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Conserve It is hiring | Backend Developer

Updated: Feb 17, 2022

The Company

Join a company that is quietly revolutionising the world using AI, Machine Learning, IoT, and distributed monitoring, control, and optimisation applications at scale!

Our clients are everywhere, and our products reach some amazing places. From the Melbourne CBD where our headquarters are located, to top security restricted facilities overseas, supporting critical systems on cruise ships, to skyscrapers, universities and more. Conserve It uses its advanced and innovative technologies to create a better, more sustainable world through saving energy and improving the efficiency of the built environment. No matter where it is!

Conserve It is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees. We value everyone who joins our company and the contributions they make. Having an open and collaborative environment that encourages everyone to share their skills, experience and opinions is something we are proud of but continually look to improve.

The Position Conserve It is looking for is a back-end developer to help develop a cloud platform that will be used to provide key data analytics to our clients in the HVAC industry so they may better purpose product and site maintenance. You will be working with a small team to deliver a high-quality product for the client, that will be deployed across the globe for many years to come.

Your duties will include:

  • Working with agile methodologies in building CI/CD pipelines

  • Support and maintaining of cloud infrastructures such as AWS with the possibility of expanding into other infrastructures such as Azure.

  • Build and maintain containerization infrastructure through Docker

  • Coding/Scripting variety of services within the stack that include Java, Kotlin and Python.

  • Building and maintaining production database

  • Work with Data Scientists and Engineers to develop and enhance the product, including the development of new analytics or implementation of machine learning algorithms

  • Continuously improve your skills and help the team continuously improve its process. A desire to learn is always looked upon favourably.

Hours: Full Time

Location: Melbourne CBD

Essential skills and experience

  • Formal qualification in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent

  • Minimum 1 year working with AWS cloud technologies

  • 2+ years experience in Java

  • Any level of experience writing and maintaining Kotlin

  • Comfortable working in a Linux environment

  • Fluent with the use of Docker, Docker Compose & Swarm and microservices

  • Fluent with the use of Git and source code management technologies

  • AWS S3, EC2, Load Balancers, MQTT, AMQP and messaging technologies

  • Demonstrable skills with TDD

Desirable skills

  • Understanding of Relational and NoSQL Databases

  • Have worked with Spring Boot

  • Have worked with NodeJS, Typescript, and Javascript

  • Working knowledge of Python

  • Using Kubernetes for orchestration of cloud-based microservices


  • Standing desk (when we’re actually in the office!)

  • Regular social events including weekly drinks

  • Flexible working from home hours

  • Awesome central CBD location next to Melbourne Central Station

  • Lots of training so you can learn about our industry

When applying please provide us with a cover letter and a link to your GitHub/Bitbucket repo or provide any sample code that you may have.

Please email all applications to

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