Full stack developer (back end emphasis)

Full stack developer (back end emphasis)

Job Title: Full stack developer (back end emphasis)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-11-07 00:00:00
Reference: V-36833
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 07, 2019 18:11

Job Description

Seeking a full-stack developer (back end emphasis) to work in a multi-disciplinary team developing an open source digital platform to connect the sport industry

The Role:

The team is providing the shared infrastructure and standards that will enable sport organisations, technology vendors and start-ups to connect and innovate to deliver better experiences for consumers of sport services.

The specialist will:
  • Architect and build RESTful services in a microservices style architecture within a Java development stack, using the Spring Boot framework.
  • Build quality components of an integration layer for publishing events.
  • Work with users in an agile development environment to understand requirements, elicit feedback and refine the solution through product showcases.
  • Provide technical input into the viability, estimation of effort and delivery of user stories.
  • Develop and use system testing and validation procedures (unit tests, integration tests etc.) which support continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) and DevOps processes.

Selection criteria
Essential criteria
  • Strong proficiency with Java development stacks, particularly using the Spring Boot framework and microservice architecture
  • Strong proficiency with the building blocks of the web: HTML, CSS, JavaScript and one or more web libraries/frameworks such as React
  • All round experience in frontend and backend development, with a deep understanding in one or more of the following: security, accessibility, backend integration
  • Keen interest in using modern technology to build APIs an advantage
  • Experience at the team, portfolio or programme level, to help organisation establish the right processes for designing and delivering services in an Agile way (including continuous integration and delivery

Desirable criteria
  • Experience working in and contributing to open source projects and culture an enormous plus (contributions beyond code are highly valued)
  • Knowledge of the Digital Service Standard, and familiarity with the research and design community within the department and the APS

Location and Contract Term:

The role is based in Canberra, 12 Month Contract with possible extension options

How to Apply:

Applications close 12 November 2019  

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information