Senior Android Engineer

Full time fixed term- 24 months Hybrid - working from home, office (Ballarat, Suburban or Regional hub)
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Department: Service Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG6.1
Work Location: VIC - various
Reference: VG/1625711S
Closing Date: 18-May-2022
Salary Range: $125,893 - $147,184
Job Duration: 24 months
Attachments: PD - Senior Android Engineer.pdf (PDF, 183KB)

VPS Application Form - Senior Android Engineer.docx (Word, 89KB)


Position Details

An exciting opportunity is available for a Senior Android Engineer 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 Senior Android Engineer, you'll be joining to provide your Kotlin skills to develop, design and maintain new and existing products at Service Victoria. 

You will be joining the newly established delivery team responsible for the Service Victoria mobile app used by over 5 million Victorians per month.

This is a high impact role where you'll get to help shape the future of our Android app, lead application architecture decisions and provide mentorship to others to build best in class software.

The Service Victoria app has become an important part of the lives of all Victorians as we navigate this pandemic, and we have an exciting roadmap planned that will make this one of the most important apps needed for all citizens in our state.

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 Senior Android 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 
  • Develops high quality solutions to challenging and complex product requirements. 
  • Helps lead the technology strategy, including design patterns, library re-use, testing and deployment techniques 
  • Provides guidance and technology leadership to the rest of the team, helping everyone improve their skills and craft, contributing to the overall technical capability of the organisation 
  • Drives a culture of continual improvement and introspection and champions a desire 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: 

  • Extensive 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, influencing and coaching skills with the ability to explain complex ideas and solve problems 
  • Desire to assist team members to reach their potential. 
  • A well-developed sense of empathy for your customers, both internal and external 

The closing date for this position is midnight 18 May 20222.

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:

  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work visa and comply with the 100-point Proof of Identity Check and national police records check 
  • Recipients of Victorian Public Service (VPS) voluntary departure packages should note that re-employment restrictions apply 
  • Non-VPS applicants will be subject to a probation period 
  • All staff must comply with the Code of Conduct for Victorian Public Sector Employees 
  • Terms and conditions for department employees are subject to the Victorian Public Service Enterprise Agreement 2020. 
  • Under the Pandemic Orders DPC is required to collect, record and hold COVID-19 vaccination information for all employees and contractors who are, or may be, scheduled to work outside of their place of residence.
  • 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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