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Web Developer (Laravel)

Tursa Employment & Training is seeking to employ a Full Stack Web Developer to work primarily at the TURSA Management Centre located in Tweed Heads, NSW. Flexibility to travel is a requirement of this role with regular weekly travel to our Lismore Head Office.

Tursa Employment & Training is a non-Government, not-for-profit organisation contracted by the Australian Government to deliver employment services and training programs from the Sunshine Coast, Qld to the Mid North Coast, NSW. Information on TURSA sites, programs, and services is available on the TURSA website www.tursa.com.au , http://employment.gov.au/jobactive , https://www.dss.gov.au/our-responsibilities/disability-and-carers/programmes-services/disability-employment-services or through links on our website.

The successful applicant will require to demonstrate full stack development competency and maintain currency in the following skillsets:

  • Object Oriented Design & Software Engineering skills on Microsoft Windows OS in a variety of languages; in particular PHP/Laravel, JavaScript & Microsoft SQL.
  • Data modelling & conceptual schema design. Proficiency creating schema diagrams, state transition diagrams and process flow diagrams using appropriate tools. (i.e. Visio)
  • Understand and utilise the model-view-controller paradigm in object oriented programming frameworks. In particular, Laravel framework on Windows using SQL server. Code to industry recognised SOLID principles.
  • Laravel framework & associated popular modules. Including, Blade, Bootstrap V4 and Webpack SASS management.
  • Microsoft SQL Server physical schema design & optimisation. Proficiency creating schema diagrams using SQL Studio tool.
  • Client UI/UX design with proficiency in JavaScript & jQuery Framework.

No further information will be supplied to applicants other than as set out as follows or available through the TURSA website or Links to the website, or publications or brochures etc. available for public access at any of our current sites.

Applicants should not canvass current TURSA staff in respect to their application.

Application details and procedures are set out as follows:

  • Selection Criteria
  • Position Overview
  • Application Procedure
  • Medical Examination
  • Federal Police & Child Protection Checks

Selection Criteria:

Web Developer (Laravel)
ESSENTIAL:
1 Tertiary qualifications in Information Technology along with a minimum 3 years relevant commercial experience web programming
2 Demonstrated experience in the design, development, maintenance and integration of web applications
3 Demonstrated practical experience within a commercial environment using a variety of programming languages such as Laravel, PHP, Microsoft SQL DDL, Javascript, HTML5/CSS
4 Exceptional attention to detail combined with strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment
5 Motor vehicle driver’s licence
6 Preparedness to travel with possible occasional overnight stays

Position Overview:

 

POSITIONS: Web Developer (Laravel)
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Manager - ICT
AS AT: Friday 9th August 2019
CLASSIFICATION: Above Award
OBJECTIVE: To utilise current web programming technology to achieve the highest possible professional standard of workflow process in an efficient and cost-effective manner, and to contribute effectively to the establishment, integration, and maintenance of a modern, efficient ICT environment to support TURSA in meeting its contractual and organisational objectives and performance standards.
SCOPE: The Web Developer (Laravel) is responsible to develop web browser based applications, as directed by the Manager - ICT, that:
  •      Contribute to services being delivered in compliance with relevant legislation, contracts, KPI’s, policies, processes, and Codes of Conduct
  •     Contribute meaningfully and valuably to the overall integration and co-ordination of TURSA’s programmes, projects, services, staff, resources, infrastructure, and sites in pursuit of TURSA’s constitutional objectives and Mission Statement.
Responsibilities of the incumbent will be within the range of duties as set out for the position listed below, and dependent upon experience, qualifications, skills and classification.
The Web Developer (Laravel) is required to demonstrate full stack development competency and maintain currency in the following skillsets: Essential:
  • Object Oriented Design & Software Engineering skills on Microsoft Windows OS in a variety of languages; in particular PHP/Laravel, JavaScript & Microsoft SQL.
  • Data modelling & conceptual schema design. Proficiency creating schema diagrams, state transition diagrams and process flow diagrams using appropriate tools. (i.e. Visio)
  • Understand and utilise the model-view-controller paradigm in object oriented programming frameworks. In particular, Laravel framework on Windows using SQL server. Code to industry recognised SOLID principles.
  • Laravel framework & associated popular modules. Including, Blade, Bootstrap V4 and Webpack SASS management.
  • Microsoft SQL Server physical schema design & optimisation. Proficiency creating schema diagrams using SQL Studio tool.
  • Client UI/UX design with proficiency in JavaScript & jQuery Framework.
Highly Desirable:
  • Practice Agile development team behaviours.
  • Proficiency using Design Thinking Methodology, or similar, such as Domain Driven Design (DDD).
  • Composer package manager using Github.
  • Source management using Git repositories (specifically, Atlassian Bitbucket on Windows).
  • JavaScript Frameworks such as jQuery or Vue.js.
  • WordPress customisation & maintenance.
  • An industry recognised tertiary qualification in appropriate Information Technologies.
  • At least 3 years full time experience utilising skillsets described in this Job Description.
The Web Developer (Laravel) is required to:
  • Comply with all TURSA policies, procedures and protocols, contractual requirements, requirements of Codes of Conduct, and legislation applicable to relationships with clients, other staff, other providers, government agencies and departments
  • Maintain technical knowledge of new developments, products and services in Information & Communication Technologies relevant to design and programming skill sets.
  • Ensure confidentiality of client records and data in all areas of TURSA’s activities
  • Adopt Quality Management practises to all aspects of the position.
Duties of the position include:
  • Automate/Re-engineer manual processes and/or information transfer where possible.
  • Integration of various systems and databases where workflows require information to pass from one application to another, to eliminate or reduce manual effort.
  • Alert appropriate staff, by exception report, error conditions requiring manual intervention.
  • Integrate internal systems to use external service provider APIs for information exchange as required.
  • Ensure security of applications, data and communications according to ICT Policy & System Security Plan (SSP).
  • Maintain relevant design documentation as directed by the Manager – ICT.
  • Maintain and customise the various web platforms in use; Intranets, WordPress and Laravel apps.
  • Carry out such other relevant activities consistent with TURSA’s objectives, programmes and services as the Chief Officer – Corporate Services may authorise.
Duties of the position may also include:
  • Meeting with nominated Subject Matter Expert Staff to identify quality of service and needs, and advising management of same.
  • As directed by the Manager – ICT, create procedures, flow charts, and diagrams for inclusion in operational documentation.
  • Evaluate proposed data processing projects to assess adequacy of existing hardware.
  • Prepare detailed Scope of Work documents for deliverables to be presented to the Manager – ICT for approval
  • As and when directed, liaise with vendors and 3rd party service providers to ensure quality services are delivered at all times and to rectify faults as quickly as possible
 

Application Procedure:

Applicants must follow the following format in applying for employment:

  1. Address all of the selection criteria in a concise and relevant manner in your letter of application or as a separate (preferred) attachment to your letter of application (no more than ½ page per criterion - just a simple statement of fact as to why you believe you meet the criterion will suffice). Objective, quantitative evidence is desired to support your claims. (NOTE: Your application will not be considered if you do not address the selection criteria.)
  2. Attach a copy of resume with details of three recent, relevant referees, and copies of any qualifications
  3. Please place a footer on each page of any application letter, resume, and addressing of selection criteria stating your name, date and the position applied for
  4. If preference is to mail application:
    • Post: Manager – Human Resources, Tursa Employment & Training, P.O. Box 241, TWEED HEADS NSW 2485
ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE TREATED IN THE STRICTEST CONFIDENCE TURSA reserves the right to appoint applicants prior to the closing date.

Medical Examination:

Tursa Employment & Training reserves the right to require applicants to undergo a medical examination before offering employment.

Federal Police and Child Protection Checks:

Successful applicants will be required to undergo Federal Police and relevant State Child Protection Checks before confirmation of employment. All jobs offers will be subject to satisfactory reference checks.

Tweed Heads, NSW
Job Info
Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: 09/08/2019
Expiry Date: 04/10/2019
Job Type: Full Time
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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