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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 Software 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 - .NET Development
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    • 02 8074 8360
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  • Caoimhe Sheahan

    Caoimhe Sheahan

    Principal 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

    Senior Consultant - Software Development
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    • 02 7202 7000
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Jobs in Software Development

  • Senior Java Developer x3

    OUR CLIENT: A company with... transparency and an inspiring culture that incorporates digital innovation and ownership. A company where everyone is on the same page and working towards one mission, vision, and product roadmap. A company that is highly technology-driven and customer-centric.     YOU: You're not just a code wizard and advocate of quality but... you thrive in an environment where you can use your knowledge and expertise to make a difference for people around you. You want to take ownership of new features and want to impact real customers.     Within a collaborative team of high-performing experts, you... will excel in a high-energy, focused, small-team environment, be able to drive to solutions from rough requirements and have a commitment to high product quality. You are an energetic self-starter with a desire to learn new things quickly and share your learnings with your stunning colleagues.     Following engineering best practices you... will be curious about current technologies and judicious in applying them. You will have excellent distributed systems software development and DevOps skills.     Your key skills look like this:   Java   React   Spring boot Spring Security   Microservices    MongoDB   SQL   AWS   Lambda   EC2, ECS   Docker   REST API Development   Kafka   What's in it for you? In a rapidly growing business, you will get long-term opportunities where you have a voice, ownership, and influence in a fast-paced environment. Work for an organisation with an inclusive family focus; so you will get to work with colleagues who value work-life balance. Very competitive day rates and packages on offer!!
  • PHP Developers - Multiple Roles

    PHP and Front End Developers Multiple roles available (front and back end - Junior to Lead ) Cool funky modern CBD offices and opportunity to WFH Great Training / Career Path Work on a global market-leading Financial Services product In addition to being an excellent and highly technical coder, we also need a team player who is a thinker and highly passionate about technology, building innovative products, and staying up to date with the latest trends and new technologies. If you are a Junior Level Developer looking to move into a Mid Level position or a Mid Level Developer looking to move into a Senior role - there is plenty of opportunity and progression on offer. If you want to get your hands dirty and learn new things each day and work with Laravel, Angular/VueJS & AWS - then this is the place for you! What we look for: PHP Laravel MySQL JavaScript  HTML5 / CSS3 Version Control (GIT) Agile Great communication skills Bonus Points For: ReactJS, VueJS or Angular TDD / Unit Testing RESTful Web Services CI / CD Node.js Cloud - Amazon Web Services (AWS) Please apply with your resume and we will be in touch with you soon for a confidential discussion about the positions available.  Please note that you must be eligible to work in Australia to apply for this role. These are immediate requirements with a quick interview process on offer, competitive salaries, remote work, and ongoing training and development in a fast-growing well-established company.
  • 2x Senior Full Stack .Net Developer

    The Role/Company: Due to a new greenfield project, our client, a global tech firm, is looking for 2x Senior Full Stack .Net Developer to join their Sydney team. This project will run for 1-2 years but they have a lot of work in the pipeline and plenty of funding so all roles here have a high chance of extension (or moving perm if you wish). They have 2x 12-month contracts open and both paying $800-1000pd. However, if you are strictly looking for perm they can offer perm roles for $140-170k+ Interviews will take place immediately (quick turnaround via video) and start dates are flexible. To be successful you should have experience working across the full stack with .NET Core, SQL, Angular/React, and Azure - as well as recent experience working in Agile teams with Product Managers, QA's, UX/Designers etc. Tech / Experience / What You Will Work With: C# .Net / .Net Core SQL Server JavaScript / TypeScript Angular or React.js Azure or AWS NServiceBus Kubernetes  JIRA Other: TDD/DDD DevOps Agile  SOLID Principles Pair Programming On top of this you should: Have perfect communication skills (written and verbal) Be a team player and collaborator About The Company/Opportunity: Digital Transformatioon Greenfield Project Global Tech Firm Driven / Passionate Tech Team Tech / Agile / DevOps Culture Relaxed / Fun Team Flexible Hours / Work From Home (WFH) Quick Interview Process (Video) Plenty Of Social / Team Events (When Allowed) + Much Much More!! This will start as a fully remote role then you will be based in their office in their Sydney CBD HQ - with flexible hours and the option to WFH when you wish (most people go in 2-3 days per week) The start date is ASAP but we can wait if you have a notice period of 4 weeks. Please note to apply for these roles you MUST be in Australia with a valid work visa, PR or Citizenship. Overseas applicants will not be considered. Follow Us On Linkedin: For The Latest Tech News, New Jobs & Our $1000 'Introduce A Friend' Referral Fee!
  • Front End / JavaScript Developer | React/GraphQL | $700-800pd+

    We are looking for Mid-Senior Front End or Full Stack JavaScript Developers who want to work with React.js and Node.js on some very cool and complex cloud-based projects! To be considered you must have solid hands-on experience developing web applications using React under your belt! Any exposure to related tech like Redux, GraphQL or NodeJS is also highly regarded. You will be given the opportunity to join an established Agile team within a successful and well-funded tech-driven ASX listed company. You will work closely with some of the best JavaScript / React Developers in Melbourne to help build out their market-leading global products! If contract roles don't suit, we also have a number of full-time roles and Back End focused roles - so get in touch and I am sure we can help. What we are looking for... There are multiple roles open and an option to work as a Front End focused JavaScript/React Developer or a Full Stack JavaScript Developer with React/NodeJS. Ideal Skills / Requirements: JavaScript ES6-ES8 React.js CSS3 Agile / Team Player Great Communication Skills Bonus Skills: GraphQL NodeJS TypeScript CI / CD / Docker / Kubernetes Cloud - AWS / GCP Tech Lead or Team Lead experience always beneficial     Contract roles here are highly likely to extend with a long pipeline of work available. Start dates ASAP. Rates are also flexible and will match experience/level. Follow Us On Linkedin For The Latest Tech News, New Jobs & Our $1000 'Introduce A Friend' Referral Fee!
  • Senior Front End Developer | React.js / TypeScript | AI & Machine Learning

    We are looking for a Senior Front End Engineer who wants to join one of the fastest-growing tech companies in Australia! They are set to become the next AU Unicorn so now is the time to join! You will be given the opportunity to join a growing tech team within an AU product-based company with a global reach and help build several new products from the ground up. They are offering full-time roles - and paying $140-170k+super+equity! Interviews will take place via ZOOM and the start date is flexible. You can start remotely but need to live in Sydney as everyone goes into their Sydney CBD offices for meetings 1-2 times a month. The Stack / Tech Skills We Are Looking For: React.js JavaScript  Typescript HTML5  / CSS3 (SASS) Webpack GIT Agile / Scrum Unit Testing Perfect Communication Skills Team Player Bonus Skills: Cloud Platforms - AWS or GCP  GraphQL Node.js Golang AI or Machine Learning Experience as a Tech Lead / Mentoring Juniors Follow Us On Linkedin  For The Latest Tech News, New Jobs & Our $1000 'Introduce A Friend' Referral Fee!
  • 2x Senior Golang Developer | Global Tech Product

    This is a rare opportunity for 2x Golang Software Engineers to join an established tech company who already has a global reach!  Due to multiple successful rounds of funding and heavy investment from some top stakeholders they are looking to expand their Sydney tech team and require 2x Golang Engineers to join the team in Sydney. Ideally, we are looking for a very strong Senior or Lead Golang Developer. However, Mid Level Developers are encouraged to also apply! Both roles are key positions so require proven experience working in a Golang focused role.   What they can offer: Join an award-winning Product Company! Work on a unique product used all around the world! Very well backed and funded business with a start-up vibe! New modern CBD offices fully kitted out! (with WFH available) Tech-driven culture with fun/flexible work environment! Plenty of team days out and social events! New tech, tools, equipment etc! Salary + Equity on offer! + More! The Stack / Ideal Skills: Golang Node.js JavaScript & TypeScript React.js (Redux / GraphQL) Kubernetes Docker Cloud Platforms - AWS or GCP Agile On offer are highly competitive salaries + equity 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!
  • Multiple .NET Developer Roles: .Net Core, Angular, React, Azure, AWS

    Our recruitment team has been placing the very best .NET Engineers into the very best of companies for almost 10 years now. Our highly experienced consultants know the Sydney market inside out, and as a result, are currently recruiting 15+ positions across Sydney.    All roles are remote and offer 100% WFH with the view to go back into the office a couple of days a week later this year, but some may consider 100% remote long term for the right person. Our clients are a strong mix of Startups/Global Tech Products and Enterprise Level ASX Listed companies (think Big 4 Banks, eCommerce Giants, rapidly scaling Fintechs etc). We have both contract and permanent opportunities at all levels, and even if the below roles do not catch your eye, please reach out and we can discuss plenty of other opportunities and help define what your next move and career should really look like.    Job Descriptions: All of the below roles are live and ready to go with budgets signed off. We have detailed information and Job Descriptions for every role and can provide a great insight into the market and each company that we partner closely with. Some Of Our Open Roles In Sydney Right Now: 4x Senior .NET Software Engineer (Azure, Kubernetes)  Principle Backend .NET Developer (Azure, High Traffic System)  .NET Technical Lead (Azure & Angular 11)  2x Mid Level Full Stack .NET Developer (Azure & Angular 11)  2x Senior Full Stack .NET Developer (Azure & Angular)  Mid / Senior .Net Full Stack Engineer (AWS & React.js)  Senior .NET Developer (AWS and React.js)  Senior .Net Engineer (Big Data, Kubernetes and Azure) Lead/Senior .NET / Angular Engineer (AI, ML & Big Data) If any of the above roles match your experience and expectations please APPLY with your CV and we will be in touch ASAP for a confidential chat. Alternatively, please email us at: We receive new requirements sometimes daily, most of which we do not advertise, so if the above does not match or you are not quite ready to change jobs yet or want information on the tech market - feel free to get in touch for a friendly chat.   Please Note: you must be in Australia, with AU Citizenship, PR, or a Sponsored Visa we can transfer. Thanks for reading and we look forward to working with you.
  • Full Stack .NET Software Engineer - Melbourne

    Full Stack .NET Developer Want to use the latest technology? Want to work on numerous greenfield projects?  Work with Big Data & Machine Learning? This is a unique role that will allow you to work with the latest technology on some very exciting greenfield projects. We have a new role just signed off for a Full Stack .NET Developer with strong Angular to join a rapidly growing innovation team in a well-established Australian business. Throughout COVID they have experienced significant growth and are investing heavily in developing new products using the latest tools and technology. You will play an integral role working in the innovation arm to deliver innovative full-stack solutions across Big Data Platforms.  What you will be doing Designing and building new software products and capabilities Working across the full stack with .NET Core, Angular, and Typescript Collaborate with the wider teams and gain exposure to business stakeholders Deliver innovative solutions on a diverse range of products and technologies  What you will bring to the team Strong Experience working with: C#  .NET Core JavaScript, TypeScript Angular 11 (if you have Angular 2+ that is fine) SQL GIT  Agile Cloud Platforms - ideally Azure or AWS Bonus if you have experience with: NodeJS PostgreSQL Docker or Kubernetes Python Data / Big Data Platforms & Tools They are 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!  This is an immediate need and they are holding video interviews now. So please apply with your most recent resume and we will be in touch to talk through this role in more detail. Please note to apply you MUST be in Australia with a valid work visa, PR or Citizenship. Overseas applicants will not be considered, sorry.
  • 2x Lead / Senior Front End JavaScript Developer | Angular 11

    We are looking for a 2x Lead/Senior Level Front End JavaScript Developers to join an enterprise-level team in Sydney! The 2 Roles: 1x Perm (Lead or Senior) - $140-160k + Super + Equity 1x 6 Month Rolling Contract (Senior) - $800-900pd+ They work heavily with the latest versions of Angular on some very cool and complex projects!    The company is well-known with multiple high-profile customer-facing 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 v10/11) JavaScript TypeScript CSS3 (SASS or LESS) Source Control - eg GIT Unit Testing Frameworks CI / CD Agile Bonus Skills: React.js  Node.js Cloud: Azure, AWS or GCP    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 in Sydney.    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.
  • Senior & Mid Full Stack Software Engineers (NodeJS)

    Flexible & Remote Working | Greenfield SaaS Projects| $90k - $180k+    Due to rapid growth, we're currently looking for Mid, Senior or Principal level Engineers to join a Sydney based Fintech tech team who are known in the industry for being high performing, who think big and who strive to do things better. We're looking for Engineers who want to make an impact.    We're ideally looking for Back End heavy Engineers to work on Typescript, NodeJS and AWS, but there are also opportunities to work on React. For Mid Levels, there are also tonnes of mentorship and progression opportunities.      You'll join to work on several upcoming greenfield projects in a company that doesn't believe in red tape, where everyone is encouraged to bring their opinion to the table so you'll be able to make an impact as an individual contributor. A large portion of the team come from product-based organisations that think of the WHY. Think laid back start-up culture but high quality and high performing who get stuff done.    The Stack/ What You'll Work With: Javascript, Typescript ReactJS, NodeJS & ExpressJS GraphQL Microservices AWS Serverless It’s a seriously exciting time to join so if you love to learn new things and want to help solve interesting problems please get in touch!    Follow Us On Linkedin: For The Latest Tech News, New Jobs & Check Out Our $1000 'Introduce A Friend' Referral Fee.