Senior Developer job in Australia AUD105,479-127,621/year

May 31, 2023
AUD 105479 - AUD 127621 / year

Job Description


Senior Developer

Senior Developer

The Application & Platform Program team is responsible for providing application and platform management services to the department’s supported system solutions. The team is responsible for enhancements, incident management & resolution for level 3 support, across 90+ supported systems and underlying platforms.

The Senior Developer will undertake the building of software including design, development, testing and deployment services across multiple projects, as well as minor enhancements and maintenance services across a range of departmental system solutions.

The role is also responsible for ensuring appropriate documentation complies with Project Delivery Methodology (PDM) standards.


  • Design, development and testing of application and reporting solutions.
  • Ensure design, coding, documentation and testing of the code written by the team is completed in accordance with best-practice software development, IDS guidelines and PDM methodologies.
  • Solve complex technical problems and provide technical direction to other developers.
  • Perform analysis and diagnosis of application systems and reporting problems including debugging of code.
  • Prepare, develop, maintain and manage detailed work estimates and schedules.
  • Work collaboratively with team members to develop their technical skills and knowledge.
  • Communicating project status to project managers in informal or formal manner as required.
  • Pro-actively identify, document and manage issues and risks associated with work being undertaken.
  • Cooperate with managers in consultative processes that improve effective working environment by using the relevant tools, systems, procedures, guidelines and policies.
  • Maintain awareness on current trends and industry practices that could have a potential benefit to the department.
  • Keep accurate and complete records of your work activities in accordance with legislative requirements and the department’s records, information security and privacy policies and requirements.
  • Take reasonable care for your own health and safety and for that of others in the workplace by working in accordance with legislative requirements and the department’s occupational health and safety (OHS) policies and procedures.

Mandatory Vaccination Policy

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients. As it is an essential element of any role within the department that employees be able to attend work onsite and to do so safely, employees are required to be up-to-date with their vaccinations against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment. This requirement applies unless they have a medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID -19. Therefore, the department will ask any prospective employee, who has been identified as the preferred candidate for a role within the department, to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status prior to any offer of employment being made. If a prospective employee has a relevant medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19, they should contact the department to discuss their individual circumstances.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

The Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) Recruitment Policy allows for priority consideration for Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

As such, these employees are strongly encouraged to submit their application through rather than via external advertisement.

For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

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