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Data Tools Support Officer

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Friday, July 10, 2020

Australian Capital Territory


Agency / Department

Experience Level

Mid Level

Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$80 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to provide support to AIHW staff to extract, transform, and load data using SAS software and to validate incoming data using the AIHW’s in-house validation tool. This role would suit someone who has existing skills and experience in SAS, or someone with strong skills and experience in an equivalent tool, such as Python and R, who can demonstrate the technical aptitute to quickly develop the SAS skills needed for the role through self-learning, on-the-job and formal training. The role requires excellent communication skills with the ability to convey technical ideas to a non-technical audience and the motivation to help people resolve issues. The day-to-day work of the role entails providing hands on assistance and advice to SAS users across the business. The successful applicant will also contribute to the review of AIHW’s analytical toolkit, including the use of R and Python.

Essential Criteria

  1. Technical expertise and experience in SAS or the technical aptitude to develop skills in SAS on the job. Skills in other data tools, such as Python or R will be considered valuable.
  2. Well-developed oral and written communication skills
  3. Well-developed ability to develop productive relationships
  4. Well-developed organisational skills, including the ability to determine priorities, develop local strategies, procedures and work practices.
  5. Demonstrates personal drive and integrity.

Desired Criteria


Security Clearance

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