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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

    Senior Principal Consultant - .NET Development
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    • 02 8074 8360
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  • Caoimhe Sheahan

    Caoimhe Sheahan

    Team Lead - JavaScript Development
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    • 0412 832 976
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  • Evelyn Chan

    Evelyn Chan

    Senior Consultant - Software Development
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    • 0421 138 602
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  • Angus Williams

    Angus Williams

    Senior Principal Consultant - Software Development
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    • 02 7202 7000
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  • Steven Ly

    Steven Ly

    Senior Principal Consultant - Mobile Development
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    • 02 8074 8628
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  • Ailbhe (Alva) O'Boyle

    Ailbhe (Alva) O'Boyle

    Recruitment Consultant - JavaScript Development
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Jobs in Software Development

  • 2x Senior Front End JavaScript Developer

    We are looking for 2x Senior Front End JavaScript Developers to join an enterprise-level team in Sydney! The company is working 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 passionate 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 RxJS JavaScript TypeScript HTML / CSS / SCSS Source Control - eg GIT Unit Testing Frameworks Agile Bonus Skills: NgRx Node.js React.js CI/CD Cloud Deployment (Azure, AWS or GCP)    Start dates are flexible across the next 1-2 months. Interviews are via video and the team is currently 100% remote in Sydney - but they do have a very modern CBD HQ which is fully kitted out with everything you need and more!   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. We have full JDs for all of our roles and we are always happy to chat with you about the market, answer any questions you have, and share career advice and resume tips with you. If you have any questions or would like to chat please feel free to email our team directly 24/7 on Thanks for reading!
  • Senior Java Developer

    We have partnered with a growing fintech and we are looking for multiple Senior Java engineers to join their high-performing team. You will have the opportunity to either work from their Sydney-based offices or work fully remotely from home. You will help build, maintain, and shape their production-grade, Java back-end, including their open source libraries and APIs. On top of that, you’ll get exposure to Kotlin and other new technologies. You will be at the heart of driving their software development and innovation programs. You will be working with a team of high-performing developers as well as producing world-class code yourself. The team and business are growing rapidly and there is a great opportunity for career growth and future leadership opportunities. To be successful, the ideal candidate will have: 3 + years with Java  Reactive Programming  JavaScript / Reactjs Spring / Spring Boot  API Integration AWS / Lambda serverless Docker / Kubernetes  Test-Driven Development (TDD) CI/CD Pipeline  Experience with Relational and NoSQL datastores, PostgreSQL, Strong agile experience    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!!
  • 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 30+ positions across Sydney.    All roles offer great flexibility and WFH which can be tailored to meet individual expectations. We are hiring across all levels including mid, seniors to lead/architects.  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 Right Now: Contract Roles: * Mid-Level Full Stack .NET Developer (Azure & Angular) $600-800+ * Senior Full Stack .NET Developer (Azure & Angular) $800-1100+  * Senior Backend .Net Engineer (Event-Driven) $800-1050+   * Senior .Net Engineer (Azure and Microservices) $800-1000+ * Solution Architect (Azure) $1000 - $1150 Permanent Roles: * Solution Architect (Azure) $170 - $185 + super + bonus * Technical Lead (.NET and Azure) - $160-170k + super + bonus  * Technical Lead (.NET and React) - $150-160k + super + bonus * Mid / Senior .Net Full Stack Engineer (Microservices & React.js) $110-170k + super  * Senior .Net Engineer (AWS, Microservices & WPF) $160-180 + super + bonus  * Senior Backend .Net Engineer (Event-Driven & Microservices) $150-180 + super + bonus * Senior .Net Full Stack Engineer (Trading & React/Angular) $160 - $180 + super + Bonus * Senior Full Stack .NET Developer (Azure & Angular) $140-160k + super  * Mid/Senior Backend .Net (Azure & Microservices) $120 - $160k + super * Mid/Senior .NET Developer (ASP.Net & Angular) $110-135k + super * Mid-Level Full Stack .NET Developer (Azure & Angular) $110-135k + super + bonus 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 or PR.
  • Full Stack .NET Developer

    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 Engineer with strong .NET and 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.  To be successful you should have experience in a .NET Developer / Software Engineer role and you have worked across the full stack with .NET Core, SQL, JavaScript, and Angular! 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 team, Melbourne Team and gain exposure to business stakeholders Deliver innovative solutions on a diverse range of products and technologies  What you will work with: C#  .NET Core Microservices JavaScript, TypeScript Angular/React SQL GIT  Agile Cloud Platforms - Azure/AWS Bonus if you have experience with: NodeJS PostgreSQL Docker or Kubernetes 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.
  • Senior NodeJS / Full Stack JavaScript Engineer (x2)

    Due to growth and new projects we have multiple new Software Engineer opportunities within a high-profile tech team here in Sydney. You will join a leading Agile team that has taken on numerous multi-million dollar projects and you will help design, develop, architect, and scale multiple new products. The projects and budget are signed off and ready to go so we require Mid, Senior or Lead level Engineers to join and strengthen the team. You will be surrounded by high-performance tech minds based out of modern Sydney CBD offices with the option to work from home as much as you need to. They are pretty social and offer plenty of fun team events. Their culture is hard-working but they have fun and they also offer excellent training and career paths for those looking to quickly progress through the ranks. We are looking for someone ideally from a NodeJS Developer or JavaScript Developer / Front End Developer / Full Stack JavaScript Developer background, who can work across the below tech stack - but can also consider a strong Full Stack .NET Developer with good Node.js skills. The Tech / What you will work with: Node.js Microservices Architecture JavaScript / TypeScript RESTful API's Cloud - AWS, GCP or Azure CI/CD Git / Github Agile / JIRA Unit Testing / TDD / BDD Docker / Kubernetes (Bonus) React / Angular (Bonus) Interviews are taking place immediately via ZOOM and start dates are ideally in the next 1-2 months. Contracts on offer are for 6-12+ months with the view to extend or go perm. Day rates will be around $850-1050pd+ depending on your level and experience. Please apply with your latest CV and we will be in touch immediately for a confidential chat. If you have any specific questions you can also reach out to us directly on: We look forward to hearing from you.
  • Digital Solution Architect | AWS / Web / Mobile

    The Role: Position: Digital / Cloud Solution Architect (AWS) Location: Sydney CBD (But 100% remote/WFH) Salary: $170-190k + Super + Bonus On Offer / Benefits: Join a high profile team of very talented/passionate Software Engineers & Solution Architects Cloud / AWS / DevOps / CI / CD / Agile Environment Strong pipeline of work building complex web, mobile & cloud applications Work with the latest & greatest versions, tools, tech Flexible start & finish times & 100% work from home High profile portfolio of clients and projects for you to take the lead on If you are passionate about new and emerging tech and you stay ahead of the curve and keep up to date with the latest tools, frameworks, techniques etc - then you will fit in very well here. This role requires an experienced Enterprise or Solution Architect, ideally from a strong Engineering background (Java or .NET, AWS or Azure etc), who can work end to end designing, developing and delivering world-class solutions. You will be responsible for multiple large-scale and complex enterprise projects so recent experience in a similar role working on enterprise level platforms/products is crucial. Your previous roles may include Solution Architect, Enterprise Architect, Application Architect, Cloud Architect, Principal Consultant, AWS Architect / Cloud Engineer etc Requirements/Skills: Strong experience as a Solution Architect or Digital / Cloud Architect Web & Mobile Platform experience Fluent with DevOps / CI / CD / Docker / Kubernetes Exposure to large scalable high volume/traffic/distributed systems Strong experience with Cloud Platforms - mainly Amazon Web Services (AWS) (and ideally AWS certified) Other cloud platforms - Azure/GCP a bonus but not required Agile / Scrum / JIRA Experience working with modern tech stacks: Java, .NET, React, Angular, Node, iOS, Android etc Client facing or consulting experience Expose to any of the following a bonus: Big Data, Data Architecture, Machine Learning (ML) or Artificial Intelligence (AI). Experience working with blue chips clients in Banking, Finance, eCommerce, Telco etc Perfect communication skills (tech and non-tech) and a proven track record working closely with stakeholders.  Please note to apply for this role you MUST be in Australia with a valid work visa, PR or Citizenship. Overseas applicants will not be considered. The role is a full-time role paying around the $200k level + bonus. Interviews taking place ASAP via video calls - quick turnaround! Start date = flexible. Thank you for reading and we look forward to hearing from you.
  • 2x Lead / Senior Java AEM Developer

    ** Market Leading Client / Tech-Driven Team / ASX Listed Company ** Due to growth and new projects our client is looking for 2x experienced AEM Developers to join one of the best AEM teams here in Australia!  Ideally, you will be Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane-based, but they're open to people all over AU or even NZ - and you can be 100% remote and WFH if you wish. Interviews will take place immediately (quick turnaround via Video Call and not tech test) and start dates are flexible across the next 1-2 months!  There is a huge amount of work here and lots of new projects in the pipeline so career progression to Architect and/or a Tech Lead is also on offer for the right individual.  To be successful you should have experience working across most of the below: AEM (Adobe Experience Manager) Java Spring REST APIs CI/CD TDD / Unit Testing Agile  JIRA and Confluence Perfect Communication Skills Team Player Experience with Enterprise Level Projects Bonus Skills: Cloud Platforms - AWS, GCP or Azure Front End Ability / Angular / React.js / TypeScript Adobe Cloud, Analytics, Target, Tag Manager etc On Offer: Leading Tech Company ASX Listed Company Very Stable Work Environment Long Term Projects & 12+ Month Contracts Enterprise Level Work Leading AEM Team in AU Agile / DevOps Culture Relaxed & Fun Team Culture Flexible Hours & 100% Work From Home Quick Interview Process (Video / No Tech Test) Plenty Of Social / Team Events (When Possible) HUGE learning and development potential (training, support, tech lead, management pathway) + Much More! This will start as a fully remote role with the option to work in their office if you wish. Interviews taking place via Video Call ASAP so get in touch today! Note: We have a full JD and are happy to discuss all the details with anyone who is interested and suitable. If you have any questions or would like to chat please feel free to email James directly 24/7 on: Thanks for reading!
  • AEM Technical Lead / Architect

    Join a well-funded market-leading company in their Sydney headquarters! About: This tech team is growing rapidly and we require a Tech Lead or Senior AEM Developer ready to step up and help lead the AEM Team. The successful person will join an agile team and work on fast-paced and interesting projects that will challenge and develop your architecture skills. You will be given full autonomy and champion your own work whilst also helping build out the roadmap and AEM strategy for the business. The role will suit someone with a solid Java/AEM Software Development background and a number of years worth of AEM Lead or Architect experience - but if you're looking for your first Tech Lead role then please also get in touch as they're willing to hire a Senior Developer who is ready to step up. On offer is a long-term and very well-paid contract role in a stable company with great career progression and plenty of management opportunities. Daily rates will be around $900-1100 per day depending on level and experience. If you prefer perm, thy can also offer a full-time role, competitive salary + an attractive bonus. The experience we are looking for: Extensive Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) Experience Solution Design / Solution Architecture (Bonus) Enterprise / Digital / Agile Environments Background in Java / Software Development Cloud Platforms (AWS, GCP or Azure) Able to work with stakeholders and service providers such as Adobe End-to-end experience on large scale projects Integration, Data, Planning, Design etc Excellent communication and problem-solving skills Exposure to Angular or React also beneficial  Tech / Team Lead Experience (Bonus) Interviews will take place via video immediately for candidates with the right experience and the start date is ASAP (ideally before Christmas). We look forward to hearing from you.
  • 4x .NET Developer / Mid & Senior / .NET Core / Microservices / Azure / Angular

    TheDriveGroup is working exclusively with mid-large FINTECH that is taking on the major players in a multi-billion-dollar industry!  Due to growth, we have an opportunity for multiple Mid and Senior .Net Developers to join their Sydney team in their brand new offices! They offer full flexibility, you can WFH and choose your own hours. This company is all about output and delivery.  Your role will focus on the full stack across .NET, Core, Microservices, Azure and front end is Angular. You will be a key player in building and delivering scalable solutions that are used by millions of people here in Australia! Ideally, you will also have current experience working with enterprise-level and high traffic applications and/or experience with mobile applications. Any experience with NServiceBus, RabbitMQ, Service Fabric (or similar) would be a huge plus. They can offer long term rolling contracts, this isn't a get in and get out, this is a CAREER opportunity. Both options offer plenty of career progression, lots of training, excellent work/life balance with flexible work hours, and work from home options. If you want to join a rapidly growing dynamic company and work on unique and interesting projects - this is the place for you! Experience Required: C# .NET Core Microservices Event-driven Development/Architecture Azure - CosmosDB, Service Fabric etc Security, Performance, Scalability Modern Design Patterns TDD / Solid SQL / NoSQL Test-Driven Development (TDD) Agile / Scrum Team Player Perfect Communication Skills Angular 8+ TypeScript The start dates are immediate but they may wait longer for the right person. Please note: AU PR or Citizenship is required to apply. We look forward to hearing from you.
  • Golang Developer (Mid, Senior & Lead Roles)

    Multiple Back End Golang Engineer Roles (Mid, Senior & Lead Roles) We’re currently working with Startups, SMEs and Global Product Companies across FinTech, Crypto, Blockchain, Securities/Defence & Space – and much more! To be considered, you must have hands-on experience in building complex, enterprise software systems with Golang, C Programming or Kotlin and production experience with PostgreSQL or other SQL databases. Positions are also open to engineers who have a strong background working with Java and have experimented or worked with Golang recently. You will be given the opportunity to: Design, architect and build a wide range of interesting & challenging features Build and maintain high performance, scalable services in various languages (Golang, NodeJS) Contribute to a future-ready, high quality and performant code base Share technical ideas and solutions through best practice rituals such as design and code reviews Practice and preach best-practice engineering standards and processes 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 want a role where you can truly make an impact, apply now! Skills required include: At least 3 years of commercial experience in building complex software systems Ideally at least 1+ years commercial experience with Golang in production Experience with PostgreSQL or other SQL Databases Bonus Skills: Some experience developing high-traffic web applications and/or distributed services Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, AWS and/pr CI/CD tools Interviews are taking place immediately via video and start dates are flexible so please apply and we will be in touch ASAP! All positions offer Flexible WFH options. To apply for these roles you MUST be in Australia with AU PR or AU Citizenship.  Apply now before you miss out on a great opportunity.