Software Engineer (Web)

Swinburne University of Technology

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Full time, 3-year fixed term position at our Hawthorn campus
About the Job
Reporting to the Web Development Team Leader, the Software Engineer (Web) is integral to the development, implementation, and support with delivery of effective, innovative solutions. In this role, you will build strengthened partnerships with stakeholders and colleagues to develop and implement significant improvements for web authors in Marketing, Communications & Media, and other corporate functions.

Working in collaboration with colleagues in Development Services, the Software Engineer (Web) will maintain and enhance Enterprise Content Management components and templates based in Adobe Experience Manager (AEM). In addition, this role will assist with 2nd and 3rd tier support, analysing complex systems issues and resolving them to successfully implement a solution via vendor liaison or programming solutions.

About Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne is a multi-sector university of science, technology and innovation with more than 54,000 students and 5,000 staff globally. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our mission is to be a world-class university, creating economic and social impact through science, technology and innovation. We aim to deliver future-ready learners, research with impact and innovative enterprise.

Be a key player in helping Swinburne achieve its vision and deliver our 2025 Strategic Plan. Through IT, Finance and our Facilities & Services Group, the Swinburne Operations team aligns with the university’s three strategic pillars – Future Ready Learners, Research with Impact and Innovative Enterprise.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
• Demonstrated technical experience building back-end enterprise solutions to deliver secure object-oriented and database-driven software applications using Enterprise Java or any other language
• Experience using web application development tools such as NodeJS, Yarn and Composer to build valid and cross-browser compatible user interfaces using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and TypeScript
• Proven technical experience building enhancements and maintaining complex components and templates for Adobe Experience Manager (AEM)
• Excellent customer service skills with a focus on results and quality of service as part of a web development, digital or IT team

A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.

To find out more about the extensive range of benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit 

How to apply and further information
To view the position description or to start an application please click on 'apply' or ‘begin’ and submit a resume, a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description and complete the Technical Skills Matrix.
For further information about this position, contact Ramiro Rosales, Web Development Team Lead via email at

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact Jessie Macintyre, Director (Employee Experience) at For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact

Agency enquiries will not be accepted for this position.

Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation. We are proud of our commitment to equity and inclusion through key initiatives such as our Charter of Cultural Diversity, Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan, Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan. Equity and diversity are integral to our 2025 vision to be a world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 21st September 2020


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