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Home Affairs Vacancy N.N. 10763737
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) Closing date: Sunday, 24 November 2019
Job Title: ICT Senior Data Engineer
Division: Technology Division
Branch: Business Systems Delivery
Section: Engineering Services
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time
Salary: $99,717 - $120,219
Location: Barton - ACT
Classification: Executive Level 1
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 50004460
Agency Website:

Job Description


The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) is Australia’s national criminal intelligence agency. We advise senior decision makers on serious and organised crime impacting Australia. We are a full member of the National Intelligence Community, a Department of Home Affairs portfolio agency, and a member of the Five Eyes Law Enforcement Group.

Technology Division
The Mission for the ACIC Technology Division is:
To provide nationally-focused, information and technology services for the ACIC and its partners to make a safer Australia. The Technology Division supports the ACIC to be the supplier of choice for national criminal intelligence and policing information.

Business Systems Delivery Branch
Solutions and services are delivered by customer-facing, multidisciplinary digital information delivery teams which are supported by centres of excellence and a central coordination team. The Agency’s operating model aligns closely with the models designed by the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) and the Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) to build digital capability across the public service and support agencies to deliver services that meet the Australian Government’s Digital Service Standard.

Engineering Services
This section uplifts the capability of ACIC to deliver, assure and support quality software systems. The section is also responsible for planning, designing, coordinating and resourcing of testing activities for the division’s development activities. The section achieves these objectives by:
• establishing, communicating, supporting and improving frameworks, methods, guidelines & tools, with a focus on increased automation and collaboration through communities practice
• providing assurance that engineering work and products against the frameworks, methods and guidelines
• ensuring we have the best engineering professionals available
• ensuring engineering professionals are supported in their area of expertise and have appropriate guidance, tools and training

The ICT Senior Data Engineer will define and shape the development and improvement of data engineering processes, standards and tools for the agency. Responsibilities vary across projects and involve the application of strong leadership and management skills to ensure employees are productive and supported in the drive for quality outcomes for the ACIC’s software development and implementation projects and activities, as well as sustainment of the ACIC’s broader service delivery objectives.



Tertiary ICT qualifications or equivalent/demonstrated experience are highly regarded.

This is a position of trust. The occupant must satisfy and abide by the ACIC’s security requirements, which include Australian citizenship. The occupant must also satisfy a rigorous security assessment by the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency and is required to gain and maintain a NV1 security clearance. In assessing suitability for employment, the ACIC conducts a pre-employment screening process. This requires the applicant to complete a pre-employment screening form for the purpose of character and background checking, and a psychological assessment.



The ACIC is committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those who identify as LGBTIQ, mature aged employees and carers.

To Apply

Position Contact: Bill, (02) 6268 7207
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS46 - Fri - 08 Nov 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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