Business Analyst - CSIRO - HRCareer

First listed on: 30 April 2022

Business Analyst


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

CSIRO's Information and Technology (IM&T) division is voyaging on an ambitious portfolio of work designed to support the organisations Science Digital Transformation strategy. Underpinning the portfolio is a desire for staff to have seamless, secure access to tools, systems and processes that back the delivery of world class science. 

  • Fantastic team environment, training provided
  • Supportive, rewarding, inclusive, and truly flexible environment.
  • Join CSIRO and support Australia's premier scientific organisation! 

As the Business Analyst you will be responsible for providing business analysis and project support assistance to programs operating under the Science Digital Transformation initiative. This role specialises in understanding IMT’s capabilities and associated programs of work to help solve line of business or research opportunities and problems. Key to the success of this role will be extensive involvement with IMT staff and more broadly CSIRO corporate and research staff. 

Your duties will include:

  • Elicit and document business requirements utilising appropriate techniques and tools 
  • Translate business requirements into technical artefacts
  • Design and facilitate workshops with relevant stakeholders
  • Coordinate end to end solution development involving other team members, internal and external stakeholders
  • Communicate openly, effectively, and respectfully with all staff, clients, and suppliers in the interests of good business practice, collaboration, and enhancement of CSIRO’s reputation.
  • Work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary, often regionally dispersed research team, and business unit to carry out tasks in support of CSIRO scientific objectives.

Location: Any major CSIRO sites in Australia
Salary: AU$102,724 to AU$111,165 per annum + up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure: Indefinite
Reference: 83502

To be considered you will need:

Essential Criteria:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead complex analyses and project support across teams to develop artefacts which assist management in setting priorities and making decisions. 
  • Demonstrated ability in business analysis techniques, processes, and methodologies 
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and support of solutions 
  • Experience in requirements management and analysis and translation/ simplification of requirements into key activities 
  • Detail oriented and analytical and with willingness to change ideas or perceptions based on new information. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge, understanding and commitment to principles of Workplace Diversity; Equal Employment Opportunity; Occupational Health, Safety and Environment; and Employee Participation 


  • Experience using Design Thinking Methodology, both participating and running design sprints.

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 may be subject to other security/medical/character requirements.

The successful candidate will be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance at the Baseline level.

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

29th May 2022, 11:00pm AEST

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed,

Please consider applying as soon as possible.