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Lead Data Analyst, Clerk Grade 9/10 – 199045

Organisation/Entity: Department of Education
Job Category:
  • Information and Communications Technology
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - East
Job Reference Number: 000075XG
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $131,979. Package includes salary ($108,044 - $119,061), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: 02 9302 7095 - Damir Kljucevic
Closing Date: 28/07/2019 - 11:59 PM


Temporary full-time appointment for a period up to 3 September 2021

Location: Eveleigh


Join a passionate and highly motivated team of Data Integrators as a Lead Data Analyst and contribute to the design of our data services and the development and implementation of data management tools.


Demonstrate your creativity though gathering and analysing requirements and then providing interactive visualizations and business intelligence capabilities on a user friendly interface (Power BI or equivalent software) that supports our end users’ needs.


About the Department of Education

We ensure young children get the best start in life by supporting and regulating the early childhood education and care sector. We are the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population.


For more information about the Department of Education, please visit NSW Department of Education

About the Role

The Lead Data Analyst contributes to the design of the Operational Data Store to ensure data is appropriately transitioned, stored, deployed and aligned with the enterprise architectural plan. Through providing a detailed analysis of the teaching and learning information / data management requirements across all systems, platforms and applications you will contribute to improving the teaching and learning outcomes of our kids. We will provide a great place to work and the freedom to manage yourself and your development opportunities.



  • Tertiary qualifications in information technology and/or equivalent relevant experience in current and emerging data management technologies.
  • Advanced data modelling skills, including proven experience delivering complex and/or sizable data transformation and warehousing projects.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of contemporary industry standards and trends.
  • Working with Children Check for paid employment.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Department’s Aboriginal Education policies. (Please find Aboriginal Education Review – Information).

How to apply

The NSW Department of Education is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce as an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We encourage diverse applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply for roles in the department.


To apply for this role, please submit an application by clicking “Apply Online” below. To apply, you will need to attach a cover letter (max. 2 pages) and your resume (max. 5 pages) in either Word or PDF format. Please address any pre-screening questions and any essential requirements. We are looking for you to demonstrate your competence in the focus capabilities as outlined in the role description in your answer, so please develop your response with this in mind.


Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role.

This is a child-related role. If you are the successful candidate you will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment (if you do not already have this). For more information, visit http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check.

In addition, your employment may be subject to the Department’s Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check  to determine your suitability for employment.

If you are called to interview you will need to provide the following:

Proof of Identity information

Informed Consent Form

Declaration for child-related work

For enquiries about this role, contact Damir Kljucevic, Integration Services Manager, Information Technology Directorate, Department of Education, at 02 9302 7095 or by email to Damir.Kljucevic@det.nsw.edu.au

Pre-Screening Questions:
  1. Describe where you have provided analysis and mapped complex information across multiple systems to create a user friendly visual report (300 word max)
  2. When analysing large data from various sources what tools would you use and what benefits would these tools provide the end user? (300 work max)


Closing date: 28 July 2019


Note: A recruitment pool may be created through this recruitment process. A recruitment pool is a group of applicants who have been assessed and identified as suitable for this role or similar roles, and who may be considered for a range of similar roles, including temporary, term or ongoing roles, over the next 12 months.