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JOB

DESCRIPTION

AND SELECTION CRITERIA


JOB

SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Job

T
itle:

Senior IBM COTS

Midrange Specialist

Classification:

Customs

and Border Protection

Level
4

Division/Branch/Section:

IT Division, Production Services Branch,
Vendor
Integra
tion & Common Services


Job

Opportunity:

Ongoing

Location:

Canberra, ACT

Position

No:

11679

Reports To:

Director,
Vendor
Integration & Common Services, CL5

Salary:


$
90,371

-

$
104,607

Security Classification:

Protected

Contact for enquiries:

Peter
Billingham

Director Vendor Integration & Common Services

02 6275 5869

Closing Date for
Applications:

23 February 2012



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JOB

DESCRIPTION

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

The Australian
Customs

and Border P
rotection

Service

is Australia's
primary border
protection agency.

For this purpose our border extends into Australia's Exclusive
Economic Zone where we have a key role in addressing threats to our environment.

In performing our role we work closely with a range of agencies, often exerci
sing
powers on their behalf, at other times working with them to complement each others
capabilities and powers.

Together we are called upon to provide a sense of security to the community,
supporting the continuation of the Australian lifestyle.

IT

Divisi
on provides access to information technology (IT) services for the whole of
Customs and Border Protection.

The Division is responsible for delivering efficient,
effective and risk managed information technology services and solutions that meet the
needs o
f the organisation, while continually improving support to the front line activities.

The Production Services Branch
belongs to the IT Division and
is responsible for the
maintenance of business & corporate systems, and ICT operations
.

How the Role Contrib
ute
s

to Customs

and Border
Protection

Outcomes

The
Customs Connect Facility (CCF)
provides a
n

e
-
commerce

gateway for clients to
connect to, and use
,

Customs and Border Protection applications
.
The CCF comprises
a significant amount of hardware, software a
nd commercial off the shelf (COTS) and
bespoke applications. Collectively this platform provides:



Messaging services (via Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), e
-
mail or direct
message queues);



Authorisation, authentication and auditing services;



Internally
hosted web applications;



Application hosting services; and



Report distribution services.

T
hese CCF services are essential for Customs and

Border Protection operations.

The
Job

A
key component of the CCF is the suite of IBM COTS products

which underpin both

the hosted application services and security services.
Customs and Border Protection
is looking for a developer with experience in the IBM COTS products to
work in a
business as usual support and maintenance team for the CCF.

Key Responsibilities

Under
th
e
general

direction of the Director
Vendor
Integration & Common Services, the
occupant of this position will:



Support

java applications in a
n IBM

WebSphere hosted environment

that
interface with IBM COTS products
.



Support the TAM WebSeal
implementation
in

the CCF.



Support the LDAP (ITDS)
implementation
in the CCF.



Using Customs BAU processes and procedures, assess reported incidents and
remediate identified problems
involving the

use of the IBM COTS products by
Customs applications.



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Using Customs BAU proc
esses and procedures,
d
evelop
minor
(non
-
project)
changes to the CCF environment;



Contribute to

the resolution of the more complex issues arising in relation to the
CCF and its hosted business applications

and security services
.



Provide design advice and t
echnical support to

IT Division project teams
developing new applications that operate in
,

or impact on
,

the CCF
environment, existing hosted applications or existing security services.



Previous Experience

You will have skills and experience in
:



WebSeal
Tivoli Access Manager

(TAM)
;



Websphere Applications Server

(WAS)
;



Websphere MQ

based applications
;



LDAP

(ITDS)

Experience in the following is highly desirable:



PKI, Java cryptographic extensions, S/MIME, PKCS#7 and X.509 certificates;
and



XML, XSLT, Web Se
rvices.



Spring or Spring based java applications in a custom framework.



ITIL principles.



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Selection Criteria


Customs Level
4


Managerial and Planning

Ability to effectively organise, plan and deliver services to:



Manage and prioritise multiple demands



C
ontribute to work area planning



Contribute to and be responsible for achieving team goals



Manage resources



Develop policy and guidelines and action plans



Manage projects and contracts


Continuous Improvement and Change Management

Orientation towards contin
uous improvement, managing change and being flexible to:



Initiate, implement and monitor change



Develop and introduce innovative approaches to improving processes and
practices



Promote an environment of continuous improvement


Communication and Client Focu
s

Demonstrated understanding of client needs and sound communication and
interpersonal skills to:



Influence views and thinking through buildin
g and maintaining relationships



Negotiation
and representation



Promote a client service environment



Communicate in

a clear and concise manner



Coach and provide constructive feedback


Leadership/Teams and Integrity

Demonstrated high standards of integrity and leadership skills to:



Lead and develop effective teams



Resolve and/or refer issues of ethics and probity



Implem
ent policies & programs based on corporate decisions without personal
bias



Take responsibility for self and group actions



Develop leadership capabilities in others



Reward and recognise superior performance



Model and promote fair and equitable behaviour, th
e APS Values and Code of
Conduct



Participate in the development of, and monitoring of standards in the workplace


Decision Making and Strategic Thinking

(Most Important)

Ability to access and use information and emergent technology strategically to:



Objec
tively analyse problems from various angles



Extract a range of new information from various sources



Develop innovative solutions



Evaluate information quickly, critically and accurately



Demonstrate awareness of spheres of influence



Take a long term view to
weigh risks and benefits


Technical

(Most Important)

Relevant technical knowledge (or ability to acquire knowledge) to:



Achieve work area outcomes



Apply relevant leg
islation, policy and guidelines



Develop

and maintain IT solutions


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Effectively d
iagnose pro
blems and weaknesses in existing solutions

to provide
third
-
level application support



Develop business applications for deployment using a standard system
development lifecycle (analysis, design, building, testing,
and implementation)
methodology



Provide t
echnical advice to business areas with
regard to business applications



Produce and maintain system and user documentation for any developed
business appli
cations

Addressing

Selection Criteria

For assistance addressing your selection criteria please refer t
o
‘Cracking the Code:

How to Apply for Jobs in the Australian Public Service’

the following website:

http://www.apsc.gov.au/publications07/crackingthecode.htm
. Please limit respons
es to
no more than 500 words.



How to apply

All Customs and Border Protection applications are to be submitted through the e
-
Recruitment system (
http://customsandborderprotection.nga.net.au
), p
rior to the
closing date. The system provides the opportunity to respond to Selection Criteria and
upload a current CV. Applicants who are unable to apply through e
-
Recruitment, will
need to contact
Corporate Connect

at
corporateconnect@customs.gov.au

or on
1800

46

1245 during business hours

prior to the closing date to organise alternative
arrangements.


If you need special consideration to enable you to participate in this process, please
advise us i
n your application, or if you prefer you can discuss your requirements by
emailing
or phoning the contact officer.


More information

You can find more information about how to apply for vacancies using e
-
Recruitment
on the careers site, please read the app
licant user guide

located on

http://www.customs.gov.au/site/page4756.asp

before accessing the system for the first
time. General recruitment information is also available on the careers site.