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Our expertise in Software Development

From apps and websites, to chatbots, smart technology, mobile and robotics; today’s world runs on software.

Leading this digital charge are software and application developers, who are responsible for enabling innovation critical to an organisation’s growth.

According to The Knowledge Academy, developers will continue to be one of the fastest growing and most in-demand tech professions over the next five years, with Australian Government expecting 80,000 new jobs created by 2025.

However, this surge comes with its challenges. Particularly, for organisations who depend on developers and architects to execute their business strategy, who need to be able to react quickly to market changes and new technologies.

We are the experts in Tech Recruitment

At TheDriveGroup, we help organisations overcome recruitment challenges by providing access to developers when they need them.

With over 10 years’ experience, we have built a strong network of candidates and clients and gained a deep understanding of the technicalities in recruiting in the software and applications development space.

Our unique ability to source talent quickly from a pool of highly skilled JavaScript, .Net, Java, PHP, Mobile and other top-rated skillsets, is why businesses continually partner with us for roles such as:

  • .Net Developer

  • Java Developer

  • Front End / JavaScript Developer

  • NodeJS Developer

  • Mobile: iOS & Android Developer

  • Python, Golang, PHP, Ruby on Rails, Scala etc

  • Technical Lead / Team Lead

  • Application / Solution Architect

Looking to hire a Software Developer?

Through our specialised tech recruitment services that leverage the most innovative recruitment platform, and a pipeline of vetted, engaged and highly experienced candidates, we can take the hassle and time out of finding your next Developer.

Talk to us today to see how we can help.

Looking for jobs in Software Development?

We partner with leading brands in emerging and fast growth markets to help them find and attract the best talent. If you are a Developer looking for your next challenge in a company that shares your values - we can help you find them.

Search our available opportunities now or Register with us now and we’ll be in touch to discuss what exciting opportunities we may have for you.

Meet our Development team

  • James Sullivan

    James Sullivan

    Director - Development & Emerging Technology
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    • 02 8076 4661
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  • John Ross

    John Ross

    Director - Data & Technology
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  • Jamie Dryburgh

    Jamie Dryburgh

    Principal Consultant - Software Development
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    • 02 8074 8360
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  • Caoimhe Sheahan

    Caoimhe Sheahan

    Senior Consultant - JavaScript Development
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    • 0412 832 976
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  • Steven Ly

    Steven Ly

    Senior Consultant - Mobile Development
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    • 02 8074 8628
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  • Angus Williams

    Angus Williams

    Consultant - Software Development
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    • 02 7202 7000
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Jobs in Development

  • Embedded Software Engineer

    Embedded Software Engineer / Linux / Python / C++ / C   We are working with a global software house that is now looking for an Embedded Linux Software Engineer to join their development team in Sydney. You will get to work with a dedicated embedded team on a range of innovative product development projects used globally. They have recently won a number of multi-million dollar contracts and are going through a huge period of growth.     Responsibilities Design, code and implementation of new software for a Linux target Improve and maintain existing software platform Implement new software features from concept to delivery Assist with product testing and validation Work with the engineering team to ensure reliable and robust end to end system operations Troubleshooting and testing Roles could include: Linux Embedded System integration of Microcontrollers as supervisory to hardware architecture Boot loaders Regression testing Test environment development Essential Knowledge ARM Processors Linux Driver Development Linux kernel compiling   Qualifications, Experience, and Skills BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience. Particularly interested in Electronic and Communications Systems with emphasis on embedded Linux. Software development experience in one or more of the following; Python, C++ or C Minimum of 3 years experience in related roles This is an amazing opportunity to work with and influence a range of global industry-leading, next-generation products whilst also working on a wide variety of cutting-edge projects, a highly collaborative team with real career progression.
  • Data Analyst - Contract

    Data Analyst / Python / SQL / Contract We have an immediate need for a Data Analyst to join a high-performance analytics team. This is an initial 6-month contract with a view to extending and working remotely, there is an option to work a couple of days in the office if you wish. Your role will be to support and develop risk models in Python and SQL using Pycharm and Git Hub, transitioning existing risk models to Python, using Azure Databricks for Python. Responsibilities Conduct end-to-end analysis that includes data gathering and requirements specification, processing, analysis, ongoing deliverables, and presentations Build well-managed data solutions, tools, and capabilities to enable self-service frameworks for internal/external stakeholders Collaborating with the internal teams to fully understand business requirements and desired business outcomes Contribute to design, implementation, and use of database/cloud storage platforms and visualisation tools for customer data, statistics, and other information for reporting, trending, and troubleshooting Perform thorough testing and support User Acceptance Testing. E.g. No code released into production without code review and sign-off.  Clearly articulate potential design solutions, engage with stakeholders, and clearly present pros and cons Clearly present design documentation. Implement robust version control practices. Key Skills Good communication and presentation skills, with the ability to explain complex analytical concepts to people from non-technical teams 3yrs + Python, SQL, Excel, VBA, Git Hub, Pycharm Software engineering degree or similar. Quantitative finance knowledge  In return, you will  Learn from an established team where you will work collaboratively to find solutions and provide optimal results for the business. Develop your risk literacy Flexible working/ work from home arrangements This is an immediate need and they offer a quick interview process. You must be based in Sydney and have full working rights. --
  • Technical Lead

    This is a rare opportunity for a Tech Lead to join an established tech company that already has a global reach!     Due to success, they are growing their tech team here in Sydney and require you to join them to help scale and grow their products to the next level!    We are looking for a passionate and team-focused developer with a few years of Golang or Node and Microservices under their belt. You can be backend focused dev or a lover of full-stack development. If you use AWS, GCP, React.js, or TypeScript that would be very beneficial.    What they can offer:    Join one of the fastest-growing tech companies in AU! Exposure to global and successful large-scale products! New Machine Learning & (ML) Artificial Intelligence (AI) projects in the pipeline! Well-established and very well-funded business with a start-up vibe! Work closely with a very high-performance team! New modern CBD offices fully kitted out! Tech-driven culture with a fun/flexible work environment! Plenty of team days out and social events! New tech, tools, equipment, etc! Great opportunity to get stuck into Golang all day! + More! The list goes on!    The Stack / Ideal Skills / What You Will Work With:    Back End: Node or Golang Microservices Architecture NoSQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL    Front End: JavaScript, TypeScript HTML5, CSS3 (Sass), Webpack ReactJS, Redux, GraphQL    Other / Practices: AWS, GCP, Kubernetes, Docker Agile, Jira, Bitbucket, Github RESTful Web Services, SOA, Distributed Systems Scalability, Performance Unit Testing    Extra Points For: Machine Learning (ML) Artificial Intelligence (AI)    We’re looking for someone who’s excited about the prospect of helping scale an engineering team and global company, and define the next steps of the product whilst working in a business that has funding to invest in significant growth, innovation and R&D!    This is a role signed off and ready to start ASAP.    We are really looking for someone who lives and breathes tech and wants to learn, grow, develop, and build great things with great people!    It’s a seriously exciting time to join this business, so if you are an aspiring Tech Lead who is driven, passionate about new tech, loves to learn new things, and want to help solve interesting problems - get in touch today!    Follow Us On Linkedin: For The Latest Tech News, New Jobs & Our $1000 'Introduce A Friend' Referral Fee!
  • Senior Front End JavaScript Developer | React.js / TypeScript

    We are looking for a Senior Front End Engineer who wants to work with the latest tools and tech. To be considered you must have significant hands-on experience developing web applications with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and ReactJS. You will be given the opportunity to join a new team within a global tech company and help build several new products from the group up. You will take on an almost blank canvas and lead a build on a new project end to end so experience working on greenfield projects from scratch with ReactJS is crucial! Interviews will take place via ZOOM immediately. You can start remotely but need to live in Sydney as everyone will return to the Sydney CBD offices in the coming months. The Stack / Skills We Are Looking For: ReactJS JavaScript / ES6+ Typescript GraphQL HTML5 CSS3 (SASS) Webpack GIT Agile / Scrum TDD / Unit Testing Perfect Communication Skills Team Player Ability to build from scratch and lead new projects Bonus Skills: Cloud Platforms - AWS Any exposure to backend tech such as Python, Node or Java Follow Us On Linkedin For The Latest Tech News, New Jobs & Our $1000 'Introduce A Friend' Referral Fee!
  • Python Engineers - Mid/Senior/Lead

    Are you an inquisitive and technology-driven Python Developer looking to work on complex and challenging products? Do you enjoy collaborating with like-minded Engineers to solve problems and contribute to architectural decisions? Due to continued success, we are looking for Mid, Senior and Lead Python Engineers to join us and continue to help build out our growing platform.  We're lucky enough to already be one of the top applications in our industry but we are still growing rapidly and we are looking for Engineers who think big and outside the box. Your ideas will be heard and you will help shape the outcome of a product that is used by millions every month. We enjoy having open conversations about tech and want to hear your opinions so you'll be able to suggest and implement and make decisions to make a real impact on what we use and how we use it.  As our product grows, the team and engineers will grow and develop so you will be given plenty of funding for training and learning resources. We love to attend meetups together (virtual at the moment) and will be running hackathons on a regular basis.  We are open to Engineers at various levels as long as you have a solid grasp and commercial experience with Python and you're hungry to learn. Our Stack: Python Django JavaScript React GraphQL AWS PostgreSQL   Ideally, you have experience with some of the above but we are happy for you to learn on the job. Benefits: A high-level team, we only hire Engineers who share our vision so you'll work with like-minded people.  We hire based on attitude and learning and development is at the forefront of our values so you'll be given an education budget for you to learn and grow. Bonus/Equity scheme + attractive salary.  Opportunity to progress - move into leadership - people or technical  Please apply with your CV and our team will be in touch with you for a confidential discussion about the opportunities on offer.
  • Lead / Senior Golang Developer | Global Tech Product

    This is a rare opportunity for a Golang Software Engineer to join an established tech company who already has global reach!  Due to multiple successful rounds of funding and heavy investment from some top stakeholders they are looking to double their Sydney team over the next 12 months and require a Senior Golang Engineer to join the team as the next new hire! Ideally, we are looking for a very strong Senior or Lead Golang Developer. However, Mid Level Developers are encouraged to also apply as we have more roles coming up soon! This is a key position and we need someone who has the technical experience, drive, and leadership acumen to help steer product development and technical delivery successfully through a lean/agile product development process.   What they can offer: Work on a cutting-edge global product! Unique work that you won't find anywhere else! Well established and very well funded business with a start-up vibe! Working closely with one of the best Golang teams in AU! Modern CBD offices next to a train station! Plenty of team days out and social events! New tech, tools, equipment etc! HUGE salary package on offer! The Stack / Ideal Skills: Golang JavaScript React.js Kubernetes Docker Cloud Platforms - AWS or GCP Agile We’re looking for someone who’s excited about the prospect of helping scale an engineering team, and define the next steps of the product whilst working in a business that has funding to invest in significant growth. This is a role signed off and ready to go with a flexible start date. On offer are a highly competitive salary and plenty of training. support and career growth. It’s a seriously exciting time to join this business, so if you are a Golang Developer who is driven, passionate about new tech, loves to learn new things and wants to help solve interesting problems - please get in touch today!
  • 2x Senior Front End JavaScript Developer | Angular 10

    We are looking for a 2x Senior Front End JavaScript Developer to join an enterprise-level team in Sydney! The 2 Roles: 1x Perm - $140-165k + Bonus 1x 6+ Month Contract - $800-900pd    They work heavily with the latest versions of Angular on some very cool and complex projects!    The company is a well-known enterprise-level company with multiple high profile products. Their products are large, scalable, and used by millions! And their team is probably one of the best tech teams in Australia!    We are looking for 2x hands-on Front End Engineers who can help lead and deliver complex greenfield projects end-to-end!    They are 100% Agile and extremely profitable and have plenty of budget for innovation, new projects, training and development - so working here will add a huge amount of value to your skillset and resume!    To be considered, hopefully, you can tick off most of the below skills/experience: Angular 8+ (currently using Angular 10) JavaScript & TypeScript HTML5 & CSS3 (SASS or LESS) Source Control - eg GIT Unit Testing Frameworks CI / CD Agile RESTful Web Services UI / UX (Bonus) Exposure to backend tech such as .NET or Node.js (Bonus) Cloud Platforms - Azure or AWS (Bonus)    Start dates are flexible - but ideally looking for people who can start in the next month or two.    Interviews are via video and the team is 100% remote right now but moving back to 1-2 days per week soon.    This is a unique and rare opportunity to join one of the best tech teams in Sydney so get in quickly to secure an interview.
  • Lead Operations Engineer

    On behalf of our well-known Sydney Based client, we are looking for a Lead Infrastructure Support Engineer to assist the Microsoft .Net development team to keep up with the huge number of awesome features, they wish to build into their main management platform. You will be responsible for leveraging automation whilst maximising service delivery. Identify risks & recurring problems & provide root cause analysis & solutions to drive continual improvements About you; - Proven experience managing 24/7 hour on and offshore teams 24/7 - Azure experience - .Net C# - Strong SQL skills - Extensive monitoring tools such as Appdynamics - Experience across delivery, Agile and ITIL framework, Jira, ServiceNow & Azure DevOps If you are interested please send an updated copy of your resume to or give me a call on 0498 163 605
  • Back End Engineers/Developers - NodeJS/Typescript

    We are looking for Back End/Full Stack NodeJS Engineers to join a Sydney based product team! You'll come on board to help design, develop, architect, and scale multiple new projects while also developing new features on their existing platform!    We’re looking for Engineers who have a natural preference and curiosity for Back End and have at least 1 years of commercial experience with NodeJS. You'll work in a Microservices and Integrations heavy environment but as time goes on, you'll also have the opportunity to work on Front End and become a well rounded Full Stack Engineer! You'll work with other like-minded Engineers and be supported by a wider team of talented Seniors and Tech Leads who will guide and mentor you. We’re looking for Engineers that want to work on a product that makes an impact. You'll enjoy discussing ideas with your team and you'll work for a company that values curiosity, open-mindedness and teamwork!    Their Stack/What you’ll work with: JavaScript & Typescript NodeJS & ReactJS GraphQL/REST Microservices Serverless AWS Source Control, Git Agile / JIRA If this sounds like you, please apply and we will be in touch!    Interviews are taking place immediately and start dates are flexible so please apply and we will be in touch! To apply for these roles you MUST be in Sydney with AU PR or AU Citizenship.  Follow Us On Linkedin For The Latest Tech News, New Jobs & Our $1000 'Introduce A Friend' Referral Fee!
  • 1 x Senior & 1 x Lead Front End React Developer

    We're looking for a Lead and Senior Front End Engineer to join an Australian tech company who are taking the market by storm! To be considered, you must have significant hands-on experience developing web applications with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and ReactJS. Experience with NodeJS is also highly beneficial! The next 12 months will involve you taking on an almost blank canvas and building a product end to end that will disrupt and tackle a huge booming market here in Australia. If you're considering a Lead role, then you'll also mentor more Junior Engineers and have autonomy making technical decisions! Experience working in a start-up or scaling product company is a huge plus but if you're an Engineer who is sick of red tape and wants a role where you can truly make an impact, then we'd love to hear from you! The Stack / Skills We Are Looking For: ReactJS JavaScript/Typescript GraphQL/REST HTML5 CSS3 (SASS) TDD / Unit Testing Bonus Skills: Cloud Platforms - AWS NodeJS  Interviews are taking place immediately and start dates are flexible so please apply and we will be in touch! To apply for these roles you MUST be in Sydney with AU PR or AU Citizenship.  Follow Us On Linkedin For The Latest Tech News, New Jobs & Our $1000 'Introduce A Friend' Referral Fee!