Senior Software Project Lead

Location: Perth
Job Type: Full time
Reference: REF1597W

Alcoa is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products. Our Company 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 employees have followed on with breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to efficiency, safety, sustainability and stronger communities wherever we operate. This kind of operating excellence takes a special kind of team, made up of special people. One of them could be you.

About the opportunity

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

The Senior Software Project Lead is a specialist in the Information Technology and Automation Solutions (ITAS) Global team, leading the planning and execution of multiple projects to deliver, maintain and support software applications to help their customers improve workflow and decision making processes.

This role will primarily be responsible for leading software projects and developing software solutions to support the Reliability and Maintenance groups from the Alumina business unit. In addition, the Senior Software Project Lead will help Alcoa to embark in the journey of the “Refinery of the Future” digital transformation initiative, making the Alcoa core businesses stronger and our operations safer, cleaner and more efficient.

For the right candidate, flexible work arrangements would be considered for this role. Please let us know when you apply if this is something you are seeking

As a nationally recognised employer of choice for gender equity and advocate for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex inclusion, Alcoa encourages applications from women, people of diverse backgrounds and those with different skills and life experiences.

About you

Our values – act with integrity, operate with excellence, care for people – are at the foundation of everything we do. To be successful in this role and to play a part in our ongoing success you will have experience working cross-functionally, excellent communication skills and the ability to influence different personalities and global perspectives

You will be required to develop a deep understanding of the business processes and requirements of your global customers, combined with knowledge of Devops and Agile practices, plus User Experience design philosophies to deliver continued benefits to the company’s bottom line.

Experience in Microsoft development platforms along with data query languages is required for this role. A working knowledge of IoT, Connected Worker, Cloud, Augmented RealityorVirtual Reality along with Honeywell PHD and OSIsoft PI historians and process data visualisation toolset would be considerable favourable.

We are looking for an IT professional who holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related IT qualification or has the equivalent experience in a similar role.

About where you will work

Alcoa of Australia’s head office is located in Booragoon, approximately 15 kilometres south of Perth’s central business district. Approximately 150 employees provide corporate services, including finance, procurement, information technology, environmental management and corporate affairs, to Alcoa’s businesses locally and world-wide. Alcoa also has a small office located in Burswood

Applications close: Wednesday 22nd August, 2018

About Alcoa in Australia

Alcoa employs approximately 4,300 people in Western Australia (WA) and Victoria; most of our employees live regionally and our head office is in the Perth suburb of Booragoon.

Alcoa has been named an employer of choice for 16 consecutive years by the Federal Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA), and Alcoa of Australia’s Chairman and Managing Director Michael Parker is a WGEA Pay Equity Ambassador.

Alcoa is an active and supportive partner in the community. The company sponsors ideas and opportunities important to local people such as addressing mental health, inspiring youth, promoting environmental education and highlighting health and safety.

Alcoa has been contributing economically and socially in Western Australia and Victoria for more than 50 years. More than 75 per cent of Alcoa of Australia’s total annual revenue stays in Australia through wages, local purchasing, taxes, royalties, capital investment and dividends to Australian shareholders.

It is Alcoa's policy that all employees must advise their immediate supervisor or manager of their application prior to applying.

You will only be contacted if you are shortlisted for an interview, this process can take up to four weeks from the closing date.

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