Information & Communication Technology
Engineering - Software
Full Time
Posted 17d ago

Job description

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

About Fivecast 

Fivecast is a world-leading provider of digital intelligence solutions. We enable the world’s most important public and private organizations to explore masses of data and uncover actionable insights, critical to protecting global communities. 

As a growing start-up, all team members are provided with the opportunity to directly contribute to our success, participate in the development of new and emerging technologies and grow their career in a challenging and dynamic high-tech environment.  

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.  

Our Work Environment and Culture 

Only a few minutes from the city, Fivecast is located at Base 64 on North Terrace, home to other innovative and interesting Australian technology start-ups. Enjoy a casual, relaxed atmosphere that encourages collaboration and includes a fully equipped kitchen, barista quality coffee machine, end of trip facilities, comfortable indoor and outdoor spaces for meetings and eating. Base 64 also provides onsite parking or unmetered street parking is available nearby.  

Fivecast has a connected work culture with team members often taking advantage of the in-house Foosball table, local cafes, bars, pubs and sporting facilities for Friday lunches, after work drinks and group activities. At Fivecast we understand the importance of a good work-life balance and support flexible work arrangements.  

About the Role 

Fivecast is hiring Software Engineers to join our best-in-class development team. People with varying degrees of experience are encouraged to apply. Fresh graduates, couple years out of uni as well as experienced developers are all welcome. 

Our software stack is built on React.JS, Spring Boot and Java. We are focused on our customers and regularly ship planned releases to production, while listening to users and responding to feedback.  

You’ll be working with bright people on challenging software problems. You will be also applying complex machine learning models developed by our Data Science team to large volumes of unstructured data.  


Must Have:

  • Degree level qualifications e.g. Computer Science, Software Engineering
  • Experience designing, implementing and testing software applications in Java
  • Experience with web front-end technologies e.g. HTML, CSS, and Javascript frameworks such as React or Angular
  • Experience using relational databases
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to stay focused on tasks until complete


  • Experience with search engines or NoSQL document stores e.g. Elasticsearch, Solr, MongoDB
  • An understanding of data science and machine learning techniques

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