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Salesforce Developer

Date: 26-Dec-2021

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000

Company: Australian Unity

  • Play a key role in helping us to innovate and deliver our business project goals
  • 2 x Permanent Full-Time roles available – excellent salary and benefits
  • Real Wellbeing starts here


What makes us, us


Established in 1840, we’re Australia’s first member-owned wellbeing company, delivering health, wealth and care services to more than 700,000 Australians. Today, while we’ve grown to a company of nearly 7000 employees, our focus remains the same as it was 180 years ago — to deliver Real Wellbeing for our customers, members and the community.


We support your Real Wellbeing so you can better support our members’ and customers’ wellbeing journey


There are four key attributes that set us apart:


  • Good people: We strive to set ourselves apart through the capability, warmth and expertise of our people.
  • Wellbeing experts: Our breadth of capability enables us to provide smart solutions and services across all domains of wellbeing.
  • Long-term commitment: As a member-owned company, we’ve been focusing on long-term outcomes and single-minded dedication to our members and customers since 1840.
  • Driving positive impact: Everything we do is focused on making a positive difference at a personal, community and societal level.


These pillars are infused with our values of bold, warm and honest


Your opportunity


Based at Australian Unity Head Office in Melbourne, Customer, Digital and Technology develops and maintains our key business systems.  CDT’s ambition is for our processes and systems to enable business success so effectively that our businesses have competitive differentiation in their industry. Developers are key contributors to the CDT development team helping us to innovate and deliver our business project goals.


As part of the CDT development team, contribute to the delivery of Salesforce projects from conception to delivery.  2 x permanent full time Salesforce Developer roles on offer!


  • Develop, test and install software applications across multiple platforms.
  • Sound Coding Skills with a good knowledge of Salesforce Platform development environment and systems
  • Estimate, Design, code, test and deploy solutions within force.com platform including integration with external systems
  • Good understanding of Salesforce Communities, Lightning Web Component, AURA component and Apex code.
  • Good understanding of Salesforce platform including limitations and best practices
  • Implement solutions according to architectural designs and estimates for projects
  • Work closely with the project team (BA/PM/testers) to ensure quality deliverables
  • Excellent knowledge and experience deployment changes between Salesforce environments including automation tools such as ANT migration tool, changeset and DX.
  • Identifies improvements opportunities and generates solution options
  • Develop unit test with quality
  • Develop both operating and system documentation


Solution Development:


  • Develop high quality solutions according to architecture guidance.
  • Develop both operating and system documentation.
  • Follow and improve team process and procedures to help the team to increase productivity and quality of deliverables.
  • Liaise with internal and external developers to ensure that developments meet project specifications.


About you


We are searching for a professional who will join us in striving to live our values of bold, warm and honest, in everything we do.


Your expertise and qualifications will include:


  • Tertiary qualifications in IT or related business discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience as software developer
  • Salesforce.com certified App Builder, Salesforce Administrator or Platform Developer -I (At least one certification is preferred)
  • 2+ years of experience as a software developer with force.com platform
  • Sound understanding and demonstrable experience developing custom solutions with the Salesforce Platform (Apex, Lightning and Visual Force Pages)
  • Excellent Coding Skills with Lightning Development (AURA or LWC).
  • Good understanding and experience working with integration points available on the Force.com platform such as SOAP /REST APIs, email, outbound messaging, Canvas App
  • Advanced knowledge of Object Orientated Design, Concepts and UML
  • Experience with Agile Processes, SDLC, Application/Software Architecture
  • Understanding business and functional requirements, user needs, GUI design, usability factors and the business processes necessary
  • Demonstrated commitment to supporting business and its strategies
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in supervising staff
  • Strong customer focus, decision making and situational awareness skills.
  • Experience with change management and change initiatives is desirable.




Australian Unity is an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and, mature aged people.


Should an applicant be the preferred candidate, background checks (including police checks, reference checks, ASIC banned and disqualified persons and bankruptcy checks) will be completed prior to the candidate's employment being confirmed. The outcomes of the background checks do not automatically bar candidates; however, will be assessed against the inherent requirements of the job.


Recruitment Agencies

Please be advised that Australian Unity does not accept unsolicited resumes from Recruitment Agencies. Australian Unity will not recognise an entitlement to an introduction or placement fee unless the Agency has been briefed by a member of the Talent Acquisition team on a specific position for which we have requested candidates for.