Software Engineer

12 month fixed-term appointment with potential extension (Reference No. 1951)

This is an exciting time to join UAC as we continue our journey in transforming the digital world in the education sector. If you are passionate about technology and want to be part of a progressive team, this is the place for you!  

UAC is recognised as one of Australia’s most innovative companies — we ranked 41st in the 2018 AFR Most Innovative Companies list and won the Best Process Innovation award. We are the largest tertiary admissions centre in Australia. We believe in the value of education and are committed to providing opportunities in higher education for all members of our community.

We are rapidly growing and have a well-established reputation in the industry as the leaders in delivering innovative end-to-end digital solutions for our clients. We are currently working on Blockchain/Distributed Ledger Technology and are looking for a highly motivated Software Engineer to join our talented Digital Products team.  

You will work on multiple innovative projects across the organisation and play a key role in collaborating with our clients and subject matter experts to develop exceptionally high-end solutions. This is a critical role in developing applications that aim to transform and streamline business processes and solve existing and emerging sector challenges.


  • Hands on experience in product architecture and development using Blockchain/DLT
  • Experience with cloud services such as AWS or Azure
  • Inquisitive and problem-solving approach
  • Ability to transform business challenges to technical implementations and real-life solutions
  • Excellent communication and working with multiple stakeholders at all levels
  • Love to code and work on new concepts, technologies and frameworks. 


This is an excellent opportunity to work with leaders in the industry, delivering cutting-edge, transformative projects. We encourage creativity, new thinking, new approaches, and new ways to solve problems that lead to the best solutions for our business and clients.

This is both a challenging and rewarding role, working in a collaborative and supportive environment where innovation is highly valued and your potential to grow is endless.

We offer a competitive remuneration package: generous staff benefits, flexible working hours and a genuine work/life balance.

Remuneration: The annual salary range for this position at Grade 8 is $119,042 - $134,256 pa (includes base salary plus 9.5% employer superannuation contribution and annual leave loading).

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For your application to be considered, you must provide a written response to each of the questions below:

  • Tell us about your software development experience and how it’s relevant to this position.
  • Tell us about your experience with Blockchain/DLT research and development. What are your thoughts of using Blockchain/DLT in the real world and how would you apply it in the education industry?
  • Tell us about an innovative product/solution that you’ve recently initiated or been a key contributor of, from inception to marketable prototype/production-ready.

Your application should also include your resume and copies of relevant qualifications.

Email your application to

Enquiries: Contact Jennie Edwards on (02) 9752 0724 or email

Applications close: Sunday 18 August 2019

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