Jobs/Front End Developer


Front End Developer



Agency / Department

Department of Education, Skills and Employment

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$120 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


The department is seeking a suitably experienced front end developer to work on a variety of web platform projects.


You will be applying your strong experience in Drupal 8/9 development to theme products, module development or customisation, and JS framework driven data feature sets. Your experience will drive the building of reusable code libraries and ensure technical feasibility of UI/UX designs against response design patterns. You will work closely with designers and business analysts to deliver all of the products.

The ideal candidate will have a strong portfolio of Drupal work and JS framework experience, and experience working in small multidisciplinary teams with high workloads.

Essential Criteria

  1. Note to sellers - respond with "as per résumé" where it adequately addresses the criterion.
  2. Strong experience with responsive design and mobile first. Strong experience with cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them. Familiarity with browser testing and debugging.
  3. Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git. Highly experienced in Drupal (8) theming and module development and implementation.
  4. Highly experienced in advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as ReactJS, NodeJS and Angular. Strong experience with web markup, including HTML5, CSS3. Strong experience with PHP/MySQL and RESTful API development.
  5. Strong collaboration skills with technical and non-technical teams.

Desired Criteria


Security Clearance

Ability to obtain baseline clearance


Possible six month extension

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



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