Senior Information Systems Officer

$113,343 - $139,077 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Parramatta NSW, Australia
  • 05 Aug, 2022
Full time - Permanent Information Management

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Department of Education
Job category:

Information and Communications Technology | Systems Administration

Job location:

Sydney Region / Sydney - Greater West

Job reference number: 000092OK
Work type: Full-Time
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: $139,077. Package includes salary ($113,343 - $124,901), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: 02 7814 1351 - Ian Watkins
Closing date: 19/08/2022 - 11:59 PM


  • Ongoing Full-Time
  • Location: Parramatta (Hybrid)
  • Opportunity to make a difference at Department of Education
  • Competitive salary
  • 35 hour week

About the Department of Education

The Department of Education is 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 primary purpose of the role is the administration and ongoing development of the schools data collection website and provision of data to internal and external stakeholders.

The successful candidate will help key stakeholders make sound decisions to provide better outcomes for students.

For further information please view the role description.

Essential requirements of the role

  • Valid Working with Children Check for paid employment.
  • Demonstrated extensive experience in the development, design and management of websites (e.g. JavaScript, HTML, CSS and modern web development technologies).
  • Proven experience in SQL Server with ability to manipulate and analyse large datasets.

Key knowledge and experience

Knowledge of and commitment to implementing the Department's Aboriginal Education Policy and upholding the Department’s Partnership Agreement with the NSW AECG and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people.

About you

  • Be able to think outside the square
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Previous experience in similar role


  • Opportunity to make a difference at Department of Education
  • Flexible work-life balance
  • Competitive salary
  • 35 hour week

How to apply
When applying you will need to:

Attach a resume (maximum 5 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 3 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role as well as providing answers to the 2 pre-screening questions below:

Please include the following 2 pre-screening questions:

Describe a major web development project you’ve worked on in the past 2 years.  What technology/frameworks were used?  Provide details on some of the more complex functionality that you delivered/implemented? (300 word maximum)

Provide an example of a complex request from a stakeholder for which a solution needed to be delivered to a tight timeline. Describe the technology/tools used and how you managed stakeholder requirements and expectations? (300 words maximum)

Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role. Successful candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening for this role which includes a Working with Children Check and National Criminal History Check.

This is a child-related role. As a condition of employment you will be required to provide a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number and complete a National Criminal Record Check. Visit the website for more information.

Closing date:  19 August 2022 at 11:59pm.

For role enquiries please contact Ian Watkinson on 02 7814 1351 or


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

19 Aug, 2022