IT Senior Systems Analyst

IT Senior Systems Analyst

Job Title: IT Senior Systems Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-06-27
Reference: V-36351
Contact Name: Fiona Zielinski
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 28, 2019 11:59

Job Description

The Digital Identity Services (DIS) portfolio develops, maintains and supports the companies critical identity, authentication and authorisation applications. The teams are delivering on the companies digital initiatives like integration, digital mailbox (with DHS) and digital identity app, as well as whole of government relationship and authorisation solutions. DIS portfolio has a suite of technologies like .NET/SQL, Java, cryptographic software (such as Certificate Authorities and bouncy castle) as well as new generation technologies like Angular and .Net Core. Our products have multiple integrations acress government including with services like Document Verification Service (DVS), Facial Verification Service (FVS), DHS’s new GovPass exchange. 

The DIS portfolio is transitioning to a fully automated DevOps model in self-contained, multidisciplinary scrum teams. All products in the portfolio are at slightly different maturity levels in this process and working to align to the strategic end goal set out. 
Successful candidate would have (Core Skillset): 

• Help mentor junior analysts as the senior system analyst 
• Providing vision and direction to the scrum teams as well as product owner 
• Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on 
• Work with the product owner to plan and prioritize product feature and product backlog and development for the product 
• Establish acceptance criteria in collaboration with the Scrum team 
• Lead the creation of new functional and non-functional requirements for the system 
• Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories 
• Help with the planning product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new functionalities 
• Provide an active role in mitigating impediments, that are impacting the team’s ability to reach their sprint goals 
• Ability to identify, differentiate and extract technical and functional requirements based on use cases and user stories 
• Advanced understanding of BPM frameworks 
• Ability to create and maintain documentation such as operational guides, UI design specifications, test cases, system and program documentation 
• Skills to act as an interface between business functions, technology and build teams 
• Ability to adopt and work in a scrum based agile methodology to multi-task and deliver rapid analysis 
• Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills with internal and external stakeholders 

Role Requirements: 

• Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a IT Systems Analyst 
• Tertiary education or qualifications in IT, Computer Science, Engineering or similar 
• Experience in gathering and writing functional and non-functional requirements 
• Practical experience in using Enterprise Architect (EA) Sparx or equivalent modelling and design tools 
• Support product owners by creating product backlog items(PBI)s and writing acceptance criteria 
• Communicate the product owners needs to the development teams 
• Contribute to the production of systems documentation that clearly articulates the design intent, user experience, systems and business processes, issues and risks 
• Running training sessions and workshops on system processes 
• Have knowledge of software development and web technologies 
• Be accountable for undertaking testing of specified IT solutions to support quality assurance measures 
• Work collaboratively, develop own expertise and build the skills of others through knowledge transfer to achieve business outcomes 
• Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills 
• Excellent organizational and time management skills 
• Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills 
• Creative thinker with a vision and attention to detail 
• Past experience working on a mobile app development project highly desirable

Location and Contract Term:


Canberra location for 12 months + extension.


Security Requirements:


Willing to obtain Baseline.


How to Apply:

Applications close 3rd July 2019..

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Fiona 1300 944 936 for any further information