ICT Lead Software Engineer (Software Engineering Manager)

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Technology
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/E20042651K
Closing Date: 03-Dec-2023
Salary Range: $130,673 - $174,869
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1. Position Description C3385.docx (Word, 585KB)

2. Application Form.docx (Word, 628KB)

Contact: Layan Domingo

Position Details

About the role:

As a Software Engineering Manager, you have the crucial role of leading a team of software developers, setting and upholding our software engineering processes, standard, and championing our agile ways of working.

You will work in your Dev team to build and maintain solutions for our first responders to:

  • manage critical incidents and state-wide events (including natural disasters),
  • support proactive policing in the community, and
  • assist specialist units tackling issues such as youth offending, road safety, and cybercrime

Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace and supports flexible working arrangements.

Your duties will include:

Software Engineering Manager

  • Lead, manage and coach a team of software engineers, embedding an agile culture
  • Growing the engineering team, recruiting new engineers bring and learn new skills and capabilities into the team, aligning with Victoria Police's strong culture and values
  • Work with iteration leads and business stakeholders in pipeline / backlog management
  • Leads a culture of accountability and responsibility around delivery, and creating an environment where engineers can deliver consistent, high-quality product
  • Collaborate with product managers to prioritise application development aligned with product roadmaps
  • Prioritisation of application development enhancement requirements

As the successful applicant, you will have:

Please note this is strictly a leadership and people management role. People leadership skills & experience is a must and we do not expect you to be involved in technical decision making.

  • Ideally 3+ years of experience leading and managing a team of Software Engineers & other ICT professionals
  • Tertiary qualifications in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related disciplines
  • Over 5 years' experience in the software development industry
  • Proven ability in establishing, leading, and coaching a team of technical specialists
  • Demonstrated experience effectively engaging and working with senior stakeholders to manage demand and backlog
  • Advanced knowledge and thought leadership in agile ways of working, and embedding an agile culture
  • Experience with .NET, Swift, cloud computing and mobility applications development will be highly regarded

Requirements and relevant information:

  • Australian Citizenship is a must. PR not sufficient.
  • One (1) x full-time, ongoing position available.
  • VPSG 6 salary range $130,673 - $174,869 p.a. plus superannuation effective 1st December 2023
  • This position is located at Victoria Police Centre, 311 Spencer Street, Docklands.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo National Security Vetting, achieve and maintain a security classification as determined by the Department Head.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.

Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form – the word document (2. Application form) for you to complete and attach to your submission, is attached to the job advertisement.

Applications close midnight, 3rd December 2023.

Please Note: All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms: Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) website, Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic) or Seek. Applications will not be accepted via other platforms or email.

Current Victorian Government employees must apply via Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE). 

For further information, please contact: Layan Domingo through email on layan.domingo@police.vic.gov.au.

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email VPSRECRUITMENT@police.vic.gov.au or on (03) 8533 1440.

About Us:

Victoria Police has a dedicated workforce of more than 22,000 employees consisting of police, protective services officers, police custody officers, and public service staff. Each employee plays a vital role in providing the 24/7, 365 days a year emergency response and public safety capability the organisation delivers to its community. As a Victoria Police employee, you have a dedication and commitment to community safety. 

Having a workforce that reflects the community we serve is important to Victoria Police. We want to attract and retain people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities, and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. If you are interested in a position, we encourage you to apply as we celebrate the benefit that diversity brings to our employees, our services, and our community.

Find out what it is like working as a Victorian Public Servant for Victoria Police: https://www.police.vic.gov.au/vps

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