Arrow Electronics Developer in St. Leonards, Australia



Job Description:

Job Title






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Business Systems & Applications Manager

Position Status

Full Time


Arrow ECS Australia Pty Limited is one of the industry’s leading distributors of IT products, specialising in security, networking, storage, unified communications and product service renewals.

Arrow ECS currently employs over one hundred and fifty staff members across its Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Canberra, Auckland and Wellington offices. The company’s “flat” management structure, open door policy, open communication and approach to its staff, their development and career progression have created a uniquely fresh and innovative working environment and culture.

The successful candidate will work as part of the team dedicated to ensuring that we are maximizing efficiency and capitalizing on the full features and benefits of the system based on the various user group needs. We are seeking someone with excellent technical and communication skills who can interface directly with internal stakeholders to understand their needs in order to administer and enhance the system accordingly.

Duties include the looking after Arrow’s internal systems such as ​DC Control and SOA, the data integrators and interfaces between in-house systems that provides the following main functionalities:

  • Quotes

  • Account Management

  • Order Management

  • Reporting

  • Customer Partner portal

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Database administrator functions.

  • Performing system upgrades.

  • Performing overall maintenance.

  • Documentation of as-is system.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide maintenance and operations support for IT applications

  • Responsible for maintaining, high availability, high performance enterprise application

  • Participate in planning, design, and development of a new applications

  • Create software updates to the existing design to meet the business, functional and non-functional requirements. Create/maintain design artefacts and documentation.

  • Design and develop applications to meet Application security requirements

  • Write and unit test code to implement the application design and deliver a high quality product

  • Implement good coding practices and standards.

  • Fix defects found during unit testing, system testing, integration testing, UAT and performance testing

  • Manage builds and software code branches and versions as part of a comprehensive configuration management framework

  • Provide operations support and troubleshoot production issues. Identify and implement technical solutions to fix production defects.

  • Provide support to resolve any production issues

  • Conduct and/or actively participate in meetings related to the multiple project/s, with clients and/or other contractors

  • Provide guidance to other development team members to develop secure, high availability applications

  • Share best practices, lessons learned and knowledge with the rest of the team

  • Identify implementation risks and analyse potential impacts on the enterprise and on the achievement of scheduled objectives

Essential Requirements

Must have working knowledge of Visual Basic (VB6) and have development skills in .NET and Java Script AND have three years of experience in at least two of the following disciplines:

  • Systems analysis.

  • Systems programming.

  • Application programming.

Demonstrate excellent writing and verbal communication skills.

Knowledge of other development languages like C# and SQL is a plus.


  • Three years+ as a Developer

  • In-depth knowledge of Visual Basic (VB6) and have successfully built applications through the use of VB6 code and/or integration with external systems.

  • Previous re-engineering experience updating an existing VB6 application configuration to provide solutions for enhanced functions.

  • Detail oriented and self-starter with strong written and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team

  • Minimum expectation of a Bachelors degree OR equivalent education/experience

  • Team player with positive “Can-do” attitude

  • Great communication skills with enthusiastic personality

  • Strong problem solving skills, data and software applications


Standard Hours Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Additional hours as needed.


St Leonards (DC)

Time Type:

Full time

Job Category:

Customer Facing/Supplier Facing

Most people live in the present. But a handful of us live in a world that doesn’t exist yet — the world of Five Years Out. Five Years Out is the tangible future. And it’s a way of thinking at Arrow that serves as a springboard for innovators, helping them see what’s coming and stay ahead of what’s ahead.

We are much more than products and services. We’re a community of designers, engineers, builders and visionaries who navigate the path between possibility and practicality, across the complete lifecycle of electronics, in some of the fastest-growing commercial and industrial markets on the planet.

The work we do is everywhere, from things you’ve never seen to things you can’t live without. A Fortune 119 company with more than 18,700 employees in over 90 countries, and 2016 sales of $23.8 billion, we guide innovation forward for the world’s leading technologies used in homes, businesses and daily life. If it takes a charge, chances are we helped design it, build it and get it to market.

Are you Five Years Out? Then chances are, you’ll enjoy working with us.

Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Arrow will make reasonable accommodations that enable qualified individuals to perform the essential functions of their jobs so long as the accommodation does not create an undue hardship.