First listed on: 18 May 2018

Make a difference.

Contribute to a safe and environmentally responsible Australian offshore petroleum industry.

Federal Government Agency is seeking a talented Senior Software Developer to build and maintain a suite of critical business applications. Great working conditions and benefits.

About the Agency

The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) is Australia's independent expert regulator for health and safety, environmental management, structural and well integrity for offshore petroleum facilities and activities in Commonwealth waters.

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NOPSEMA is building an in-house software delivery team to provide long term technical expertise and software development capability and deliver on the technology strategy.

About the Role

A career with NOPSEMA provides an opportunity to make a real difference to the environment and people working in Australia’s offshore oil and gas industry.

The role is for a full stack senior software developer to work on and manage existing and new projects and provide operational support and maintenance of existing Ruby on Rails applications.

Working in a small team with a strong agile culture, you will be involved in all software delivery activities including business analysis, testing, coding, continuous delivery, maintenance and support.

You will develop software using modern frameworks and technology on cloud infrastructure, using Ruby on Rails, containers and continuous delivery tools.

You will manage agile software development projects, and define and facilitate agile delivery processes.

You will coordinate the work of third party consultants and service providers.


Work in all aspects of the software delivery process with the ability to influence technical architecture and strategy, and adoption of new technologies and processes.

Flexible working environment, competitive salary, generous superannuation, annual leave of five weeks and career development opportunities.

What we’re looking for


Extensive experience in web application development

Demonstrated experience in agile delivery methods

Substantial experience of managing software delivery projects

Excellent communication, problem solving and innovation skills


Knowledge of Ruby on Rails, Javascript, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, AWS, Linux, Git, Docker, continuous delivery tools.

Knowledge of and/or experience in the Offshore Petroleum Industry.

Further information:

For more information and to apply for this exciting opportunity, go to

Please note the closing date for this position is Tuesday 5 June 2018.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date.  Any applications received beyond the closing date will not be considered.

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