ACTU Software Developer

The ACTU is the peak union body representing almost 1.8 million Australian workers and their families.

We are looking for a full-time software developer with the skills and experience of delivering code into production.This role is a great opportunity to use your technical skills for the benefit of Australian workers and their unions.

The role is in the ACTU’s data team, based in our Melbourne office. Here you’ll work with a mix of passionate and highly skilled colleagues to have a big impact on the growth and campaigns work of the ACTU and the whole Australian union movement.

Depending on your skills and experience, we will offer the successful candidate a salary of $98,161- $114,675 plus 15% superannuation and generous leave arrangements, with opportunities for further development and training.

You will work alongside other developers, designers, organisers and campaigners to:

  • Build and maintain databases, web applications and APIs that support the campaigning and growth work of the ACTU and the broader union movement.
  • Assist with integration of systems across the union movement
  • Work with key stakeholders to build the right tools, that suit the needs of the movement
  • Maintain a transparent, open, and communicative development style.

You will bring:

  • Experience in building and delivering software to production with a variety of languages and platforms.
  • Desire and ability to learn new skills and technology.
  • Passion for software engineering and writing quality code (experience with agile practices, continuous delivery, and TDD).
  • Commitment to the values of the union movement.
  • A passion for open source and finding the best tools for the job.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, as well as manage your work and technical direction.
  • Ideally, experience with Python, PostgreSQL, and/or frontend web technologies.

To Apply:

Please provide a covering letter addressing the selection criteria, and a CV, to Ben Moxham, Deputy Chief of Staff, ACTU at jobs@actu.org.au by 5pm, Wednesday, 19 June 2019.

For a confidential discussion about the role, contact Ben at 0400 285 045.

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