Application closing date: Tuesday, 26 April 2022, 06:00 pm (in Canberra)

Estimated start date: Fri Jul 01 2022

Location of work: All States

Length of contract: 12 months

Contract extensions: Up to 2 x 12 months

Security clearance: Must have current baseline clearance (Must be Australian Citizen)

Rates: $100 - $130 per hour (inc. super)


The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER) strives to encourage the sustainable growth of Australian industries including the delivery of a national innovation system to drive knowledge creation, international competitiveness and greater productivity.

The CIO Group provides a range of enabling services and operations delivery to the department and to Australian businesses and are seeking experienced and motivated .Net developers with a minimum of 5 years experience to assist with the delivery of various ICT Projects across the Division.

.Net Developers will be required to:
• Contribute to the development of an Azure based web API and Portal applications to support existing legislative reporting requirements, and new regulatory processes.
• Be able to integrate various system components to achieve a seamless end to end experience for users
• Providing technical advice on issues related to systems development.
• Apply secure coding practices/processes to ensure the solution delivered through the project is secure and robust
• Conduct peer reviews of code and infrastructure
• Work with the delivery manager to support our agile delivery approach
• Collaborate and mentor team members to promote team harmony and support cross-skilling professional development
• Instill a culture of learning, collaboration, and continuous improvement in a team environment
• Become part of the DISER developer Community to share project work concepts and learnings.
• Undertake additional duties as required.

Please note: Remote working arrangements may be considered on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the supervising manager, subject to business needs. Please indicate clearly in your response the candidates desired work location if outside ACT/Canberra.


Essential Criteria

  1. Technical Skills: Demonstrated experience (Min 5 years) implementing secure web based business solutions. • experience developing web APIs using Azure API Manager and customer facing web portal development using .NET Framework (including .NET Core) and ASP.NET • Experience developing web applications using either Angular or React
  2. Technical Skills: Demonstrated experience (Min 5 years) implementing secure web based business solutions. • Familiarity with the Internet Security Manual (ISM), it’s controls and how to apply them to a solution design and build • Experience with unit/integration/automation testing. Familiarity with xUnit, nUnit, Selenium, Playwright.Net.
  3. Cloud experience: Demonstrated experience in cloud-based solution implementation with technologies such as: • Azure Logic Apps, Azure SQL and Azure Service Bus and Azure API Manager • Azure DevOps and Visual Studio for code development, management, repositories, and deployments (CI/CD)
  4. Cloud experience: Demonstrated experience in cloud-based solution implementation with technologies such as: • integrating custom built apps with third-party systems, including Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM • Extensive experience developing on Azure platforms • Demonstrated experience in successfully optimising complex legacy code to fully utilise benefits of Azure Cloud environment
  5. Agile: • Experience working with Agile Multi-disciplinary teams to deliver secure, user friendly and reliable solutions that meet stakeholder, citizen, and business expectations. • Ability to pragmatically change direction and scope as new information is discovered and challenges or opportunities present themselves
  6. Cultural fit: • Ability to work with geographically dispersed teams • Ability to work with technical and non-technical staff at all levels. • Ability to collaborate and mentor team members to promote team harmony


Desirable Criteria

  1. Experience in development using Agile and DevOps delivery models
  2. Experience developing web applications using either Angular or React
  3. Integration/UI/FrontEnd testing: Selenium, Playwright.Net, Jest
  4. Tertiary qualifications in software design and development
  5. Experience working with SQL servers, Cosmos DB, Blob storage and high volume data traffic/processing
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