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Software Developer

Job No: 99811
Location: Brisbane

  • Exciting opportunity for a Ruby on Rails Developer to grow with our business
  • Competitive remuneration package, awesome benefits & an unrivalled culture
  • Work from home & flexible hours negotiable

Your new career

We're looking for a Software Developer to help us solve our clients' recruitment technology challenges. We're after a driven Developer who's passionate about maintenance, process automation and continuous integration.

As a Developer with Scout Talent, you’ll be able to fully immerse yourself in a project and nail it. We provide our developers with autonomy and the freedom to use their initiative to propose new solutions and make their mark on our software.

Your primary responsibility will be to act as a back-end development specialist, working with our Development Team to design and build solutions that result in the best experience for our clients. 

Required skills and knowledge:
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Source Control (Git)
  • Familiarity with working in Agile methodology
  • Strong communication skills

Although not essential, the following would be a bonus:

  • Degree in Computer Science or Engineering Related Field
  • Postgres / SRL experience
  • Knowledge of AWS and Phoenix/Elixir

Your new company

Scout Talent accelerates and streamlines our clients' recruitment processes to save them time and ensure they see people first. We offer innovative technology, built specifically for internal recruitment teams and powered by talent acquisition specialists who see the world the way our clients do.

At Scout Talent, we follow a TDD approach to feature development that is supported by Travis CI. Source control is managed using Git, and pull reviews are a key part of our sprint cycle.

Our development culture focuses on individual responsibility and agency in delivering solutions that further our business goals.

We favour tailoring our technology to solve technical challenges, which gives our developers the freedom to choose what tools to use when developing new features, and the design used to accomplish those outcomes.

What's in it for you?

You'll find your new role to be extremely enjoyable, varied and interesting. We have a close-knit team of professionals who enjoy each other's company as well as their interaction with clients from a wide variety of sectors and industries. Our open plan, spacious office enjoys full-length views of the Brisbane River and is located only a few minutes from the train, bus or City Cat terminal. We are focused on the factors that keep our wonderful team happy – fresh fruit and snacks every day, good coffee on tap, Nutribullets with everything you could possibly want to put in them, social events, job security and real earning potential.

We pay above-market rates and will negotiate a remuneration package with the successful candidate, in line with their experience and skills. 

Our organisational structure is egalitarian, flat, and built around small, supportive teams. Successful team members will also enjoy further opportunities to advance their career within Scout Talent by becoming Team Leaders or entering business ownership roles.


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"Our Client Success team help until their throats hurt, our developers type until their hands hurt, our marketers write until their brains hurt, but all of us, every member of our team laugh until our sides hurt."


"At Scout Talent, every day is full of rewarding interactions with clients, and even coworkers. No day is the same, but that's what I love about Scout. #LoveSCOUT"


"My role allows me to make the day-to-day lives of recruiters and HR professionals so much easier. I love hearing from clients how straightforward Scout Talent is to use and how much time they are saving. Being part of the success in a recruitment process is what it's all about!"


Scout Talent accelerates and streamlines your recruitment processes to save you time and ensure that you see people first. We bring you innovative technology, built specifically for internal recruitment teams and powered by talent acquisition specialists who see the world the way you do. With tailored, easy to use systems and the best support team you’ll ever work with, Scout Talent makes your life easier.