Apply now Job no: 979174
Work type: Fixed term contract
Location: Perth

Seven West Media is the leading listed national multi-platform media business based in Australia. We comprise of Channel Seven, The West Australian, The Sunday Times and associated Perth metro and WA regional newspapers.

Seven West Media is a dynamic and evolving business, in the past few years our Digital team has built entire websites and products from the ground up and made a significant impact to the business and ways of working within the business. Our NextGen News project is a pivotal program driving the overhaul of news experiences for The West, PerthNow, and our Regional mastheads based on customer needs. After extensive research, the design phase is kicking off and an expert  Developer is required to help us foster and bring the vision to life.


The Opportunity

Working alongside our product design team on the Next Gen news project, the Developer will help to build the future of digital media in our business and create great user experience. This is a 6 month fixed term contract with the potential to extend.

As a Developer you have your finger on the pulse of the latest software practices and have a passion for working on large and often complex solutions. You are solution-orientated and enjoy mentoring others in your team. You apply an agile way of working using the scrum framework.

You will have the opportunity to work with a tech stack which services up to 1.45 million unique users a day, and a team which ships to production multiple times a day on serverless infrastructure. This requires great infrastructure and software. It’s not easy, but the skills we’ve gained are invaluable and transferrable. The people in our team all come from various industries and contribute something unique. 


The tasks of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Develop code with the backing of a mature CI/CD platform that has branch deploys 
  • Write infrastructure code alongside the actual code that runs the services/products 
  • Using a wide range of AWS services in production, including Lambda, DynamoDB, SQS/SNS, Fargate (ECS), all deployed using infrastructure as code (using Pulumi). 
  • TypeScript throughout all Node.js, React.js and React Native projects 
  • GitHub for source control / collaboration with GitHub actions for CI 
  • Merge to master deploys to production automatically


About You 

Our team offers opportunities to learn, experiment and grow and are eager to hire developers who are excited to work with React and React Native. Prior experience with React and TypeScript is beneficial, but all candidates with a grasp of programming principles or experience with JavaScript are encouraged to apply. 

We welcome diverse perspectives and are looking for people who value learning, collaboration, experimentation and continuous improvement. In this position you will have the opportunity to expand and improve your skill sets while contributing to the delivery of public facing and internal news products. 

We are looking for someone with the following: 

  • 3+ Years’ experience working in software development 
  • An independent and goal orientated nature
  • Advanced interpersonal skills and a positive mindset
  • Knowledge in the following will be highly regarded
    • React.JS
    • React Native
    • Typescript
    • HTML & CSS
    • Node.js


 Let’s talk benefits:  

  • Working within a talented, friendly and supportive team
  • Osborne Park location with a free gym and free onsite parking
  • An on-site café which is 2 minutes’ walk from the Digital team 
  • Flexible and hybrid working arrangements
  • A work perks program including discounts on some of the most iconic brands
  • An employee health and wellbeing support program


Apply now!

Join us at Seven West Media and be a part of our success story. To apply simply click the ‘Apply Now’ button and follow the prompts to submit your resume and any supporting documents. Please note, only applicants who have current and valid Australian work rights can apply.

Apply now and join us behind the scenes at one of Australia’s most prominent media companies to let your talents shine.


SWM is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

SWM does not accept any unsolicited agency resumes and will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Seven West Media is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Recruitment Agencies: Seven West Media does not accept any unsolicited agency resumes. Seven West Media is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.