Principal Digital Apps Backend

Last updated 4 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

BHP is one of the world's largest global resources company, with operations throughout Australia and around the world. The iron ore, copper, coal, nickel, oil and gas we produce is used to grow cities all around the world, helping to build schools, hospitals, bridges and transport as well as the household appliances, modern electronics and new technology millions of people use every day.

We've been supporting people and communities all across the countries in which we operate, from the Pilbara to the Atacama Desert in Chile, for generations by creating jobs, backing businesses and investing in social programs. And it's our purpose and privilege to continue to keep bringing people and resources together to build a better world.

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

As Principal Backend Development, you will govern and improve the designs, standards and patterns for application backend (service) development for supply chain applications. SCA WAIO focus on maximising stability, reliability, supportability and sustainability of digital applications across the supply chain. This will include supporting a migration of supply chain applications to Cloud Native.

An exciting role in a team of passionate talented technology specialists striving for continuous improvement of critical systems leveraging the latest technologies and methodologies, tasks include:

  • Setting and embedding the principles, standards and patterns for our application development
  • Leading resources in Agile SCRUM for continuous improvement of custom in-house applications
  • Identifying and leading initiatives for improvement, simplification, standardisation of applications
  • Driving migration of supply chain applications to Cloud
  • Provide subject matter expertise for application backend architecture, design, and maintenance
  • Backend development of bespoke applications, including, .Net and Python
  • Provide technical expertise and stewardship for the continuous maintenance and improvement of the product stability, reliability and performance
  • Lead problem management and root cause analysis for failures in applications
  • Develop strong relationships with other BHP teams, service partners, and vendors
  • Support a culture of continuous improvement across people, process, technology and cost
About you

To be successful in this role, you will have proven recent and deep experience in: design and development of complex n-tier applications. Cloud technologies and services, and leading Agile SCRUM methodologies and teams.

You will have a tertiary qualification in Technology, Engineering, Computer Science or similar discipline and have post-qualification experience designing, developing, maintaining and supporting complex n-tier applications.

As the preferred candidate, you have superior interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with the ability to develop meaningful relationships and influence stakeholders across all organisational levels. Your ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks, projects and stakeholders simultaneously will be critical. You can understand and communicate highly technical information to non-technical audiences. An ability to lead teams, including third-party vendors and support staff, will be looked on favourably.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance based bonuses and unique BHP employee share program.

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees' lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

BHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.