Java Senior Software Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Melbourne

Website DNA Talent

About the Company

Our client is united by a common purpose. They’ve just embarked on an exciting journey of growth and market opportunities and are looking for a passionate Senior Software Engineer to join their ride.

Our client now offers a comprehensive suite of modules that connects the entire school community. Schools are now able to simplify processes and reduce their administrative burden so everyone can focus on achieving their school’s version of success.

About the Role

They want thinkers and problem solvers, who celebrate diversity and thrive in a collaborative team environment to join their talented product teams and help transform the lives of teachers, students and parents all over the world through their software.

You’ll work as part of a fun, hardworking product team who take ownership of their work and love to celebrate successfully delivering wins for their customers and for the team.


  • Lead a team that designs, develops, and maintains secure, scalable software that’s used by thousands of customers all over the world
  • Constantly evolve your team’s technical capabilities by ensuring they are up to date with modern engineering practices
  • Inspire quality and best practices by championing software craftsmanship, clean code, and pair programming
  • Build great relationships with your team, be generous with your thoughts and feedback and be open about receiving it
  • Meet regularly with your team members to provide performance feedback, career development, coaching, and mentoring
  • Foster a culture of openness and engagement to ensure that all team members are heard equally, feel appreciated, and are committed to driving the success of your software
  • Identifying and removing bottlenecks that impede the progress of project deliverables.
  • Solving issues and developing workarounds and alternative solutions.
  • Provide Architectural and Design direction.
  • Conduct daily scrum calls with the team.
  • Overseeing deployments and new releases.
  • Should provide code level technical expertise and Perform code reviews and set code standards.
  • Define both technical and functional processes as needed to adhere to enterprise standards.
  • Working closely with Developers and Product Managers in requirements and providing project estimates and timelines.
  • Collaborate and Work with other development team leads as and when required for the project.
  • Identifying and removing bottlenecks that impede the progress of project deliverables.
  • Solving issues and developing workarounds and alternative solutions.
  • Ensuring the regular delivery of project deliverables in accordance with Agile methodologies.


  • Experienced in developing and delivering software using Agile methodologies.
  • Passionate about software development and actively keeps up to date with new tech.
  • Should be a full stack developer doing hands coding using the tech stack mentioned below.
  • Real-world experience in object-oriented programming languages (eg C#, Java, C++).
  • Real-world experience in frontend Javascript, libraries, and frameworks (eg Javascript, HTML, CSS, React, Typescript).
  • Previously worked with SQL/NoSQL databases and is comfortable designing and implementing database solutions.
  • Spring framework, Microservices, and ORM technologies experience
  • MongoDB, Postgres, Git, RabbitMQ, Hibernate experience
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