Technical Officer Graduate Program
Salary: $64,429 (plus Superannuation) on commencement
advancement to $68,568 on successful completion of the program
Are you passionate about technology? Would you like to apply your technical skills to national security intelligence operations and analysis? The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) is seeking appropriately qualified university graduates to join its new Technical Officer Graduate Program in 2015. The newly developed program is aimed at university graduates who want a career with a difference. On completion of this one year program, which includes placements in a range of technical areas, you will specialise in one of the areas developing and expanding your skills in support of ASIO’s mission.
ASIO facilitates the lawful collection of intelligence by technical means which is then processed within ASIO to deliver security intelligence advice to the Australian Government. As well as collecting intelligence, Technical Professionals can be integral to the processing of data and its integration with other parts of the broader “intelligence picture”. Technical intelligence is an important and growing part of the picture in a modern global security environment.
ASIO’s Technical Officer Graduate Program will provide a one year structured program with placements in a range of technical areas supported by a senior mentor. If you have completed, or are in your final year of study of, a degree of relevance to technical intelligence, i.e. Engineering, Computer Science, Software, Networking or Telecommunications, the Graduate Program will enable you to develop the skills and knowledge required to undertake a range of roles and establish a career in ASIO.
This program offers:
> a starting salary of $64,429 with advancement to $68,568 on successful completion of the program;
> placements in a range of technical areas such as; software development, technical development including bespoke electronic and mechanical design and production, telecommunications, computer forensics, technical operations and others;
> an ongoing Canberra-based position;
> annual leave of 20 days per annum;
> access to a wide range of development opportunities throughout your career in ASIO; and
> a career with a difference.
Have you got what it takes to be a Technical Officer in ASIO?
Selected applicants will undergo an extensive security vetting process. Applicants must be Australian Citizens. Your application will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We ask that you do not discuss your application with anyone.
Apply now at: https://www.careers.asio.gov.au/public/jncustomsearch.viewFullSingle?in_organid=12852&in_jnCounter=221297384&in_version=&in_jobDate=All&in_jobType=&in_residency=&in_graphic=&in_param=&in_searchbox=YES&in_recruiter=&in_jobreference=&in_orderby=&in_sessionid=&in_navigation1=&in_summary=S
Closes: 6th April 2014