Senior Data Analyst

An exciting opportunity exists for two highly self-motivated team players to deliver ITS data analytics program at the Department of Treasury and Finance (DTF). The successful applicants will have a hands-on experience as a Tableau or Oracle Analytics analyst/subject matter expert (SME).
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Department: Department of Treasury & Finance
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DTF/CGS/1627547
Closing Date: 27-May-2022
Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183
Job Duration: 24 Months
Attachments: Senior Data Analyst VPS Position Description 2022.docx (Word, 1.89MB)

Contact: Shakuntala M

Position Details

About us

The Department of Treasury and Finance provides economic, financial and resource management advice to help the Victorian Government deliver its policies. We strive for excellence in financial and economic management to improve the lives of all Victorians.

Information and Technology Services (ITS) is part of the Corporate Delivery Services Group and supports DTF with its information technology needs, including support for telephony services, applications, ICT operations and IT development.

About the role

The Data Analytics and Reporting team is a newly formed team comprises of some highly skilled data analysts, specialists, and BI developers. We provide a centralised data integration platform to support divisional analytics users, as well as manage data strategy and governance across DTF. The team has an exciting and ambitious plan to build a data warehouse and integration platform to enable the growth of data culture and use of data to support decision making.   

Key Accountabilities -

-          Build data models, design, schedule and maintain automated reports and dashboards using Tableau and Oracle Analytics.

-          Work with Cloud based data warehouses and ETL/ELT platform (Azure/Oracle) and application databases.

-          Identify data sources and provide detailed technical plan to design, implement and document data mappings using ETL/ELT tools in Azure/Oracle Cloud.

-          Manage issues and incidents against Service Level Targets and communicate findings.

-          Act as an analytics platform administrator/subject matter expert and provide support for business users including but not limited to user onboarding, license allocation, user enablement and training, and incident management.

-          Monitor analytics platforms and tools performance to ensure scalability and sizing for current usage and future growth.

-          Work with the team and service providers to support DTF analytics platforms (Tableau Online, Azure Data Warehouse, and Oracle Analytics Cloud Services) and tool maintenance through updates, patching, testing and integration to ensure high availability.

About you

You are passionate about data and are someone who can see the big picture, while having mastery of the details. You are a self-starter, an excellent communicator, enjoy learning, and thrive on taking the initiative and pioneering new and creative ideas. You are confident and comfortable working with ambiguity and uncertainty.

In this technical role, you will have some experience and a general enthusiasm for our green field environment. You have excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills, enjoy working in a diverse team.

To be considered for this role, you must be able to demonstrate the following

  • Experience in Tableau, Azure Data Warehouse, Power BI, and SQL.
  • Knowledge in Oracle reporting and analytics would be an added advantage.
  • Experience in the public sector or demonstrated understanding of the public sector dynamics would be an added advantage.
  • Relevant qualification (e.g. Information Technology, Information Systems, Data Management, Data Science, Applied Mathematics) or equivalent to provide a subject matter expert level of data modelling and analysis
  • Relevant post graduate qualification in data science, data analytics, or other related technical field desirable.

About our culture

We aim to be a model employer providing an inclusive workplace that is understanding and respectful of differences such as gender, identity, race, disability or age. In addition, we are committed to supporting Aboriginal pathways between education and employment.

The Department strives to create an environment that supports a flexible and adaptive workforce. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

How to apply

For more information about the position and key selection criteria, please refer to the position description. If you have specific questions regarding the role, please contact Shakuntala on

To apply, select the ‘Apply Now' button and provide a copy of your resume and cover letter summarising your skills and relevant experience.

Applications close 27th May 2022

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DTF is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk consistent with the DTF's obligations under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 (Vic). Therefore, it is a requirement that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake work outside of their ordinary place of residence (unless a medical exemption applies). If inability to attend a DTF worksite impacts an employee's ability to perform the inherent requirements of their role, it may affect their ongoing employment.

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