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Software Developer – Front End

Organisation : Compassion Australia

Location : New South Wales (Newcastle - Flexible Location)

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Profession : Information & Communication Technology

Sector : Overseas Aid & Development

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

  • 24 Month Fixed Term Contract
  • Flexible Location
  • Salary Packaging Available

We are looking for a highly competent individual to join our Technology Enablement Team as a Front-end Developer. As Compassion Australia looks to grow and improve its online experience, the Front-end Developer will be primarily responsible for working alongside a team of talented designers to implement user focused and innovative solutions for our supporters.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Be involved and participate in the overall application lifecycle
  • Define and communicate technical and design requirements
  • Work with front end designers to define scope and implement agreed designs into existing applications
  • Write clean, well-designed, maintainable, and scalable code
  • Ensure software is tested, secure and production ready
  • Develop documentation and provide support for delivered systems
  • Follow new and emerging technologies
  • Remain up to date with terminology, concepts and best practices
  • Provide training, help and support to other team members
  • Engage in continuous product and process improvement by identifying technological and systems deficiencies and recommending process, procedures and method improvements
  • Contribute to the delivery of strategic projects and outcomes of the Technology Enablement Team through performing relevant duties as required

Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

  • Extensive experience using React JS and the Gatsby framework
  • At least 2 years frontend development experience
  • Experience using Git for version control
  • Ability to write quality unit tests
  • Awareness of security concerns
  • Experience in cloud environments (Azure, AWS)
  • Excellent analytical and time management skills
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience working with Vue JS (desirable)
  • Experience working with .NET Framework and C# (desirable)

We want to hear from you! To find out more, click “Apply Now” to download the information pack and reach out to our People and Culture team at if you have any questions.
At the heart of Compassion’s ministry is a relentless passion to act on our faith and empower every child left vulnerable by poverty. Our work is Christ-centred, child focused, and church based.

Applications close 4th March 2021.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Compassion Australia

How to apply

Please quote in application: Software Developer - Front End via Pro Bono Australia.

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