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Web Developer (Full Stack)

Cancer Council Australia

Sydney, NSW
Full-Time Position

The Full Stack Web Developer (Node/React) will be a passionate digital guru who’s excited by what technology can achieve and is up for a challenge. Someone who likes writing code that’s clean, concise, modular and reusable, using the latest industry tools and techniques. Someone that doesn’t blindly do tasks but works with the team to understand the why, while at the same time offering suggestions and improvements. To be successful, you should be a motivated and proactive developer who is comfortable working independently as well as part of a broader team to deliver a wide range of projects, a key one being our core consumer facing cancer information site You must have a strong baseline understanding of web fundamentals and Node.js - equally happy and capable to build software in vanilla Javascript as well as more advanced frameworks (mainly React). We offer a competitive salary with generous salary sacrificing options and a real work/life balance.

Essential Skills & Qualifications:

  • Thinker and a self-starter who looks past merely doing a task and asks WHY a task needs to be done, and offers suggestions on doing it differently or better 
  • Write modular, reusable, responsive, accessible, standards compliant HTML, CSS and JavaScript with the ability to self-QA, testing own code across browsers and devices and debugging as needed. 
  • Proficient understanding of and experience using the latest ES6+ JavaScript features, advanced Javascript frameworks (ReactJS preferred) and Node.js. 
  • Solid understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates and AJAX
  • Experience with developing to industry standards including responsive designs, W3C standards & SEO best practices.
  • Experience with web development processes (storyboarding, user task flows and wireframes)
  • Experience with Git (or other version control system)
  • Experience working with and developing for both headless and traditional CMS systems
  • Excellent written and oral communication & problem-solving skills and the strong ability to work across multiple projects simultaneously with competing deadlines.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams and demonstrated success in engaging diverse stakeholders.
How To Apply
Interested applicants should follow the instructions below to ensure your application meets the requirements for consideration by Cancer Council. Please submit an Expression of Interest for this role that includes:
  1. A cover letter explaining your interest in the position.
  2. A statement demonstrating how you meet each of the selection criteria in the position description.
  3. Copy of your resume.
  4. Details for two referees.
Email application to:

Enquiries, please contact us on 02 8063 4100.

No recruiters please.