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IT Developer


Location:                          Flexible
Employment Type:          Full Time FTE 1.0

About this Opportunity:

Alphacrucis College (AC) is seeking an IT Developer who will be responsible for a number of technical development tasks as part of a small inhouse IT team, supplemented by external expertise, in a hybrid environment of AWS, Software as a Service (SaaS), and on-premise platforms.  Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, the focus of this role is on:

  • Development and support of various PHP-based AC-developed capabilities;
  • Development and support of Jitterbit-based integration capabilities between systems including Salesforce and Office 365;
  • Development and support of custom Office365 facilities to enhance user productivity across the AC organisation;
  • Technical administration and support of the Learning Management System (currently Moodle);
  • Supporting the AC Web Developer in web development (Django / Wagtail).

This is an entry level position, suiting a recent graduate with 1-2 years commercial experience, and giving the opportunity to grow skills and capabilities in a broad and contemporary IT environment.

This full-time position is based in the Sydney (Parramatta) campus, with flexible working arrangements and the possibility of locating in other Australian state campuses also available.


Your new team:

Alphacrucis College is a leading Australasian Christian college, with campuses in every Australian capital and Auckland, and with a reputation for excellence in training, teaching and research. We provide our students a Christ-centred education that is relevant for today's generation. Our mission is to equip Christian leaders to change the world.

AC provides courses in ministry & theology, education, leadership, business, chaplaincy, counselling, teaching and music. Our vision is to be a global Christian university, transforming neighbourhoods and nations.


Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities of the PHP Developer include (but are not limited to):

      • Technical development;
      • Systems integration;
      • Data cleansing / processing (ETL - extract / transform / load);
      • Technical administration of the Moodle environment;
      • Proactive improvement of usability and efficiency in AC technical facilities.


      To be successful for this position you will have:

      • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, or equivalent;
      • Basic understanding of, and demonstrated commercial experience and success in, PHP development and support is mandatory;
      • Basic understanding of, and demonstrated commercial experience and success in, SQL databases, HTML/CSS, Javascript, LAMP stack, and cloud infrastructure hosting (AWS) and web development is highly regarded;
      • Broad understanding of the tertiary education sector is desirable but not essential;
      • Experience in Moodle is highly regarded.

      HOW TO APPLY:

      • To be considered for this opportunity send your resume and cover letter to Sharon Swalling, Human Resources at HR@ac.edu.au. The cover letter MUST address the above criteria and include detail on your capacity to be part of a Christ-centred organisational culture (i.e. details of any Christian faith, values or church involvement, or of your willingness to be part of a Christian organisation). 
      • Enquiries relating to this position can be directed to Sharon.
      • APPLICATIONS CLOSE 26th June 2020, unless filled prior to this date.

      ** Candidates must have the right to work in Australia to apply for this position **