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Job Req ID

Home Affairs - 132457




APS Level 5 - $80,748.00 and $87,572.00 plus 15.4% super (part time pro-rata)

Employment Type

Ongoing (Permanent), Full-time

Flexible work

Flexible arrangements considered

Contact Officer

Brian Kavanagh on 0498 694 478 or [email protected]

Applications close on 26/05/2024 at 11:59pm AEST (midnight) - Late applications will not be accepted.

About our opportunity

This process is being used to fill up to 2 immediate vacancies. A merit pool may be established and used to fill similar vacancies for up to 18 months.

About our team

GM Technology & Major Cap Group | ICT Division | Traveller Cargo & Trade Systems | Cargo & Trade Capability Projects

The Cargo & Trade Capability Projects (CTCP) Section manages and delivers key projects in the cargo and trade domain, including the Home Affairs technical components of the Cargo & Trade Capability whole of government program of work. The work of the team... helps to integrate disparate systems, de-risk our legacy cargo and trade systems, and build foundational capability for modernised systems within the cargo and trade domain.

Please visit our website for more information about the Department of Home Affairs or Australian Border Force

Our ideal candidate

The Typescript Developer is responsible for design, development and implementation of software programs to support and enhance a range of applications within the section. To achieve the intended outcomes, the Developer will be required to work collaboratively within a team environment, engaging effectively with business areas and other relevant internal and external stakeholders.

We are looking for someone with technical knowledge of, and experience working with, AWS development platforms; and the ability to provide continuous service and system improvements where required in supporting critical business functions for the Australian Border Force.

Our ideal candidate will have experience with:
• Programming Languages: Angular, Typescript, Javascript, NodeJS
• Markup Languages: HTML, XML, CSS
• Platforms: AWS (Especially Lambda, S3, API Gateway)
• Source Control: Git
• CI/CD tools: Azure DevOps Repos, Azure DevOps Pipelines
• Unit Testing: Jest
• Code Quality Tools: SonarQube (or similar)
• IaC Tools: Pulumi (or similar tools that utilize the concept of Infrastructure as Code)
• Backend Frameworks: Java, Spring, Hibernate
• Database Languages: SQL
• IDEs: VSCode (or similar)

Duties and responsibilities
• Develop code for new and existing IT systems.
• Perform analysis of issues and problems and assist in preparing fixes for implementation.
• Perform unit testing, develop system test cases and assist in testing of business applications.
• Perform technical verification tests for relevant services & upgrades provided by other teams/sections.
• Follow coding standards and best practices as outlined within the team/section or Department as a whole.

Additional information

We are looking for candidates with:
• Tertiary qualifications in information technology, software development or a related area, or equivalent experience or working towards qualification.
• A high level of demonstrable skills and experience in application development.

How to apply

Submit your application and CV through the Home Affairs’ recruitment system (ourPeople) before the closing date on 26/05/2024 at 11:59pm (midnight) AEST – Late applications will not be accepted.

Please prepare an 800 word pitch for the role, highlighting your relevant skills, experience and achievements against the role. Your pitch should demonstrate:
• Experience with the relevant development languages used to develop applications (TypeScript / NodeJS / Angular).
• Experience with the relevant platforms used to develop applications (AWS).
• Experience with the relevant SDLC Tools used to develop applications (git, Azure DevOps).
• An example of your ability to solve technical problems and the methodologies you employed to do so.
• An example of your ability work as part of a team to achieve outcomes.

When you include an example, you should clearly explain:
• The situation or problem.
• Your personal role in the task.
• The methods you used.
• Any barriers you were able to overcome.
• The outcome.

Try not to duplicate information that can already be found in your resume, but do highlight any specific examples or achievements that will demonstrate your ability to perform at the advertised classification.

Applicant response documents must be a minimum 11pt font in MSWord or PDF format, include your full name and the Requisition Number – 132457 in the document footer.

Prior to preparing your response it is recommended you review the Work Level standards relevant to the classification you are applying to. It may also be useful to refer to the Integrated Leadership Systems information relevant to the classification.


To be eligible for the position you must be an Australian Citizen.

The successful candidate will be required to obtain and maintain a Baseline Vetting (AGSVA) security clearance and an Employment Suitability Clearance (ESC).

Diversity and inclusion

The Department is committed to workforce diversity and applicants who are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, come from a diverse cultural or linguistic background or have a disability are encouraged to apply.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information visit: https://www.apsc.gov.au/recruitability

Technical assistance

For technical enquiries please call or email for assistance:
• Email: [email protected]
• Phone: 1300 793 883 (within Australia) or +61 2 6196 0444 (outside of Australia)

Please include any applicable screen captures, a response will be provided during business hours.


The Department of Home Affairs offers an attractive remuneration package, including salary, superannuation benefits and flexible working conditions appropriate to the level of the position.

The Department may provide relocation assistance to eligible APS employees required to relocate. The level of assistance will vary depending on the reason for relocating and your personal circumstances. For further information please enquire with the contact officer listed in the advertisement.

Information about employment and advice on how to apply for vacancies can be obtained from the Department’s website at https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/about-us/careers

Candidates should be aware that in roles where vaccination against COVID-19 is required by public health orders/directions or other legislation proof of vaccination will be required. If a candidate is not fully vaccinated or is unwilling to be vaccinated within a reasonable time period, they may not be offered that role
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