Application closing date: Friday, 12 August 2022 • 11:59pm, Canberra time (in Canberra)

Estimated start date: Saturday, 01 October 2022

Location of work: ACT

Length of contract: 12 months

Contract extensions: 2x 6 months

Security clearance: Must have Baseline

Rates: $90 - $120 per hour (inc. super)


The department is seeking an experienced Data Analyst to work as part of a project team for the delivery of the Data Management and Analytics Platform project. The successful candidate will work closely with various stakeholders, business subject matter experts, technical architects, cloud engineers and developers as part of the project, to deliver the agreed project outcomes. The project will comprise of implementing an enhanced data management and analytics platform to facilitate data warehousing capabilities, reporting, data analysis, storing transactional data and archiving of required data. 

The Data Analyst will:
• Be able to analyse and review datasets and prepare a current state analysis
• Be proficient with using Excel to store and analyse data, including formulas and data manipulation
• Develop and contribute to ongoing project reporting requirements
• Perform qualitative and quantitative analysis as part of the design process
• Develop and maintain relevant project and design documentation
• Oversee and validate data and reports for consistency
• Work with DISR’s data platform team to consume and implement recommended practices to ensure compliance of data and information management standards
• Be able to apply judgement and critical thinking skills to problem solve
• Have demonstrated government sector experience, including working in small teams 

Experience in working within an Agile team is highly desirable, and experience working in an enterprise data warehouse is desirable. Relevant qualifications and demonstrated experience in information technology, data analysis, data management, or related fields would be highly regarded, including the ability to communicate data concepts to generalist audiences.

Essential Criteria

  1. Experience and good working knowledge in the research and analysis of flat file and database datasets
  2. Experience using and working with Microsoft Excel to analyse data and collate findings, including formulas, pivot tables and PowerQuery / PowerPivot
  3. Experience in developing and maintaining relevant project and design documentation such as dataset catalogs, source to target mappings, use cases and conceptual data models
  4. Proven ability to engage and work with a diverse range of stakeholders including working collaboratively as part of an agile, multidisciplinary team in government
  5. Strong written and verbal communication skills
  6. Experience with the Microsoft stack technologies, particularly Power BI Experience with Agile methodologies Experience with working in project teams delivering solutions using a data warehouse platform and processes
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