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• Information Technology Services – Enterprise Technology
• Broaden your career with one of QLD’s largest employers
• Work on leading-edge Drupal 10 projects
• Champion transformation in UQ’s online presence
• Based at Toowong

About UQ

As part of the UQ community, you will have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world.

Everyone here has a role to play. As a member of our professional staff cohort, you will be actively involved in working towards our vision of a better world. By supporting the academic endeavour across teaching, research, and the student life, you will have the opportunity to contribute to activities that have a lasting impact on our community.


Join a community where excellence is at the core of our culture, contributions are valued and a range of benefits and rewards are available, such as:
• 26 weeks paid parental leave or 14 weeks paid primary caregiver leave
• 17% superannuation contributions
•... 17.5% annual leave loading
• Access to flexible working arrangements including hybrid working options
• Health and wellness discounts – fitness passport access, free yearly flu vaccinations, discounted health insurance, and access to our Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family
• Salary packaging options

About This Opportunity

Are you a seasoned Drupal web developer looking for an exciting opportunity to shape the online presence of one of Australia's leading universities? Look no further! The University of Queensland (UQ) is seeking a talented and experienced Senior Web Developer to join our dynamic team.

At UQ, we are undergoing a transformative phase in our online presence, and we need someone with the skills and expertise to help us drive this change forward. As a Senior Web Developer, you will be an integral part of our high-performing agile web development team, responsible for delivering new features on Drupal 10 for a variety of UQ websites.

This is a unique chance to work on leading-edge Drupal 10 projects and collaborate with a diverse group of professionals, including UQ developers, business analysts, testers, and expert developers from leading Drupal consulting companies that we work closely with. Together, we will transform UQ's digital footprint and enhance the user experience for students, staff, and visitors alike.

This is a full-time, fixed-term position through to November 2024.

At HEW level 7, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $96,649 - $105,244, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $113,080 - $123,136 annually. As these roles are covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases in line with the Enterprise Agreement.


About You
• A strong combination of relevant experience and/or education/training in web development or software engineering.
• Demonstrated experience developing front-end code.
• Demonstrated experience with web development or software engineering, particularly Object-Oriented programming in Drupal 8+, PHP, Symphony or similar.
• Able to code collaboratively with team members.
• Demonstrated effective problem-solving skills with the ability to perform research or liaise with others to develop solutions for more difficult problems.
• Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills with the demonstrated ability to interact effectively with clients and colleagues to achieve positive outcomes.
• Self-motivated and able to organise own time, and approach tasks methodically.

• Experience with Drupal 9/10 development
• Experience developing websites using a large, complex enterprise web content management system.
• Knowledge of accessibility standards, and SEO and web best practices.
• Ability to gather user and business requirements, analysing systems and preparing documentation for stakeholders and team members.
• Additional Technical Skills: Proficiency in PHP, SASS/SCSS, MySQL, testing code (manual and automated with PHPUnit, Behat, Jest, visual regression, or similar), web services and API integration, Drush, Docker and Docker compose, SimpleSAML, XDebug, Nginx, Solr, or Elastic Search.

In Addition, The Following Mandatory Requirements Apply
• Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.
• Background Checks: All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.


For more information about this opportunity, please contact Mr Greg Eaton, Senior Manager, Application Development and Support via [email protected].

For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

Want to Apply?

All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:
• Cover letter addressing the ‘About You’ section
• Resume

Other Information

At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected].

If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

Applications close Friday 24 May 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-38482
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