Jobs/Mobile App Developer


Mobile App Developer



Agency / Department

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$120 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


The Department of Education, Skills and Employment seeks motivated and experienced Mobile App developer to join their team. The team is responsible for providing a wide range of digital services to support the business and operating environment of the department. The successful applicant must be a motivated self-starter with strong technical abilities and initiative. They will require strong organisational skills, attention to detail and be comfortable working in a dynamic and agile environment. A successful candidate should appreciate a high pace environment and be transparent and collaborative when making decisions.


  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

Essential Criteria

Experience developing and delivering mobile applications with the following technologies:

- Xamarin Forms

- Xamarin

- Android/iOS development

- Microsoft Web API / REST Architecture

- SQL / Entity Framework

- .Net


Other Requirements:

  1. The candidate will be required to be a good cultural fit for our team as values and behaviours are very important to our team.
  2. Experience in operating effectively within a small multi-disciplinary team using excellent verbal and written communications skills combined with strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  3. Demonstrated experience in working within a complex environment involving a large number of systems and a complex network architecture.

Desired Criteria

Desirable skills in the following:

- CI/CD Practices


- Azure DevOps

- Releasing apps through Apple and Google play stores

- OIDC authentication

- Git

- Unit / Automated UI testing


Experience working in an Agile working environment, with an understanding of the Agile frameworks (Scrum, Kanban, etc).

Security Clearance


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



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