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Application Developer


Perth Head Office, WA, AU


It’s an exciting time to be joining Western Power. The way we use power is changing. The grid is evolving. And it’s our people who are helping connect everyone to a brighter energy future.

Our collaborative and safe work environment allows you to develop and expand your expertise in an industry that’s constantly evolving. We’re committed to equal opportunity and providing a flexible work life balance that empowers you to work smarter and supports your career growth.

Now more than ever, we need talented and passionate people to join us and help shape the future of energy in WA. Explore the fantastic opportunity below.


This is a permanent full-time position located at Perth, Head Office.


About the Role:


This position is responsible for providing technical guidance / expertise to external service providers that are performing application development activities on programs and projects and reviewing the quality of their outputs to drive better business outcomes

The role will involve contributing towards the building and testing of Western Power’s ICT applications and associated integration, while maintaining up to date professional knowledge of current and emerging technology. Integration design will be required to allow others to build required integration components.

The role performs software development on programs and projects working to an ITIL framework for the benefit of the business.


About you:


The successful applicant will be experienced and competent in the following:


  • A minimum of five (5) or more years in ICT with a minimum of three (3) years of direct experience developing applications
  • Technical lead experience
  • Experience in agile SCRUM development, continuous deployment and automated unit and functional testing
  • Proven experience with Programming languages (Java, VB.NET, Python)
  • Solid database and SQL knowledge
  • Ability to identify, manage and escalate risks and issues
  • Understanding of infrastructure design
  • Confidence and ability to speak in public forums and ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel
  • Effective influencing and negotiation skills, able to facilitate collaboration between stakeholders with differing opinions
  • Prior experience interviewing end-users for insight on functionality, interface, problems and / or usability issues
  • Strong team player and experience of working with external service providers
  • Ability to work without supervision to meet deadlines
  • Understanding of security standards such as WS Security, Digital Certificates, SSL etc.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Information Technology, related discipline and / or extensive and demonstrated practical expertise knowledge and industry experience
  • Relevant ICT certification such as ITIL Foundations


What’s on Offer?


At Western Power, our people are our strength. As an employee at Western Power, we offer:


  • Competitive remuneration;
  • A safe and sustainable workplace
  • Equal opportunity employment;
  • Personal development and training opportunities;
  • Flexible work arrangements and
  • An award-winning employee recognition programme.


Salary: Starting at the EA Level 6.1P - $97,066 + 11% superannuation.


Like to know more?


Please submit a copy of your current resume and covering letter together with your qualifications and proof of working rights in Australia.


Applications Close: 16th April 2021

Does this role sound like you? If you're ready to be apart of something great, apply now!