Senior Developer

  • University of New South Wales
  • Australia, NSW
  • Jul 5, 2024

Job Description:

About UNSW:

UNSW (University of New South Wales) is not like other places you have worked at. Yes, we are a large organisation with a diverse and talented community; a community doing extraordinary things. Together, we are driven to be thoughtful, practical, and purposeful in all we do. Taking this combined approach is what makes our work matter. It is the reason we are one of the top 20 universities in the world and a member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight. If you want a career where you can thrive, be challenged and do meaningful work, you are in the right place.

About UNSW IT and the role:

UNSW IT, part of the Operations Division at UNSW, plays a critical role in enabling and supporting the University’s teaching, research, and industry engagements.

The role is for a senior team member demonstrating solution development best practice including using contemporary rapid applications development methodologies such as iterative and agile software development. The Senior Developer will be required to leverage the out of the box capabilities and where required, develop custom IT solutions suite (cloud and on premise) in the Education domain and associated software to deliver a wide variety of solutions to customers across UNSW. This role will work closely with stakeholders and colleagues across IT. The role of Senior Developer reports to the Technology Manager within the Education Domain and has no direct reports.


Skills and Experience

At UNSW, you will find a stimulating environment that encourages innovation and supports your career growth. We are dedicated to fostering a culture where ideas thrive, and initiatives are rewarded. You will play a key role in not just meeting, but exceeding our strategic objectives, making an impact that resonates throughout our educational community.

If you are driven to make a significant impact in a leading university, we want to hear from you. Join us in this exciting role where your work will have a direct influence on the future of education and research at UNSW.

Benefits and Culture:

People are at the core of everything we do. We recognise it is the contributions of our staff who make UNSW one of the best universities in Australia and the world.

Our benefits include:

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To Apply: If this is of interest to you, please submit your CV, and a Cover Letter of not more than three pages addressing the Skills and Experience outlined in the position description.

Contact: Jen MacLachlan, Senior Talent Acquisition – IT Portfolios

Please note applications sent directly to the contacts above cannot be accepted.

Applications close: 18th of July 2024 at 11.30pm

Please note: Sponsorship is not available for this role; valid Australian working rights are required on application.

UNSW is committed to equity diversity and inclusion. Applications from women, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those living with disabilities, members of the LGBTIQ+ community; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.