Graduate careers at Acacia Systems

Are you top of your class?

Inspired by the chance to help deliver world-class work?

Acacia Systems works with Australian Government agencies to build world-class software and systems.

Our products help save lives at sea and protect Australia’s national interests. Collaboration and teamwork are not just buzz words to us – it’s the way we’ve done business for 30 years.

If you’re top of your class, love solving problems and are inspired by the chance to work with the smartest software and systems developers – you could be who we’re looking for!

Is this you?

We’re looking for people – at all career levels, including graduates – with unsurpassed skills in:

  • software engineering C++
  • systems engineering
  • data fusion
  • tracking
  • sensor performance
  • data analysis
  • data science
  • environmental and mathematical modelling
  • quality assurance.

What we offer

  • A permanent position once you pass six-month probation
  • Two-years supported learning through our Graduate Program, including:
    • mentoring from passionate engineers, who work at the bleeding edge, and have decades of national and international experience
    • exposure to every facet of the software and systems development process – helping you learn faster
  • Annual salary review in June every year
  • A collaborative culture, where you’ll learn from the best in business
  • 100% code review (so you can review the Code of our Chief Software Engineer and he could review yours)
  • Flexible working arrangements, including work from home
  • Small company culture, big company opportunities
  • The chance to see your work in action
  • Free car parking.

Are you ready for a challenge?

If you think you’re ready to work with us, try this puzzle “Keyboard Knights of Acacia” and send us your solution.

If your solution provides the correct answer and shows true talent, you will get the opportunity to discuss your solution with the Acacia mentors, and may put you on the path to a job with us!

We're hiring

We are always on the look out for talented people.

If the position for you is not listed below and you’re interested in working for us, we want to hear from you!

“Four months into working here, I learned that code I had written was installed on a submarine that went out two days earlier. It’s important to know that your work is worthwhile.”
Junior Software Engineer
“I’ve mentored graduates who have tried different approaches to what I’ve advocated but I could see their solution had merit so I worked with them and congratulated them on their own convictions.”
Graham St Jack
Senior Software Engineer and Mentor