The role

We are looking for a Senior Developer with experience with AWS and Node. We want you to utilise your experience and skills to help us design and deliver a new platform , work on features on existing platforms and mentor other awesome developers.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Contributing to design and develop a new platform based on Amplify, AppSync Lambda(node), DynamoDB
  • Mentor other technical staff and take responsibility of projects
  • Work closely with product team and QA team
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About us

FifthDomain is a young and ambitious Australian scale-up tackling the global cyber skills shortage. We create cutting edge virtual learning environments that deliver hands-on education and training content to future and existing cyber operators at a time and place that suits them.

Our virtual learning platforms are flexible and agile, delivering critical and up-to-date cyber security content and practical learning exercises in a safe virtual environment with just a browser.

About you

FifthDomain is at the forefront of creating innovative technology in cyber security training. To succeed in this role, you will:

  • Have experience in AWS services such as Lambda, DynamoDB
  • Have experience in Javascript and NodeJS
  • Experience with React would be a bonus
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Thrive in a team environment
  • Have the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a small team in a fast-paced and evolving environment
  • Have experience in other programming languages and databases
  • Love to learn and experiment with new things
  • Love to design and see that design become reality

Applying Expertise & Technology

  • Applies specialist and detailed technical expertise
  • Develops job knowledge and expertise through continual professional development
  • Shares expertise and knowledge with others
  • Uses technology to achieve work objectives
  • Demonstrates an understanding of different organisational departments and functions

Learning & Researching

  • Rapidly learns new tasks and quickly commits information to memory
  • Gathers comprehensive information to support decision making
  • Demonstrates a rapid understanding of newly presented information
  • Encourages an organisational learning approach (i.e. learns from successes and failures and seeks staff and customer feedback)
  • Manages knowledge (collects, classifies, and disseminates knowledge of use to the organisation)

Planning & Organising

  • Sets clearly defined objectives
  • Plans activities and projects well in advance and takes account of possible changing circumstances
  • Manages time effectively
  • Identifies and organises resources needed to accomplish tasks
  • Monitors performance against deadlines and milestones


  • Analyses numerical data, verbal data and all other sources of information
  • Breaks information into component parts, patterns and relationships
  • Probes for further information or greater understanding of a problem
  • Makes rational judgements from the available information and analysis
  • Produces workable solutions to a range of problems
  • Demonstrates an understanding of how one issue may be a part of a much larger system

Adapting & Responding to Change

  • Adapts to changing circumstances
  • Accepts new ideas and change initiatives
  • Adapts interpersonal style to suit different people or situations
  • Shows respect and sensitivity towards human differences
  • Deals with ambiguity, making positive use of the opportunities it presents.


  • Located in a newly refurbished building in Braddon with easy access to public transport
  • Close proximity to the Canberra Centre and an array of high-quality restaurants and bars
  • Fast paced start-up environment
  • Enthusiastic and passionate team
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