Backend Python Developer - DM-18008


A Federal Government Client is looking for a Back End Python Developer to support the ongoing development and sustainment of the client, and to meet changing support and service expectations. Back end developers are critical for building new capability or enhancements for Report Cyber as well as sustaining the platform. The Client is responsible for delivering a range of programs supporting national cyber security capabilities

Estimated start date: Saturday, 01 July 2023

Initial contract duration: 12 months

Extension term: 12 months

Number of extensions: 2

Location of work: ACT

Working arrangements: The successful candidate will normally work 5 days per week (estimated 40 hour week). This role is Canberra based

Security clearance: Must be Australian Citizen and holds a Negative Vetting Level 1



Essential criteria

1.Demonstrated competence developing software with Python, including testing of code.

2.Demonstrated experience contributing to and sustaining a production Python software application.

3. API development experience using Cloud based solution or COTS products, including good knowledge of rate limits, throttling and securing the API and documentation.

4. Experienced in developing and deploying software within a Linux / Unix environment.

5. Proven ability to work in a team environment and contribute ideas. Experience working within an AGILE delivery team highly desirable.

6. Ability to document technical processes in accordance with organizational policies and procedures and be able to promote bi-directional knowledge transfer within a team environment.

Desirable criteria

1. Demonstrated competence with AWS, Lambda, DynamoDB, S3 and API Gateway.

2. Experience in the Cyber Security or related domain would be highly regarded.

3. Experience in the use of automation and deployment tools is desirable.CI/CD and test automation experience, preferably with Azure Devops.

4. Experience and proficiency in REACT/TypeScript/Javascript/ES6/Typescript/Webpack/SASS/CSS.

Canberra, ACT

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