JOB

BI Visual Analytics Developer – Canberra, ACT

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Monday, September 13, 2021

Australian Capital Territory

Agency / Department

National Disability Insurance Agency

Experience Level

Senior

Employment Type

Contract

Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$100 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: o Reporting archetypes set in place by the Business Analysis Team, o Style guides, User Experience and Accessibility Standards of the Platforms team and o Coding 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 7+ years in Business Intelligence or in the Data space.
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).
5. Knowledge in various reporting objects such as hierarchies, prompts, parameters, filters, custom calculated items and XML editing in SAS VA.

Desired Criteria

1. Certifications in SAS EG or SQL development (vendor based) will be well regarded.
2. Certifications in any of the commercial visualisation tools- Tableau, SAS Viya, will be well regarded.
3. Demonstrable experience in delivering BI projects to address user needs.

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