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1 x APS5 BI Developer – Geelong, VIC or Sydney, NSW

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Monday, August 16, 2021

New South Wales,Victoria


Agency / Department

National Disability Insurance Agency

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$65 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

Position Purpose As the NDIA is growing rapidly to meet the needs of the Australian population, so does the Agency’s need for comprehensive reporting and analytics. This reporting with enable the internal business teams to have visibility over their pipeline of work, performance and drive a culture of data driven decision-making. The Enterprise Reporting Platforms team is responsible for building, delivering and maintaining comprehensive suite of reporting for the business. The report developer will work with the business areas through the Account Management teams to develop and maintain the suite of reporting for NDIA. Using the data from our Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) and working with the Business Analysis team, the Report Developer will extract and manipulate data and prepare it to be visualised using commercial data transformation and visualisation tools. The developer would be required to learn about the business’ processes and needs, and translate these into data tables used in reports that enhance the business’ day to day operations. The BI SAS Developer would also engage with the stakeholders to ensure they are informed on the progress of the project. They would also ensure that the project is continuing to flow through the development pipeline and raise any blockers for discussion. Primary Duties
•Development and delivery of high quality reporting products in consultation with the Business areas to ensure products meet user stories & acceptance criteria.
•Manage assigned reporting projects including participating in stand ups, managing workflow, providing technical support and input as required.
•Develop reports according to: oReporting archetypes set in place by the Business Analysis Team, oStyle guides, User Experience and Accessibility Standards of the Platforms team and oCoding and Technical Standards.
•With user stories as a guide, convert raw data into comprehensible visualisations to enable insights driven business actions.
•Ensure all report products are well tested and documented, and releases contain appropriate change notes and documentation.

Essential Criteria

1. Expert level SQL and/or SAS Skills with a minimum of 6 or more years in Business Intelligence/ Data arena.
2. Experience in working with raw data, drawing compelling and actionable insights via visualisations.
3. Experience with testing and validating data, designing products with accessibility and user experience in mind.
4. Demonstrable knowledge of CI/CD Practices, Project tracking software (Ex- JIRA) and version control (GIT, Bitbucket).

Desired Criteria

1. Certifications in SAS or SQL development will be well regarded.
2. Experience in SAS Viya, Tableau, Qlikview or similar will be well regarded.
3. Certifications in any of the aforementioned visualisation tools will be well regarded.
4. Knowledge in various reporting objects such as hierarchies, prompts, parameters, filters, custom calculated items and XML editing in SAS VA.

Security Clearance

Pre-engagement Checks will be undertaken by NDIA and commencement is subject to the Specified Personnel meeting the standard in relation to the Pre-Engagement Check requirements. The Contractor must comply with and ensure ongoing compliance with the Pre-Engagement Checks. NDIA welcome candidates that hold the right to work within Australia.

Contract Extensions

12 months

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