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TEST ENV - Future Technologists Graduate Program 2020
Technical Officer Graduate
Canberra
Ongoing - Permanent
00320192020
$79,206 - $87,086
14-Sep-2019

ASIO Future Technologists Graduate Program
February and June 2020 Intake


The Program

ASIO's Future Technologists Graduate Program is a 12-month, non-assessable program designed to showcase and prepare new starters for the breadth of technical work that occurs within a frontline intelligence agency. The environment is dynamic, challenging and fast-paced.

We are seeking graduates who are passionate about - and committed to - technology to work collaboratively in small teams in addressing the mission. As an operational or enterprise technology officer within the Future Technologists program you will directly and immediately contribute to the protection of Australia, its people and its interests.

The Future Technologists program commences in February and June during which you may be involved in some of the following responsibilities (for which we will prepare you accordingly):

- using neural networks to advance operational efforts;
- undertaking complex data analysis and visualization;
- applying software development skills to exploit technically collected data;
- using hardware and software to develop and automate services;
- assuring the ongoing security of ASIO's ICT infrastructure;
- supporting cybersecurity investigations;
- conducting forensic analysis of digital media;
- provisioning warranted and open-source technical collection capabilities, such as telecommunications interceptions;
- evaluating technical surveillance counter measures;
- engineering field-deployable technical solutions.


Candidates should also be able to:

- work collaboratively in small, dynamic teams;
- display an ongoing commitment to technical learning;
- design and deliver innovative solutions to constantly evolving technical problems.


Eligibility


If you would like to be considered for this diverse and stimulating technical program, you must:
- be an Australian citizen;
- be assessed as suitable to hold and maintain the requisite security clearance;
- have completed - or be in your final year of - a degree of technical relevance, which includes but is not limited to: data science and analytics, cyber/information security, ICT systems integration and management, software development, network engineering, telecommunications, electrical and communication engineering and emerging technologies; and
- be willing to relocate to Canberra. (noting ASIO will cover removal costs)

ASIO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment, where all staff are valued and respected, in order to build a highly capable, innovative and adaptive workforce to achieve our purpose. We welcome and value applications from all eligible candidates irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religious affiliation, age or disability. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Please advise us if you require any additional assistance in order to fully participate in the recruitment process or the workplace. This information will be held in strict confidence.

How to Apply: Click on the 'Apply Online' button below to commence your application (we suggest creating a draft copy in Notepad prior to entering your response).

To support your application, please upload a (.pdf) copy of the following;
- Your resume/CV; and
- Your academic transcript (to date);

Closing date: Monday 1st April 2019 14:00 (AEDT).

Requests for a late submission of your application will not be considered. For enquiries please call Recruitment on 02 6257 4916 and quote reference number 126 (during business hours).

ASIO holds all applications in the strictest of confidence and we ask that you please employ the same level of confidentiality, for the safety and security of all current and future ASIO employees.

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