Python Software Developer
Full time based in Brisbane or Perth

About Polymathian

At Polymathian, we apply Industrial Mathematics to complex problems faced by industry to transform the way companies run their business operations. Our hosted software solutions deliver significant value to its clients by driving better business decisions to ultimately revolutionise the way industry operates.

We work across a wide range of sectors including: Mining, Rail, Maritime, Energy, Agriculture, and Oil & Gas, for some of the world’s largest companies.

We offer a great workplace that combines exceptional colleagues, a culture that values innovation and the chance to work on exceptionally difficult problems all using the latest technology.

About the Role

As an experienced Python developer, we offer you the opportunity to play a key role in projects for some of the largest companies in Australia and around the world. We believe in small, project-dedicated teams where every member directly affects the end product. At Polymathian you'll have the opportunity to play a crucial role in developing software which will be vital in making what could be multi-million dollar decisions for our clients.

You'll work in an environment where everyone understands what you're doing. Meet people in industry, around Australia and all over the world, talking about your work, selling the code you have developed. We want people who can be amazing coders and amazing business representatives, all in the same day.

If you are interested in helping to solve planning and scheduling related optimisation problems, using modern software development tools and frameworks, with cutting edge cloud environments, you will love working in Polymathian. More important than experience and qualifications is attitude. A willingness to learn, a positive attitude, and passion is key. As a developer, you need to care about and take pride in your code. In providing customer support, you'll strive to continually delight our customers.

Required Experience

  • Fantastic interpersonal and communication skills
  • Formal qualifications and/or experience in software development with Python
  • Experience with object orientated programming languages
  • Willingness to work as part of a team and get involved in the full software development lifecycle

Desired Experience

  • Formal qualifications and/or experience with C++
  • Exposure to modern front end development technologies
  • Exposure to deployment frameworks and techniques
  • Experience and/or formal qualification in applied mathematics
  • Familiarity with parts of Polymathian's tech stack
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services

Tech Stack

The dominant languages used in Polymathian include: Python, C++, TypeScript and React.

The kinds of frameworks, toolkits, IDEs and third party software we use include: Docker, Flask, SQLAlchemy, RQ, NumPy, Pandas, Alembic, React, D3,, Jenkins, Jira, Confluence, Microsoft 365, Git, Visual Studio, PyCharm, Gurobi, PuLP, PostgreSQL, Boto, Zappa and all manner of Amazon Web Services… to name but a few.

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Salary commensurate with formal qualifications and level of experience
  • Flexible working environment
  • Access to learning and development programs and conference events
  • Company funded team event (Skiing in Japan Jan 2019, hiking in Tasmania Jan 2020)
  • Other company funded social events throughout the year
  • Company funded Friday lunches

How To Apply

Send your application to Be sure to include:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Github, Bitbucket, Stack Overflow or other relevant accounts
  • Any work or projects which support your application

Brisbane / Perth office

Full Time

Eligible candidates must have full rights to work in Australia