First listed on: 06 May 2018
New South Wales Police Force

Application Analyst - Policing Systems, Business and Technology Services

The Application Analyst reviews and analyses the organisations' business intentions, services, processes and information needs to identify changes that lead to business improvements.
 
The Application Analyst is responsible for working with application developers and business representatives undertaking business analysis and requirements gathering activities to ensure project and business operations deliverables meet client requirements. Requirements may involve changes to business processes, provision of a new business solution or enhancements to existing systems and infrastructure.
 
Key accountabilities
  • Analyse existing systems, applications and functions to ensure strategic ICT objectives are met.
  • Undertake qualitative and quantitative research to identify trends and assist with determining business priorities.
  • Develop and maintain key relationships with users, technical staff and stakeholders to determine and resolve issues and assist clients with Business Analysis and Testing requirements.
  • Provide accurate advice about technical issues and solutions to assist with specifying business requirements for new or existing solutions.
  • Develop and maintain project plans by assisting with the planning and sizing of business analysis activities.
  • Develop automated and manual test case scripts, documentation, plans and schedules as they relate to all testing scenarios within the software development life cycle.
  • Implement IT solutions that comply with the NSW Police information technology policies, procedures, standards and security practices by maintaining awareness of and applying requirements and architecture standards and taking corrective action when necessary.
  • Implement ongoing support and maintenance process for IT solutions by troubleshooting, detecting and correcting faults, undertaking development tasks as well as undertaking technical and functional impact analysis.
Key challenges
  • Ensures applications solutions comply with the NSW Police information technology policies, procedures, standards and security practices.
  • Keep abreast of the changing solution environment in order to provide sound information and advice
  • Timely resolution of issues and problems along with continually identifying ways to provide more responsive solutions to address the needs of the business.
  • Computer Systems Officer Level 4
  • Ongoing Full-Time
  • Parramatta
JOB NOTES:
 
Essential requirements – applicants must:
  • Hold Tertiary qualifications in a relevant Information Technology discipline or demonstrated experience in solutions development.
  • Have the ability to maintain and provide 24 hour/7 days per week support for applications ensuring reliability and high availability.
  • Possess strong analytical skills including the ability to analyse and interpret information, prepare written reports, deal with challenges creatively and achieve business focused solutions.
  • Have proven experience as a business & test analyst working on IT applications/systems in a large and complex service industry organisation.
  • Have experience with testing tools and extensive experience with all phases of testing such as unit testing, system and functional testing and integration testing.
 
To be eligible to apply for this ongoing role, you must meet one of the following statuses:
  • an Australian Citizen
  • a permanent Australian resident or citizen of New Zealand
 
Applications from Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged.
 
This recruitment may be used to create a Talent Pool for similar roles (ongoing or temporary) that may arise over the next 12 months.
 
For your application to be considered, you must:
  • attach a cover letter;
  • attach an up-to-date CV/Resume; and
  • address each of the Target Questions in the text boxes provided in the online application or attach as a separate document. Please limit your response to no more than 300 words per question.
 
Please do not attach copies of Qualifications, Certificates or documentation (other than a Resume/CV) - you can bring these if called for interview.
 
Prior to commencement, the successful candidate(s) will be required to undergo a rigorous National Police Check (criminal history) and obtain and maintain a Security Clearance as determined by the NSW Police Force. For further information on the Security Clearance process click here
 
Applications can only be submitted electronically online via the I Work for NSW website.
 
For information on applying for roles with the NSW Police Force click here
 
To view or download the Role Description click here
 
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: SUNDAY 20 MAY 2018 at 11.59pm 
Essential requirements – applicants must:
  • Hold Tertiary qualifications in a relevant Information Technology discipline or demonstrated experience in solutions development.
  • Have the ability to maintain and provide 24 hour/7 days per week support for applications ensuring reliability and high availability.
  • Possess strong analytical skills including the ability to analyse and interpret information, prepare written reports, deal with challenges creatively and achieve business focused solutions.
  • Have proven experience as a business & test analyst working on IT applications/systems in a large and complex service industry organisation.
  • Have experience with testing tools and extensive experience with all phases of testing such as unit testing, system and functional testing and integration testing.
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