Business Analyst/Tester, APS Level 6, Chief Information Officer

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Employment type: Ongoing
Location: Canberra
Categories: Info/Comm Tech (ICT), APS Level 6

About the department

The department plays a key role in the Australian Government’s agenda to create jobs and build a stronger, more resilient and competitive economy. Our work builds on Australia’s existing strengths, supports businesses to grow, and drives new opportunities for long-term productivity growth and prosperity. The success of the department helps Australia recover from the economic consequences of COVID‑19 and adapt to its ongoing effects. Through our work, we support the government’s economic recovery plan and help to deliver a better future for all Australians.

About the team

The department strives to encourage the sustainable growth of Australian industries. This includes the delivery of a national innovation system to drive knowledge creation, international competitiveness and greater productivity. Our staff are committed to developing policies and delivering programs, in partnership with stakeholders, to provide lasting economic benefits based on principles of social justice and equity for all Australians. The Division provides a range of enabling services and operations delivery to the department and to Australian businesses. CIO Group are seeking an experienced and motivated Business Analyst/Tester to assist with technical support, ongoing service operational support and service enhancement activities.

Our ideal candidate

The Product Delivery Services section is responsible for the development and support of systems and product for the Departments and Government as a whole. We are offering the opportunity to be part of a passionate and committed team that supports services improving business operations. To be successful in this role you should have experience as a Business Analyst and with testing different applications and websites.

Our department has a commitment to inclusion and diversity, with an ambition of being the best possible place to work. This reflects the importance we place on our people and on creating a workplace culture where each and every one of us is valued and respected for our contribution. Our ideal candidate adds to this culture and our workplace in their own way.

What you will do

Responsibilities include:

  • Working and contributing to a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to document user stories and business requirements
  • Proven stakeholder management experience working with business areas to achieve outcomes.
  • Testing applications and websites across different browsers and multiple devices
  • Using Azure DevOps to create PBI’s and track tasks/testing
  • Review issues, bug reports and work with business owners and developers to correctly assign and prioritise work.
  • Create/review analysis artefacts and supporting documentation


To be eligible for employment in the APS and the department, candidates must be Australian Citizens.

Positions require a Baseline security clearance and successful candidates will be required to obtain and maintain a clearance at this level.


A merit pool may be established and used to fill future vacancies within 18 months from the date the vacancy was first advertised in the Gazette.

The department does currently offer flexible work opportunities for many roles. This vacancy is Canberra based, although flexible or remote work arrangements may be considered. Please reach out to the contact officer to discuss this further.

How to apply

Your application must not contain any classified or sensitive information. This includes in your application responses, CV and any other documents. The selection panel may not consider applications containing classified information.

Please provide a pitch explaining how your skills, knowledge and experience will be relevant to this role and why you are the best candidate for the position. Your pitch can contain no more than 5000 characters (approximately 750 words) and should align to the key duties listed above.

Please complete your application online and provide your current CV with your application. (CVs must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format).

Accessible application documentation is available in other formats on request. Please contact or (02) 6276 1235 if you require assistance with your application.

Please refer to our Applying for a position information for additional information on how to apply.

Contact information

For more information regarding this opportunity, please contact Melissa Appleby via

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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