Senior Software Engineer (full-stack) - Faculty of EAIT

University of Queensland
June 24, 2024
Offerd Salary:$5.75
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Contract Type:Fixed-term position
Working Time:Full time
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  • Faculty of Engineering, Architecture, and Information Technology (EAIT)

  • Extensive experience in full-stack development

  • Providing leadership in the day-to-day operations

  • No visa sponsorship available or working remote

  • Full-time, Fixed-term position until 31 December 2024 (potential extension)

  • Based at St Lucia Campus

  • Applications will be reviewed as received. Candidates may be interviewed prior to the job closing date. We encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible. The University of Queensland reserves the right to close this application process early.

    About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you will have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world.

    Everyone here has a role to play. As a member of our professional staff cohort, you will be actively involved in working towards our vision of a better world. By supporting the academic endeavour across teaching, research, and the student life, you will have the opportunity to contribute to activities that have a lasting impact on our community.

    Join a community where excellence is at the core of our culture, contributions are valued and a range of benefits and rewards are available, such as:

  • 26 weeks paid parental leave or 14 weeks paid primary caregiver leave

  • 17% superannuation contributions

  • 17.5% annual leave loading

  • Access to flexible working arrangements including some hybrid working options, flexible start/finish times, purchased leave, and a condensed fortnight

  • Health and wellness discounts – fitness passport access, free yearly flu vaccinations, discounted health insurance, and access to our Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family

  • On campus childcare options

  • Cheap parking (from just $5.75 a day)

  • Salary packaging options

  • About This Opportunity

    An experienced Software Engineer is sought for the role of team-leader for a small software engineering team. The team is tasked with the development of bespoke learning innovations in the education domain. The role will rely on the technical and interpersonal skills developed during the application of software engineering principles during previous experiences.

    Our ideal candidate will exhibit transformational leadership qualities with a continuous learning approach to life. Effective communication will be essential to achieve in this role.

    Key responsibilities will include:

  • Work closely with the Manager of Software Engineering to create and continuously improve a high performing developer team.

  • Take responsibility for the design, implementation, and support of custom on-line learning tools created by the software engineering team.

  • Collaborate closely with project stakeholders throughout the software development life cycle to ensure regular feedback and agility.

  • Drive consistent software delivery practices focused on quality and sustainable coding practices.

  • Champion an inclusive, team-orientated environment where innovation thrives.

  • Continuously explore and assess emerging technologies and engineering practices, sharing insights and knowledge.

  • Manage multiple operational activities concurrently with precision and agility.

  • Play a critical role in costing grant applications, project estimations, and process improvements.

  • Undertake additional duties that fall within your expertise and training.

  • This is a full-time (100%), fixed-term position until 31 December 2024 (potential extension).

    At HEW level 7, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $96,649.64 - $105,244.58, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $113,080.08 - $123,136.16 annually. As these roles are covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases in line with the Enterprise Agreement.

    About You

  • Bachelor's degree complimented with extensive professional software engineering experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

  • Experience leading and building high performing software engineering teams.

  • Expertise in developing microservices and RESTful APIs using NodeJS with Typescript.

  • Strong database development skills in both relational and NoSQL databases.

  • Proficiency in frontend JavaScript frameworks/libraries such as Vue or React.

  • Expertise with DevOps and engineering infrastructure such as Linux, Docker, code versioning, build pipelines.

  • Expertise in software engineering methodologies and processes.

  • Ability to provide technical leadership, mentoring and coaching team members, and maintain current knowledge of emerging technologies and security protocols.

  • In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

  • Background Checks: All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Mr Phil Waller via [email protected]. For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section

  • Resume (please include code repository links)

  • Other Information

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with a disability, or age. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected].

    If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

    Applications close on Monday, 24 June 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-39016).

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