IT Systems Analyst

IT Systems Analyst

Job Title: IT Systems Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-05-20
Reference: V-39148
Contact Name: Kelly Shockley
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 21, 2021 16:33

Job Description

The Role:

The Department required a experienced IT Systems Analyst.

Key Duties: 

• Help mentor junior analysts as a 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

• 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

• 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

• 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


Skills and Experience Required:

• Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a IT Systems Analyst

• Experience in gathering and writing functional and non-functional requirements

• Practical experience in using Enterprise Architect (EA) Sparx or equivalent modelling and design tools

• Have knowledge of software development and web technologies

• Creative thinker with a vision and attention to detail

• Past experience working on a mobile app development project highly desirable


Location and Contract Term: This is a Canberra based role. Contract till June 2022 with 2 x 12 month contract extension options pending budget and delegate approval.


Security Requirements: Applicants must be Australian Citizens. A baseline security clearance or the ability to obtain and maintain is required.


How to Apply:

Applications close 26 May.

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 Kelly 1300 944 936 for any further information