Are you ready to shape the digital future of Victoria Police?
Do you want to help your community?
Clicks IT Recruitment is working with Victoria Police's Information, Communications, and Digital Technology Division, to create high-performance teams that will deliver technology solutions to our organisation's more than 22,000 people state-wide.
About the role:
As the Lead Software Engineer, you have the crucial role of establishing our software engineering processes and standards, and championing agile ways of working.
You will lead the DevOps 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
transform modern frontline policing
You will be part of a supportive and progressive team that supports and enables career development
Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace and supports flexible working arrangements
Work in a complex, dynamic, challenging digital environment, delivering technology solutions to keep your community safe
Your duties will include:
You and your team will be working with a variety of leaders including police from across the organisation, intelligence practitioners, and senior management.
Research, conceptualise, and develop technology solutions we need to keep the community safe
Establish and continuously develop internal Victoria Police DevOps capability and practices
Lead, manage and coach a team of software engineers, embedding an agile culture
Collaborate with product managers to prioritise application development aligned with product roadmaps
Work with technology and business stakeholders in pipeline / backlog management
Prioritisation of application development enhancement requirements
As the successful applicant, you will have:
As our ideal candidate for this role, you have a strong professional foundation in software development and engineering and have established yourself as highly capable of leading and managing high performing DevOps teams.
Tertiary qualifications in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related disciplines
Over 5 years' experience in software engineering
Minimum 2 years managing and leading an agile delivery team
Proven ability in establishing, leading, and coaching a team of technical specialists
Demonstrated experience effectively engaging and working with senior stakeholders
Advanced knowledge and thought leadership in agile ways of working, and embedding an agile culture
Application development expertise in a variety of programming languages and platforms, including modern low code platforms (e.g. Microsoft PowerApps).
Requirements and relevant information:
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 candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.
Your application must include:
Completed application form - provided by Clicks
Applications close midnight Thursday the the 16th of September, 2021
About Victoria Police:
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.
If you wish to apply for this position, please submit your resume by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. For further information please contact Melissa Cooper at Clicks IT Recruitment on 03 9963 4826.
At Clicks we embrace diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity.
We provide reasonable adjustments, including alternate formats to the recruitment process for individuals with disability. If you require an adjustment to be made during the recruitment process, please call 1300 254 257 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
AU$125893 - AU$168473 per annum + Flexible work place
Flexible work place