Senior Software (Fullstack) Developer

Job posted: 08/07/2024
Applications close: 22/07/2024 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / Until 30 June 2025

Organisation: Service Victoria

Salary: $117,718 - $128,897

Occupation: Technology

Reference: VG/NO/1792170/A

Reference: VG/NO/1792170/A

Occupation: Technology

Salary Range: $117,718 - $128,897

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Senior Software (Fullstack) Developer I Until 30 June 2025 I $117,718 - $128,897 plus Superannuation I VPS5

Who we are

Service Victoria is the one place to go for government services. It's our job to make things easy. Our customers give our services an overall 96% satisfaction score, and our app was the most downloaded in Australia for 2021.

The Service Victoria culture is dynamic and fast-paced, we're not what you'd expect from a government department. We work flexibly and remotely, using our workspaces in Footscray and Ballarat for onsite collaboration. We have a mature digital services platform of contemporary cloud-based infrastructure, technical architecture, and scalable and reusable common capabilities, with real-time integration into agency legacy systems. We use a range of market-leading technology, such as AWS, Salesforce, Node.js, React, MuleSoft, Sitecore (.NET), HTML/CSS/JavaScript, and Java. From a Salesforce point of view, we use areas such as Service Cloud, Experience Cloud, Omni Studio and Public Sector Solution. 

Service Victoria is an Administrative Office attached to the Department of Government Services (DGS). DGS was established on 1 January 2023 to improve everyone's experience of doing business and interacting with the Victorian government.

Service Victoria and DGS are bringing important day-to-day services together in one department to make things easy and seamless for Victorians and businesses.

We are doing this by connecting and digitising our systems and platforms across state and local government as well as streamlining our corporate and procurement services.

You can find out more about our Ministers, leadership and entities here.

Service Victoria upholds and demonstrates the values of the VPS and is the embodiment of VPS leadership. Service Victoria's values are adopted from the Public Administration Act 2004.

About the Team

The team you will be joining within the Engineering division under the Technology Group is focused on building cutting edge digital solution for Solar Victoria to serve communities in Victoria.

About the role

The Senior Full-stack Developer role will play a pivotal role in designing, implementing, and maintaining robust & scalable integration solutions on AWS to streamline data flow and communication across systems and platforms within Service Victoria and our partner organisations / agencies. With expertise on AWS Cloud Services, API development, integration best practices, standards & patterns.

The right person will lead the design, development & implementation of our backend architecture on AWS Cloud and integration solution to our Frontend services on React and be the Subject Matter Expert (SME) on the backend service developed on AWS & integration solutions to our Frontend service.

Key accountabilities

  • Design and Develop integration solutions:
    1. Collaborate with the Product Owner (PO), Delivery Lead, BA & other stakeholders to understand integration requirements.
    2. Design and develop scalable & efficient integration solutions using AWS Services.
    3. Implement best practices for API development & integration.
  • API Development and Management:
    1. Design, develop & manage APIs using AWS Services.
    2. Ensure API security and adherence to API design principles.
    3. Monitor and optimize API performance.
  • Data Mapping and Transformation:
    1. Implement data mapping & transformation logic as per integration requirements.
    2. Ensure data accuracy & integrity throughout the integration process.
  • Testing & Quality Assurance:
    1. Conduct thorough unit testing of developed integrations.
    2. Collaborate with Quality Engineer(s) to ensure the reality & quality of integration solutions.
  • Documentation:
    1. Create comprehensive technical documentation for developed integrations.
    2. Keep documentation up to date with any changes or enhancements.
  • Collaboration & Communication:
    1. Work closely with cross-functional teams to provide technical expertise/leadership on integration solutions.
    2. Collaborate with system architects & other developers to ensure seamless integrations between systems.
    3. Troubleshoot and resolve production issues related to data integration, ensuring the stability and performance of integrated systems.

Key selection criteria

  • Proven experience in implementing integration solutions for enterprise-level systems using AWS Services.
  • Understanding of integration patterns best practices.
  • Great communication and ability to build effective professional relationships with business team leaders, and team members.
  • Desire to learn from others and constantly improve your craft.
  • A well-developed sense of empathy for your customers, both internal and external.
  • A good understanding of the SDLC and end to end delivery including discovery, architecture, analysis, development, testing and support etc.

Experience and qualifications.

Mandatory requirements:

  1. 3 years hands-on experience on AWS Cloud Services e.g. (S3, CloudFront, Lambda, Step Functions, Secrets Manager, DynamoDB, IAM); AWS CDK.
  2. Good proficiency & hand-on experience with Typescript, Node.js
  3. Good understanding & experience of code versioning tools such as Git.
  4. Good understanding & exposure to AWS Cloud Services & their functionalities.


  1. Understanding of front-end technologies, such as React, HTML5 and CSS3.
  2. Exposure to monitoring & logging tools (Datadog) is a plus.
  3. Good understanding & experience of CI/CD pipeline, such as GitHub Actions.
  4. Experience or exposure in Salesforce and/or MuleSoft technology is a plus.

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

Other relevant information:

Service Victoria 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 Service Victoria can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.

Senior Software (Fullstack) Developer

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Full time / Until 30 June 2025

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Senior Software (Fullstack) Developer