Senior Business Analyst

The Department is seeking the services of a skilled and diverse Business Analyst with experience working as part of a tight knit multi-disciplinary team on projects delivered using agile.
To be successful in this role, the candidate must be able to:
- Independently lead and facilitate discussions and/or workshops with a wide variety of stakeholders, ensuring a common understanding and definition of requirements
- Translate business requirements and/or legislative instruments into business process models and further defining into application features
- Define and demonstrate these features for both technical and non-technical audiences through diagrams, user stories or other design artefacts
- Maintain a line of continuous and transparent conversation with business areas, facilitating feedback and improvement in order to represent the views of the business to the broader delivery team and ensuring delivery of a quality fit-for-purpose outcome
- Facilitate backlog refinement, review, retrospective and planning sessions as required The successful candidate will be working with business and technical project staff who have varied knowledge and experience in an Agile software development environment.
This is an exciting opportunity working on a new project initiative.

Estimated start date


Location of work

Australian Capital Territory

Length of contract

Until 31 December 2020

Contract extensions

The department may extend for period or periods up to 30 June 2022

Security clearance

Must have current negative vetting level 1 clearance

Essential criteria

The right attitude is paramount to successful outcomes. You are someone that enjoys working in a tight-knit agile project team that includes technical staff and stakeholders.
You communicate well, share knowledge and experiences, have a can-do and flexible approach, and recognise the importance of following Department processes and documentation requirements.

Experience leading the development of process and artefacts (such as):
• use case diagrams
• flowcharts and business process models
• detailed requirements as both user stories or detailed requirements definitions
• user interface prototypes and wireframes
• other documents required to facilitate the successful delivery of an agile project

Experience with facilitating refinement, planning, review and retrospectives. Agile certifications highly regarded.

Experience planning and facilitating discussions and workshops with a wide variety of business stakeholders

Desirable criteria

Technical analysis and understanding of the ICT landscape.