Jobs/Go Software Developer


Go Software Developer



Agency / Department

Geoscience Australia

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$90 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


n experienced Go Developer to provide the following for a set of microservice applications and related libraries, with the goal of ensuring the system as a whole is production ready: - Professional code review and refactoring - System testing patterns - Improved unit and integration test quality - Improved system observability through logging and monitoring Applications are deployed to Kubernetes via CI/CD pipelines.


  • The developer will work as part of a small team responsible for developing a platform for the delivery of real-time data streams in support of the Positioning Australia program.
  • The developer should be capable of sharing their knowledge with the other team members through documentation and retroactive showcases.
  • The developer will be expected to work on average 40 hours per week between standard business hours (Mon – Fri) for a period of 3 months.

Essential Criteria

  1. Demonstrated experience writing high quality Go software (particularly microservice applications and system tests)
  2. Experience implementing logging patterns in Go for improving observability of systems
  3. Experience running applications in Kubernetes

Desired Criteria

  1. Experience with MQTT or other pub sub message brokers
  2. Experience with binary data parsing

Security Clearance

None required



**Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information regarding the expected rate



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