Permanent Mid-Level Software Developer

Cogent, Melbourne

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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. Our Clients are made up of A-list dot-coms, growing start-ups, and ventures that we believe in.  


What sort of place we are

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.


Who we look for

Currently, we’re on the lookout for developers with 3- 5 years experience. We would love to meet you if you have commercial experience with Ruby, Javascript, AWS or Java.

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 with an amazing team or values aligned professionals, passionate about creating meaningful technology.
  • Gain diverse experience across a variety of client domains and technologies
  • We'll supply you with a new laptop (if you need one) and cover your mobile and internet bills.
  • We'll give you a $3k self development budget that you can spend on sharpening your skills as well as 5 paid learning days.
  • Receive $500 on us annually to purchase learning materials like books and subscriptions.
  • Open salary model means that pay is transparent and fair across the board.


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.