Senior Software Engineer NodeJS

Position Title: Senior Software Engineer NodeJS Group/Division/Branch: Service Victoria Work Location: Hybrid Employment Type: Full Time Tenure: Fixed Term (12 months) VPS Grade: VPS 6 Salary Range: $127,467- $170,579 (plus 10.5% superannuation) Position Reports to: Delivery Lead
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Department: Service Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Technology
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: VIC - various
Reference: VG/1665563DBLC
Closing Date: 05-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: 12 Months
Attachments: PD - Senior Software Engineer NodeJS.pdf (PDF, 190KB)
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Senior Software Engineer NodeJS | Full time, fixed-term position (12 months) | Salary Grading: VPS6 


An exciting opportunity is available for a Software Engineer with Service Victoria. Service Victoria is modernising the way you get things done online. We're bringing together the most popular transactions in one place and making it simpler, easier and faster for you to do them. At Service Victoria, we're at your service. 

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. 


The Software Engineer NodeJS will report to the Delivery Lead and will work across Service Victoria's business and technical areas. 

In this role you will contribute to Service Victoria's technical excellence primarily through delivery of NodeJS backend services. 


Our ideal candidate would be able to successfully demonstrate the following key skills: 

·       Experience with, and understanding of, AWS infrastructure. The role is heavily focused around serverless computing (Lambda, SQS etc.) 

·       Experience developing systems in TypeScript 

·       Experience with systems testing throughout all stages of the testing pyramid (unit, integration, e2e) 

·       Frontend experience would be beneficial -HTML5, CSS3 & JavaScript, with React JS or equivalent framework 

·       Help lead the technology strategy, including design patterns, library re-use, testing and deployment techniques 

·       Develops high quality solutions to challenging and complex product requirements  

·       Work closely with internal stakeholders and external teams to understand project and technical requirements.  

·       Provides guidance and technology leadership to the rest of the team, helping team members 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 

·       Participates in a 24/7 on-call roster for responding to incidents out of hour 


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

·       A current resume  

·       A cover letter, briefly addressing the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description  

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