Principal Software Developer x 4

Location Melbourne CBD
Discipline Software Development, Testing & QA
Job reference 163904
Salary AU$800 - AU$1000 per day

This State Government Department is looking for a Software Developer to provide delivery of applications as a service, application lifecycle management and implementation of service management improvements including:

  • Development, tests and deployment of computer programs/systems which meet business requirements within agreed timelines
  • Ensure that systems developed meet the Information Technology and Management Division's quality standards and technical requirements
  • Investigate operational system problems, provide management/business advice, and identify and implement appropriate solutions as required
  • Work closely with customers to ensure problems are resolved and develop customer relationships through effective communication and consultation


IT design

  • Undertake programming tasks, including developing code
  • Design and build systems and program specifications

IT maintenance and issue resolution

  • Provide technical support for system/software release/go-live/warranty stages
  • Identify and implement solutions to user issues
  • Implement and maintain schedules and systems documentation
  • Implement patches and upgrades
  • Maintain system security
  • Monitor and analyse IT performance

IT reviews

  • Participate in technical reviews and provide expert advice
  • Participate in Q processes

Customer relationship management

  • Develop and maintain customer relationships with wider Dbusiness stakeholders
  • Provide expert advice and support to users of organisational IT systems

IT testing

  • Document and report test results
  • Execute testing (SIT, U, Alpha / Beta testing phases etc.)
  • Utilise business requirements and functional specifications/technical designs to inform test strategy, test plans and test scripts


Conceptual and Analytical Ability

  • Deals with concepts and complexity comfortably
  • Has creative ideas and can project how these can link to innovations
  • Uses aand conceptual skills to reason through problems

Customer Focus

  • Actively seeks to meet customer needs
  • Committed to delivering high-quality outcomes for clients
  • Listens to customers
  • Seeks ways to improve services

Detail Focus

  • Highlights practical considerations of plans and activities
  • Identifies gaps in information
  • Looks for logical sequences of information
  • Observes fine details


  • Accommodates and works well with the different working styles of others
  • Collaborates and shares information
  • Cooperates and works well with others in the pursuit of team goals
  • Encourages resolution of conflict within a group
  • Shows consideration, concern and respect for others'feelings and ideas


Essential: 7+ years of experience as a senior technical developer in a solution development role

Juan Carlos Marino Londono
Recruitment Specialist

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