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Senior IT Programmer, JBI

Apply now Job no: 497715
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Location: Adelaide
Categories: Information and Communications Technology, HEO7

  • Prestigious international university
  • Wide range of employee benefits
  • Multiple positions available

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing.

University of Adelaide employees enjoy a range of benefits and favourable work conditions that include opportunities for career development and advancement. 

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences is one of five faculties at the University of Adelaide. Comprised of five schools and a number of disciplines, research centres and institutes, the faculty is focused on education excellence and innovative research in the health sciences.

The faculty boasts one of the largest concentrations of leading researchers, academic teachers and clinical titleholders working across the areas of health.

The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) which sits within the School of Public Health, is a complex, international research and development agency with over 40 staff in its headquarters in Adelaide and more than 1500 researchers located in collaborating centres in UK, Europe, USA, Canada, the Middle East, Africa, South East Asia, New Zealand and Australia.  With almost 80 Centres and groups, servicing over 90 countries, the Joanna Briggs Institute is a recognised global leader in evidence-based healthcare.

In this role, you will be involved in the development, maintenance and support relating to information technology within the Institute.  The position includes developing and maintaining platforms and systems on which the JBI online tools and resources are accessible to healthcare professionals worldwide and taking part in IT projects and infrastructure within the Institute. This is a multi-faceted position, delivering projects of significant sizes and complexity across a variety of technology domains.

Salary: (HEO7) $83,105 to $93,231 per annum.

Superannuation: An employer contribution of 9.5% applies.

Term of position: This fixed-term contract is available immediately until December 2018.

Position requirements

To be successful you should have:

  • Extensive experience in a corporate level environment supporting multiple storage, operating system platforms with current knowledge of  IT trends in server and storage
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to translate between IT and the broader organisation objectives and stakeholders
  • Senior knowledge of IT infrastructure
  • Development experience with proven practical and working (up to date) knowledge at a senior level in: Java, JavaScript and JavaScript Frameworks (jQuery, Angular JS), SQL, Agile/Test Driven Development, Version Control (eg. Subversion, Git)

Please address and upload your responses to the 'Knowledge and Experience' section of the position description within the online application. If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Associate Professor Zachary Munn, Director Transfer Science, telephone: 08 8313 3642 or email:

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Closing date:  22 February 2018

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.



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