Senior Software and Full Stack Developer

Camperdown, Australia
$111,966 + highly competitive superannuation (17%)
24 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
09 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • An exciting opportunity for a Senior Full Stack Software Developer to join the highly reputed Health and Clinical Analytics team at the School of Public Health
  • Full time, two-year fixed term opportunity with potential for renewal
  • Base Salary starting at $111,966 + highly competitive superannuation (17%) and enjoy flexible work arrangements
  • Join a cutting-edge team striving for better ways to improve health outcomes for all

About the opportunity

The Health and Clinical Analytics (HCA) team designs and coordinates a broad and growing portfolio of practice-changing trials and other clinical studies. This dynamic and cross-disciplinary team takes pride in its reputation for delivering innovative research of the highest standard. They work to support a growing network of clinicians, researchers and community members with a shared motive to improve health through novel approaches to clinical research backed by cutting-edge analytics. Read more about the team here Health and Clinical Analytics

The Senior Full Stack Software Developer will join the IT team to assist with the ever-expanding diverse portfolio of clinical trials and data activities.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • work collaboratively with health-research data teams, especially with team-leads and project coordinators
  • contribute to platform development, testing, CI/CD, documentation, administration and maintenance within the research team
  • support Agile project management within the research team
  • provide advice and subject matter expertise to both internal and external clients
  • communicate clearly within the team and external stakeholders both verbally and in written form
  • ensure a sound working knowledge and awareness of work health and safety regulations.

About you

  • adept in software design and development best practices
  • experience with Agile processes and toolsets such as JIRA
  • proficiency in web-based backend development with frameworks such as Django
  • proficiency in web-based frontend development with javascript using frameworks such as React
  • knowledge of security best practices related to web-based applications and data
  • experience with database design and management e.g. PostGreSQL, Redshift
  • experience with Microsoft and Linux operating systems including system administration and scripting
  • exposure to data systems including pipelines, cleansing, quality, engineering
  • experience with software component and service integration.

Desirable skills

  • experience with data visualisation applications (e.g., PowerBI, R)
  • experience with health and research data applications and their APIs (e.g., REDCap)
  • understanding of privacy standards related to personal health data
  • experience using containerisation (e.g., Docker) to manage microservices
  • working knowledge of cloud-based environments such as AWS.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

As this position is located on an NSW Health site, it is a regulatory requirement to complete compulsory employment checks prior to starting in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit:NSW Health employment requirements

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

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Applications Close

Sunday 09 April 2023 11:59 PM

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