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Java software engineer

NQRY Full Time

Job Description

About the business

NQRY™ specialises in investigative tools, enterprise search and case management software solutions for public safety and security organisations. We work closely with our customers to build the solutions they want.

We have a highly capable software team and everyone contributes directly to our success. There are opportunities to shape the future directions of our products, while also growing your skills and experience in a leading technical environment.

Our offices are within the Lot Fourteen innovation precinct in Adelaide’s CBD – a unique, friendly community for a range of technology businesses.

About the role

We’re looking for software engineers and full-stack (Java and React) developers to work with us from our Adelaide office to develop and deliver modern and appealing products and solutions. Current opportunities are best suited to software engineers with prior Java experience.

You’ll be working in an Agile development environment on one or more of our web-based applications, which include case management software and federated search solutions. Your key responsibilities include:

  • Designing, developing and implementing quality software that meets customer requirements and industry standards;
  • Working collaboratively on building and maintaining back-end web services and designing front-end user interfaces;
  • Designing, planning and trialling novel technologies and architectural approaches to solve technical problems in a disciplined manner;
  • Writing unit, system, and integration tests for various software components; and
  • Contributing to automation and deployment of software (DevOps).

Benefits and work environment

Located next to the Botanic Gardens on the edge of the Adelaide CBD, our office is within the revitalised Lot Fourteen precinct – working alongside a range of interesting companies at the forefront of their industries. Lot Fourteen offers a great range of amenities and benefits including secure bike storage, end of trip facilities, well-equipped kitchens and lounges, free coffee, and community networking and training events. There’s access to bus and tram services right on our doorstep, and discounted city parking when needed.

NQRY understands the importance of work-life balance and supports flexible working arrangements, with many of our team adopting hybrid working.

For our developers, NQRY allows individuals to expand their capabilities, to make a real difference in the community, and to contribute directly in delivering meaningful solutions to our customers. We’re a dynamic, enthusiastic team that works well together and always offers support to each other. We also look for areas of expertise that we can sharpen and develop through company-wide and individual driven Professional Development.

Skills and experience

Given the nature of our clients and need for Government security clearances, we require Australian citizenship. Applicants with existing or prior Australian Government clearances will be highly regarded. 

We welcome diversity and varied experience in our applicants, however you will ideally have at least three years of relevant software development experience in an Agile environment, together with proficiency in Java and prior working experience.

Front-end experience with TypeScript and React.js is also desirable.

We want people who are problem solvers and have strong communication skills. You’ll be a good team player, willing to share ideas, and motivated to get things done.

Additionally, experience with containerisation, virtualisation, or QA / testing would all be relevant, as would experience with relational databases, data storage technologies and Elasticsearch.

Employer questions

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About NQRY

Formed in 2018 as a spin-out from the Data to Decisions CRC, NQRY specialises in investigative tools, information discovery solutions and case management software for public safety and anti-fraud organisations. The software has been shaped from concept to creation by end users, with an emphasis on modern, easy to use and adaptable designs. NQRY delivers systems built from the ground up to meet the practical, real world needs of investigators and analysts, while drawing on innovative research in intelligent search, visualisation and data analytics.

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