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Automation Centre of Excellence Developer

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Sunday, December 6, 2020

Australian Capital Territory


Agency / Department

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$45 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

Assessment and Client Contact (ACC) manage biosecurity risks and facilitate market access by performing a range of functions including client contact (phone, email and online), inspection bookings and document assessment for cargo and conveyances in imports and exports.

With the implementation of new and innovative document assessment automation/robotic technology underway in ACC, an Automation Centre of Excellence (ACE) has been established. The ACE provides significant contribution in implementing and supporting automation technology to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness for document assessment practices. This in turn supports the national biosecurity system in continuing to work smarter into the future.

Essential Criteria

    1. These requirements are essential:

  • Tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience in software development.
  • Proven experience with object oriented programming.
  • Understanding of IT development and deployment processes. • Experience in .NET (C#) and .NET framework application development.
  •  Experience in a scripting language and Robotic/Intelligent Processing automation development.

   2. Demonstrated ability to implement an IT solution or project to improve a complex business process. The             applicant will be required to quickly develop an understanding of the relevant legislation, guidelines, and             operational context.

   3. Demonstrated experience solving complicated software development problems with comprehensive and             elegant solutions using your technical ability.

  4. Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated experience working closely with                      stakeholders and subject matter experts.

Desired Criteria


Security Clearance

Must have current baseline clearance

Contract Extensions

Possibility of 2 x up to 12 months options to extend

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