Coldfusion Developer 70k

Posted on January 21, 2008. Filed under: Job and Career |

Its Avan from Peoplebank Recruitment. We currently have a permanent position based in the Sydney CBD with Ninemsn, which is the online media side of the Channel 9 Network. They are looking for a Coldfusion Developer.

if you would like to know more information about the role, please call me on 02 9220 8041.

If you are NOT looking at the moment, would you know of anyone who would be interested in a coldfusion developer role?

Kind regards,

Avan Tiong

Peoplebank Australia
Level 2, 107 Pitt St,
Sydney NSW 2000

T: 02 9220 8041
F: 02 9220 8080

Peoplebank Job Description

Job Number: 12713

Client: ninemsn

Job Title: Coldfusion Software Developer – Large Online Media Firm – CBD – upto $70k base

REPORTS TO: Development Manager

Job Profile

Job Purpose

This section includes general context for understanding the job.


Description of Purpose

Job purpose

To develop, support and maintain HWW applications in line with HWW’s development processes and standards. This will involve identifying and understanding the needs of internal and external customers to determine and program the most viable technical solutions for our applications.

To work in conjunction with Development Manager on the implementation of business strategy for this area, focusing on development work which includes analysis and implementation of solutions that also meet the Product Group’s business objectives.

Work closely with Development Manager to document technical solutions.

Role in Business Process

This section should describe the job role, objectives and responsibilities in the business process.

Role in Business Process

Description of Responsibilities

Reporting Relationship

Development Manager


Actively utilise and leverage existing Web technologies such as Microsoft IIS , SQL server, Coldfusion, javascript, XML technologies and remain up to date on the current versions of these products.

Work closely with Development Manager, team members and Product Group as required to deliver timely and effective technically viable solutions to end users.

Understand and demonstrate commitment to the company’s values.

Fulfil the company vision and abide by the company values: (attached)

Internal Customers

Development Manager

Product Groups

Specific Responsibilities

In order of importance, please list the job responsibilities. Indicate what portion of the job’s time is spent on the responsibility. Please add rows to table as necessary.




Percent of Time


Analysis, software development & testing .



Product group support, including enhancements, trouble shooting and maintenance.



Liaise with Development Manager, Designers and Product Group to translate product needs into functional systems.



Documentation of technical solutions in consultation with Development Manager.


Candidate Profile


This section should describe the experience, skills, and/or education required for position.

Area Qualification

Description of What’s Needed

Education or professional qualification

(or equiv. experience)

· Computer Science degree or equivalent (desireable)

· Accredited software technology qualifications (desirable).


· Min 3-4 Year’s software development experience including complete software development lifecycle.

· Min 2 years Coldfusion experience.

· Experience in other programming languages ie ASP.NET, PERL,PHP (advantageous).

· Experience in Internet usage at a technical level.

· Experience working on a complex content management systems (highly desirable).

· Development experience working within a media environment (desirable).


· Strong technical knowledge of Coldfusion, Web Services, XML, Javascript (AJAX), HTML, DHTML, XSLT, CSS, and MS SQL Server.

· Strong communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively across the business.

· Ability to prioritise and work well to deadlines.

· Ability to effectively manage relationships both internally and externally.

· Appreciation of Object Oriented and Database design methods and techniques.

· Working knowledge of the online market.

Competency/Job Skill Attributes

This section should list those skills required for this role in order of importance. See Competency Toolkit.


Job Skill Attribute

Level Description of Required Competency

Problem Solving:

Level 3

· Efficiently and creatively solves difficult, complex problems that affect his/her group or other groups/organisations.

· Accurately defines the amount and kind of information that must be gathered for problem solving.

· Identifies underlying or hidden problems or trends.

· Anticipates and proactively works to circumvent roadblocks to solutions.

· Challenges his/her staff to think critically in solving problems.

· Facilitates or leads effective problem solving in meetings and groups.

Technical Drive and Passion:

Level 3

· Believes information technology will have an overwhelmingly positive impact on society.

· Is constantly alert to new ways to use software and technology.

· Has a consuming drive to solve technical problems and “puzzles”, and continuously strives to “break the rules” of past technological solutions.

· Demonstrates strong curiosity, wanting to learn “everything” about a subject area and apply it to building and improving products.

Negotiation and Conflict Management:

Level 1

· Thinks through and communicates clearly his/her own goals, interests, and positions in negotiation or conflict situations

· Makes a positive contribution to resolving his/her work related conflicts or disagreements

· Takes responsibility to resolve difficult situations with other effectively

· Avoids getting caught in win-lose situations if at all possible

Managing Systems and Processes: (2)

Level 2

· Systematically and thoroughly monitors moderately complex systems and processes.

· Identifies and tracks key effectiveness and efficiency.

· Uses data to revise procedures and optimise system functioning.

Communication Skills:

Level 2

· Targets communications appropriately for the audience.

· Gets his/her point across clearly, concisely and quickly.

· Explains information in a way that is easy to understand.

· Confidently makes presentations to small to mid-size audiences.


Level 2

· Tolerates stress well, responding effectively when faced with bad news or situations.

· In disagreements or confrontations, focuses on the problem rather than attacking the person.

· Continues to work on the problems when others are bailing out or blaming.

· Brings others back to problem solving when things get emotional.

Customer Focus:.

Level 2

· Understands customers, proactively gathering information to learn about their needs and expectations.

· Builds ongoing relationships with customers.

· Sets customer expectations appropriately.

· Collaborates with other teams to ensure the customer gets a flawless product or service.

Planning, Organizing & Coordinating:

Level 1

· Effectively prioritizes own work such that he/she is prepared and able to meet work objectives

· Efficiently uses his/her time

· Organizes resources to complete this/her projects efficiently and on time

· Effectively participates in routine planning activities related to his/her work

· Keeps appropriate people informed about progress on tasks/projects.

Action Oriented:

Level 3

· Reacts with appropriate urgency to situations and events that require a quick response or turnaround.

· Has a bias for action, recognising the pitfalls of over-planning in a fast-changing, unpredictable business.

· Has a good sense of timing for action, understanding that too late may mean never and too early may waste resources.


4 – Expert Knowledge: Must have a highly-detailed, thorough understanding of this knowledge/skill area and be able to apply it with tremendous effectiveness in the position. Would be sought out for advice when tough problems arise and others are unable to solve them.

3 – Strong Knowledge: Must have a strong understanding of this knowledge/skill area and be able to apply it very effectively in the position. Should seldom need to ask others for advice in this area.

2 – Working Knowledge: Must have a good understanding of this knowledge and be able to apply it with reasonable effectiveness in the position. Must be able to function fairly independently in this knowledge area, but can periodically go to others for guidance.

1 – General Familiarity: Must be acquainted with some of the concepts in this knowledge/skill area.

HWW Company Vision and Values

All employees support the vision and values of the company

Our Vision: Bringing you closer to the people and information that matter most where, when and how you want it.

Our values:

· We value and care for our customers, clients, partners and shareholders

· We are passionate about all our businesses and we strive to lead and grow the industry

· We think network first

· We are open, honest and respectful of others

· We are self critical and committed to improvement and are unlimited in our aspirations.



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