Application Analyst (Temporary Full-Time up to May 2021) – Forensic Evidence & Technical Services Command, Parramatta – NSW Police Force

  • Company:
    NSW Police Force
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Analyst

<ul><li style="text-align: justify; ">Computer Systems Officer</li><li style="text-align: justify; ">Temporary Full-Time</li><li style="text-align: justify; ">Parramatta</li></ul><br> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; " align="justify"><b style="">About us</b></p> <div align="justify">The NSW Police Force (NSWPF) is one of the largest police forces in the western world, with more than 20,000 employees, including more than 4,000 administrative employees who support the sworn officers that provide a range of law and order services 24 hours a day, seven days a week to the socially, geographically and culturally diverse community of NSW.</div> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify"><b>Our commitment to Diversity</b></p> <div align="justify">The NSW Police Force is a proud employer of a diverse range of people. We are committed to reflecting the diverse community we serve and creating an inclusive and respectful workplace for all employees. Differences are embraced, contributions are valued, and everyone has a sense of connection and belonging.</div> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify">We welcome people with diverse skills, experiences, perspectives and backgrounds and encourage applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples, and individuals who may identify as LGBTIQ, with disability, a culturally and linguistically diverse background, and people of all ages. </p> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify">If you identify as a person with disability or require information or specific arrangements to participate in the recruitment process, please contact&nbsp;Karen Pidding on (02) 8835 7265.</p> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify">If you identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and would like assistance with your application, please contact the NSWPF Aboriginal Employment &amp; Engagement team on (02) 9768 0644.</p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify">&nbsp;</p><div align="justify"><b>About the role</b></div> <div align="justify">We have an opportunity for an Application Analyst&nbsp;to be part of our Forensic Evidence &amp; Technical Services Command&nbsp;team. 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.</div><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify">&nbsp;</p> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify">This is a <b style="">temporary role</b> and employment is either as <b style="">temporary employment </b>under&nbsp;Rule 11 of the <i style="">Government Sector Employment (NSW Police Force) Rules 2017</i>, <b style="">temporary assignment </b>under Rule 15 of the <i style="">Government Sector Employment (NSW Police Force) Rules 2017</i> or a <b style="">secondment</b> under section 95 of the <i style="">Police Act 1990</i> <b style="">up to 12 months.</b></p> <div align="justify"><i>&nbsp;</i></div> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify"><b>Essential requirements</b>&nbsp;</p> <ul type="disc"><li style="text-align: justify; ">Obtain and maintain the requisite security clearance for this role.</li><li style="text-align: justify; ">Tertiary qualifications in a relevant Information Technology discipline or demonstrated experience in solutions development.</li><li style="text-align: justify; ">Ability to maintain and provide 24 hour/7 days per week support for applications ensuring reliability and high availability.</li><li style="text-align: justify; ">Strong analytical skills including the ability to analyse and interpret information, prepare written reports, deal with challenges creatively and achieve business focused solutions.</li><li style="text-align: justify; ">Proven experience as a business &amp; test analyst working on IT applications/systems in a large and complex service industry organisation.</li><li><span style="text-align: justify;">Experience with testing tools and extensive experience with all phases of testing such as unit testing, system and functional testing and integration testing.</span></li></ul><br>For more information on this role (e.g. key accountabilities, key challenges and capabilities required for the role), <b style=" "><a href="https://files.jobs.nsw.gov.au/67f7w5">click here</a></b>&nbsp;to view the role description.<br> <div align="justify"><b>&nbsp;</b></div> <div align="justify"><b>What we can offer you</b></div> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify">At NSWPF our people have access to a range of benefits that help balance life at work and at home. Some of the benefits available when you join the NSWPF include:</p><ul><li style="text-align: justify; ">competitive salary;</li><li style="text-align: justify; ">flexible work options;</li><li style="text-align: justify; ">opportunity to purchase leave;</li><li style="text-align: justify; ">annual leave loading;</li><li style="text-align: justify; ">corporate wellbeing programs including seminars and the Fitness Passport;</li><li style="text-align: justify; ">free annual influenza vaccination;</li><li style="text-align: justify; ">salary packaging options via superannuation contributions or a novated vehicle lease;</li><li style="text-align: justify; ">convenient location for public transport and to shops etc; and</li><li style="text-align: justify; ">in-house gym facilities.</li></ul><br> <div align="justify"><b>&nbsp;</b><b style="">How to Apply</b></div> <div align="justify"><b>&nbsp;</b></div> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify">Applications can only be submitted electronically via the I Work for NSW website. </p> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify">To be considered for this role, attach a cover letter (2 pages maximum) and an up-to-date resume that clearly details your skills &amp; experience as relevant to this role.</p> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify">You must also address each of the following Target Questions (300 word limit per question) in the text boxes provided in the online application or attach as a separate document.</p> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <div align="justify"><b><u>Target Question 1:</u></b></div> <div align="justify">Citing specific examples, describe the testing tools you have used and the test products that you have designed and developed. How did you ensure the products were accurate and will result in the delivery of a quality, fit for purpose product?&nbsp;</div> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify"><br></p> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <div align="justify"><b><u>Target Question 2:</u></b></div> <div align="justify">NSW Police Force is required to conduct a Business fit for purpose testing across multiple systems and integrate with other agency systems. The creation of scenarios and test cases will need to be undertaken by a whole range of business units across multiple agencies Please outline your experience in coordinating the creation of scenarios and test case activities. What steps would you take to achieve this?&nbsp;</div> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify"><br></p> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify">Your application must stand on its own merits, and the completeness and relevance of your application will determine if you proceed through to the selection process.</p> <div align="justify"><br></div> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify">Please do not attach copies of qualifications, certificates or documentation (other than what has been requested) – you can bring these if called for interview. </p> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify">Part of our assessment process may include online and/or telephone capability testing therefore you may be contacted to participate.</p> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify">Prior to commencement, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a rigorous National Police (criminal history) Check and obtain and maintain a Security Clearance as determined by the NSW Police Force.</p> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify">This recruitment may be used to create a Talent Pool for similar future roles (ongoing or temporary) that may arise over the next 12 months.</p> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify">For more information on applying for roles with the NSW Police Force <u><a href="https://www.police.nsw.gov.au/recruitment_links/civilian_employees" rel="external">click here</a></u></p> <div align="justify"><br></div> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" align="justify">Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.&nbsp;</p>