Golang Job: Software Developer

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Canberra - Australia

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Job no: 500034
Employment type: Full Time
Location: ACT, Blue Mountains & Central West, Gosford & Central Coast, Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne
Categories: Information & Communication Technology

About the Organisation

Make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable Australians with this unique opportunity to provide both corporate expertise and community support. With a focus on people, not profit, Life Without Barriers’ corporate services team partners with our direct support staff, clients, and their families to ensure we continue our mission to change lives for the better. If a truly inclusive, collaborative, and fast-paced work environment sounds like your next career move, this is an opening not to be missed.

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people, and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers. Join a community of people dedicated to breaking down barriers.

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the Role

This is mostly a back end developer role where you will be working on our serverless data and integration platform. You will engage with our internal and external stakeholders determining application and component requirements to ensure that solutions and software applications are both fit for purpose and fit for use. You will also coordinate with senior developers, managers and systems owners to ensure testing, training and rollout of solutions are implemented.

You will work in a small team of developers and not be afraid to try new tools and techniques to get better outcomes for the people Life Without Barriers supports.

This is a permanent full time role which can be based anywhere in Australia, this role can be based in one of our offices or working remotely.

Key Responsibilities

  • Share technical responsibility for all stages of the software development
  • Undertake analysis and development of applications
  • Work closely with analyst and business stakeholders in determination of application requirements
  • Assist in development of appropriate design documentation for stakeholder sign-off
  • Manage unit testing and integration testing
  • Coordinate the production release process with assistance from devops and Infrastructure and Operations team members
  • Rectify production issues in a timely manner in accordance with system SLAs.
  • Implement appropriate monitoring, logging and reporting mechanisms in order to proactively identify production issues.
  • Develop system documentation ensuring all team members can support all production systems
  • Liaise with administrators and system and application analysts to assist in resolving problems with software products or systems.

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor degree in a computer science or similar
  • Working knowledge of at least one modern programming language – C#, Golang, Python, Node.js
  • Experience with serverless development in AWS or other cloud provider highly regarded
  • Experience with agile development methodology
  • Working knowledge of devops practices
  • Strong database expertise, including at least one of MSSQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, DynamoDB.
  • You’re resilient in ambiguous situations and can approach challenges from multiple perspectives
  • Proven problem solving and analytical skills

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role). Benefits

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia's largest social purpose organisation
  • Excellent tax benefits and salary sacrifice options
  • Challenging and rewarding position working in a modern IT environment

How to Apply
Include your resume and covering letter, click the apply button and follow the screen prompts. For any enquiries contact [email protected]

Applications close midnight Sunday 10th July 2022.

To be considered for and appointed to a position at Life Without Barriers, you must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or hold a valid medical exemption certificate. You will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status during the recruitment process.

We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA

Advertised: 30 Jun 2022 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 10 Jul 2022 23:55 AUS Eastern Standard Time