Multiple x Data/System Analyst Modellers

Location Canberra
Discipline Information Technology
Job reference 161207
Salary Negotiable

Department of Education, Skills and Employment
Data/System Analyst Modellers
Must have current baseline clearance

The department is seeking experienced system/data analyst modellers to meet emerging needs of the department and business areas, through the development and maintenance of an innovative, robust and sustainable data analytics and integration capability.

As a system/data analyst modeller, you will be required to:

  • Conduct data modelling on existing and emerging transactional and business intelligence data assets to inform data architecture.

  • Assist in documenting research, data findings and approach activities as part of a wider team.

  • Analyse and model the vast amounts of data that enter or exit business intelligence systems.

  • Work as a part of an application delivery team, alongside business analysts, developers and testers to deliver on project-based objectives to drive delivery of outcomes.

  • Work under limited direction and be accountable for undertaking planning, analysis, design, development, and delivery activities within tight timeframes.

Selection criteria
Essential criteria

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience as a Data/System Analyst Modeller with:

  • Strong knowledge of database structure systems, data analytics, and data modelling techniques.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and translate business needs into data models supporting long-term solutions; and

  • Demonstrated ability to validate business data objects for accuracy and completeness.

  • Demonstrated analytical skills in:

  • Designing data for web services.

  • Maintaining conceptual, logical and physical data models along with corresponding metadata.

  • Analysing data-related system integration challenges and subsequent proposal of appropriate solutions.

  • Demonstrated experience using SQL coding language to analyse vast amounts of data that enter/exit business intelligence systems or other source data using tools such as SQL Server Management Studio.

  • Demonstrated experience modelling data using one or more of the following modelling techniques:

  • Entity relationship diagram (ERD).

  • Ensemble modelling (e.g., DataVault); and/or

  • Star Schema (e.g., Kimball).

  • Well-developed team collaboration and communication skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to work under limited direction with competing priorities and be accountable for completion of work.

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and work in a constantly changing environment.

Desirable criteria

  • Demonstrated ability to work closely and effectively within an Agile multi-disciplinary team

  • Demonstrated data engineer experience, including:

  • In developing, configuring, validating, and managing Microsoft cloud platforms, Data Factory, SQL Server, Databricks; and

  • In DevOps and/or DataOps.

Candidates will be asked if they:

  • are eligible to work in Australia

  • hold a baseline clearance

  • have worked for Department of Education, Skills and Employment in the past

Questions and answers

  • does it need to be done from Canberra

happy to consider interstate candidates if they have the appropriate clearance.

  • Would you consider candidates in other states working remotely for this role? Thanks

happy to consider interstate candidates if they have the appropriate clearance.

  • can this be done remotely

happy to consider interstate candidates if they have the appropriate clearance.

  • Will DESE provide sponsorship for baseline clearance for individuals who don't currently hold clearance as they have not had government roles before?

Applicants must already have a Baseline clearance to be considered for this role.

  • Would you please confirm that each firm can submit up to 20 candidates each?


  • Is application closing date correct?

Yes, the closing date has changed to 17th of December 2022

  • Hi - How many roles you have? Asking this, as we are seeing 20 submissions. Thanks.

We are seeking to fill 2 roles. You can submit up to 20 candidates.

  • We have a perfect consultant who wants to work 100% from home. Is that something you would consider?

No, if the candidate is interstate, then we would expect the consultant to attend a department office.

  • can this be done 100% remotely with no requirement to go to Canberra

happy to consider interstate candidates if they have the appropriate clearance.

  • Hi - Your comment says "Yes, the closing date has changed to 17th of December 2022" But still not updated in DMP - Please confirm the closing date.

Apologies, the date for this one has not changed and remains as Friday 14 January 2022.