Agency / Department

Department of Education, Skills and Employment

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$120 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


The Department of Education, Skills and Employment is seeking suitably skilled developers to work in their delivery teams


Working closely with Project teams around the security design for new and existing applications

Completing the analysis, design, construction and testing of assigned functionality within allocated timeframes 


Understanding and promoting a corporate approach to applications development through the development and re-use of components, standards, procedures and guidelines.

Essential Criteria

  • Strong .NET C# skills and experience with strong problem resolution and debugging skills. Good generic all round security application development, knowledge and experience together with strong network traffic analysis skills.
  • Moderate SQL db knowledge and experience. Experience developing web applications hosted on IIS, including ASP.NET Web Forms, MVC, WebApi, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. PowerShell scripting knowledge and experience.
  • Experience developing/using/configuring/debugging federated security, including Ws-Federation, SAML, OAuth2 and OIDC. Experience configuring ADFS and relying party trusts, claims provider trusts, and attribute stores.
  • Windows security knowledge and experience, including domain users and groups, certificates and certificate stores, Kerberos and NTLM.
  • Experience using whole of government authentication services (VANguard, myGov, myGovId). Exposure to working with Digital Identity Exchange, Relationship Authorisation Manager/Business Authentication Manager.

Desired Criteria

  • Experience with Azure AD and/or Azure B2C.
  • Knowledge of, or experience in, the Department's Programs, the Employment Services System (ESS) and/or related Department of Human Services IT systems.

Security Clearance

Must have current baseline clearance


Two x 12 month extension options 

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



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