ICT Lead Software Engineer - Software Development Manager

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/JE20042651B
Closing Date: 16-Jul-2024
Salary Range: $130,673 - $174,869
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1. Position Description C3385.docx (Word, 706KB)


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


Contact: Layan Domingo
layan.domingo@police.vic.gov.au

Position Details

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.

About the role:

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

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

Your duties will include:

  • Leading, managing and coaching 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
  • Working with iteration leads and business stakeholders in pipeline / backlog management
  • Leading a culture of accountability and responsibility around delivery, and creating an environment where engineers can deliver consistent, high quality product
  • Collaborating with product managers to prioritise application development aligned with product roadmaps
  • Prioritisation of application development enhancement requirements

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • 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. Permanent residency is not sufficient.
  • One (1) x full-time, ongoing position available.
  • VPSG-6 salary range $130,673 - $174,869p.a. plus superannuation.
  • 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. To achieve this, applicants must be an Australian Citizen.
  • 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, Tuesday 16 July 2024.

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.

We welcome applications from people with disability and aim to support an inclusive recruitment experience. If you require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirement/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email VPSRECRUITMENT@police.vic.gov.au or on (03) 8335 8082.

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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