Jobs/Full Stack Software Engineer


Full Stack Software Engineer



Agency / Department

Digital Transformation Agency

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$120 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


The Digital Transformation Agency is designing and developing whole of government platform solutions to assist the government in providing simple, fast and clear public services providing a better experience for all Australians.

You will work on a number of these platforms including and Payments In. You will be involved in the Beta* phases of the development of these platforms.


*In Beta, DTA defines a minimum viable product from the successful prototype in Alpha. For Beta we build this as an accessible and secure service. This allows the public to trial the beta alongside the existing service. We use their feedback to improve the service.


You will take a user focus to understand the needs of the Government user and the Public user. You will be an enthusiastic team player with personal drive who will work in a multidisciplinary team to build world class government digital services and experiences. You will work in an agile way using modern open source tools and frameworks. As well as developing software based on technical direction you will also be able to think for yourself and contribute to the creative process.

Essential Criteria

  1. Strong proficiency HTML, CSS, JavaScript and React
  2. Strong proficiency in python, and python web frameworks such as flask or django
  3. Demonstrated all round experience in frontend and backend development including experience contributing to open source project and culture (contributions beyond code are highly valued)
  4. Enthusiastic about using modern technology to build APIs such as GraphQL
  5. Experience in building accessible products
  6. Experience in reviewing code and design of other developers and providing constructive feedback
  7. Experience with automated configuration management, deployment, and testing solutions

Desired Criteria

  1. Ability to work in a diverse multidisciplinary (MDT) team outside of your specialty with user researchers and designers.
  2. Work at pace as part of an agile multi-disciplined team

Security Clearance

Must have current baseline clearance



One (1) extension for up to three (3) months

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



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