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Mobile & Web Developer

Apply now Job no: 501346
Work type: Full Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: IT

Macquarie is the University of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia's leading research universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. At Macquarie you'll join a vibrant community of diverse perspectives, all working towards a brighter future for our communities and our planet. Surrounded by a beautiful parkland campus, our students and staff are free to explore and discover, supported by facilities including a high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare facilities, a campus train station and the newly expanded Macquarie Centre shopping complex next door. 

Macquarie University's central IT Department delivers a range of core services covering wired and wireless networks, infrastructure, applications, desktop support, telecommunications, design and procurement of systems, project management and business analysis services, strategic IT security, and a growing number of support and advice services (such as information and data management).

IT is striving to better align the support service to enhancement of the student and staff experience, facilitation of research and teaching collaborative activities. The IT organisational structure is designed to create a more service oriented structure, which is underpinned by best practice IT Service Management (ITSM) and the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework. There are four key directorates as follows:

i.  Infrastructure & Applications

ii.  Faculty Engagement & Systems Support (new)

iii.  Client Services

iv.  Policy, Compliance & Programme Management Office (PMO).

The Infrastructure and Applications group comprises the Software, Application Services, Application Support and Infrastructure teams.  These teams are responsible for delivery of all computing infrastructure and applications solutions underpinning the operation of the University.

The Role:

Reporting to the Software Team Leader, the Mobile & Web Developer is responsible for the development and support of software and systems for the University's research community.

Key accountabilities:

  • Design, code, test, debug and document software to meet functional requirements for mobile/Web applications.
  • Develop and documents requirements for software solutions for web based applications.
  • Develop, maintain client and server applications built for mobile devices; including, but not limited to Android platform.
  • Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear reusable code.
  • Develops solutions which align to University software standards.

Selection Criteria:

To be considered for this position, please apply online with your CV, cover letter and statement addressing the selection criteria below.

  • Computer Science degree or combined business and software development experience with 3-5 years' experience as a software engineer.
  • Mobile development experience, Android and/or iOS
  • Software development experience including HTML, JavaScript, PHP, Rails or .Net
  • Experience in a full stack web development environment as well as software development experience for Android or IOS platforms.
  • Implementation experience with an SDLC based on Scrum/Kanban methodologies or other agile practices with experience working as part of a software development team using TDD, BDD and Agile practices.
  • Detailed understanding of DevOps - continuous delivery, continuous integration practices.
  • Experience with higher education research environments including software applications and systems integration used for research.

Position Description: Download File Mobile Web Developer_Infrastructure and Applications_IT Dept_PD_Final_v3.0.docx

Salary Package: $90,330 - $97,937 (HEW 7) plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading.

Appointment Types: Full-time, continuing position

Specific Role Enquires: Emily Xu, Manager – Software Development on

General Recruitment Enquiries: Shubha Moorthy, HR Officer on

Applications Close: Sunday, 29 October 2017 at 11:55pm (AEST)

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance. 

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