Application Developer

RMIT University

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Australia: Melbourne - CBD
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About RMIT Training 

RMIT Training Pty Ltd is a company, owned by RMIT University, based in Melbourne, Australia. We provide a range of education solutions to students, academics and professionals in Melbourne and overseas. Our English Testing centre offers IELTS and PTE tests. We offer English language training with CELTA and Aviation English products. We deliver pathway programs that enable students to articulate into Bachelor programs at university; these include Foundation Studies and Academic English programs. 


About the role 

The Application Develop is responsible for actively participating in the design, development, testing and implementation of web-based applications, such as the company’s intranet, content management systems and websites. In addition, in this role you will assist with the maintenance, enhancement and ongoing development of RMIT Training’s commercial product range.  

This role is expected to work collaboratively with other Programmers/Developers and project team members to share knowledge, resolve issues and ensure delivery of products to schedule and quality and functional specifications. 

For more information, please refer to the position description:   Application Developer - Position Description - May 2021.pdf


About you  

To be successful in this role you will have:   


  • A relevant tertiary qualification 
  • Proven experience in a similar role within a professional services environment 
  • Commercial programming experience with ASP.NET, C# and PHP 
  • Proficiency in cloud platform such as Azure and AWS 
  • Knowledge of relational technology and skills in developing and using Structured Query Language (SQL) to create Stored Procedures, Triggers and indexes in Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL 
  • Sound experience and skills developing, maintaining and deploying web-based applications using XML, XSL, JavaScript, jQuery, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) 
  • Demonstrated experience using full-term software development lifecycle, including the use of a revision control system such as Bitbucket, SVN 
  • Understanding of industry standards and best practice development methodologies 
  • Ability to quickly learn new applications systems and technologies 
  • Sound critical thinking and problem-solving skills  
  • Well-developed communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills, including ability to develop effective working relationships with stakeholders at all organisational levels 
  • Strong organisational and time management skills, with the ability to deliver to tight deadlines and perform under pressure, while maintaining high attention to detail 
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaborate and work effectively as part of a team 
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality control and continuous improvement 



  • Understanding of workflow of Learning Management Systems, such as CANVAS 
  • Proven experience working with CANVAS API 
  • Experience in TeraText Ace programming language 
  • Programming experience with classic ASP Understanding of common Web Application security threats 
  • Experience in identifying and analysing scan report produced by security scanner such as Nessus, Acunetix 
  • Experience in creating security process and procedure to avoid web vulnerabilities 


Apply Now 

Submit your application (including your resume and a one page cover letter outlining your suitability for the role) by clicking Apply Now. Applications close Monday 17 May 2021 at 9am. 

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Our people are integral to the success of our Company. We are experienced professionals who are committed to providing the highest standard of service and support to our clients and colleagues.  

RMIT Training is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. At RMIT Training we offer a friendly, supportive and flexible working environment and culture with a range of employee benefits including access to health and wellbeing services and discounts, discounted travel, professional development opportunities and more. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community. 


Trans and Gender Diverse applicants

Inclusion is at the durrung (or heart) of who we are. We aim to create an environment where staff and students who identify as trans and gender diverse feel supported to succeed and belong.

We recognise the challenges faced by the trans and gender diverse community when applying for a new role.

At RMIT, we aim to support you from the start. Our Talent Acquisition team are active members of the RMIT Ally network.

For enquires or support through the application, recruitment and onboarding process, applicants who identify as trans or gender diverse are invited to contact Mat Lewis at

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