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Technical Lead- Front End Development

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Work type: Maximum Term - Full Time
Location: Sydney CBD

This role exists to perform all aspects of programming for assigned projects in order to develop, enhance or maintain software applications for HCF

Key Tasks:

  • Leads the team and conducts analysis to determine system requirements and system impacts for new or enhanced applications in order to plan and provide estimates for development tasks.
  • Determines development approach options and recommends the most effective approach in UI development with reuse and modular development in consideration and allocates work to team.
  • Engages with business users, business/technical analysts, solution architects and others to understand needs and requirements for project and maintenance development tasks
  • Designs and codes quality programs of all levels of complexity in alignment with business requirements and solution architecture for project and maintenance activities
  • Conducts unit testing, support during system testing and implementation activities for difficult and complex programs
  • Provides emergency technical support and resolution of production problems and other maintenance activities to ensure that applications are performing well and as designed to ensure high system availability, strong data integrity and accurate/timely reporting
  • Provides input to the programming practices and standard to ensure these are up-to-date and of a high-quality standard.


1.Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field gained through 8 or more years of experience in a similar development environment
2.Significant knowledge of object-oriented programming, applying SOLID principals and design patterns
3.Excellent knowledge of system development lifecycle methodologies in Agile delivery, practices, and SCRUM methodology
4.Design and build components, templates and screens using front end templating techniques such as Handlebars
5.Ability work in frontend-based build pipeline using Grunt / Gulp and TFS or any other build tools
6.Solving technical problems related to content management such as search result accuracy, dynamic content linking, formatting, image scaling and personalization.
7.Proven track record in integration and development of distributed software applications including cloud-based applications
8.Highly skilled in analysis, problem solving, troubleshooting, debugging
9.Strong verbal and written communication skills

About 10 years years expertise in application development including:
• Experience in leading team and allocating tasks
• Experience in designing solution related to website and frontend tech stack
• Experienced in HTML5, CSS3, LESS
• Ability to develop frontend screens of different viewports from ground up
• RESTful services, AJAX, JavaScript / JQuery and Angular1.x/2.x
• Working with web services/REST, web architectures including SEO, mobile web considerations and responsive web design
• Source control management tool, such as TFS, GIT, Stash, Grunt

Culture & Benefits

We’re all about creating a fantastic people experience, guided by our values, so that we can in turn better deliver for our members. We work with our people to create a work experience that is inclusive, supportive, safe and respectful so we can do the best for our members.

  • 50% subsidy on HCF Private Health Insurance
  • 18 weeks Parental Leave for all genders
  • 6 additional leave days to support your wellbeing and medical needs
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing programs
  • Discounts to pet, life, travel and general insurance
  • Come and join our HCF team! 

A career with us

Please check out our website at https://www.hcf.com.au/about-us/careers

At HCF, we are dedicated to fostering an inclusive and collaborative work environment that upholds our core values. We look for the human in each other and use that to guide what we do and how we do it. HCF takes pride in our diverse
workforce and inclusive workplace culture and we celebrate the richness of perspectives brought by individuals with different backgrounds and experiences, including age, ethnicity, cultural or spiritual background, gender identity, disability, education, and socio-economic status.

All suitably qualified applicants will receive fair and equitable consideration for employment. If you require any adjustments to assist you in making your application or throughout the selection or onboarding process, please reach out to vacancy@hcf.com.au and we will make every effort to assist you.

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