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This is an ever growing and changing landscape with breakthroughs on a regular basis in particular within the area of artificial intelligence. Yet there are some areas that require a slightly lesser skill set such as the job of a web developer that are still highly sought after by start up and existing companies. Given the huge growth in this industry there is a never ending requirement for skilled workers worldwide and Australian skill sets are being sought after overseas which leaves the country with less local and home grown talent. As such the need to employ skilled workers from overseas is increasingly apparent. MMRecruitment can assist companies in finding such skilled workers in the various areas of IT, whether this is for a temporary short term contract or for a longer, more permanent period of time we can help you find the right candidate!

Aged Care Big Title

A visa that allows candidates to study in a related field whilst working part-time in an aged care centre and full-time during the course holidays

Training visa 407

A visa that permits candidates from outside or inside Australia to be upskilled towards a higher level within the industry.

TSS 482

This is a temporary skills shortage work visa that permits employers to sponsor candidates who have sufficient levels of work experience and appropriate studies in the area.

186 ENS

Employer Nomination Scheme allows companies to sponsor for permanent residence for those candidates whose occupations appear on the long-term list (MLTSSL)

 

The 494 Employer regional sponsored visa allows companies to sponsor a candidate with 3 years related work experience for a 5 year visa.

191 Regional Skilled Visa

This visa is a permanent visa allowing those with 3 years of regional work experience and a minimum threshold salary of $53,900 over this 3 year period to apply for PR

Labour agreements

The recent horticulture labour agreement is just one agreement that allows ag employers sponsor skilled workers into their workforce allowing for salary and skills concessions as well as English concessions to some degree.

DAMA

DAMA or Designated Area Migration Agreement allows employers to sponsor for occupations that do not appear on other occupation lists.

This visa allows international student graduates work full-time for a period of between 18 months to 4 years. It also allows employers to employ without the responsibility of sponsorship, with an opportunity to sponsor later.

261211 MULTIMEDIA SPECIALIST

Description

Alternative Titles:

Multimedia Developer
Multimedia Programmer

Creates and manipulates computer animation, audio, video and graphic image files into multimedia programs to produce data and content for CD-ROMs, information kiosks, multimedia presentations, websites, mobile telephone resources, electronic gaming environments, e-commerce and e-security solutions, and entertainment and education products.

Skill Level: 1

 

Anzco Code

UNIT GROUP 2611 ICT BUSINESS AND SYSTEMS ANALYSTS

Description

ICT BUSINESS AND SYSTEMS ANALYSTS work with users to formulate system requirements, develop system plans and documentation, review and evaluate existing systems, and design and modify systems to meet users’ business needs.
Non-ICT Business Analysts (for example, Management Consultants) are excluded from this unit group. Non-ICT Business Analysts are included in Unit Group 2247 Management and Organisation Analysts.

Skill Level 1

In Australia and New Zealand:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks

– Working with users to formulate and document business requirements

– Identifying, investigating, and analysing business processes, procedures and work practices

– Identifying and evaluating inefficiencies and recommending optimal business practices, and system functionality and behaviour

– Using project management methodologies, principles and techniques to develop project plans and to cost, resource and manage projects

– Taking responsibility for deploying functional solutions, such as creating, adopting and implementing system test plans, which ensure acceptable quality and integrity of the system

– Creating user and training documentation, and conducting formal training classes

– Developing functional specifications for use by system developers

– Using data and process modelling techniques to create clear system specifications for the design and development of system software

– Acting as a central reference and information source, providing guidance and assistance in the system project decision making process

Occupations:
261111 ICT Business Analyst
261112 Systems Analyst

261111 ICT BUSINESS ANALYST

Description

Plans, develops, deploys, tests and optimises network and system services, taking responsibility for configuration management and overall operational readiness of network systems, especially environments with multiple operating systems and configurations, and provides troubleshooting and fault-finding services for network problems.

Skill Level 1

Specialization
Business Systems Analyst

 

261112 SYSTEMS ANALYST

Description

Evaluates processes and methods used in existing ICT systems, proposes modifications, additional system components or new systems to meet user needs as expressed in specifications and other documentation.

Skill Level 1

 

UNIT GROUP 2612 MULTIMEDIA SPECIALISTS AND WEB DEVELOPERS

Description

MULTIMEDIA SPECIALISTS AND WEB DEVELOPERS create computer animation, audio, video and graphic image files for multimedia presentations, games, motion pictures, CD-ROMs, information kiosks and the web, and plan, produce and maintain websites and web applications using web programming, scripting, authoring, content management and file transfer software.
Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include

– Analysing, designing and developing Internet sites applying a mixture of artistry and creativity with software programming and scripting languages and interfacing with operating environments

– Designing and developing digital animations, imaging, presentations, games, audio and video clips, and Internet applications using multimedia software, tools and utilities, interactive graphics and programming languages

– Communicating with network specialists regarding web-related issues, such as security and hosting websites, to control and enforce Internet and web server security, space allocation, user access, business continuity, website backup and disaster recovery planning

– Designing, developing and integrating computer code with other specialised inputs, such as image files, audio files and scripting languages, to produce, maintain and support websites

– Assisting in analysing, specifying and developing Internet strategies, web-based methodologies and development plans

Occupations:

261211 Multimedia Specialist
261212 Web Developer

 

 

261212 WEB DEVELOPER

Description

Alternative Title:
Web Programmer

Plans, produces and maintains websites using web programming languages, software applications, technologies and databases together with specifications of user needs, often in conjunction with other ICT Professionals such as Business Analysts, Web Designers and network and usability specialists.
Skill Level: 1

 

UNIT GROUP 2613 SOFTWARE AND APPLICATIONS PROGRAMMERS

Description

SOFTWARE AND APPLICATIONS PROGRAMMERS design, develop, test, maintain and document program code in accordance with user requirements, and system and technical specifications.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

– Researching, consulting, analysing and evaluating system program needs

– Identifying technology limitations and deficiencies in existing systems and associated processes, procedures and methods

– Testing, debugging, diagnosing and correcting errors and faults in an applications programming language within established testing protocols, guidelines and quality standards to ensure programs and applications perform to specification

– Writing and maintaining program code to meet system requirements, system designs and technical specifications in accordance with quality accredited standards

– Writing, updating and maintaining technical program, end user documentation and operational procedures

– Providing advice, guidance and expertise in developing proposals and strategies for software design activities such as financial evaluation and costings for recommending software purchases and upgrades

Occupations:

261311 Analyst Programmer
261312 Developer Programmer
261313 Software Engineer
261314 Software Tester
261399 Software and Applications Programmers nec

 

261311 ANALYST PROGRAMMER

Description

Alternative Title:
Programmer Analyst

Analyses user needs, produces requirements documentation and system plans, and encodes, tests, debugs, maintains and documents programs and applications.
Skill Level: 1

 

261312 DEVELOPER PROGRAMMER

Description


Alternative Titles:

Applications Developer
ICT Developer
ICT Programmer

Interprets specifications, technical designs and flow charts, builds, maintains and modifies the code for software applications, constructs technical specifications from a business functional model, and tests and writes technical documentation.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Communications Programmer (Systems)
Database Developer
Database Programmer (Systems)
Network Programmer
Software Developer
Software Programmer

261313 SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Alternative Titles:

Software Architect
Software Designer


Designs, develops, modifies, documents, tests, implements, installs and supports software applications and systems.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Computer Applications Engineer
Database Designer
Systems Architect

261314 SOFTWARE TESTER

Specifies, develops and writes test plans and test scripts, produces test cases, carries out regression testing, and uses automated test software applications to test the behaviour, functionality and integrity of computer software, and documents the results of tests in defect reports and related documentation.

Skill Level: 1

 

261399 SOFTWARE AND APPLICATIONS PROGRAMMERS NEC

This occupation group covers Software and Applications Programmers not elsewhere classified.

Skill Level: 1

Occupations in this group include:

No occupations have currently been identified for this residual category.

 

 

UNIT GROUP 2621 DATABASE AND SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATORS, AND ICT SECURITY SPECIALISTS

DATABASE AND SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATORS, AND ICT SECURITY SPECIALISTS plan, develop, maintain, manage and administer organisations’ database management systems, operating systems and security policies and procedures to ensure optimal database and system integrity, security, backup, reliability and performance.

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

– Designing and maintaining database architecture, data structures, tables, dictionaries and naming conventions to ensure the accuracy and completeness of all data master files

– Performing the operational establishment and preventive maintenance of backups, recovery procedures, and enforcing security and integrity controls

– Implementing and administering database documentation, guidelines, policies and procedures

– Testing database systems and upgrades, such as debugging, tracking, reproduction, logging and resolving all identified problems, according to approved quality testing scripts, procedures and processes

– Accepting responsibility for the processes, procedures and operational management associated with system security and disaster recovery planning

– Liaising with security vendors, suppliers, service providers and external resources; analysing, recommending, installing and maintaining software security applications; and monitoring contractual obligations, performance delivery and service level agreements

– Troubleshooting and providing service support in diagnosing, resolving and repairing server-related hardware and software malfunctions, encompassing workstations and communication infrastructure

– Preparing and maintaining documentation, policies and instructions, and recording and detailing operational procedures and system logs

– Ensuring that the design of computer sites allows all components to fit together and work properly, and monitoring and adjusting the performance of networks

– Continually surveying the current computer site to determine future network needs and making recommendations for enhancements in the implementation of future servers and networks


Occupations:

262111 Database Administrator
262112 ICT Security Specialist
262113 Systems Administrator

 

 

262111 DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR

Alternative Titles:

Database Operator
Database Specialist
Database Support
DBA

Plans, develops, configures, maintains and supports an organisation’s database management system in accordance with user requirements ensuring optimal database integrity, security, backup, reliability and performance.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation:

Database Analyst

 

262112 ICT SECURITY SPECIALIST

Alternative Title:

Security Administrator
Establishes, manages and administers an organisation’s ICT security policy and procedures to ensure preventive and recovery strategies are in place, and minimise the risk of internal and external security threats.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation:

Information Technology Security Manager

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation:

Database Analyst

 

262113 SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

Alternative Title:

Systems Manager


Plans, develops, installs, troubleshoots, maintains and supports an operating system and associated server hardware, software and databases ensuring optimum system integrity, security, backup and performance.

Skill Level: 1

Database Analyst

 

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