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Business Analyst

Date: 10-Jan-2023

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU Canberra, ACT, AU Sydney, NSW, AU

Company: CSIRO

Acknowledgement of Country

CSIRO acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land, sea and waters, of the area that we live and work on across Australia. We acknowledge their continuing connection to their culture and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. View our vision towards reconciliation

The Opportunity


  • Outstanding opportunities to grow & develop your career
  • Flexible work arrangements! 
  • Support research at Australia's national science agency


CSIRO's Information Management and Technology (IMT) Web Solutions Team manages, develops and supports CSIRO’s website platforms. Underpinning the team’s purpose is a desire for staff and website users to have seamless, secure access to CSIRO’s websites, and communicate CSIRO’s science effectively.

The Web Solutions team within CSIRO IMT supports CSIRO’s management of public and internal communication websites. The team supports a variety of platforms including bespoke in-house developed, custom configured and hosted “off the shelf” products. The team operates using agile practices and has a policy of continuous review and improvements. Our environment encourages innovation and provides the technology and autonomy to get on with delivery.

The role of the Business Analyst within Web Solutions is to assist in the implementation and support of new and existing website solutions.

The successful candidate will operate in an agile and highly collaborative environment working within and across teams involving other business analysts, project managers, testers, developers, executive managers and other stakeholders. They will have a sound knowledge of technical IT concepts and the ability to translate business needs into technical specifications for the development team.


Your duties will include:


  • Capture and document website requirements across a variety of functions and business units.
  • Successfully complete assigned business analysis tasks as specified by due dates.
  • Use sound judgement when dealing with unexpected or competing project priorities or issues.
  • Contribute actively to all stages of project delivery, from end-to-end.
  • Work effectively and autonomously as part of a regionally dispersed, multi-disciplinary team.
  • Contribute positively to promote and stimulate a team approach, and develop sound working relationships with clients and business owners.


Location: Canberra or Melbourne preferred (Other considered)

Salary: AU$104k - AU$114k plus up to 15.4% superannuation

Tenure: Specified term of 18 months 

Reference: 86641

To be considered you will need:



Under CSIRO policy only those who meet all essential criteria can be appointed.

  • Demonstrated business analysis skills with a minimum of approximately 5 years’ experience.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and requirements-gathering skills using various techniques with clients and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage several competing project priorities simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated customer-focused approach in formulating project solutions.
  • Proven ability and motivation to proactively seek out solutions under minimal direction.
  • Proven ability to promote a team approach and develop sound working relationships with team colleagues, clients and stakeholders.


For full details about this role please review the Position Description



Applications for this position are open to Australian Citizens Only

Appointment to this role is subject to provision of a national police check and the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance at the NV1 level

To enter a CSIRO site, CSIRO will require you to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19 (or show a valid medical exemption from vaccination). If you are unable to meet this requirement, then you must return a negative result on a Rapid Antigen Test (within 48 hours prior to attending site) and wear a face mask whilst on the CSIRO site. These requirements apply if you are attending a CSIRO site as part of a recruitment process.

Flexible Working Arrangements

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. 

Diversity and Inclusion

We are working hard to recruit people representing the diversity across our society, and ensure that all our people feel supported to do their best work and feel empowered to let their ideas flourish. 


At CSIRO Australia's national science agency, we solve the greatest challenges through innovative science and technology. We put the safety and wellbeing of our people above all else and earn trust everywhere because we only deal in facts. We collaborate widely and generously and deliver solutions with real impact. 

Join us and start creating tomorrow today!

How to Apply

Please apply on-line and provide a cover letter and CV that best demonstrate your motivation and ability to meet the requirements of this role.

Applications Close

5th of February 2023, 11:00pm AEST (unless filled sooner)