Associate Developer

Adelaide, South Australia, au
Company: APS Jobs
Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Published on 2021-06-12 19:07:16
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Work Context:

Services Australia makes government services simple so people can get on with their lives. Our goal is to make it easier to engage with the services that Australians rely on.

To achieve this goal, we are transforming the way we work to deliver a simple, helpful, respectful and transparent experience for customers. 

Job description:

Technology Services is a key component and enabler for Services Australia. At the forefront of public sector Information and Communication Technology (ICT) transformation, Technology Services’ vision is to excel in the provision of reliable, accessible and personalised services. The Agency’s technology infrastructure, combined with its deep understanding and experience in delivering complex customer-focused services enables Technology Services to shape the next generation of community services and lead best practice in service delivery.

We are looking to fill APS 4 Associate Developer roles across numerous technology platforms and teams who will contribute to the high quality and consistent delivery of our programs of work. 

Working as part of a team, you will focus on supporting, enhancing and maintaining applications and frameworks in the software development life cycle. Specifically, you will analyse, develop, enhance, integrate, review, test, maintain and document custom components in support of business and technical requirements.

You will use your knowledge, education, experience and learn from colleagues to provide technical advice, create solutions and maintain critical systems that allow us to continue to provide essential services to the Australian Public.

The key duties of the position include:

Duties may include some or all of the following: 

  • Assist with analysis, design, software development, prototyping, testing and maintenance activities.
  • Build productive relationships and collaborate with stakeholders to ensure effective and timely resolution of production issues.
  • Assist with the definition of software and technical designs for the realisation of low complexity custom solutions or conversion and migration solutions.
  • Under guidance, adhere to high quality standards in software development.
  • Provide go-live support and maintenance for developments.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of projects and escalate issues as identified.
  • Eligibility

    Security Clearance level required: Baseline (or ability to obtain and maintain)

    To be eligible for employment with Services Australia, applicants must be an Australian citizen. An applicant’s suitability for employment with the agency will be assessed through a pre-employment screening process. This process includes a requirement for the applicant to undergo and satisfy a national police history check, referee checks and an employment history integrity check and where relevant, a Working with Children and Vulnerable People Check. A health clearance may also need to be completed. Any concerns raised in these checks will be further investigated. If you are currently, or have been, the subject of any disciplinary or Code of Conduct investigation(s) by an employer, you will be required to declare this in your application. 

    Applicants must be willing and eligible to undergo and maintain an Australian Government security clearance to the appropriate level, if applicable to the position. 

    You should be aware that Services Australia employees may be required to undergo ongoing suitability assessments as part of their employment with the agency.

    Should an applicant be found suitable for a role they will be required to provide proof of citizenship and if they have recently received a redundancy benefit, evidence that they have served their exclusion period.

    A merit pool may be established and used to fill future vacancies within the next 12 months.

    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:

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