SharePoint Developer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 22/11/2022
Applications close: 06/12/2022 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $90,067 - $102,192

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: VG/DJ9298_NOV

Reference: VG/DJ9298_NOV

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place. We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you. The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon. If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad. For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers We’re proud of the important work we do across Victoria. Want to be part of it?

  • Ongoing full time role available for immediate filling
  • Attractive VPS 4 salary between $90,067 - $102,192 + superannuation

What does the business unit do?

The Department of Justice and Community Safety (the department) delivers a justice and community safety system that works to build a safer, fairer and stronger Victoria.

Data, Digital and Insights (DDI) focuses on meeting the departments data and digital needs by providing responsive and sustainable services focused on supporting departmental outcomes. The specialist groups within DDI consist of Technology Solutions and Evidence and Insights. 

Technology Solutions explores and employs modern technology to enable the department's business to function via the use of modern, appropriate platforms, products and services.

Evidence and Insights leads the DJCS data reporting, analytics and modelling program, outcomes measurement and evaluation services. It includes the Crime Statistics Agency and National Coronial Information System.

What will the role do?

The SharePoint Developer participates in the design and delivery of digital and online projects, products and applications to meet the changing needs of business units. They also ensure that the specification and design of new applications, major application enhancements and bug-fixes meet the defined business needs, align with enterprise and solution architectures and complies to standards.

What skills should a SharePoint Developer have?

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Understanding and demonstrated use of a range of digital and online design and development tools, including the use of recognised and emerging technologies.
  • Proficiency across the Department of Justice development environment including the below:
    • SharePoint development patterns and SharePoint object model (e.g. SSOM, CSOM, JSOM, PnP)
    • SharePoint development frameworks (e.g. SPFx, React)
    • Web tools and technologies (e.g. HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, SOAP, REST, AJAX, jQuery)
    • Server-side tools and languages (e.g. C#, VB.NET)
    • SharePoint administration and automation using PowerShell scripts
    • Understanding of database environments (e.g. SQL, MySQL, Azure SQL) and query language.
    • Knowledge of relevant Microsoft 365 SaaS products (e.g. Power Automate, Power Apps, Teams).
    • Familiar with CI/CD tools (e.g. Azure DevOps, VSTS).
    • Experience using source code control and multi-branch environments (e.g. Git, GitHub, VSTS, Azure DevOps).
    • Knowledge of a range of software development methodologies including Waterfall, Iterative and Agile based methodologies (such as Scrum, TDD and XP).
    • Knowledge of systems analysis and design.
    • A relevant business or ICT Tertiary qualification would be highly regarded.
    • Appropriate project, software development and operations management vocational certifications would be very highly regarded.

To learn more about the type of skills you will need to thrive in this role, please read the position description.

What's in it for you?

You will be working for the Department of Justice and Community Safety, which is one arm of the Victorian State Government, a recognised top employer of choice nationally. All our staff work to the vision of a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

There are many advantages in working for the department, including:

  • A fair salary– enjoy great work conditions and salary sacrificing options.
  • Transparent performance framework– approach your work with confidence in how you're tracking, working to professional development plans agreed on by you and your manager.
  • Generous leave entitlements– provisions for many forms of leave; including personal, parental, carers, study, cultural, compassionate, and sick leave.
  • Employee Assistance Program support – you are encouraged to use this short-term, confidential counselling service if you're experiencing emotional stress, relationship problems, conflict with others or personal issues. It is also available for financial counselling and retirement planning.

If you have any queries, please contact Gaurav Tiwari, M365 Development Manager on 0434 845 281 or email at Gaurav.tiwari@justice.vic.gov.au.  

We want to make sure all Victorians feel represented by the department's work. One of the ways we do this is by recruiting a diverse workforce – we welcome people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability and cultural background. We are also committed to the Victorian Government's promise to increase the number of veterans working in the public sector.

We're proud of our individual differences. We're proud of the many languages we speak and the stories we can share with each other. We hope you will share your story too.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Department of Justice and Community Safety is continually working towards increasing our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) workforce. The Aboriginal Employment Team aims to attract, recruit and retain Aboriginal staff across all our roles. This support includes a culturally appropriate attraction and recruitment process. To learn more, email aboriginal.employment@justice.vic.gov.au.

If this sounds like a compelling job that you believe your skills would be a great match for, please APPLY NOW. Applications close 11.59pm 6 December.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

The Department has legislated duties to provide and maintain a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees and other workplace participants. Consistent with these duties the Department has implemented a COVID-19 vaccination policy which requires all employees who are, or may be, required to work for the Department outside their ordinary place of residence to be COVID-19 vaccinated within the timeframes specified by the Department and/or any timeframe set by any Chief Health Officer direction. The policy applies to all new and current employees. 


For all VPS employees, due to the new JSE policy, please apply through the JSE only to be considered for this position.


SharePoint Developer (VPSG4)

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Gaurav Tiwari | 0434 845 281 or Gaurav.tiwari@justice.vic

SharePoint Developer (VPSG4)