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Senior Software Engineer

Date: 09-Jun-2021

Location: Perth, AU

Company: Woodside Energy Ltd

About Woodside:


We know great results come from our people feeling valued, getting the support they need to reach their full potential as well as bring their whole self to work. We also recognise that enduring, meaningful relationships with communities are fundamental to maintaining our licence to operate.
Technology and innovation are essential to our long-term sustainability. We are growing our carbon and new energy businesses using technology to reduce emissions and the carbon footprint of our products. We are working to improving energy efficiency, offset emissions, reduce emissions intensity and explore options for lower-carbon energy. Woodside led the development of the LNG industry in Australia and is applying this same pioneering spirit to solving future energy challenges.
As Woodside forges ahead with industry-leading innovation, our Digital function continues to challenge traditional ways of working. By augmenting our workforce with fit-for-purpose technology solutions, Woodside’s operations are reaching new heights of safety, efficiency and productivity.


About the Role:


There are multiple positions available for Senior Software Engineers to join the team and contribute to the uplift in reliability and security of our applications as we pursue maximum change velocity. These are unique opportunities to leverage your skills and experience in Application Security or Site Reliability and influence our ways of working.  

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will also coach and mentor team members and drive DevOps principles and best practice for the full software development life cycle.

Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Promote and guide a secure / reliable software culture driving key functionality of our software engineering landscape.
  • Collaborate with Developers and Risks, Security and Operations Teams to ensure a cohesive approach. 
  • Understand cloud-native application architectures (Microservices, Serverless, Containers), and software engineering and operations practices (Agile, DevOps, DevSecOps, and Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery) leveraging cloud technologies to address those needs. 
  • Build reusable and sustainable frameworks to application security and adopt a Continuous Improvement mindset within the Software Engineering & Integration teams. 
  • Responsible for coaching and evangelising DevSecOps principles and standards to uplift the software development capability in relevant teams.


Skills & Experience:


  • Experience in application security engineering working in DevOps teams with a focus on test and behaviour driven software development. 
  • Knowledge of secure coding practices and principles and experience implementing them
  • Ability to develop cloud-native application architectures and modern application development and operations. 
  • Experience with conducting service reliability engineering practices such as blameless post-mortems and chaos engineering. 
  • Hands-on experience with AWS cloud native services
  • A curious nature with the ability to think outside 


Recognition & Reward:


What you can expect from us:


  • Work on world-class operating assets renowned for their safety, reliability and efficiency
  • Commitment to your ongoing development, including on-the-job opportunities, formal programs and assistance with further education
  • Values in action
  • Industry-leading 16 weeks’ paid parental leave for primary carer; plus secondary carer leave
  • Active employee community groups for gender equality, reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, and LGBTI+ staff and allies
  • Community volunteering opportunities
  • Relocation assistance and company housing
  • A competitive remuneration package, featuring performance-based incentives, above-industry superannuation contributions and a generous health insurance allowance.

Diversity statement:
Woodside is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce culture, which is supported by our Compass values. Our aim is to attract, develop and retain a truly diverse and high-performing workforce. 
We encourage diversity of age, nationality, ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical ability, cultural background, thinking styles, experience, family background, including carer commitments and education. Inclusion centres on all employees creating a climate of trust and belonging, where people feel comfortable to bring their whole self to work. We offer supportive pathways for all employees to grow and develop leadership skills. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those seeking a more flexible working environment, including part-time opportunities.


Applications close at 11:59pm AWST on 23 June 2021.