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The Australian National University

Programmer Analyst

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 7

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 7 (IT) 
Salary package: $83,223 - $87,570 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
Term: 12 months Fixed Term

Position overview

The ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment (CMBE) brings together medical, biological, population health, psychological and environmental sciences in six schools:  The ANU Medical School, The Fenner School of Environment and Society, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, the Research School of Biology, the Research School of Population Health, and the Research School of Psychology.  Together the schools integrate high level research with a research-led curriculum that encompasses all of these different areas.

We're looking for someone who is well rounded, capable of covering all aspects of project development from business analysis through to software development and release. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced highly dynamic environment and highly motivated then we welcome your application.

As a member of the Informatics Technology (IT) team, you will play a primary role in transitioning from a legacy colony management system to a third party open source replacement system written in Java. This will require a deep understanding of the operating procedures of the facility and the various user/researcher interactions with the database system. You will be required to work with other APF staff including animal technicians, project managers, academics and APF clients.

The ideal candidate will have strong experience in business skills, analysis, design and software development. Excellent communication skills are required to steer meetings, presentations and demonstrations to key stakeholders and business managers. A strong experience in software development, particularly in Java, will enable the candidate to further implement third party and in-house database systems.

For further information about the position, please contact: Mr Philip Wu.
E. P. (02) 6125 1271

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on 

ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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Updated:  20 March 2015/Responsible Officer:  Director Human Resources /Page Contact:  HR Systems