Lead Java Developer (See Advertisement)

Job posted: 07/09/2021
Applications close: 22/09/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / Up To 4 April 2024

Organisation: Country Fire Authority

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: VG/1507666VJC

Reference: VG/1507666VJC

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Located at CFA Headquarters, Burwood East

Full Time, Fixed Term to 4 April 2024

PTA Level 6 $120,519 pa (plus 10% super)


The Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world's largest, and most highly regarded, community-based emergency services organisations. We are proud of the work we do in protecting lives and property, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. CFA strives to be a values-based organisation and an organisation of choice for volunteers and employees, where people with a variety of skills, experiences and backgrounds all add value through the roles they perform.

About the Role:

CFA ICT Services deliver a range of enterprise applications that service the community, CFA personnel and other agencies. In this key role you will provide leadership and expert advice across CFA in the development and implementation of software solutions to meet CFA's business challenges and facilitate the achievement of organisational objectives.
As a key participant of the ICT Services group, you will lead the design and implementation of mission-critical, user centric enterprise applications using modern development methodologies, frameworks and patterns. In addition, you will participate in all aspects of the SDLC from concept to design, planning of systems, deployment and testing of new technology and transition ensuring that solutions are contemporary, cost effective and aligned with CFA's business goals.

About You:

You will have tertiary qualifications in Computer Science, Engineering or Information technology and be able to demonstrate extensive experience and high proficiency in design and development of complex JEE/Web applications and Java frameworks. You will be experienced in managing and mentoring a team of Developers and display thorough understanding of software development principals, design and integration patterns in a complex environment. You will also have demonstrated ability to influence and lead strategy across the business, and experience working with business and technology stakeholders at all levels. In all of this you will be assisted by your superior knowledge and understating of a range of technologies and processing environments including new and emerging technology platforms and their potential value to the organisation. Further, detailed requirements include:

  • Proven understanding of information and communications technology governance, portfolio, and program management.

  • High level of written and verbal communication skills and sound and demonstrated interpersonal skills.

  • Highly proficient in front-end development frameworks and libraries

  • Sound understanding and experience in relational structures, data modelling and SQL skills

  • Experience across the full development lifecycle including build and deployment tools

  • Hands on experience in functional, regression and load testing of applications using automated testing tools

  • Experience in the production of technical documentation including technical specifications, application design and integration documents, operating instructions, test plans.

Your Application:

When applying for a position with CFA, the key to progressing in the selection process is the quality of your application. Your application must demonstrate that you have the qualifications, experience, key attributes and skills required for the position.

Applicants must address the selection criteria outlined in the attached position description.

Your application should include:

  • Cover letter

  • Responses to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description

  • Resume

Please note (if internal):

  • Transfers on a fixed term basis or higher duties assignments require the approval of your current manager.

  • Only CFA employees are eligible to apply for positions that have been advertised internally.

Submitting your Application:

When you click the 'apply' button you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment-related questions.

The successful applicant must be willing to complete pre-employment checks including a National Police History Check and Working with Children Check prior to receiving a job offer.

CFA supports flexible working arrangements and is committed to being an inclusive, fair and child safe organisation for all staff, volunteers and the community.

Applications close 11.59pm 22nd September 2021


Lead Java Developer (See Advertisement)

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Deniz Gozukara | jodie.clarke@cfa.vic.gov.au

Lead Java Developer (See Advertisement)