Jobs/Java Developers


Java Developers



Agency / Department

Services Australia

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$145 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


Health Systems Branch are seeking experienced Java Developers.


Java developers are critical to the development of the Projects within the Branch. The resource will be required to:

  • Work on large scale Government applications that are high profile and complex systems within the Health Systems branch.
  • Be responsible for interpreting and analysing business requirements and translating these into quality, workable and cost-effective IT solutions, in accordance with Department of Human Services approved software development methodologies
  • Undertake technical research and analysis to drive design.
  • Operate with a significant degree of independence while working under the broad guidance of a National Manager.
  • Drive innovation, manage and lead change and have an active role in contributing to and implementing the department’s strategic direction.Key Tasks / Duties:
  • Ensure compliance with endorsed software development methodologies.
  • Sound knowledge of web application architecture, patterns and objected oriented design
  • Knowledge of Object Oriented concepts, experience in design and development applications, particularly in Java platforms
  •  A sound understanding of systems development life cycle, release management, ICT Strong communication skills, both writtenand oral
  • Resilience to work in a demanding and dynamic environment
  • Conduct impact analysis, evaluate and report on technical feasibility and risks for development projects.
  • Resolve very complex technical issues

Essential Criteria

  1. Demonstrated experience as a highly specialised Java and or Angular Developer.
  2. Demonstrated experience delivering end to end solutions and leading a team of developers in a complex environment.

Desired Criteria

  1. Ability to analyse complex systems, understand architecture and produce high level designs and PSDs (solution documents)
  2. Sound understanding of diffenent design patterns and hands on experience of delivering solutions using JavaEE, web services, Git and DB2
  3. Understands relational database conceptsand the use of SQL, and implement high performance database solutions
  4. Understands Agile concepts and delivers work in Agile environment

Security Clearance

Must hold a Baseline Security Clearance 


Upto 24 months

**Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information regarding the expected rate



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