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Our expertise in Software Engineering

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 Engineer?

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 Engineering?

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 Engineering team

  • James Sullivan

    James Sullivan

    Director - 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

    Lead Principal Consultant - .NET Development
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    • 0449 590 990
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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

    Principal Consultant - Software Development
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    • 0421 138 602
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  • Kyra Blake

    Kyra Blake

    Senior Consultant - JavaScript Development
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  • Luis Garratt

    Luis Garratt

    Senior Consultant - Mobile Engineering
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  • Steven Ly

    Steven Ly

    Senior Principal Consultant - Mobile Development
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  • Angus Williams

    Angus Williams

    Lead Principal Consultant - Software Development
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    • 02 7202 7000
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  • Ollie Chapman

    Ollie Chapman

    Principal Consultant - Architecture & Engineering
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    • 0433 729 074
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Jobs in Software Engineering

  • .Net Principal Software Engineer / Architect

    Sydney
    Principal Software Engineer / Architect    Join one of Australia's most well-respected Technology teams in a role where you will play a vital position in shaping the direction and future of their applications.    This is a very Senior position where you will be making high-level decisions for their flagship applications while collaborating heavily with Senior Executive stakeholders and inspiring large teams across the business.    To be successful in this role, you must be a subject matter expert when it comes to backend Software Engineering and have very strong recent experience with Solution Design, Cloud and Kubernetes!    This role will be very strategic and you will be working on assessing, exploring, and researching new ways of working and advising the company on how they can take their applications to the next level. Based on the importance of this position, they will consider both contract and permanent applicants.     If you have worked as a Software Engineer for most of your early career and then moved into a Principal / Staff / Lead Engineer or Solution/Domain Architect level role - we would love to hear from you!    Experience We Are Looking For: Extensive experience with Solution Design and Architecture, ideally in a high-traffic and customer-focused environment. Strong Cloud Platforms experience (GCP and/or Azure) Strong Kubernetes / CI/CD / DevOps / Cloud Infrastructure experience (IaaS) Expert across Solution Architecture, Design Patterns, Best Practices etc Strong experience with Microservices & Event-driven Architecture Strong experience with .NET  Experience working with Agile teams. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills The ability to work closely with and present to Senior Stakeholders and 'Head of' level colleagues Experience with POCs, prototyping, and delivering large enterprise-level applications Company / Role Benefits: Work for a company that champions health and well-being, work flexibility and doing good for the wider community. Work Hybrid with plenty of WFH and some time in their modern Sydney CBD office. Avail of a variety of company-wide discounts and perks. Excellent parental leave policy. Work with and learn from inspirational leaders and members of the tech community. Have the opportunity to shape one of the most renowned tech applications across Australia. Attractive $1220 - $1300 daily or $250-275k Salary Package Inc Annual Bonus on offer! Interviews will be taking place in the coming weeks via Video Call so please apply ASAP with your CV and if your experience matches the above our team will be in touch!    ---    For The Latest Jobs, Tech News or to 'Introduce A Friend' for a $1000 Referral Fee - Follow Us On Linkedin:    https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivegroup    TheDriveGroup is 100% committed to improving meaningful diversity in the technology industry.    We partner with clients who embrace diversity and seek candidates across all backgrounds, abilities, genders, sexualities, cultures, and faiths.    If you have the right skills and attitude we would love to hear from you!
  • Solution Architect

    Sydney
    Solution Architect Ready to play a crucial role in a fast-scaling company? We're on the hunt for an experienced Solution Architect to work on a new SaaS project from the ground up. You'll be at the heart of an exciting journey from design to delivery, shaping the architectural vision and working with the executive team to deliver an amazing product.    Why Us? We're all about great people doing great work. The culture thrives on collaboration, creativity, and constant improvement. You'll work alongside passionate colleagues in an environment that values flexibility and work-life balance, letting you pursue your passions both in and out of the office Must have Experience Requirements   We're searching for a Tech-Savvy, high-performing Solution Architect with expertise in working with SaaS, API’s and AWS cloud. The ideal candidate will have a very strong ability to influence key stakeholders and manage vendors, ideally delivering several projects from the ground up. Tech Transformation & Integration Experience Ability to navigate RFP process End to End Design to Delivery Ability to navigate multiple stakeholders and business units Experience with enterprise architectural frameworks experience in enterprise environments and start-ups, or a proven track record in bringing new products to life Next Steps So, if you're a Solution Architect who's hungry for innovation, eager to make a mark, and excited about a supportive environment that fosters growth, please APPLY or email our team directly ollie@thedrivegroup.com.au    For The Latest Jobs, Tech News or to 'Introduce A Friend' for a $1000 Referral Fee - Follow Us On Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivegroup    TheDriveGroup is 100% committed to improving meaningful diversity in the technology industry.    We partner with clients who embrace diversity and seek candidates across all backgrounds, abilities, genders, sexualities, cultures, and faiths. If you have the right skills and attitude we would love to hear from you!
  • 2x .Net Solution Architects

    Sydney
    We're seeking two strong Solution Architects with a .NET development background who remain close to the tools and have robust Azure Cloud experience and strong Infrastructure skills. Your expertise will be crucial in architecting and implementing innovative solutions that drive business success. You will provide architectural oversight, ensuring that various groups within the organisation are aligned in their technology decisions. Your role will facilitate discussions, listen to different perspectives, guide the conversation, and drive consensus to achieve cohesive and effective technology strategies. These roles can be filled either as Permanent or Contract positions, offering Above Market Salaries / Daily Rates. You'll have the chance to work with the latest technology in a fast-paced environment, building high-standard code. This company places technology at the core of everything they do. The company invests in its staff, offering flexibility to work from home or its brand-new offices in the CBD. Collaboration is encouraged, with weekly in-office meetings to ensure project success. The business understands the need for work-life balance and offers flexibility for personal commitments. You'll be measured on your output, not the hours you log, and you'll have the opportunity to grow as an engineer and help the business evolve technologically. They value new ideas and provide an environment that supports innovation across the full development lifecycle. What you'll be working with / what they look for: Solution Architecture Application Architecture Microsoft Development Background .NET Core Microservices / Event-Driven Architecture Messaging GCP, Azure or AWS Infrastructure Docker Terraform Kubernetes Agile Team A Strong Focus on High-Quality Code & Unit Testing / TDD Champion the Architecture & Future of the Company These roles are fully approved with budgets signed off, ensuring a quick 2-stage interview process with rapid feedback, offers, and contracts. Start dates can be immediate or they are happy to wait 1-2 months for notice periods/holidays—they prioritise getting the right talent on board over quick hiring. If you're ready to tackle your next thrilling challenge and advance your career professionally within a supportive environment, APPLY NOW or email our team directly via dotnet@thedrivegroup.com.au. -- For The Latest Jobs, Tech News or to 'Introduce A Friend' for a $1000 Referral Fee - Follow Us On LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivegroup    TheDriveGroup is 100% committed to improving meaningful diversity in the technology industry.    We partner with clients who embrace diversity and seek candidates across all backgrounds, abilities, genders, sexualities, cultures, and faiths. If you have the right skills and attitude we would love to hear from you!
  • Mid-Level Full Stack Developer - FinTech Company

    Melbourne
    Join an innovative fintech company based in Melbourne that is revolutionizing business payments. Our partner offers a unique B2B platform offering rewards to business partners. Be part of a dynamic and agile team that values creativity, collaboration, and continuous improvement. We are seeking a talented and motivated Mid-Level Full Stack (Raect/Node) Developer with strong coding competency and experience in our core tech stack. As a key member of our development team, you will work closely with product managers and other developers to deliver high-quality software solutions. You will have the opportunity to contribute to all stages of the development process, from design to deployment. Tech Stack: TypeScript, React, Node, GraphQL, RESTful and AWS. Key Responsibilities: Develop and maintain web applications using NodeJS, TypeScript, and React. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features. Communicate technical concepts effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. Participate in agile development processes and contribute to a fast-paced, iterative development environment. Requirements: Strong experience with NodeJS, TypeScript, and React. Proven experience in automated testing (Unit, Integration, etc.). Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain technical concepts to diverse audiences. A good understanding of both technical and product aspects of a project. Ability to work in an agile environment and a mindset focused on delivering products to market quickly. Why Join Us? Work with a passionate and talented team. Enjoy a flexible work environment with 1-2 days in the office in Melbourne. Contribute to an innovative platform that rewards business payments. Opportunities for professional growth and development. If you are a proactive and dedicated developer looking to make an impact in the fintech space, we would love to hear from you! For The Latest Jobs, Tech News or to 'Introduce A Friend' for a $1000 Referral Fee - Follow Us On Linkedin:    https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivegroup    TheDriveGroup is 100% committed to improving meaningful diversity in the technology industry.    We partner with clients who embrace diversity and seek candidates across all backgrounds, abilities, genders, sexualities, cultures, and faiths.    If you have the right skills and attitude we would love to hear from you!
  • .NET Solution Architect

    Sydney
    Become a Key Player in an Award-Winning Team Are you ready to make a significant impact on a high-stakes project at a top ASX 100 Australian company? They're seeking a dynamic Solution Architect to lead a new initiative. This is your chance to be at the forefront of this exciting journey. By joining early, you'll have the unique opportunity to shape the architectural vision and contribute meaningfully from day one. Join Something Transformative: This isn't just another project. It's a chance to be part of something truly transformative. You'll work alongside top talent to drive digital innovation and pave the way for future success. Whether you're passionate about designing elegant solutions or thrive in a dynamic environment, you'll find ample opportunities to grow and excel with like-minded professionals. Experience Their Unique Culture: At their company, they believe great work starts with great people. They've built a culture of collaboration, creativity, and continuous improvement. You'll be surrounded by supportive colleagues who share your passion for excellence. With flexible work arrangements and a strong commitment to work-life balance, you'll have the freedom to pursue your interests both inside and outside the office. What Makes This Role Special: Join an award-winning company celebrated for excellence and innovation. Lead the charge in digital transformation, utilizing cutting-edge technology to deliver high-impact solutions. Work closely with stakeholders to shape the agile future of the organization. Key Experience Requirements: They're looking for an experienced, high-performing Solution Architect with expertise in .NET Core, event-driven architecture, and microservices. Strong Kubernetes skills and expertise in Azure cloud technologies are essential. 3-5+ years as a Solution Architect (in an enterprise-level company) .NET Core Software Engineering Azure Cloud Expertise 2+ years with Microservices and Event-driven Architecture Next Steps So, if you're a Solution Architect who's hungry for innovation, eager to make a mark, and excited about a supportive environment that fosters growth, please APPLY or email our team directly dotnet@thedrivegroup.com.au    For The Latest Jobs, Tech News or to 'Introduce A Friend' for a $1000 Referral Fee - Follow Us On Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivegroup    TheDriveGroup is 100% committed to improving meaningful diversity in the technology industry.    We partner with clients who embrace diversity and seek candidates across all backgrounds, abilities, genders, sexualities, cultures, and faiths. If you have the right skills and attitude we would love to hear from you!
  • .Net Principal Software Engineer / Architect

    Sydney
    Principal Software Engineer / Architect    Join one of Australia's most well-respected Technology teams in a role where you will play a vital position in shaping the direction and future of their applications.    This is a very Senior position where you will be making high-level decisions for their flagship applications while collaborating heavily with Senior Executive stakeholders and inspiring large teams across the business.    To be successful in this role, you must be a subject matter expert when it comes to backend Software Engineering and have very strong recent experience with Solution Design, Cloud and Kubernetes!    This role will be very strategic and you will be working on assessing, exploring, and researching new ways of working and advising the company on how they can take their applications to the next level. Based on the importance of this position, they will consider both contract and permanent applicants.     If you have worked as a Software Engineer for most of your early career and then moved into a Principal / Staff / Lead Engineer or Solution/Domain Architect level role - we would love to hear from you!    Experience We Are Looking For: Extensive experience with Solution Design and Architecture, ideally in a high-traffic and customer-focused environment. Strong Cloud Platforms experience (GCP and/or Azure) Strong Kubernetes / CI/CD / DevOps / Cloud Infrastructure experience (IaaS) Expert across Solution Architecture, Design Patterns, Best Practices etc Strong experience with Microservices & Event-driven Architecture Strong experience with .NET  Experience working with Agile teams. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills The ability to work closely with and present to Senior Stakeholders and 'Head of' level colleagues Experience with POCs, prototyping, and delivering large enterprise-level applications Company / Role Benefits: Work for a company that champions health and well-being, work flexibility and doing good for the wider community. Work Hybrid with plenty of WFH and some time in their modern Sydney CBD office. Avail of a variety of company-wide discounts and perks. Excellent parental leave policy. Work with and learn from inspirational leaders and members of the tech community. Have the opportunity to shape one of the most renowned tech applications across Australia. Attractive $1220 - $1300 daily or $250-275k Salary Package Inc Annual Bonus on offer! Interviews will be taking place in the coming weeks via Video Call so please apply ASAP with your CV and if your experience matches the above our team will be in touch!    ---    For The Latest Jobs, Tech News or to 'Introduce A Friend' for a $1000 Referral Fee - Follow Us On Linkedin:    https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivegroup    TheDriveGroup is 100% committed to improving meaningful diversity in the technology industry.    We partner with clients who embrace diversity and seek candidates across all backgrounds, abilities, genders, sexualities, cultures, and faiths.    If you have the right skills and attitude we would love to hear from you!
  • .NET Solution Architect

    Sydney
    .NET Solution Architect Join Their High-Performing Team as a Hands-On Solution Architect Are you ready to be a key player in a business-critical project at an award-winning Australia ASX Top 100 company? They're looking for a high-performing Solution Architect to spearhead a new initiative, and they want you to be at the forefront of this exciting journey. By joining them early, you'll have the unique opportunity to shape the architectural scope of their organisation and make a tangible impact from day one. Be Part of Something Big: This isn't just another project — it's a chance to get in on the ground floor of something transformative. As part of their team, you'll collaborate with top talent to drive digital innovation and set the stage for their future success. Whether you're passionate about crafting elegant solutions or thrive in a fast-paced environment, you'll find ample opportunities to grow and excel alongside like-minded professionals. Experience the Difference: At their company, they believe that great work starts with great people. That's why they've cultivated a culture of collaboration, creativity, and continuous improvement. From day-to-day interactions to company-wide initiatives, you'll be surrounded by supportive colleagues who share your passion for excellence. With flexible work arrangements and a commitment to work-life balance, you'll have the freedom to pursue your passions both inside and outside the office. Why You'll Love This Role: Join an award-winning company known for excellence and innovation. Be at the forefront of digital evolution, utilising the latest technology/tools to deliver high-level solutions driving digital transformation. Collaborate closely with stakeholders to shape the agile future of the organisation.  Must have Experience Requirements   We're in search of a seasoned, high-performing Solution Architect with expertise in .NET Core, event-driven architecture, and microservices. The ideal candidate will possess very strong Kubernetes skills and be an expert in Azure cloud technologies.  3-5+ years as a Solution Architect (in an enterprise-level company) .NET Core Software Engineering Azure Cloud Expertise 2+ years with Microservices and Event-driven Architecture Next Steps So, if you're a Solution Architect who's hungry for innovation, eager to make a mark, and excited about a supportive environment that fosters growth, please APPLY or email our team directly dotnet@thedrivegroup.com.au    For The Latest Jobs, Tech News or to 'Introduce A Friend' for a $1000 Referral Fee - Follow Us On Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivegroup    TheDriveGroup is 100% committed to improving meaningful diversity in the technology industry.    We partner with clients who embrace diversity and seek candidates across all backgrounds, abilities, genders, sexualities, cultures, and faiths. If you have the right skills and attitude we would love to hear from you!
  • Senior Solution Architect - SAP SuccessFactors

    Sydney
    Solution Architect – SuccessFactors    We have partnered with a global company undergoing a large Digital Transformation. As part of this transformation, they are upgrading and increasing their SAP capability. And are actively looking for a seasoned Senior Solution Architect with a specialisation in SuccessFactors.    In this role, you'll be instrumental in conceptualizing, executing, and supervising the framework of SAP SuccessFactors software solutions focused on People, Processes, and Systems, aligning with requirements and business goals. This role requires an established architect and thought leader, adept at dealing with senior stakeholders and business partners to get projects delivered.  The ideal candidate will have a solid foundation in software development and architectural design, coupled with hands-on experience in SAP Human Capital Management (HCM) software solutions.     Must have Skills SAP SuccessFactors Expertise (Certification highly desirable)  7 years working in Architecture  5 years working with SAP HCM  Management of Senior Stakeholders (Presenting, Negotiating etc) Technical application & integration design & development 5+ years. Integration architecture such as iPaaS, API Gateways, ETL, ESB and related technologies (e.g. REST, JSON, etc.) Analytical and Problem Solving Mindset Ability to influence and drive change MUST be strong with TOGAF Principles What’s in it for you? Hybrid and Remote working arrangements (Sydney or Melbourne)  Attractive Salary package Excellent career progression opportunities  Build out new company division  If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity get in touch: ollie@thedrivegroup.com.au    For The Latest Jobs, Tech News or to 'Introduce A Friend' for a $1000 Referral Fee - Follow Us On Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivegroup  TheDriveGroup is 100% committed to improving meaningful diversity in the technology industry.  We partner with clients who embrace diversity and seek candidates across all backgrounds, abilities, genders, sexualities, cultures, and faiths. If you have the right skills and attitude we would love to hear from you!
  • Senior / Principal Backend .Net Engineers / Greenfield Build

    Sydney
    Looking for a workplace that's all about embracing fresh ideas and where the tech-savvy team has a say in technical choices? How about working in an environment that's always ahead of the curve and where technology isn't seen as a cost but as a driver of growth?    You'll get the chance to build a critical business application here and, most importantly, you have the freedom and time to excel while adhering to industry best practices. While meeting deadlines matters, quality takes precedence, and this team maintains unwavering standards.    This role kicks off as a 6-month contract with an above-market daily rate, and there's a high potential to extend. They're also open to going permanently long-term, but if you're a seasoned contractor, they're perfectly fine with you sticking around for several years.    The company gets the changing market dynamics and offers some fantastic flexibility, 5 days remote/WFH? 5 days in the office? Hybrid? You choose!!!!    The team usually gets together once every 3 weeks to brainstorm/strategies in their brand-new CBD office.    The company's engineering culture is a big deal here, and they're looking for engineers who can help build and nurture it. There's no mould to fit into; they value individuality, and together, the team creates a unique culture. They're all about investing time and resources in your growth, whether individually or as part of a team.    Your Daily Toolkit: C# .NET Core API's Microservices Event Driven / Distributed Systems Cloud (GCP, Azure, AWS) Security, Performance, Scalability, TDD, Unit Testing Modern Design Patterns SOLID Docker Kubernetes    So, if you're a developer who's hungry for innovation, eager to make a mark, and excited about a supportive environment that fosters growth, please APPLY or email our team directly via dotnet@thedrivegroup.com.au    Interview Process - Technical Interview followed by a meet-the-team chat - No Technical Test.    For The Latest Jobs, Tech News or to 'Introduce A Friend' for a $1000 Referral Fee - Follow Us On Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivegroup    TheDriveGroup is 100% committed to improving meaningful diversity in the technology industry.    We partner with clients who embrace diversity and seek candidates across all backgrounds, abilities, genders, sexualities, cultures, and faiths. If you have the right skills and attitude we would love to hear from you!
  • Senior Backend Developer- Design-Led SaaS Platform

    Other Locations
    We have partnered with an innovative, design-led creative start-up to find a Mid-Senior Backend Developer to lead their backend development efforts and support infrastructure across a remote team of developers located around Australia.    About the Role:    Engage in backend development activities, focusing on Node.js and PostgreSQL, ensuring the creation of robust, scalable, and efficient services. Efficiently manage and provision infrastructure resources using AWS, ensuring scalability and reliability. Architect and implement end-to-end solutions, including database design and service creation, ensuring scalability, security, and resilience. Troubleshoot performance issues and memory leaks to ensure efficient and reliable backend operations. Utilise and master a range of tools and technologies for optimal infrastructure management and deployment. Maintain and improve operational processes for the live platform, ensuring high availability, performance, and rapid issue resolution. Ensure that all infrastructure and deployments comply with security best practices and regulatory standards. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to improve processes, implementing best practices for continuous integration, deployment, and improvement of the platform's operations.    What You’ll Need:    Minimum 6+ years of experience in backend development and cloud infrastructure design and implementation. Strong experience with Node.js and PostgreSQL. Demonstrated experience with cloud computing platforms (AWS preferred). In-depth knowledge of cloud-native architectures, microservices, containerisation, and serverless computing. Experience with logging tools. Comprehensive understanding of networking and security principles. Excellent troubleshooting skills, particularly for performance issues and memory leaks. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong opinions but not ideologically tied to specific technologies; naturally curious and willing to learn new technologies; comfortable picking up new stacks and choosing the right tool for the job.    Preferred Qualifications:    Experience working in a startup environment, having shipped high-quality products to users. Familiarity with frontend frameworks such as React (preferred) and understanding of GraphQL. Experience with Real-Time Collaboration (RTC) is ideal. Experience building text editors, online whiteboards, content management systems, or developer tools is highly valued.    Join us in revolutionizing the way business engaged with creative tools to enhance workflow. Apply today and be a key part of our dynamic and forward-thinking team!    For The Latest Jobs, Tech News or to 'Introduce A Friend' for a $1000 Referral Fee - Follow Us On Linkedin:    https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivegroup    TheDriveGroup is 100% committed to improving meaningful diversity in the technology industry.    We partner with clients who embrace diversity and seek candidates across all backgrounds, abilities, genders, sexualities, cultures, and faiths.    If you have the right skills and attitude we would love to hear from you! To apply, send your resume to javascript@thedrivegroup.com.au