Jobs/Linux Developers


Linux Developers



Agency / Department

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$145 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


The Land Network Integration Centre (LNIC) within Army Headquarters has been tasked to design and certify a Mission Partner Environment (MPE) solution for the Headquarters On-The-Move (HQOTM) capability to be delivered by Land Project 2072 Phase 2B. The services delivered within the HQOTM vehicle will be required to interface into the existing MPE system and must be compliant with the Vehicle Standard Operating Environment. The solution needs to support two users whilst moving, with potential for additional users while static and will have constrained WAN access through the use of disadvantaged TDMA SATCOM links. The HQOTM MPE node will have interfaces to tactical command and control services within the vehicle, accessing tactical radio networks. The LNIC has established a small project team to commence work on the task and now requires the services of two software developers to augment the team. The LNIC is based in Canberra with a small number of personnel working remotely from Brisbane. Therefore, LNIC are seeking Canberra or Brisbane based personnel to fulfil the role.


The LNIC is seeking individuals with broad Linux-based software development experience. The successful candidates will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing software components into the HQOTM node as well as building testing and supporting instances of the designed node. This will involve the following:

  1. Design and document software components within the HQOTM node.
  2. Review and provide advice on the design and implementation of the HQOTM node.
  3. Integrate and customise existing software components and applications.
  4. Automate solution installation through software development and scripting.
  5. Transfer knowledge to support personnel.
  6. Contribute to training material development.
  7. Baseline and maintain system configuration control of developed software.

Essential Criteria

  1. Greater than 8 years of software development experience.
  2. Experience developing software for Linux operating systems.
  3. Experience securing and hardening Linux operating systems.
  4. Experience designing and documenting software development components.
  5. Experience automating and scripting application installation and customisation.
  6. Experience developing technical documentation.
  7. Ability to provide technical advice to meet business requirements.

Desired Criteria

  1. Experience working with deployable communication and information systems.
  2. Understanding of software development processes.
  3. Experience working within agile project management frameworks.
  4. Experience with DEVOPS methodologies.

Security Clearance


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



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