Software Engineer / Senior Software Engineer

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Crawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 13 Jun 2024

Job no:517435
Work type:full time
Categories:Information Technology

  • Exciting opportunity to work with cutting edge web technologies and cloud infrastructure including Edge technologies, CMS, Personalise and CDP, Azure Functions, Integration Services, release pipelines, and much more.  
  • Level 6, 7 or 8, full-time appointment on a fixed term basis. 
  • Salary range: Level 6 $102,328-$108,143, Level 7 $112,012-$124,280 OR Level 8 $124,926–$136,549 (inclusive of superannuation, negotiable between 11% and 17%) 

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university. 

About the team 

UWA is making significant investments in the Information and Technology Services to enable its strategic direction and goals. UWA is also looking to utilise technology advancements to expand its services and create new and innovative teaching and research models. 

Robust, flexible, integrated and agile enterprise architecture, information and technology services are vital to enabling the university strategic objectives. 

About the opportunity 

You will work on a project team, partnering with a vendor and internally with the Integration Team to deliver personalised web content to UWA users, integrating existing solutions to the CMS.  You will be responsible for ensuring that the solutions are created and maintained in alignment with best practice and internal standards. You will work on business as usual and continuous improvement initiatives as well as work with project services team members on project delivery.  You are required to contribute and provide expertise across the full software development lifecycle from engaging with internal business customers, eliciting software requirements and to research, build, test, support and document solutions. 

About you  

You are passionate about all aspects of software development with experience in the industry. You have a can-do attitude and are willing to learn and keep up to date with the latest web technologies and development trends. You work well in a team environment, share your knowledge with your colleagues, and backup and support your teammates when required.  

To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate: 

  • Relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent competency 
  • Demonstrated experience in developing applications and integrations using C#/.NET 
  • Substantial relevant experience in developing, implementing, integrating, repairing, and maintaining complex application systems 
  • Substantial experience across the full Software Development Life Cycle 
  • Sound analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to gather and document requirements appropriate to the applied methodology, e.g. waterfall, agile 
  • Demonstrated experience in designing enterprise-grade solutions 
  • Proven ability to establish positive stakeholder relationships 
  • Ability to recognise and resolve system related problems; work independently and make necessary decisions within guidelines 


  • ITIL Certification or demonstrated experience in ITIL processes
  • Working knowledge of the Higher Education sector 
  • Knowledge of ORMs such as Entity Framework  
  • A sound knowledge of cloud development on the Azure platform including the use of Function Apps 
  • Knowledge of the Azure Integration Platform 
  • Experience in developing in an Enterprise CMS 
  • Experience with the Sitecore stack 
  • Experience developing and using Restful Web APIs 
  • Automation of deployment and tests using tools such as Azure DevOps 
  • Test-driven development and Unit and Integration testing using frameworks such as NUnit 
  • Knowledge of SAML and OpenID Connect security protocols 
  • ITIL Certification or demonstrated experience in ITIL processes 

Note: Occasional weekend work and some after-hours work may be required. A Current National Police Clearance Certificate is required for the successful applicant. 

About your application 

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:   Software Engineer - Senior Software Engineer 517435.pdf   

You are required to demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria in your submission either in a separate document or clearly via your Resume and Cover Letter. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria   Demonstrating your skills and experience in relation to the “desirable” attributes listed in this advertisement will be highly regarded.   

You may also submit an additional statement (1 page max) outlining any personal circumstances which should be considered when assessing your application. Applicants who have experienced periods of academic/professional interruption or other relevant events can include a description of achievements relative to opportunity in this statement. 

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Thursday, 13 June 2024 

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Weng Yew Toh on [email protected]  

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button. This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia. 

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity  

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace.  We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution.  We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability. 

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years. 
  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for children aged 6 weeks to kindly.  
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered. 
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion. 
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity.   

Advertised:30 May 2024 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:13 Jun 2024 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time

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