SMASH! IT is looking for a new Software Developer who will hand in hand with the Marketing department, DPS and IT team members. As a Software Developer, you will be responsible for writing application software, both web-based and client-based ensuring the IT system and SMASH site are fully functional, bug free and easy to navigate behind-the-scenes. The ideal candidate will be reliable, organised, self motivated, highly organised, demonstrates initiative and has exceptional communication and presentation skills whether you work independently or as a team. The candidate is expected to assist the IT Director and Coordinators in management of the SMASH! website and IT-related issues throughout the year and completing other side projects/tasks.
This includes; but is not limited to:
• Writes application software, both web-based and client-based
• To some extent, involved with software, hardware and services procurement
• Advises IT Director and CTO on general and specific technical matters
• Work with others on projects of wider importance to the organisation,
• Adapt to new environments, and collaborate on innovative solutions to new challenges.
• You will also be part of processes to procure additional hardware, services, and software.
• Handling any Software Support and edge cases that may arise.
• Ensuring continued performance and operation of the software.
• Assisting other IT staff and Departments as required.
During the convention:
• Deployment and testing of network infrastructure and equipment.
• Monitoring network performance, diagnosing and responding to any issues.
• Assisting other IT staff as required.
To be considered for the role, your must be: • Proficiency in written English and a clear and friendly writing style are essential.
• Require availability for both days of the convention and set up day
• Reside in Sydney, Australia
• Easily contactable via Email & Mobile phone
• Domain-specific technical knowledge
• Ability to work with other team members and departments to build the best possible applications
• Good understanding of when to say “NO” to the IT Director if something can not be done.
• Previous volunteer or customer service experience is desired, but not essential.
(!!!) “ Please note that this is an unpaid role and the majority of work will be take-home. As a wholly volunteer-run organisation which shares a collective passion for putting together an event for fans by fans, we endeavour to maintain a positive working environment based on team support and fostering professional growth. We offer references after the event as a testament to the unique skills and experiences you will develop through working with SMASH!. If you believe that you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2018, apply now!”