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Company: Alcoa
Location: Booragoon, WA, Australia
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Alcoa (NYSE: AA) is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products, with a strong portfolio of value-added cast and rolled products and substantial energy assets. Alcoa is built on a foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating back nearly 130 years to the world-changing discovery that made aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life. Since inventing the aluminum industry, and throughout our history, our talented Alcoans have followed on with breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to efficiency, safety, sustainability and stronger communities wherever we operate.

About the opportunity

We have an opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Industrial IT & Automation professional to join the Information Technology and Automation Solutions (ITAS) Global team located at our Booragoon Office.

As the Senior Software Development Lead, you will join our agile development team supporting software development initiatives from several different Alcoa internal groups such as Digital and Continuous Improvement, Asset Management, etc. to deliver predominately Web and Mobile solutions, helping the customers to improve workflow and decision-making processes.

Primarily responsible for the whole software development life cycle phases, you will be leading development teams via DevOps tools towards the implementation of web and mobile solutions using Microsoft Azure Cloud platform and .NET development stack. You will also have the opportunity to work on exciting practical activities by developing proof of concepts and brining innovation to Alcoa software development practices. Your expertise will have a direct impact on Alcoa's operation being safer, cleaner and more efficient.

About you

To play a part in our ongoing success we are seeking someone with:

  • Degree qualifications in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related IT qualification, or equivalent experience

  • Excellent communication skills

  • The ability to translate user requirements into technical solutions

  • Consolidated experience in a similar leadership role

  • Strong relationship building skills; collaborative, including working in cross functional and virtual teams

  • Ability to drive a project and work both independently and in a team.

  • Experience in Microsoft software development platform such as C# .NET stack using Visual Studio and DevOps, Angular, Xamarin, Progressive Web App, Power BI, SQL Server. This is a technically oriented role, so deep understand of software engineering practice is expected. Strong Git skills and familiarity with Azure Development and Agile development methodologies is required.

  • Experience managing projects following Agile and Traditional/Hybrid project delivery methodologies, preferably in fast-paced environments.

  • Experience with Reliability, Engineering and Maintenance software such as Oracle Enterprise Asset Management, Asset Performance, Reliability tools, etc.

  • Experience in using data query languages such as T-SQL, MDX, DAX, etc.

  • Working knowledge of some of the following digital topics: Connected Worker solutions, Cloud, IOT, Robotics and automation, Augmented Reality, and others.

  • Knowledge of Honeywell PHD and OSIsoft PI historians and process data visualisation toolset would be desirable.

Why Alcoa?

Our values – act with integrity, operate with excellence, care for people – are at the foundation of everything we do.

At Alcoa we strive to create an inclusive workplace where employees can bring their whole selves to work regardless of their background.  We know it starts and finishes with you, which is why our value ‘care for people' is so important to us.  It ensures not only your physical safety but also provides an inclusive and welcoming workplace for people from all walks of life, encouraging diversity of thought from each and every person.

We embrace change, new ideas and promote a culture of respect and equal opportunity. Our employment programs, underpinned by diversity and equality, continue to be recognised and rewarded. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women and LGBTIQ+ job seekers.  

As an Alcoa employee, you will embark on growth opportunities and can truly make a difference being part of an organisation that respects and considers flexibility whilst empowering you with stimulating and challenging work.

Flexible work arrangements may be considered, please let us know when you apply if this is something you are seeking.

What's on offer?

  • Excellent remuneration package

  • Monthly Leisure Day

  • Benefits allowance

  • Performance related bonus (variable)

  • Industry leading superannuation

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Novated car lease scheme

  • Industry leading parental leave scheme

  • Paid volunteer time

  • Employee groups including the Social Club, Alcoa Women's Network and EAGLE (Employees at Alcoa for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Equality)

Applications close

Friday 12 February 2021

Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time.

Additional information

  • You will only be contacted if you are shortlisted for an interview, this process can take up to four weeks from the closing date.
  • This position is available only to permanent Australian residents or applicants who hold the relevant Visa with authority to work in Australia.  Please ensure this information is clearly stated on your application.


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