Python Job: Graduate Software Developer

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Adelaide - Australia

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About the Team

This position will be a key member of the close-knit Electronic Solutions team, with exposure to programs such as Land 400, and DSTG R&D activities working in the areas of Machine Learning, Deep Learning and imagery analysis.

About the Role

Working as part of the Electronic Solutions team, and under the supervision of the Technical Lead, the Graduate Software Engineer will undertake software design and development activities as an integral member of engineering project teams.

The general and generic duties of the Graduate Software Engineer include, but are not limited to:
  • Undertake software system design and development activities and software unit integration testing;
  • Undertake tasks within allocated timeframes;
  • Facilitate collaboration with RDA staff and clients; and
  • Identify and pursue ongoing personal development opportunities.


What are we looking for?

Rheinmetall seeks applicants who exemplify our Company’s values of Safety, Partnering, Openness, Respect and Trust. This creates a workplace environment where employees value each other, live up to their promises and communicate openly.

The experience and skillset best suited to this role includes:

  • Eligibility and willingness to meet Australian Department of Defence security clearance requirements;
  • Understanding of the secure software development lifecycle;
  • Experience using programming languages and technologies such as Python, C++, Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, or PHP;
  • Exposure to object oriented design methodologies;
  • Exposure to SQL; and
  • Experience working with multiple operating systems e.g. Windows, Linux.

At Rheinmetall, your strengths and experience are worth something. We also highly value diversity and equal opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application.


  • Have a long weekend every second week with a compressed 9 day working fortnight
  • Working in a great team and with exciting products
  • Internal incentive and referral program
  • Opportunity for career development and further training
  • Strong links to our global Rheinmetall community
  • Opportunity to work on major projects such as LAND 400
  • Attractive Remuneration package with salary sacrificing & novated leases
  • Corporate discounts with gyms, private health funds and various car dealerships
  • Employee Assistance Program to support our employees and their families overall wellbeing


Rheinmetall Defence Australia (RDA) is a major Defence company with operations across Australia and New Zealand delivering specialist Defence capability to the Australian Defence Force and New Zealand Defence Force. RDA is a subsidiary of Rheinmetall, a global technology group based in Dusseldorf, Germany. RDA is a trusted partner to the ADF through its three divisions - Vehicle Systems, Electronics Solutions and Weapon and Ammunition. RDA is rapidly growing its Australian footprint to deliver system solutions and capabilty to the ADF in the areas of mobility, lethality, reconnaissance, protection and sustainment.

Rheinmetall recognises the strength that comes with employee diversity. We are commited to providing an inclusive work environment where each employee is treated fairly and respectfully. Diversity is critical to our ability to work sucessfully as a team regardless of borders, language or culture. Our workforce includes employees of varying gender, age, race and ethnicity, professional and cultural background.

Veterans are always encouraged to apply for roles at Rheinmetall where they can bring select skills and expertise to the delivery of products and services for our customer. Recognising these unique attributes, the Company has established a Veterans Employment Program that trains and supports veterans transitioning from the armed forces and seeking future employment in the commercial sector.

As an integrated technology group with more than 25,000 employees worldwide, the listed Rheinmetall AG stands for a strong, internationally successful company that operates in various markets with an innovative range of products and services. As a renowned development partner and direct supplier to the global automotive industry and a leading international systems provider for security technology, Rheinmetall draws on its high level of expertise in its basic technologies to address long-term megatrends, identify viable new markets with high growth potential and develop innovative solutions for a safe and liveable future. The focus on sustainability is an integral part of Rheinmetall's strategy. The company aims to achieve CO2 neutrality by 2035.