Senior Salesforce Developer (Solar Victoria)

Solar Victoria supports a flexible and supportive work environment. This is a great opportunity for an experienced developer to contribute and improve upon Solar Victoria's systems and help Victoria further its commitments to renewable energy.

The successful candidate will display strong analytical and technical skills. In addition, communication is vital in this role and in particular, communicating technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
Job Details
Careers Logo
Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: VIC - various
Reference: VG/50942107G
Closing Date: 06-Dec-2021
Salary Range: $125,893 - $168,473
Job Duration: 2 Years
Attachments: 50942107 VPS6 Senior Salesforce Developer PD.docx (Word, 315KB)

Contact: Chris Schwinghamer
0401 867 677

Position Details

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Solar Victoria Technology, the Senior Salesforce Developer will be responsible for coding, scripting and process re-engineering, as well as developing high performing automated release plans on the Salesforce CRM platform.  The Senior Salesforce Developer will provide insight into best practices, agile and extreme development techniques, perform code reviews and assist with Salesforce environmental control as required.  The developer will also be involved in key functions including team education, training and on-going operational support.

This position will work closely with the existing Salesforce Systems Administrators.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field or equivalent work experience is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience as a Salesforce Developer in enterprise or consulting
  • Proven experience working with cloud infrastructure services/big data applications, with exposure to Amazon Web Services & Microsoft Azure.
  • Strong experience with Salesforce platform programming languages and frameworks – Apex, Visualforce, Lightning Component framework, Lightning Design System framework. Proven experience with Salesforce integrations/ implementations.
  • Knowledge of collaboration tooling (JIRA/Confluence), documentation of issues, defects and user stories.
  • Experience with DevOps tools such as Git, BitBucket, Jenkins, Jira, Migration Toolkit & Salesforce DX.
  • Strong expertise with declarative Salesforce Platform development tools such as Process Builder, Visual Workflow, Debugging with the Developer Console, Lightning App Builder, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in the Salesforce ecosystem with demonstrable experience delivering large scale Salesforce projects
  • Experience in building Web Service enabled applications and APIs (SOAP and RESTful) is highly desirable

Certification & Accreditation

  • Salesforce Certified Administrator & Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator Certification is required
  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I – Certification is required
  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer II – Certification is highly desirable
  • Salesforce Certified Marketing Cloud Developer certification is highly desirable

This is a fixed term position available for a period of 2 years. The location of this position is negotiable at either Melbourne CBD or Morwell.

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 capabilities sections. 

Applications close at midnight on Monday, 6 December 2021.

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

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen.

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.

For further information including the position description, key selection criteria and to apply visit

From here...