Senior Python Software Developer
Full time based in Brisbane

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 drive better business decisions that add significant value to ultimately revolutionise the way industry operates.

We work in a wide range of industries 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, the chance to work on exceptionally difficult problems across a wide range of industries all using the latest technology.

About the Role

As a senior software 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 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 be at the heart of the team, developing the product, contributing to technical direction, and mentoring other staff.

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 senior software developer, you need to care about and take pride in your code, the team you're working in, and the result delivered to our clients.

Required Experience

  • Formal qualifications and/or experience in software development with Python
  • Ability to contribute to technical direction to support product features and maintainability
  • Willingness and ability to work as part of a team and mentor junior staff
  • Fantastic interpersonal and communication skills

Beneficial Experience

  • Experience using Jira or equivalent for management of tickets
  • Formal qualifications and/or experience with React and Typescript
  • Formal qualifications and/or experience with C++
  • Exposure to deployment frameworks and techniques
  • 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, Pandas,, Jenkins, Jira, Confluence, Microsoft 365, Git, Visual Studio, PyCharm, Gurobi, PostgreSQL, Boto 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
  • Catered Friday lunches
  • Centrally located close to transport and the CBD

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 Office

Full Time

Eligible candidates must have full rights to work in Australia