Contract Software Developer

Cogent, Melbourne CBD

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Contract Software Developer

Who we are

We are a team of highly skilled developers, designers and product managers helping some of Melbourne’s most loved digital businesses create meaningful products. We work in agile teams using the very best practices available to build smart solutions for businesses and missions we are inspired by (that means no wagering, mining or banks). We’ve got a great reputation around town, with plenty of successful projects and happy customers.

Who you will work with

We place importance on working alongside people that we respect and can learn from, and believe in treating each other and our customers well. We have a highly skilled team of Developers, Designers and Product Managers, you can get to know more about them here.

What its like to work with us

You’ll be joining a supportive environment where your opinion counts and decisions are underpinned by a strong value system. We don’t just “talk the talk”, we live our values of Inclusion, Transparency, Evolution, Meaning and Wellbeing every day. They guide all aspects of Cogent from our open salary policy (yes, we believe you should be paid for your skills and capability, not how well you negotiate) to our open finances, profit share and making sure you are home in time for dinner with the family/friends.

In the spirit of transparency, we've posted our Culture Amp Engagement Survey results so you can see for yourself what its like to work at Cogent.

Who we look for

Currently, we’re on the lookout for polyglot developers with around 5+ years experience. We need you to have some commercial Javascript, Java, Ruby or .NET experience.

We are huge advocates for testing and so experience with TDD is required.

If you thrive on learning and enjoy variety, you've come to the right place.

So, why us?

  • Work on great projects with values-aligned teammates
  • Learn from your peers in a highly collaborative environment
  • Access to purpose-based projects with businesses that make a difference
  • Gain exposure to multiple domains and varying technology stacks
  • Our open rate model means that pay is transparent and fair across the board
  • We look after our contractors and have worked with some of them for over 4 years
  • We have long, short, fast paced and more relaxed engagements coming through all the time so we can work to your preferences

Sounds great, what now?

If you’re a developer, with around 5 years of experience and this sounds pretty sweet to you - let's chat!

Feel free to send over your LinkedIn Profile or Resume, make sure you say a friendly hello with your application, we respond well to the human touch :-).

Cogent is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting, retaining and developing our people irrespective of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.

We look forward to hearing from you.

About Cogent

We work with novel digital businesses to turn great ideas into remarkable software. Whether that's building a product from scratch or taking an existing product to new heights, we work collaboratively to define and execute the best approach, then action it. We're growing fast and are always looking for top people to join the Cogent team. To find out more about careers with Cogent, visit cogent.co/careers


Want to learn more about Cogent? Visit Cogent's website.