Software Developer - Full Stack (VPSG5)

Job posted: 16/05/2024
Applications close: 30/05/2024 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / Until 27 June 2025

Organisation: Service Victoria

Salary: $106,534 - $128,897

Occupation: Technology

Reference: VG/SV/TECH/1758801/AV2

Reference: VG/SV/TECH/1758801/AV2

Occupation: Technology

Salary Range: $106,534 - $128,897

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Senior Full stack Developer I VPS5 I Fixed term until 27 June 2025 I $106,534 - $128,897 (plus 11% superannuation)


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. Our senior leadership team and the corporate areas (finance, procurement, budget) are close-knit and collaborative, an integral part of the organisation.

We work flexibly and remotely, using GovHub workspaces across Victoria 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, OmniStudio and Public Sector Solution. 


About the role

As Service Victoria grows, and moves into its operational phase, we will continue to progressively add new transactions and new functionality to existing capabilities, including digital licences, digital proof of identity, online accounts and payments with a particular focus on our mobile app.  

Service Victoria is now focused on building the future organisation and the appropriate IT organisation structure and capability that will allow the implemented solutions to be maintained, supported and expanded upon on an on-going basis. You will also have a chance to work on continuously improving our service offering by bringing in structured improvements based on data analytics and insights.


Key Accountabilities

  • Helps to plan, design, build and support our products
  • Contribute to product planning by providing authoritative and pragmatic advice balancing technical excellence, business objectives and quality requirements
  • Help to develops quality solutions to challenging and complex product requirements.
  • Contributes to the technology strategy, including design patterns, library re-use, testing and deployment techniques
  • Review documentation and coding written by other team members, and contribute to technical decisions and business requirements in user stories when appropriate.
  • Participates in a culture of continual improvement and introspection and strives to improve within the team constantly
  • Proactively keeps up to date with relevant technology, trends, developments, and advancements.


Key selection criteria

  • Excellent proficiency with JavaScript and Node.js.
  • Good working knowledge of front-end technologies, such as HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Good experience with AWS cloud services and their functionality.
  • Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes.
  • Good experience in code versioning tools, such as Git.
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • A keen attention to detail and passion for great user experiences
  • 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 
  • Having Mule experience is a bonus


What we offer

Flexible, hybrid, and remote working if you prefer (but you'll need to be based somewhere in Victoria as there's still a need to come to the office). Follow your ambition. Get the support you need to grow. There's plenty of room to move around and try new things. We foster supportive work environments and want a public sector workforce that's more diverse and inclusive. This means we're committed to the principles of equal opportunity and inclusion for all. Gender diverse, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.


Additional information

  • Preferred applicants will be asked to provide evidence of their qualifications.
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work visa. Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of identity and submit a national police records check.
  • Recipients of Victorian Public Service (VPS) voluntary departure packages should note that re-employment restrictions apply.
  • Terms and conditions for department employees are subject to the Victorian Public Service Enterprise Agreement 2020.
  • Pre-employment misconduct screening requirements
  • Before a final offer of employment is made, preferred candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment misconduct screening declaration and consent form



Request this publication in an accessible format, please contact the Recruitment Team at peopleandculture@service.vic.gov.au – using the National Relay Service 13 36 77 if required (for more information visit www.relayservice.gov.au).


How to apply

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

  • a resume; and
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within two pages)

All VPS employees (and ex-VPS employees with extended access to the Jobs and Skills Exchange website) MUST apply via the JSE

Software Developer - Full Stack (VPSG5)

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Full time / Until 27 June 2025

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People and Culture | peopleandculture@service.vic.gov.au

Software Developer - Full Stack (VPSG5)