Principal Software Engineer

Posted 14 November 2023
SalaryAU$110 - AU$115 per hour + + Super
LocationBrisbane CBD
Job type Contract
DisciplineSoftware Development + Testing

Job description

We are seeking a seasoned professional to assume the role of Principal Engineer with a strong background in DevSecOps who brings unparalleled expertise to redefine the landscape for this key Queensland Government Department.

Key Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Architectural Direction: Collaborate closely with the Product Manager and QGCDG Directors to provide strategic direction for product development, enhancements, and support for common Digital Identity and Microservice platforms.

  • Thought Leadership: Foster a culture of excellence within the team, instilling a product-centric mindset, and leading continuous iteration and improvement initiatives to deliver sophisticated digital products and services.

  • Compliance Oversight: Ensure meticulous adherence to all relevant legislative and government standards, overseeing operations, processes, and practices with an unwavering commitment to excellence.

  • Strategic Availability: Maintain an executive-level presence, being available for strategic on-call duties, and undertaking after-hours work during critical project stages.

About You:

  • Architectural Expertise: Showcase distinguished expertise in extending or developing in Keycloak or Red Hat SSO, coupled with a profound understanding of other Identity Management platforms, particularly those rooted in open source.

  • Identity Management Authority: Exhibit extensive knowledge of Identity Federation and protocols such as OpenID Connect, OAuth, SAML, and Directory Services technologies, including LDAPv3.

  • Tech Leadership: Demonstrate mastery in developing Java/JEE, Reactive Microservices, and RESTful API services. Leverage command of technologies like SQL, JSON, XML, Postgres, Deployment Automation, Automation Testing (Junit, Selenium/Playwright), Spring Boot, Maven, and Linux/Unix Operating Systems.

  • Tech Savvy Extraordinaire: Bring extensive experience working with UI libraries and design systems to the forefront, showcasing expertise in HTML5, CSS frameworks, responsive design (React).

  • Strategic Agility: Thrive in an agile and DevSecOps environment, exhibiting leadership in collaboration and continuous improvement. Navigate effortlessly through Cloud technologies on AWS, Azure, GCP, Containers, Kubernetes deployment platforms, CI/CD, and automation through GitHub actions for deployment to AWS.

  • Tool Mastery: Command tools like JIRA, Confluence, and GitHub, demonstrating the ability to orchestrate technological symphonies.

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Jeffrey Bullen on 07 3339 5624 or email [email protected] and quote the above job reference number.

Paxus values diversity and welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people living with a disability. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process please contact me on the above contact details.