Systems Analyst/Developer

Sippy Downs, Australia
09 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role Statement

Salary Level: Classification Broadbanded Level 6/7 (Salary range A$74,816 to A$90,184 gross per annum plus up to 17% employer superannuation contributions) )

Appointment: Full-time, ongoing

USC Vision

USC will be a university of international standing, a driver of capacity building in the Sunshine Coast and broader region, and an unsurpassed community asset.

University Strategic Goals

The University will be:

  1. A comprehensive university of 20,000 students by 2020;
  2. Positioned in the global tertiary education community as a top-100 university under 50 years of age; and
  3. A primary engine of capacity building in the broader Sunshine Coast region, from Brisbane to the Fraser Coast.

Overview of Information Technology

Information Technology (IT) delivers comprehensive information and communication services to the University community supporting teaching and learning and administrative activities. IT has five broad information and communication technology teams spanning across Applications & Data; Solutions & Architecture; Systems; Contracts & Service Improvement; and IT Projects. The IT team works in partnership with Academic Computing and Client Technology Services (ACCTS) to deliver IT services on behalf of other departments of USC.

Overview of the Role

The Systems Analyst/Developer contributes to a highly performing team within Information Technology and reports to the Team Leader, Application Architecture and Development. The role's primary responsibilities involve analysing business requirements; design and implementation of solutions; as well as support and maintenance of the developed solutions. The role is expected to be a key contributor to the ongoing development, enhancement and support of the IT departments business services and consulting functions including liaising with external and internal clients. Solutions are developed to meet current and future business information system requirements and will adhere the long term architectural and strategic goals of the organisation.

The incumbent will have extensive experience and work history in complex service organisations and, in addition to software development skills, is expected to have excellent business analysis skills with project management knowledge including experience with Agile software development practices. The incumbent must hold relevant graduate qualifications and development experience, or an equivalent combination of extensive relevant knowledge, training and experience. The ability to demonstrate experience working within an enterprise information technology environment in software development and technical leadership roles contributing good outcomes for significant organisations will be highly regarded.

The successful applicant’s technical history must include extensive experience with:

  • Full C# .Net development stack including Entity Framework, MVC and MS-SQL
  • Client side web development using modern JavaScript frameworks
  • Source control with Git

The following skills will also be highly regarded:

  • Experience with Microsoft Azure services
  • SharePoint Online development
  • Angular / React development
  • Automated testing
  • Automated build / release cycle management

Additionally, in accordance with the University’s Staff Code of Conduct – Governing Policy, all staff are expected to display professional behaviour, communicate respectfully, and perform their duties responsibly. To ensure availability of fundamental IT systems and services, from time to time IT staff can be required to work outside normal working hours and/or be rostered to be on-call. 

A role statement is not intended to limit the scope or accountabilities of a role but to highlight the key aspects of the role.

Contact for Further Information

Dion Keetley

Team Leader, Application, Architecture and Development

Information Technology

Ph: +61 7 5459 4709


Closing Date

Midnight, Monday 20 November 2017

To Apply

All applicants MUST provide both a statement of claims and resume/curriculum vitae. 

Information regarding how to prepare your application and write an effective statement of claims is available on our website information for applicants

As part of your role, you may be required to travel to any one of USC's locations.

To apply please click the Apply button at top of screen.

USC values diversity, enables access and promotes inclusion.
USC strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.