Application Developer_ Java - 2 year Fixed Term Contract - Perth

Job Description
Application Developer_ Java - 2 year Fixed Term Contract - Perth

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.

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge. We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM. We are hiring.

This role designs applications required to automate business processes and meet business needs. The resulting design may run on multiple platforms and may be composed of multiple software packages and custom components. This role defines best practices in the critical evaluation and selection and / or development of the software components and hardware requirements of the applications and data, and the development of the application, including evaluation and selection of development methods, development processes, best practices and tools. Applications Architects are responsible for applications-related quality, performance, availability, scalability, and integrity. They are also responsible for the functional interface to applications and for ensuring application usability. The employee guides functional objectives or technologies.

Environment: Professional knowledge related to Energy and Utilities Industry function/business unit and its processes.

Communication/Negotiation: Advise other professionals. Effectively utilize group dynamics. Negotiate to define approaches and goals. Lead or join development team in projects to deliver proposed system for client's business requirements.

Problem Solving: Recognize complex problems related to functional objectives. Analyze situations and implement solutions, or develop new system elements, procedures or processes. Creativity and judgment applied to developmental work on different projects within the business environment. Responsible for design application architecture and outline component model specification for team member to implement. Provide industry insights in requirement elicitation. Fast response to POC activities to early assess solution feasibility and risks of architecture design. Technology Evangelist in application architecture and programming.

We are currently recruiting for a Java Application Developers for a 24 months fixed term contract, based in Perth.

The Application Development team is responsible for supporting the full life cycle of enhancements. As an Application Developer your responsibilities include -

  • Work effectively individually and with team members toward customer satisfaction and success
  • Assist in creating solutions for client and/or internal review
  • Participate in client meetings to communicate status or give demos
  • Participate in daily code reviews to offer insight and ask questions
  • Be keenly aware of timelines and budgeting to deliver in a timely manner
  • Abide by team coding standards, development processes and best practices
To ensure success in the role you will possess the following skills -
  • At least 5 years' experience in technical leadership of large complex technical projects
  • At least 5 years' experience in delivering work products for custom application development projects
  • At least 3 years in Java technologies (J2EE, Spring / Node, Cloud (Docker), JS Angular, API Design)
  • At least 2 years' experience in Integration components for Transmission and Distribution ERP systems
  • At least 3 years' experience delivering workable products in a System Integrations program with third party products and COTS (commercial-of-the-shelf) for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) systems using Web Services or file based message exchange.
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
  • At least 2 years' experience in DevOps environments
  • At least 1 year experience with Cloud Migration Services
  • At least 1 year experience with Application Modernization
Applicants will be required to hold Australian PR or Citizenship.

Compensation package from $74 970 (full-time equivalent) and will be determined based on successful candidates relevant skills and experience.

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