Frontend Developer

MTP Services

Exclusive opportunity for a talented Frontend Developer to join a team within the Federal Government!

MTP Services provides IT Contracting and Professional Services across the Australian Market. Join a talented team and work in a culture that fosters an inclusive and flexible work environment, offering opportunities to grow and contribute to the company.

Our client is one of Australia's leading Government Agencies responsible for applying technology to protect and defend Australia and it's national interests. 

Their Corporate Communications team is seeking a highly experienced Frontend Developer to join the team. You will assist with the delivery of a number of digital products including redevelopment and maintenance of key websites, and support of other client/staff facing solutions. 

Their digital ecosystem includes key channels such as the public website, the alumni website, collaborative research intranet, and other micro-applications that are internally-focused.
 
Responsibilities Include:
  • Supporting the development and maintenance of the digital web platforms – both internally and externally
  • Support the Digital Manager in executing the recommendations noted in the Digital Communications Strategy
  • Supporting the Digital Strategist, Digital Media Creator, and the wider Communications team through digital
  • Code HTML5, CSS 3 & JavaScript using the latest industry standards and techniques to build the best user experience
  • Create beautiful and compelling web front-ends
  • Write well-organized and sustainable code
  • Perform browser testing and ensure cross-browser compatibility
  • Collaborate with technical specialists and third parties to ensure configuration and architecture meet technical and business requirements
  • Help to identify dependencies and risks.
Ideal Candidate:
  • 3+ years of experience building aesthetically pleasing Drupal websites, including working with content types, fields, taxonomy, views, panels, features, etc;
  • Proficient in PHP, HTML5, CSS3 and scripting languages such as JavaScript, jQuery, and responsive web design;
  • Experience with front-end automation tools (SASS, Grunt, Webpack, etc.), WebGL and 2D/3D JavaScript libraries, system analysis, and design including in requirements gathering and documenting functional requirements etc.
  • Extensive technical knowledge with the proven ability to adapt to new situations and develop highly creative solutions to complex problems
  • Great understanding of Accessibility (at least to an extent of understanding bare-bones of WCAG2.1 AA standards), git branching workflows, GitHub pull requests, and continuous integration (CI/CD);
  • Object-Oriented Design;
  • Unit testing with PHPUnit, Selenium and Cross-browser and QA testing & debugging;
  • Strong understanding of UX approach to digital products and UX/UI principles
 
For more information please apply, or contact Shenny Chiu from MTP Services on 0421 011 998, or via email shenny.chiu@mtpservices.com.au