Senior Android Engineer (VPSG6)

Job posted: 07/06/2021
Applications close: 21/06/2021 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Department of Premier and Cabinet

Salary: $124,033 - $165,983

Occupation: Engineering

Reference: VG/1504022D

Reference: VG/1504022D

Occupation: Engineering

Salary Range: $124,033 - $165,983

Work location: Various

An exciting opportunity is available for a Senior Android Engineer with Service Victoria.

Service Victoria is an Administrative Office within the Department of Premier & Cabinet charged with simplifying, improving and modernising essential government transactions and delivering customer service.  

As a Senior Android Engineer, you'll be joining a newly established team charged with building out the future of Service Victoria's mobile apps.

As a modern, outcomes driven technology organisation, Service Victoria is embracing remote first for all roles.

Service Victoria is continuing to hire with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19. All new and existing Service Victoria team members will continue to work from home until it's safe to return to our office. When our office re-opens, this role will have the option to work from the office or remotely from home.

What a Senior Android Engineer does at Service Victoria:

  • Helps to plan, design, build and support our native mobile products
  • Contribute to product planning by providing authoritative and pragmatic advice balancing technical excellence, business objectives and quality requirements
  • Develops high quality solutions to challenging and complex product requirements in primarily with Kotlin
  • Helps lead the technology strategy, including design patterns, library re-use, testing and deployment techniques
  • Provides guidance and technology leadership to the rest of the team, helping everyone improve their skills and craft, contributing to the overall technical capability of the organisation
  • Drives a culture of continual improvement and introspection and champions a desire to constantly improve within the team
  • Proactively keeps up to date with mobile application, and technology in general, trends, developments and advancements.

On your first day you'll have:

  • Extensive experience developing Android applications, ideally in Kotlin
  • A passion for keeping up to date with mobile development treads
  • Previous experience developing iOS apps will be high regarded
  • A keen attention to detail and passion for great user experiences
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Great communication, influencing and coaching skills with the ability to explain complex ideas and solve problems
  • A well-developed sense of empathy for your customers, both internal and external

Desired Qualifications

Industry based accreditation such as ITIL or SAFe is highly desirable.

The closing date for this position is midnight Monday 21 June 2021.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

How to apply: Apply before the advertised closing date, all applications should include:

  • a resume
  • completed VPS Application Form (attached to the job ad)

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.

Senior Android Engineer  (VPSG6)

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Full time / 12 months

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Jason Stevens | Jason.stevens@service.vic.gov.au

Senior Android Engineer  (VPSG6)