ICT Lead Software Engineer - .NET Tech Lead (VPSG6)

Job posted: 02/04/2024
Applications close: 15/04/2024 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victoria Police

Salary: $130,673 - $174,869

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: VG/E20042655B

Reference: VG/E20042655B

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: $130,673 - $174,869

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

About the role:

Are you ready to shape the digital future of Victoria Police? Do you want to help your community?

Victoria Police's ICT Division has been charged with creating world class software solutions to transform policing in Victoria.  The frontline police officers and first responders will be using the new applications every day, in all aspects of their duties.

As we embark on one of the most exciting software developments, you will have the opportunity to shape the outcome of major software systems that will directly impact and transform modern frontline policing. The systems will need to be dynamic, secure and robust to allow for the challenging environment in which they are used. This is a greenfield project and will give you the chance to “do it right from the start”.

As a Senior .Net Software Engineer, you will have the crucial role of designing and building the application framework whilst mentoring the team and championing our standards. You will join a growing and passionate engineering team dedicated to solving complex problems by building and maintaining solutions for our first responders to activities like:

  • Manage critical incidents and state-wide events (including natural disasters);
  • Support proactive policing in the community, and
  • Assist specialist units tackling issues such as youth offending, road safety, and cybercrime.

Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace, supporting a hybrid environment and other flexible working arrangements.


As a .NET Tech Lead, your duties will include:

  • Working with a variety of leaders, including police from across the organisation, our intelligence practitioners, and senior management.
  • Design, develop and implement technology solutions, such as APIs, Pub/Sub systems.
  • Work collaboratively with internal teams.
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability.
  • Work on bug fixing, improving code quality and application performance.
  • Write clear technical documentation.
  • Engage in continuous improvement of all aspects of the software development lifecycle.
  • Mentor and coach junior developers and team members as needed.


As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related disciplines.
  • At least 5 years of senior experience developing with Microsoft technologies and infrastructure.
  • Proven experience in a leadership role.
  • Excellent understanding and experience with:
    • defensive coding and security.
    • solution design.
    • fit-for-purpose application frameworks.
    • application architectural patterns.
    • implementing high throughput real time solutions using Pub/Sub systems.
    • coding in the .NET framework (C#, ASP.NET, .NET Core)
    • Agile scrum methodology..
  • Previous experience with Restful API development.


Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) x full-time, ongoing position available.
  • This position is located at Victoria Police Centre, 311 Spencer Street, Docklands.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo National Security Vetting, achieve and maintain a security classification as determined by the Department Head. To achieve this, applicants must be an Australian Citizen. (Australian Citizenship is a must. PR not sufficient)
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.


Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form
    • the word document (2. Application form) is attached to the job advertisement ready for you to complete and include in your submission.


Applications close midnight, Monday 15 April 2024.

Please Note: All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms; Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) website, Victorian Government careers website (Careers.Vic) or Seek. Applications will not be accepted via other platforms or email.

Current Victorian Government employees must apply via Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE). 

For further information, please contact: Layan Domingo via email (preferred)  layan.domingo@police.vic.gov.au


We welcome applications from people with disability. If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirement/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email VPSRECRUITMENT@police.vic.gov.au or on (03) 8335 8082.


About Us:

Victoria Police has a dedicated workforce of more than 22,000 employees consisting of police, protective services officers, police custody officers, and public service staff. Each employee plays a vital role in providing the 24/7, 365 days a year emergency response and public safety capability the organisation delivers to its community. As a Victoria Police employee, you have a dedication and commitment to community safety. 

Having a workforce that reflects the community we serve is important to Victoria Police. We want to attract and retain people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities, and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. If you are interested in a position, we encourage you to apply as we celebrate the benefit that diversity brings to our employees, our services, and our community.

Find out what it is like working as a Victorian Public Servant for Victoria Police: https://www.police.vic.gov.au/vps

ICT Lead Software Engineer - .NET Tech Lead (VPSG6)

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Full time

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Layan Domingo | layan.domingo@police.vic.gov.au

ICT Lead Software Engineer - .NET Tech Lead (VPSG6)