Computerworld Australia's hot jobs round-up

A look at the hot IT jobs and certifications around Australia this week

With the Australian IT job market consistently on the rise in 2010, skills in high demand and the Federal Government set to reform whole-of-government ICT recruitment, it is a fantastic time to get into the job market. With the influx of jobs available, Computerworld Australia has taken some of the bite out of job seeking and provided you with the some of the hottest jobs this week.

Hot Jobs

Consulting Company - Senior VB.Net Developer

Location: Brisbane, Queensland

Salary: Unknown

Skills required: .NET, SQL Server, VB.NET

Other requirements:

  • An appropriate academic qualification or equivalent commercial experience.
  • 10 + years commercial software development experience with your most recent experience being VB.Net and SQL Server.
  • Sound experience in Web, Desktop and Database Development on the Microsoft Platform.
  • Excellent spoken and written English with the ability to communicate well with colleagues and customers.
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills.
  • A strong dedication to team work and providing consultative services in a fast paced, professional working environment.

Unknown Company - [[xref: http://www.peoplebank.com.au/hotjobs/project-manager-mobile-computing.php|Project Manager: Mobile Computing|Peoplebank Australia: Project Manager, Mobile Computing]]

Location: Brisbane, Queensland

Salary: Unknown

Skills required:

  • Experience in mobile computing via netG, toughbooks and/or PDAs
  • Certifications: FFA and/or Workforce Automation, PMBoK or Prince2, ITIL

Unknown Company - MS Project Analyst

Location: Melbourne, Victoria

Salary: Contract

Skills required:

  • 3-5 years solid experience using MS Project
  • 3 years minimum experience in a role having created templates in MS Project
  • The ability to liaise with the business and end users to collate and document requirements
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written

Victorian Managed Insurance Authority - Information Management Analyst

Location: Melbourne, Victoria

Salary: 12-month contract

Skills required:

  • Demonstrated Experience with SAS BI and Base SAS or SAS EG 4.
  • Advanced knowledge of EXCEL, including the linking of workbooks, the use of formulas, and the development of charts and pivot tables.
  • Experience in data management, analysis, interpretation and reporting.
  • Competency in business analysis techniques with demonstrated problem solving skills.

Hot IT Certification

Various job indices have indicated that companies are mostly on the look-out for Project Managers, business analysts and developers for .NET and Java-based applications. We've covered some of the hottest certifications internationally for the IT industry, but if you're looking for something a little more useful on the local stage, we recommend taking a look at certifications suited specifically to the aforementioned career paths.

Among Microsoft's bevy of IT Professional certifications you can find a certification for Business Intelligence Developers, which is also offered in Australia by the likes of Excom Education.

For the programming side of things, there are plenty of Microsoft-certified .NET courses as well as Java programming training.

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