Senior Developer

Job no: 502346
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Information and Communications Technology, HEO8

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(HEO8) $96,925 to $108,787 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Continuing position available immediately

Receiving broad direction and working with a degree of autonomy, the Senior Developer is responsible for providing high quality services to key stakeholders across the university

With extensive experience in the software development platform of supported products, the role is responsible for implementing new and enhancing existing functionality to meet the strategic needs of the university. The Senior Developer provides technical guidance and development of more junior staff members, by fostering good technology practices in software development and keeping current with emerging trends.

To be successful you will need:

  • Extensive experience with web development using a framework such as Ruby on Rails / Symfony / Drupal.
  • Proven experience developing and using Object Oriented design, Service Oriented Architecture and API design is highly regarded.
  • Proven experience analysing existing application processes and designing and implementing improvements.
  • Proven experience with relational data modelling and SQL, experience with JavaScript and front end development is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand customer scenarios and requirements, to develop and deliver effective business solutions.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your division's broader role

The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 26 May 2019. 

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Niko Pax
Continuous Delivery Lead (Research)
P: +61 (8) 8313 5102 


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


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