Web Developer - game-like education web-app - 6 month contract

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Be a part of Australia's independent national broadcaster
$87K - $108K p.a. (pro rata) + choice of 15.4% super
Convenient CBD location in the heart of Ultimo (near Central Station)
Contract Vacancy till October 2017

About the ABC

The ABC is the nation's most trusted and independent source of Australian conversations, culture, and stories. With over 4,500 employees from diverse backgrounds, located across over 50 locations around Australia and overseas, the ABC is proud to create, curate and deliver high-quality programming that informs, educates and entertains.

About the Role

ABC Commercial manages a range of media businesses which create, market and license products, content and services related to the programming and Charter activities of the ABC. The Division extends the reach of the ABC's high quality Australian content, and identifies and develops new revenue streams with a particular focus on the expansion of revenue opportunities in the digital sector.

We're looking for a Web-Developer to join our small effective team which supports the digital development needs of the Commercial Division. You'll be working on the development, maintenance and support of our web-portfolio: comprising websites, a sizeable online shop, and gamified learning web-apps.

Your first priority will be to ramp-up on how to maintain and support these existing online services, and to then start taking on small to medium projects that introduce new features, and the development of new services.

You'll primarily be working with 2 other experienced Senior Web-Developers, and Product Owners.

About You

You are an experienced web developer and will be able to demonstrate;

End-to-end skills: high quality frontends, middle layer business rules, databases and systems integrations
Experience in Ruby On Rails, as well as working with commonly used Gems, with Javascript/jQuery skills
Second nature experience with Git, Pull-Requests, Continuous Integration and Continuous Release
Excellent EQ, interpersonal and communication skills. Able to work individually, and as part of a team; in the context of multiple projects and stakeholders.
Pragmatic use of lean/agile, and collaborative code-development practices

To apply or for more information PM me at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ijdonaldson/

Recruitment Agency applications will not be accepted.

The ABC strives for equity and diversity in the workplace, and to promote a culture of opportunity. Through its services the ABC seeks to represent, connect and engage with all of the Australian community. In line with our focus on diversity, applications are strongly encouraged from Indigenous Australians, people from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disabilities and a gender-balanced workforce.