Graduate Software Engineers


We use open source software to provide reliability at scale for some of the world's leading technology organisations.

The Role

As a Graduate Software Engineer, you will be responsible for working as part of our Product Development team to maintain and improve Instaclustr’s systems and offering. You will work in teams of 2-10 dedicated software engineers planning, designing, building, testing and releasing features using a mix of modern and new technologies. Our service, built and delivered from Canberra, provides cutting-edge open source technologies (Cassandra, Kafka, Spark) to clients around the world.

Our core development language is Java, but you will also be using Scala, Clojure, Python, Javascript and Typescript within niches of our product. You’ll deal with a range of Open Source technologies and services including Kafka, Cassandra, Elasticsearch stack, Postgres, Docker, Kubernetes, Git, Jenkins, AWS/Azure/GCP API’s and DataDog. We follow an agile software development process and make production releases continuously.

Your Major Responsibilities

With teammates, design, develop, test and release either individual changes or contributions to a larger project
Work with our senior software engineers to learn and develop your skills
Adopt and suggest improvements to quality and process

Skills Required

Undergraduate or higher degree in Software Engineering
Structured approach to problem solving and learning new technologies and skills
Strong communication and teamwork skills
Enthusiasm for learning new technologies
Right to work in Australia


Competitive base salary
Annual bonus
We offer structured personal development time
Our rotation program is a great opportunity for broadening your skills and experience
Rewards program
Flexible hours
Travel and secondment opportunities
Startup culture, including regular games nights and other social outings
Coffee machine and snacks
Bright newly renovated office on UC campus
We have no corporate dress code
A flat structure and a get-stuff-done culture with just the right amount of red tape
Please include and academic transcript with your application.

Instaclustr is an equal opportunity employer. By joining us you’ll be part of an organisation that fosters diversity. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

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