NEC Australia Technical Lead - Applications Delivery in Australia

Technical Lead - Applications Delivery


Requisition Number:4411

of openings:1


  • Full time, permanent role based in Melbourne (Docklands)

  • Lead a team of up to 6 developers

  • Excellent technical lead career opportunity

NEC Australia is a leading technology company that delivers a complete portfolio of ICT solutions and services to large enterprise, small business and government customers. NEC Australia helps customers gain greater business value from their technology investments, by delivering end-to-end technology solutions, business and IT transformation consultancy, professional services, communications solutions, application and solutions development and infrastructure and applications managed services and support.

About the role

An exciting, permanent opportunity has arisen for a Technical Lead to lead a team of developers in providing software development expertise for specific client groups. The Technical Lead is expected to drive the development team as part of a large project which is expected to go live at the end of the year before transitioning into a multi-year DevOps engagement. NEC is looking for and experienced individual to work with our some of the industries finest architects in delivering world-leading innovative solutions.

This is a highly visible technical leadership role that will leverage your technical and people leadership skills.

Key responsibilities

Reporting to the Manager, Application Delivery (SA, VIC and WA), you will have the following key responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support the project manager to keep the project on time and budget, particularly regarding project plans, time allocations, identifying project risks and assumptions

  • Deliver a relevant technical solutions, lead technical best practices and be responsible for technical governance for projects and support services

  • Provide technical leadership and support for the entire methodology processes relating to project lifecycles and support lifecycles

  • Mentor project team members where applicable

  • Be an initial point of contact to triage and lead resolution for major incidents and be a primary escalation resource for technical issues

  • Provide technical review of the solution for Solution Review Panels (SRPs)

Skills and experience

To be successful in the role, you will have a significant number of years' experience in an IT Operations and/or applications environment and experience working in a senior/lead capacity in a complex corporate environment.

Additionally, you will have the following:

  • 10+ years software development experience as a full-stack developer. Be an expert in at least one Objected Oriented programming language, e.g. Java, C#, Ruby, etc..

  • Demonstrated experience in API design/delivery using RESTful, SOAP interfaces

  • Recent experience with jQuery, Angular, Bootstrap or other front-end application frameworks. Significant experience with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS.

  • A sound understanding of web application development and agile practices.

  • Great communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Drupal 8 & PHP Experience

The following skills are desirable:

  • DevOps experience – the ability to resolve issues

  • Have worked in a continuous integration environment using services such as Bamboo CI, Jenkins CI, SonarQube etc

  • Experience working in an agile development environment

  • An eye for good design, usability, and accessibility

  • An eagerness to remain current on latest technologies and be a champion for change

  • Good Linux experience

  • Understanding of Identity and Access Management, SSO, OAuth

How to apply

At NEC, we offer an outstanding working environment and the opportunity to be part of a high performance team. We place great emphasis on our staff satisfaction and have a fantastic corporate culture and a highly responsive management team.

To apply, please submit a recent CV and complete the application form.

If you are ready to take the next step in your career, we are keen to hear from you!