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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 - Software Engineering
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    • 0433 729 074
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Jobs in Software Engineering

  • Senior .NET Engineer

    Sydney
    TheDriveGroup is working exclusively with mid-large FINTECH which is taking on the major players in a multi-billion-dollar industry!  Due to growth, we have an opportunity for a Senior .Net Developer 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 and Azure. 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 The start dates are immediate but they may wait longer for the right person. We look forward to hearing 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!
  • Senior Golang Developer

    Sydney
    Back End Golang Engineer - Sydney based We’re currently working with a Global Tech Product Company who are scaling their tech team and hiring multiple Golang and Platform Engineers. To be considered, you must have hands-on experience in building complex software systems with Golang and ideally some production experience with PostgreSQL or other SQL databases. 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, Python, C++, JavaScript etc) 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, this is the place for you! Skills required include: At least 3 years of commercial experience in building complex software systems Ideally at least 1+ years of commercial experience with Golang in production Experience with PostgreSQL or other SQL Databases Bonus Skills: MicroServices JavaScript Python High-traffic web applications and/or distributed services AWS/GCP, Docker, Kubernetes, and CI/CD tools Machine Learning, Data Algorithms or IOT 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.     If you have any questions about this role or others we have available you can email our team directly via java@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 Principle / Lead / Senior .NET Software Engineer

    Sydney
    About the Business/Role: Our client is a technology-driven company in Sydney that thrives on innovation. They are currently seeking 2x very strong Senior .NET Developers to join their dynamic team on a 12-month contract, with the potential for a long-term extension. This role offers a unique blend of startup environment within the secure framework of a well-renowned, successful, and stable market-leading Australian brand. You'll experience the agility and creativity of a startup while enjoying the job security and lack of red tape associated with a larger organization. Code your way, and make a direct impact on the company's success. Your Impact: This is an environment that values your suggestions on better ways to work and encourages the exploration of new technologies. The project scope is extensive, spanning multiple years. You'll play a crucial role in the full development lifecycle,  providing you with an exciting opportunity to incubate new ideas and drive results that will shape the future of their technology, products, and business. What Sets This Opportunity Apart: Cutting-edge Technology: You'll be at the forefront of the latest technologies, working in a fast-paced environment that values high-quality code. Flexibility/WFH: Whether you prefer working from home or the brand new CBD offices, the team comes together once a week to collaborate and share ideas, the rest of the week you can work where you're most comfortable. Work-Life Balance: Our client invests in its staff's well-being they recognise that development isn't a 9-to-5 job, they offer tailored flexibility, and understanding of the importance of family commitments, such as the kids' drop-off etc. Outcome-Driven Culture: You'll be measured on output, not the time you log in, and you'll have the chance to not only grow as an engineer but also contribute to the business's technological advancement. What You'll Be Working With / What They Look For: .NET Core Microservices / Event-Driven Architecture Messaging GCP, Azure, or AWS Docker Kubernetes Agile Team High-Quality Code & Unit Testing / TDD Championing the Architecture & Future of the Company Interview Process: These roles are 100% approved, and the budget is signed off. Our client follows a quick 2-stage interview process. Start dates can be immediate, or if you have notice periods/holidays, they are flexible and focused on securing the right talent. If you are a Senior .NET Developer and interested please APPLY NOW! Please note: due to the high level of applications we receive we may not get the opportunity to call everyone, and applicants that tick all over the above will be a priority, but we will be sure to keep all applicants in mind for other suitable roles that may come up. -- 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!
  • Technical Lead

    Sydney
    ***Java/Kotlin/Spring/AWS/Mobile*** We have partnered with a growing global tech company and we are looking for multiple Senior Java engineers and Technical Leads 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: 5 + years with Java Experience or keen to work woth Kotlin Experience with Mobile development Reactive Programming  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!! If you have any questions about this role or others we have available you can email our team directly via java@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 Lead / Engineering Manager

    Sydney
    Join one of Australia's most well-respected Technology teams in a newly created role where you will play a vital position in shaping the direction and future of their back-end 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 Software Engineering and have very strong technical skills across .NET technologies. This role will be strategic where you will be working on assessing the backend architecture, exploring and researching new ways of working and advising them on how they can take their applications to the next level. If you have worked as a Senior .NET Engineer for most of your early career and then moved into a Tech Lead, Solution Architect, Development / Engineering / Technology Manager, Head of Engineering / Technology, or CTO role, we would love to hear from you! Key Responsibilities: Promote excellence across everything in Software Engineering. Help shape their processes, practices, and culture, leading the Engineering roadmap.  Research and introduce new frameworks, tools, and technologies.  Lead teams driving engineering upliftment in practices and partner with teams in adopting the latest tools and methodologies Collaborate with key vendors across the business.  Mentoring and managing other engineers and influencing decision-makers throughout the organisation.  Experience We Are Looking For: Extensive experience with .NET Development and Architecture, ideally in a high-traffic and customer-focused environment. Previous success as a Technical Lead / Engineering Manager or above. Expert across Solution Architecture, Design Patterns, Best Practices etc Exposure to Node.js, React.js and Angular. Cloud Platforms - mainly Azure - but GCP/AWS are also beneficial. Kubernetes / CI/CD / DevOps. Experience working with Agile teams. Experience mentoring Software Engineers - including designing and rolling out training material Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills The ability to work closely with and present to Senior Stakeholders and 'Head of' level colleagues Experience working on and delivering large enterprise-level applications Last but not least - you're passionate about your job and you emerge yourself in the industry (attending or talking at Meetups, writing Papers or Blogs etc) 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.  $255k + Bonus (Up to $300k Package) 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! If you have any questions about this role or others we have available you can 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!
  • Senior Golang Engineer

    Sydney
    Senior Software Engineer / Developer - Golang 100% WFH / Remote & Hybrid Available In Australia    We’re currently working with a Scale-up in the Cyber Security space who are looking to hire experienced Golang Developers for their world class Software Engineering team!    You'll be interested to join a Fast-paced Dynamic Team working across Niche and Exploding Markets with Modern and Cutting Edge Technology.    You will be given the opportunity to: Design, architect and build a wide range of interesting & challenging features Build and maintain high-performance, scalable products with Golang 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, this is the place for you!    Skills required / the stack: Golang GCP / AWS Kubernetes  Docker React (Bonus)    Interviews are taking place immediately via video and start dates are flexible so please apply and we will be in touch ASAP! Flexible work arrangements or fully remote available. To apply, you MUST be in Australia with valid work rights.    If you have any questions about this role or others we have available you can email our team directly via java@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!