Javascript Developer

Javascript Developer

Job Title: Javascript Developer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-12-12
Reference: V-40459
Contact Name: Kelly Shockley
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 13, 2021 11:39

Job Description

The Role:

The Department is building significant digital capability within the Congestion Busting Program. They seek Javascript Developers to join multi-disciplinary teams to deliver superior agile programming capability implementing Javascript applications with an emphasis on design, optimisation and user experience.

Key Duties: 

• Design and improve software that meets the user needs prioritised by the team.

• Write clear, secure and well-tested code that’s easy for others to re-use.

• Work with other team members to understand what needs to be built.

• Operate the services developed by the team and identify issues in production.

• Collaborates with other developers to continually improve the overall quality of the codebase.

• Create simple solutions that meet user needs with both frontend and backend technologies

• Deliver and produce a test-driven or behaviour-driven development and continuous integration / continuous delivery cadence


Skills and Experience Required:

• Exceptional development capability writing test-driven frontend and backend code in JavaScript

• Strong experience with client-side JavaScript frameworks like React.js

• Strong experience with backend JavaScript technologies including Node and Express.js

• Experience with other JS tools and libraries highly regarded, eg. Webpack, Babel, and Jasmine

• Strong experience with HTML, CSS and SASS

• Specific knowledge of common web security issues and how to avoid them

• Experience developing and iterating software in agile multi-disciplinary teams

• Ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical people

• Strong understanding of common patterns for developing maintainable and scalable web applications

• Understand how web applications are operated in production (eg. familiarity with platform-as-a-service and building twelve-factor apps)

• Excellent communication skills

• Strong team player

• Collaborative, curious and helpful

• Relevant tertiary qualifications


Location and Contract Term: This role can be based in Canberra, Sydney or Melbourne. Approx start date mid January 2022 and a 12 month contract. Possible 2 x 12 month contract extension options pending budget and delegate approval.


Security Requirements: Applicants must be Australian Citizens to apply. The ability to obtain a baseline security clearance is required.


How to Apply:

Applications close 4 January.

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 Kelly 1300 944 936 for any further information