Software Engineer - React

An exciting opportunity is available for a Software Engineer – React Front End, with Service Victoria. Service Victoria is an Administrative Office within the Department of Premier & Cabinet charged with simplifying, improving and modernising essential government transactions and delivering customer service.   As a Software Engineer, you will be joining a delivery team to provide your React skills to the develop and maintain new and existing products at Service Victoria. 
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Department: Service Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1544222
Closing Date: 28-Oct-2021
Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183
Job Duration: 24 Months
Attachments: VPS Application Form - Software Engineer, React.docx (Word, 96KB)

PD - Software Engineer - May 2021.docx (Word, 69KB)

Contact: Michael Shimmins

Position Details

As a modern, outcomes driven technology organisation, Service Victoria is embracing remote first for all roles. 

Service Victoria is continuing to hire with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19. All new and existing Service Victoria team members will continue to work from home until it's safe to return to our office. When our office re-opens, this role will have the option to work from the office or remotely from home. 


What a Software Engineer does at Service Victoria: 

  • 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 stribes to constantly improve within the team 

  • Proactively keeps up to date with relevant technology, trends, developments, and advancements 

  • Participates in a 24/7 on-call roster for responding to incidents out of hours (our teams own the software the build and are responsible for supporting its operability) 


On your first day you'll have: 

  • Experience developing applications in the relevant programming languages and operating systems 

  • A passion for keeping up to date with development treads 

  • A keen attention to detail and passion for great user experiences 

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills 

  • 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 


The closing date for this position is midnight Friday 29th October 2021.

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 

  • completed VPS Application Form (attached to the job ad) 


Other relevant information: 

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. 

DPC 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. 

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