2024 ATO Graduate Program – Information Technology

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

What we provide

  • a full-time, 12-month, award-winning graduate program 
  • a competitive starting salary package of nearly $78,000 ($67,577 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, relevant to your stream, when you complete the program, with a salary package of nearly $87,000 ($75,279 plus 15.4% super).

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 2023 or February 2024.  To be eligible for the August 2023 early intake, you'll need to have completed your degree by 31 March 2023. 

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 to you, we encourage you to apply today.

Applications close 17 April 2023. 

To find out more visit ato.gov.au/grads.

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Computer Science, Cyber Security, Government, Information
  • Work rights:
    Australian Citizen
  • Work from home:

    Hybrid remote

    Hybrid remote

    Employees are allowed to work remotely some of the time but most of the work is done at the company’s physical office. Remote work is considered a perk or a privilege. For example, an employee may work from home for 1-2 days per week.

  • Locations:
    Albury, Newcastle, Sydney,


  • Closing Date:17th Apr 2023, 12:59 pm


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