Agency / Department

Department of Education, Skills and Employment

Experience Level

Mid Level

Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$120 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


The Department of Education, Skills and Employment seeks experienced range of Developers to join our team. The team is responsible for providing a wide range of digital services to support the business and operating environment of the department.


The developer will be responsible for building, developing or maintaining code in a large enterprise system. The developer skillset required include the following areas:

  1. CRM Developer
  2. Data Warehouse Developer
  3. Software Developer
  4. SQL Database Developer
  5. VB6 developer

All developers will be required to undertake:

  1. Participate in requirements analysis
  2. Collaborate with internal teams to produce software design and architecture
  3. Write clean, maintainable and scalable code following Departmental standards and practices
  4. Work collaboratively with team members
  5. Test and deploy applications and systems
  6. Revise, update, refactor and debug code
  7. Improve and maintain existing software
  8. Develop documentation throughout the software development life cycle (SDLC)
  9. Serve as an expert on applications and provide technical support
  10. Develop and maintain Unit Tests
  11. Work in Agile Methodologies
  12. Release code using CI/CD pipelines

Essential Criteria

Extensive experience (5 years+) in delivering and supporting large enterprise solutions with one of these skillsets:

  • CRM Developer
  • Data Warehouse Developer
  • Software Developer
  • SQL Database Developer
  • VB6 developer

Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively use communication and negotiation skills to manage stakeholder relationships in a challenging IT environment
Demonstrated experience in supporting large applications in a production environment
Experience working in an Agile software development environment and experience using Devops toolset

Desired Criteria

  1. Previous experience working on the department’s Employment, Skills or Education IT systems.
  2. Understanding the business context of the Department of Education, Skills and Employment environment.

Security Clearance

Must have current baseline clearance


Two option periods of twelve months each:

  1. 1 Jul 2021 to 30 Jun 2022;
  2. 1 Jul 2022 to 30 Jun 2023

**Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information regarding the expected rate



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