Senior Software Engineer at Catapult Sports

Hardware & Firmware, Melbourne, Australia melbourne engineering
Posted a month ago


We are looking for a talented and inquisitive Senior Software Engineer whose drive for learning and determination for continuous improvement aligns with our ambitious, fast-growing and transforming company. Based in Melbourne, you will be a key player in planning, designing, building and testing key features for our wearables customers to provide insights and analytics to coaching/support staff, sports scientists and athletes to assist in optimizing athlete performance. We believe that our customers deserve the best and we are on a mission to maximise and enhance their performance through delivering a high quality experience. Our software engineers match this ethos by taking responsibility for constantly improving productivity and development of self and be able to excel in a fast-paced environment with your short project timelines from conception to deployment.


  • Help the Catapult build a platform to enable cross product data sharing.
  • Bring a growth mindset to every task -- sharing ideas and opinions with an attitude and appetite for improvement; the ability to challenge, pursue pragmatic outcomes and take ownership of tasks end to end in a collaborative environment 
  • Be product/customer focused. We want to build solid software that gives the user a great experience.
  • Support the team and wider organization in key areas of knowledge. We’re looking for T-Shaped engineers willing to stretch themselves beyond just their area of specialty
  • Support and grow less experienced engineers


  • 6+ years’ recent development experience delivering multiple projects to production
  • Experience with java frameworks, ORMs and apis
  • 2+ years cloud experience, preferably AWS 
  • Proven track record of mentoring and coaching less senior team members

You’ll have slight advantage if you have

  • Experience with React & Typescript
  • IoT experience
  • Go experience
  • Working knowledge of automation tools and processes for continuous integration and deployment (Gitlab, Terraform)
  • Experience designing and implementing infrastructure on AWS 

The ideal candidate will have 

  • an understanding of how to write testable and maintainable code
  • an understanding of modern design patterns 
  • a drive to build productive working relationships across our teams
  • highly-developed problem-solving capabilities, and a willingness to learn
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • We have amazing people. We can promise you will work with some of the most ambitious and intelligent people in an exciting industry, and you will do some of the best work of your life.
  • We encourage our people to have constructive, open and honest communication; to make Catapult extraordinary; innovate and create smart solutions; establish a collaborative, yet challenging, environment to develop our performance and the performance of our customers.
  • Our workforce spans more than 20 countries, you'll have the opportunity to work across multiple nationalities and cultures, and build your global awareness and capability even beyond what it is today.
  • We value improvement and development. We are challenging ourselves to continuously grow and become a high-performance company. That means we maintain a growth mindset in everything we do, and our people are always looking for ways to do things better.  There is unlimited opportunity to grow, do more, and do better.

Whether you’re interested in sports or not, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing your work is supporting some of the most successful teams and athletes on the planet! 

Research shows that while men apply for jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalised groups tend to only apply when they check every box. So if you think you have what it takes, but don't meet every single point in our job ad, please still get in touch! We would love to have a chat and see if you could be a great addition to our team. We are building the future of sports performance, our priority is to find the brightest talent that can add to our team culture, those who actively contribute and who are excited about what they do.