First listed on: 30 March 2023

Creating a brighter future for life in the Tropics and beyond, through education and research that makes a difference locally, and globally, James Cook University (JCU) now have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic graduate to join our Technology Solutions team in the position of Junior Software Developer. The position is full-time, fixed term to December 2024 and can be based at the Townsville Bebegu Yumba campus or Cairns Nguma-bada campus. Remuneration is HEWL 5: $68,302 - $77,471 per annum plus up to 17% superannuation.

Final-year students interested in a part-time opportunity whilst studying are also encouraged to apply.

Joining a high-performing squad of IT professionals who are focused on teamwork, respect and innovation, this is a fantastic opportunity to grow and gain diverse experience in software development and integration as you design, deploy and support technical solutions for the University. Providing high-quality customer-focused technical support for staff and students, you’ll develop collaborative and positive relationships with customers and colleagues whilst ensuring software is functional and meets operational requirements, in accordance with established policies and procedures. In addition, you’ll develop updates and fixes to technical problems and testing, examining and analysing written code whilst also contributing to the safeguarding of system security.

With a degree in Information Technology and experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience, education and/or training, you demonstrate knowledge and experience in the use of one or more programming languages such as Golang and C#, with effective skills in technical analysis, design and documentation. An excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills, you are someone who develops highly effective working relationships with ease whilst dealing with complex matters and ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction are achieved. You work well both independently and as a member of a collaborative, high-performing team.

JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth. Employee wellbeing is at the core of our values, and we support our people through the provision of flexible working conditions and many other exclusive benefits including;

  • A generous superannuation scheme with up to 17% employer contributions with UniSuper
  • 5 weeks of annual recreation leave
  • 15 days of paid sick/personal/carers leave per year
  • Flexible working options
  • Attractive options for salary packaging
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Professional development support
  • Access to online media subscriptions
  • Corporate discount on health insurance premiums
  • Well-equipped campus facilities including medical, cafes, gym and childcare in Townsville and cafes, sporting and fitness in Cairns.

If you are looking to kickstart your career with a world-leading University, then there’s a place for you at JCU. Please visit the Careers at JCU website and apply today.

Vacancy reference 18359 – applications close on 13 April at 11:59 PM AEST.

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