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Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

4.2
  • #5 in Government & public service
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

Information Technology Graduate Program

Adelaide, Albury, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Newcastle, Sydney, Perth, Wollongong

Opportunity Expired

At the ATO, you'll do work you can't do anywhere else. Work that is meaningful, diverse and makes a difference to all Australians.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
5-10
Salary
AUD 70,280 / Year

Start Date
1 Feb 2025

Application dates

Applications Open
4 Mar 2024
Applications Close
11 Apr 2024

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
I
Artificial Intelligence
Bioinformatics
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Cyber Security
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering
Video Game Development
Design & User Experience

Hiring criteria

Entry pathway

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Working rights

Australia

  • Australian Citizen
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What we provide 

  • a full-time, 12-month, award-winning graduate program
  • a competitive starting salary of $70,280 (plus 15.4% super) as an APS3
  • an excellent social and networking base with fellow graduates
  • inspiring work rotations to develop your skills and explore different areas of interest
  • work-life balance including flexible working from home arrangements and generous leave entitlements
  • career progression to a permanent APS 4 level role of more than $86,800 ($75,728 plus 15.4% super), relevant to your stream, when you complete the program.

What you’ll do   

With a vast and diverse technology landscape, we aim to deliver a client experience that defies expectations and design solutions that turn problems upside down. As an IT graduate, you will get to work on designing, delivering, managing, and protecting technology solutions and services that underpin the ATO’s operations and the broader revenue ecosystem.  

You’ll be part of a globally recognised, leading IT capability. Our program offers an opportunity for you to gain an in-depth insight into information security, privacy, and compliance issues and collaborate with others to drive cyber security initiatives forward. You could:   

  • assist in developing and applying strategies to configure, administer and maintain security in IT systems
  • participate in the design and coordination of security changes required to IT environments and provide advice to clients
  • analyse technical issues and research and develop design options to provide solutions
  • contribute to the development and monitoring of access control in IT systems.

You’ll receive tailored training and mentoring from subject matter experts to enable you to reach your full potential.    

Who you are  

We’re looking for people with curious minds, who can demonstrate a passion for Australian Government initiatives, enjoy outside the box thinking, sharing ideas and building relationships, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. 

Who can apply 

To be eligible to apply, you must have completed your university degree within the last five years or be in your final year of study. At the time of commencing our program, you must have completed all your course requirements.  

If you're in the Information Technology stream, you have an option to commence the program in August 2024 or February 2025.  To be eligible for the August 2024 early intake, you'll need to have completed your degree by 31 March 2024.

You must be an Australian citizen and willing to undergo police, character and health checks as required.

Next steps    

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply today. 

Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Bachelor or higher
Study Field
I
Artificial Intelligence
Bioinformatics
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Cyber Security

Work rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

country
eligibility

Australia

Australia

Australian Citizen


Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
The thing I love most about ATO is that the work we do has real-world implications and impact on the community. I had the opportunity to speak to the employees and hear their stories firsthand and achieve meaningful results for them.

Zoe Penson

  • Graduate stories
The thing I love most about ATO is that the work we do has real-world implications and impact on the community. I had the opportunity to speak to the employees and hear their stories firsthand and achieve meaningful results for them.

Zoe Penson

  • Graduate stories
Meeting new people and thinking outside the box to find the most innovative and effective approach is a daily occurrence in my role.

Liam Bangay

  • Graduate stories
Meeting new people and thinking outside the box to find the most innovative and effective approach is a daily occurrence in my role.

Liam Bangay

  • Graduate stories
The thing I love most about ATO is that the work we do has real-world implications and impact on the community. I had the opportunity to speak to the employees and hear their stories firsthand and achieve meaningful results for them.

Zoe Penson

  • Graduate stories
The thing I love most about ATO is that the work we do has real-world implications and impact on the community. I had the opportunity to speak to the employees and hear their stories firsthand and achieve meaningful results for them.

Zoe Penson

  • Graduate stories
Meeting new people and thinking outside the box to find the most innovative and effective approach is a daily occurrence in my role.

Liam Bangay

  • Graduate stories
Meeting new people and thinking outside the box to find the most innovative and effective approach is a daily occurrence in my role.

Liam Bangay