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IT & Telecomms / Software – Developer

Contract or Temp

Position : Developers

Location : ACT

Gateway Synergy is looking for experienced Developer contractors for a government agency.

The agency is seeking to identify suitable Candidates to perform the role of Developers from junior levels to expert and manager levels to help the agency create design documents, develop, test, support and maintain applications and frameworks involved in a software release life cycle.

Specialisations include, but are not limited to, the following: Android, Angular, iOS, CA Gen, IMS COBOL, SQL, DataPower, ISAM, Java, JavaScript, M204, Message, Broker MQ, Oracle, Objectstar, Open Text, Python, Siebel, SAS, Sterling, Unix/Linux, OPUS, Teradata, ACF2, OIA, Pega, Drupal, SmartForm, Smart IQ, Datalake/Hadoop

Developers analyse, develop, enhance, integrate, review, test, maintain, and document custom components in support of business and technical requirements. They use their indepth knowledge to provide technical advice and guidance to less experienced developers. They exercise a degree of independent judgement and make decisions within defined parameters that require reliance on skills and knowledge. Developers plan their own work and contribute to teamwork goals in the context of competing priorities, and changes in workplace practices and business improvement strategies.

The Role
Duties may include, but not limited to, some or all of the following:

  • undertake a range of analysis, design, software development, prototyping, testing and maintenance activities under guidance from senior developers
  • draft technical documentation for review by senior staff
  • provide maintenance and support within the assigned area of responsibility
  • create software and technical designs for the realisation of medium complexity custom solutions or conversion and migration solutions
  • under limited guidance adhere to high quality standards in software development
  • provide release support and maintenance for developments
  • ensure compliance with endorsed software development methodologies
  • assist in the development and delivery of projects within the assigned area of responsibility
  • collaborate with stakeholders to ensure effective and timely resolution of production issues
  • provide advice and support to colleagues regarding technical aspects of software support, maintenance, and development
  • escalate issues as identified and suggest alternative approaches
  • maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant ICT policies and processes and share knowledge with other team members
  • assist with cost analysis activities as required

Main skills/attributes Skills for the Information Age (SFIA) required:

  • Programming/software development PROG – Level 3
  • Problem management PBMG – Level 3
  • Systems design DESN – Level 3

Ability to:

  • investigate and respond to identified issues and escalate as needed
  • communicate confidently and present messages in a clear, concise and articulate manner
  • work independently and as part of a team under general direction
  • prioritise competing tasks and work collaboratively to see projects through to completion
  • adapt to a changing environment and assist others to adjust
  • build rapport and maintain stakeholder relationships
  • manage time and organise work against performance expectations and contribute towards team work plans
  • analyse information and make recommendations based on evidence
  • research and make sound decisions based on sound subject matter knowledge and judgement

What the role offers:

  • Up to $2000/day contracting rate for the right candidate
  • 12 month initial contract with 2 possible 12 month extensions
  • A fun, collaborative and productive team.
  • Below the line role


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