrate a pro-active approach with the ability to understand the business, identify issues and develop relationships to achieve the company’s objectives.

You will also have:

- Several years of experience working in a similar role within an engineering or project environment (preferably in a similar industry)- A demonstrated ‘can-do’, pro-active approach with the ability to understand the business, identify issues and develop relationships to achieve client objectives,- Good problem solving skills,- Good experience with the relevant technologies and domains,- Good knowledge and application of a broad range of skills including software, systems and enterprise architecture, software and hardware engineering, interface protocols ,- Demonstrated ability to produce consistently good results in a complex environment,- Good experience with the relevant technologies and domains,- Ability to work autonomously or with minimal supervision, and deliver completed work on schedule,- Excellent written and oral communication skills,- Willingness to document and improve software development processes, and- Will have experience of the .NET development environment as well as Java development.

Additional Information

This role does require the successful applicant to be an Australian Citizen and be eligible to obtain a Australian security clearance.

At Leidos you’ll enjoy 12 weeks’ paid parental leave as a primary carer, flexible work practices, discounted health insurance, novated leasing and more. Foster your career through complete access to learning and development and mentoring opportunities, we have a strong track record of internal promotion and career transitions. Join a company who acknowledges “People First”.

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