Scott McCulloch

Software Engineer

I'm Scott, an Australian Software Engineer with 20+ years of experience developing web and mobile applications. I am a dedicated, hardworking, ambitious person that gets things done, both on my own initiative and within a team. I enjoy challenges and I am not afraid of getting my hands dirty.


Head of Development

September 2022 - Present

Pia, Remote/Office (Wollongong, Australia)

Senior Software Engineer

May 2022 - September 2022

Pia, Remote/Office (Wollongong, Australia)

Azure, CI/CD, ARM, Bicep, IOT Hubs, Service Bus, Event Grid, SQL Server, App Services, Virtual Machines

Senior Software Engineer

Oct 2017 - May 2022

NSW State Emergency Service, Remote/Office (Wollongong, Australia)

Designed and migrated existing applications into best-of-breed cloud native applications (Service Bus, Serverless, API Gateway, SignalR, CosmoDB) that improved availability and reduced operating expenses by 60%

Established modern DevOps culture utilising Azure DevOps e.g. CI/CD, ARM templates and test automation.

Implemented Office 365 automatic provisioning from ERP systems.

Member of inter-agency (all emergency services) technical steering committee for the ICEMS protocol (CAD system data interchange).

Microsoft Protégé 2019 speaker and judge for Australian university competition (

Senior Software Engineer

Aug 2012 - Sep 2017

F5 Networks, Remote (Seattle, USA)

Work collaboratively with in-house teams to provide a rapid, robust and secure digital marketing platform optimizing user experience, search engine ranking, localization, sales, brand positioning and related metrics. Implemented a StackOverflow style gamification platform that increased user participation by over 250%, cloud migration and established a competitive advantage for F5 Networks. Led conversion from Adobe platform to a .NET CMS that included new taxonomy, responsive design and product rebranding. Integrated into 3rd party systems both internal/external and localized content into 7 languages.

Senior Systems Analyst

Jun 2006 - Aug 2012

BlueScope Steel, Wollongong, Australia

Built in-house .NET applications and managed third party website development.

Marketing CRM: Designed and implemented a major CRM redevelopment from VB6/Oracle to .NET with call center, mailroom, salesforce and website integration. 1 million interactions a year with 750,000 contacts in a 16-person call center. Managed development of all BlueScope Steel digital properties including design, content strategy, SEO and system integration.

Senior Software Engineer

Jul 2003 - Jun 2005

Computer Science Corporation, Wollongong, Australia

Sql Server, C#, ASP.NET Web Forms, Web Services, BizTalk Server

Developed proprietary application framework used by 50+ devs

Developed cost model tool to standardise estimations

Regular speaker at .NET User Groups

Software Engineer

Jun 2001 - Jun 2003

Wollongong City Council, Wollongong, Australia

Developed internet & intranet sites -

Graduate Developer

Jul 1999 - Jun 2001

BHP, Wollongong, Australia

Developed Steel customer portal -

Developed first mobile WAP solution (order status, invoices)

Developed J2EE site (ATG Dynamo) -


Masters of Computer Science with Distinction

2001 - 2003

University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia

Bachelor of Computer Science

1996 - 1999

University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia

Scott McCulloch - - last update October 2021