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Applications Developer – Full Time

  • Full Time
  • Launch your career with a global tech player
  • Professional and friendly team
  • Melbourne location


IBM is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, serving clients in 170 countries. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things. We are changing how we create. How we collaborate. How we analyse. How we engage. IBM is a leader in this global transformation so there is no better place to launch your career.

Application Developer responsibilities include understanding client requirements and how they translate to new application features and collaborating with development team and relevant stakeholders to ensure all user and system requirements are met. In this role you not only need good communication skills but also the ability to manage assigned tasks. You ensure changes integrate with the production system. All your work is carried out and documented in accordance with project standards, methods and procedures.

Desired Attributes and Skills: 

  • Basic understanding of software development lifecycle
  • Experience in Java or similar programming
  • Exposure to Cloud technologies preferred but not mandatory
  • The ability to understand and assimilate different points of view
  • Passion for working collaboratively in a team-focused environment
  • Prior exposure or willingness to learn AGILE methodologies
  • Problem solving skills
  • The ability to collaborate with team members remotely or face to face

Education and Experience:

  • You will be degree qualified, have 2 years’ experience in a Development Role
  • 2 years’ experience in Java (preferable) and exposure to OO programming concepts, XML, Xpath, XSLT, BPML, SQL server and MQ
  • Experience with Eclipse and JUnit preferable but not mandatory
  • At least 1 year of experience working in an application development role
  • Experience in developing and supporting Enterprise applications preferable but not mandatory
  • Good understanding of SOA principles
  • Microsoft TFS or other software configuration management tools

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all work is carried out and documented in accordance with required standards, methods and procedures to ensure information retention and re-use
  • Contribute to analysis of any actions taken to rectify users’ problems to ensure user and system requirements are met and that changes integrate with the production system
  • Contribute to the provision of documentation and advice regarding applications to enable support functions to work pro-actively

Mandatory Requirement:

  • Be an Australian citizen
  • Been resident in Australia for the past 5 years (i.e., can’t have moved to Australia only 4 or 4.5 years ago)
  • Not spent greater than 12 months cumulative out of Australia during the past 5 years
  • Satisfy an AU Gov client Pre-Engagement Integrity Check
  • Be eligible to obtain an AGSVA baseline security clearance or already have AGSVA baseline security clearance

How to Apply

For more information about the role please call our recruitment team on (03) 9017 3371 or email [email protected]

To apply for this position please email a cover letter outlining your experience and a current resume to [email protected] 

In line with special measure provisions in Section 12 of the Victorian Equal Opportunity Act (2010) Indigenous Employment Partners will only be accepting applications for this position from people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.


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Job Details

  • Role Category
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Location Melbourne
  • Job Posted 14/09/2021
  • Application Close
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