Software Engineer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 20/11/2020
Applications close: 07/03/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / until 27 October 2022

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: VG/50925220

Reference: VG/50925220

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • Do you have excellent verbal communication?
  • Do you enjoy working in a great team environment?
  • Location: Melbourne CBD Great opportunity for a software engineer with software development and DevOps experience to join a team responsible for supporting and enhancing critical software applications used in preparedness and response to emergencies, including bushfire.

As a software developer in our team, you are going to be supporting and improving products that support firefighters and other emergency responders to combat bushfires, as well as helping to keep the community safe. You will be joining a highly motivated team driven to deliver great products and support our frontline emergency management response. You will be responsible for the support and enhancement of our Emergency and Land management Platform.


* Support and enhance emergency management applications using .NET Core & Angular (Typescript)

* Support and troubleshoot applications written in languages like Java & Ruby while contributing to the uplift of these systems to modern technologies.

* Develop core systems, components and DevOps tools that form the foundation for next generation applications to support emergency response.

* Expected to be able to work both autonomously and within a team whilst providing creative solutions to problems.

Key Skills: 

* Proficiency working with C#, Angular, SQL Server and .NET Core

* Willingness to learn and to troubleshoot problems in unfamiliar/legacy languages (like J2EE, Ruby, Visual Basic).

* A focus on customer service and resolving problems.

* Self-motivated and ability to work both individually and as part of a team.

What's on offer: 

* Flexible working arrangements

* Ability to work remotely

* Work with like-minded, ambitious individuals

* Chance to work on the latest technologies.

* Work on platforms that support Victoria's bushfire response activities.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Proven skills in Angular 9+, HTML5, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Proven skills in C# ASP.NET Core.
  • Experience with other programming languages, particularly Java (J2EE), Visual Basic, Ruby and Python.
  • Experience working in a production application support environment
  • Strong experience in database development including database design and optimisation.
  • Strong experience using .NET Core in Dockerised environments
  • Experience with Xamarin development for Android and iOS.
  • Demonstrated experience of CSS and CSS frameworks including Bootstrap.
  • Strong experience in Continuous Integration strategies and software (e.g. Jenkins, Chef, GitHub Actions).
  • Demonstrated high level knowledge and experience in the development, maintenance and provision of information and communication systems and associated services.
  • Familiarity with source control tools (e.g. Git, GitHub) and practices (e.g. GitFlow).
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Azure.

This is a fixed term position available up until 27 October 2022.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and Knowledge and Skills sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 7 March 2021.

Other relevant information: 

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.



Software Engineer (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / until 27 October 2022

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Damian Brooks | 0427 365 753

Software Engineer (VPSG5)