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Graduate Software Engineer

Advertiser: FivecastMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
29 Aug 2019
Work Type
Full Time
Information & Communication Technology, Engineering - Software

About Fivecast 

Fivecast applies leading-edge analytics to unstructured and multimedia data to surface critical insights. Formed through a collaboration between Australia's national security agencies and research organisations we are purpose-built to address the highest priority needs of the national security, law enforcement and Defence communities. Fivecast capabilities have been proven to deliver real value through increased productivity and actionable insights. 

Located in Base64, Kent Town, we have one of the best office spaces in Adelaide while being conveniently close to the CBD. 

Fivecast is an inclusive employer, we value diversity of thought and experience and believe our inclusive culture contributes to our success. We are committed to building a workforce that is representative of the communities in which we live and work. 

About the Role 

Fivecast is hiring a Graduate Software Engineer to join our best-practice development team. 

We write modern webapps using React.JS and back-end services in Java, with a healthy dose of automation and tooling to help maintain quality while moving fast. We do agile the right way, regularly shipping to production, listening to users and responding to feedback.  

You’ll be working with experienced people on challenging software problems, applying complex machine learning models developed by our Data Science team to large volumes of unstructured data. Our team is cross-functional, contributing to testing, operations and support as required. 

We believe every graduate is unique and our aim is to help you build a solid foundation in your professional career, apply your learnings, and discover new possibilities. Our Graduate Program is designed for talented, passionate graduates and provides development opportunities through one-on-one structured mentoring and on-the-job training.

The position is 12 months fixed-term with permanent entitlements and strong opportunities for extension. 


Must Have 

  • Degree-level qualifications e.g. Computer Science, Software Engineering 

  • Knowledge of Java software development 

  • Knowledge of web front-end technologies e.g. HTML, CSS, and Javascript frameworks e.g. React.JS, Angular 

  • Knowledge of relational databases 

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work within an agile team 


  • An understanding of NoSQL document stores e.g. Elasticsearch, Solr, MongoDB  

  • An understanding of data science and machine learning techniques 

Minimum NV1 Defence clearance or eligibility to acquire one is mandatory (requires Australian Citizenship). 

  • Please include a copy of your academic transcript with your application
  • Applications close on 30th September

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