Solutions Developer

Queensland University of Technology
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Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a Solutions Developer to join Digital Business Solution, Administrative Division.

The Solutions Developer (Web) contributes to supporting the creation of new and/or improvement of existing applications, interfaces, and content that will support a collaborative, connected and engaging web experience. The role will demonstrate competence in developing on various web platforms and be able to develop using user-centred design approaches, with a focus on quality to ensure compliance with appropriate quality frameworks and industry standards. The role is part of a team that works across various web platforms. The work undertaken by this team is critical to driving business efficiencies and ensuring that day-to-day IT client computing runs smoothly, so may be required to be contactable and/or work outside standard business hours. This position reports to the Team Leader Digital Experience for career planning, development, and performance expectations.

We’re offering this role as a hybrid position as part of QUT’s commitment to embracing the opportunities created by a more virtual and connected world.

About us

QUT is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a 'real world' focus. We are an ambitious and collaborative institution that seeks to equip our students and graduates with the skills they will need in an increasingly disrupted and challenged world.

Digital Business Solutions (DBS) provides support for staff and students across a range of information and technology services. DBS uses technology to create value for our students and customers through the portfolios of Learning and Teaching, Research and Innovation, and Professional Services. DBS embraces digital transformation as being fundamental to the delivery on the QUT Digital Strategy to enabling QUT’s aspirations outlined in the QUT Connections Strategy.

What you need to succeed

  1. Education, training and/or experience equivalent to completion of a degree with at least four (4) years subsequent relevant experience in user experience design within an information technology area.
  2. Demonstrated experience in contributing as a technical expert within a team and implementing improvement strategies that support effective responses to client needs to achieve organisational goals.
  3. Proven analytical and problem-solving skills, with demonstrated experience in identifying and conceptualising client requirements; and designing, developing, deploying and implementing solutions using a variety of contemporary web technologies.
  4. Demonstrated ability to maintain productive and collaborative working relationships, including the ability to develop and present concepts to, negotiate with and influence a diverse range of stakeholders.
  5. Proven planning and organisational skills, with experience establishing own and workflow priorities, and working across a diverse number of initiatives within tight and competing timelines.
  6. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in developing, maintaining and supporting corporate web applications, following agreed standards, with a focus on improving user experience.


Life at QUT

We're committed to building a culture that fosters connection between people and purpose. Beyond personal and professional fulfillment, a career at QUT offers:

  • A healthy work-life balance with a blend of on-campus and off-campus work arrangements for applicable positions.
  • Competitive remuneration with up to 17% superannuation.
  • Generous maternity leave including primary carer parental leave of up to 26 weeks (including 17% super).
  • Stay healthy with Fitness Passport and enjoy discounted rates on private health insurance.
  • Leave loading of 17.5%.
  • Purchased Leave Scheme - up to 8 extra weeks.
  • Salary Packaging Scheme for additional superannuation contributions, vehicle leasing, and on-campus services such as childcare, parking, and gyms.
  • Numerous opportunities for professional development including leadership programs and workshops, and our study assistance scheme.
  • Commitment to our Indigenous Australian staff through initiatives such as the Indigenous Australian Staff Network, Cultural and Ceremonial Leave, Staff Development Workshops, and representation on university committees.
  • We see diversity and inclusion as our strengths.
  • Explore more benefits of life at QUT.


Belong at QUT 

We are guided by our values of Ambition, Curiosity, Integrity, Inclusiveness, Innovation, and Academic Freedom and our QUT Connections in our mission to inspire and shape the next generation of change-makers.

In support of our Indigenous Australians Employment Strategy, we aspire to an Indigenous Australian workforce participation of 3.6% and we encourage Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islander people to join us in pursuing a fulfilling career.
We believe in creating safe spaces for inclusivity to flourish and we know that diversity is our strength – see our commitment. If you’re curious, innovative, and ready to experience what a career at QUT can offer, we’re ready to meet you.

Job opens: 27-Mar-2024

Applications Close: 11-Apr-2024 at 11.30pm