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Veterans' Affairs Vacancy N.N. 10718612
Australian War Memorial Closing date: Tuesday, 23 January 2018
Job Title: Web Developer
Branch: Public Programs
Section: Digital Experience
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time
Salary: $75,514 - $84,491
Location: Campbell - ACT
Classification: APS Level 6
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 60002287
Agency Website:

Job Description


The Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum, and an extensive archive. The Memorial's purpose is to commemorate the sacrifice of those Australians who have died in war. Its mission is to assist Australians to remember, interpret and understand the Australian experience of war and its enduring impact on Australian society.

The Memorial plays the leading role in the nation’s commemoration of the Australian experience of war. The Memorial’s website is accessed by over 12,000 users daily and our social media and digital channels have more than 100,000 followers. Our users seek to discover records and information on Australia’s military history through research of people and conflicts within our online collections along with commemorative events and activities.

We are seeking an experienced Web Developer to join our Digital Experience Team. The new direction of this section is to build and deliver on the digital vision for the Australian War Memorial. Currently an important upgrade to the Australian War Memorial Website is being undertaken to further enhance and engage users through content and continual uncovering of the Memorials’ collections across all digital channels.

As a member of the Digital Experience Team and under the guidance of the Senior Technical Specialist, the Web Developer is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Memorial’s web systems. The successful candidate will be solutions focused, have strong communication skills and be a developer who is proficient at managing and growing a Drupal website.


• As a member of the Digital Experience Team and under general direction, configure, maintain and develop the Memorial’s web publishing platform and other online technologies, including Drupal site maintenance and enhancement
• Build rich web interfaces and applications using modern web technologies and liaise with designers, curators, marketing and technical staff to deliver projects
• Maintain web servers, testing environments and code version control
• Implement fixes, changes and design updates to the corporate internet and intranet sites
• Prepare and maintain both user-focused and technical documentation for procedures and processes relating to the website
• Assist with technical support of other IT systems as required

Desirable Skills

• Proven proficiency in developing, fixing and modifying Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 modules in PHP and JavaScript
• Proven proficiency in designing and maintaining web site designs with competency in CSS, SCSS and HTML experience working with Active Directory within a Drupal environment
• Experience developing responsive web sites to WCAG 2.0 AA standards
• Experience developing web sites on Amazon AWS servers and the Acquia content management platform



Successful applicants will be required to obtain and maintain a Baseline security clearance.

To Apply

Position Contact: Melissa Stubbings, 02 6263 6602
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS02-Tue - 09 Jan 2018 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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