Senior Software Developer, Supreme Court of Victoria

• CBD Location – close to Flagstaff Station

• Flexible culture and work-life balance
Job Details
Careers Logo
Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG5.2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/SC0339
Closing Date: 14-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $114,830 - $125,735
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: SC0339 - PD.pdf (PDF, 209KB)

Contact: Human Resources, Funds in Court

Position Details

Funds in Court (FIC) is a self-funded division of the Supreme Court of Victoria that manages funds paid into the Court, primarily for people with legal disabilities (beneficiaries). All funds are held, invested and administered by the Associate Judge of the Court, the Senior Master. FIC provides support and services for over 6,000  beneficiaries.

FIC seeks a technical, hands-on Senior Software Developer who will serve as the software coding subject matter expert (SME) for all software development, including peer review. The role supports the Software Development Manager in sprint planning through sprint release and retro, acting as the secondary Scrum Master. The role is responsible for providing technical solutions regarding code and design by using industry best practices to ensure a quality product is delivered within each sprint. The position will report to the Software Development Manager.

Time and task management will be vital to the role's success, providing technical and delivery guidance and direction to other developers.

Key to this role will be to:

  • Use specialist knowledge to write well-designed, maintainable, and testable software code.
  • Manage and lead version control, code packaging and code-level release management practices and processes.
  • Integrate software components into the existing, fully functional software system.
  • Develop, maintain, and support automation pipelines that enable safe change deployment at scale using industry best practices.
  • Maintain continuous integration and continuous delivery processes and practices.
  • Focus on understanding stakeholder issues to continually improve on ways to automate and improve development and release processes.
  • Perform system maintenance, including modifications, error correction and testing of existing information systems.
  • Provide professional leadership and mentoring within the team.

To be successful in this role, you should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated experience working as a senior developer or team leader in the SCRUM software development team.
  • Demonstrated experience in modern application coding languages, with a critical focus on C#, .Net and JavaScript.
  • Demonstrated experience in software delivery life cycle tools and processes.
  • Product experience in Atlassian solution stack, including Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket.
  • Information Technology qualification is highly desirable.
  • Experience in MS SQL advantageous.

Certification in ITIL Foundation is advantageous.

At FIC, we continually strive to create a high-performance workplace characterised by creativity, innovation, and quality delivery.  FIC is committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture, providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women. We strongly encourage people of all abilities to apply, particularly people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and those who may experience diversity or disability-related barriers in securing employment.

How to apply

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button, ensuring you include the following documents in your application:

  • resume 
  • a short covering letter

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description. 


From here...