Senior Developer

Job Title: Senior Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-10-15
Reference: JO-1910-98128
Contact Name: Pooja Deshmukh (TECH)
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 16, 2019 18:03

Job Description

About the Role:

The Senior Developer works closely with and supports the Development Lead and Development Manager to:

• Develop solutions with a high-quality focus in mind utilising techniques such as Unit/Integration Testing & Continuous Integration.
•  Ensure solutions are well designed, well built and have flexible architectures, so that they meet todays’ needs whilst providing flexibility so that they can be incrementally extended and improved as requirements change and grow.
•  Adhere to coding, architecture, design and documentation standards.
•  Contribute to the ongoing support of software releases in production.
•  Quickly identify and communicate potential problems, risks and issues and ensure prompt follow-up work is done to facilitate a favourable outcome.
•  Define, maintain and adhere to planning, development and testing processes and policies in line with agile development module and development lifecycle leading to successful release and iteration planning and execution.
• Deliver quality software solutions consistently to the agreed business value.
• Respond to allocated and escalated issues, providing ad-hoc assistance to other team members regarding escalated issues.
• Participating in the execution of quality assurance activities
• Work with other team members, Architects and Development Leads to create technical solutions and specifications where appropriate to define how requirements will be satisfied utilising industry best practice tools and approaches.
• Collaborate as a member of a cross-functional, agile product delivery team within a multi-team stream and as part of the broader business.
• Evangelise and lead the product teams to achieve continuous delivery of valuable software by delivering software with a focus on fast feedback and automation.
• Drive the team culture, the way it works, collaborates, and the outcomes it achieves.
• Drive the practice of leading edge techniques such as Lean, Agile, Automated testing, DevOps and cloud-based hosting.

About You:

5+ years’ experience as a Developer working in a team environment, with 2+ years in an agile, large-scale, commercial environment
  • Experience with wide range of software development languages, frameworks, and tools such as but not limited to Node.js, Java, PHP, JavaScript, .NET, React, Git, Jenkins, MySQL, Redis and Elasticsearch.
  • Extensive experience deploying cloud-based solutions to Amazon Web Services or a similar service utilising best practice for scalability, resilience, and recovery.
  • Experience scaling build systems through on premise or cloud environments
  • Deep understanding of SDLC principles and the software development lifecycle including agile development methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean and Continuous Delivery.
  • Extensive Experience of developing web-services and integration with 3rd party web-services
  • Experience with Test Driven Development, utilising unit testing and continuous integration and deployment.
  • Demonstrable involvement or engagement with the Development community
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Pooja Deshmukh on 07 3023 1078, quoting ref no. JO-1910-98124. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at