Graduate Developer

Our employees are what make Busways work. We are always trying to attract people with high quality traits to join our team. We currently have full time vacancy for a dynamic and motivated Graduate Developer to join our team at Head Office.

What we are looking for

The core of what we are looking for is someone who is committed to developing their skills and knowledge as well as having a willingness to seek and accept challenges and responsibility. You should be:

1.    Willing to take on additional responsibility and grow across different roles as your skills increase.

2.    Willing to get involved; with a can do, roll your sleeves up attitude. We are not looking for a plodder.

3.    A People's Person. You have the ability to have positive and meaningful interactions with all of the staff that you work with.

4.    Someone who contributes their ideas and freely challenges people or systems to try and do it better. You are able to come up with avenues and suggestions to do it better.

5.    Someone who thinks outside the box.

6.    Looking for long term growth and longevity.

7.    Someone who fits into our culture. The key aspects of our culture are;

  • Adaptable – you do not get stuck in your old ways instead, you are willing to embrace change if it's for the better.
  • Communication – you listen well, instead of reacting fast which enables you to better understand and process information.
  • Engagement – you have a knack for using emotion and logic to communicate a persuasive vision and connect with people
  • Driven and Determined – you are proactive enough that you don't wait to be told something needs to be done or improved. You are driven enough to perform any tasks that may be out of your job description. You are willing to fight for difficult goals despite challenges and have the inept ability to bounce back from adversity
  • Curiosity – you have a strong desire to seek out new experiences, knowledge and receiving candid feedback to allow an openness to learning
  • Learning – is a never ending process that occurs every single day. Allow yourself to unleash the power of learning by being able to question and research topics to increase your own knowledge

Please only apply if you think you can be a valuable player and will be a great cultural fit on our team.

The Opportunity

This is an exciting graduate position that will provide you with the opportunity to join both a growing department and a growing company. You will be given the opportunity to grow, develop and to take on additional responsibilities as your skills increase.

The Job

Reporting to the IT Manager, the responsibilities of this position will depend on both you and your strengths. It could include but is not limited to:

  • Assisting the IT Software team in developing and rolling out new projects
  • Aiding in the development and improvement of integration solutions between Busways systems
  • Using your programming skills to develop automated solutions to manual business processes

Essential experience/skills:

  • Server-side language – Ruby on Rails, PHP, Python etc
  • Knowledge of Java Script, HTML, CSS
  • Database knowledge – PostgreSQL, MySQL etc
  • Willingness to support 'Legacy' applications
  • Permanent Residency or Australian Citizenship

Desirable Experience

  • Frameworks – Bootstrap, JQuery, Test Drive Development
  • GIT version control
  • Know your way around a Linux shell
  • Drupal CMS framework
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services

What is working for Busways like? Any Benefits?

We are a family run company with a community feel. We are continuously growing and look forward to continuously developing with our employees. We think (at least) that it's a fun, flexible and friendly environment.  Some of the staff benefits include:

1.   Yoga – A relaxing yoga class once a week with a qualified teacher

2.   Lunch Club – A subsidised healthy eating lunch option that includes; sandwiches, wraps, salads and fruit

3.   Shuttle Bus – We currently have a number of free shuttle buses that bring staff to and from work every day from both the Central Coast region and Western Suburbs. The ability to use this service is dependent upon the requirements of the position (working hours) and is dependent upon the needs and requirements of the department. 

4.   Public Transport – Both Pymble and Gordon train stations are located just 10 minutes away.

5.   Gym – With a Gym just down the road, we have corporate discounts that are offered to all staff.

About Busways

Busways Group is one of the largest private bus operators in NSW, operating route, charter and school bus services in outer-metropolitan Sydney, the Central Coast and the NSW North Coast. We are a family run business with over 70 years' experience. Today we are a strong team of approximately 1500 staff delivering quality public transport with a fleet of over 700 buses across 16 depots.

Unfortunately due to the large number of applications that we usually receive, we are unable to contact all applicants and only short-listed applicants will be notified.

Busways is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


How To Apply: 

Please apply by sending through a copy of your Resume and Cover Letter to recruitment@busways.com.au or alternatively for more information, please don’t hesitate to contact the Recruitment Team on (02) 9497 1800.

Please note, applicantions will close on Friday 26th of January 2018  


(02) 9497 1800