Senior API Developer (VPSG6)

Job posted: 11/03/2023
Applications close: 04/04/2023 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Government Services

Salary: $129,379 - $173,138

Occupation: Technology

Reference: VG/1706975

Reference: VG/1706975

Occupation: Technology

Salary Range: $129,379 - $173,138

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

About the Opportunity.

An exciting opportunity exists for a talented and passionate individual to join Digital Victoria in the Technology and Transformation branch as a Senior API Developer at the Department of Government Services.

The Technology and Transformation branch leads work on government strategic platforms, core and common platforms, systems and solutions, WOVG technology architecture governance and assurance, specialist capability CoEs and delivery and management of Digital Victoria's technology solutions.

As a Senior API Developer in the API Platform team you will:

  • Work within the WoVG API Team to design, build, test and deploy advanced API solutions for agencies across the Victorian Government.
  • Develop APIs within a best of breed API environment utilising RedHat OpenShift, Kubernetes, Mulesoft AnyPoint Platform, and Java (Spring Boot).
  • Provide leadership within the developer team to foster a centralised API development capacity for the whole Victorian Government.

Maintain a current knowledge of the latest tools, trends and systems in the API and integration space to ensure that the WoVG API Platform team is offering modern technology options to potential consumers

As our ideal candidate, you are:

  • Expert in Java based software development
  • Expert in Cloud based technologies (e.g. AWS, Azure or GCP)
  • Expert in API development using Integration technologies (in particular Mulesoft)
  • Expert with API design (Swagger/RAML), build, test and deployment
  • Fully aware of Openshift, Kubernetes, Docker and associated tooling

The closing date for this position is midnight4 April 2023.

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

Current VPS employees are strongly encouraged to apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) platform.

How to apply:

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

  • a resume
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

Other relevant information

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees and clients and consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OH&S Act), to support this DGS has a COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination policy which requires all DGS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes (unless an exception applies).

To be able to meet the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination requirements and for the department to meet its obligations under the OH&S Act, the department will request employees provide their vaccination information (including 3rd dose / booster) or evidence of an exemption throughout the recruitment process.

Inability to provide this may impact your subsequent employment to the department.

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.

DGS 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 API Developer (VPSG6)

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Mitraa Parameswaran | 0426 493 334

Senior API Developer (VPSG6)