First listed on: 28 May 2022

 Business Analyst - Digital Health


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The Opportunity

  • Work in close collaboration with the Australian e-Health Research Centre
  • Join CSIRO’s Health & Biosecurity business unit and partner with key stakeholders
  • Create a dynamic career path in this exciting role

Role overview 

CSIRO's Health & Biosecurity business unit undertakes world-class multidisciplinary science, develop relevant IP and deploy innovative solutions through our national and global networks to address the complexity and interdependencies of human, animal and environmental health and biosecurity challenges across Australia and the world.

The Australian e-Health Research Centre (AEHRC - within the Health and Biosecurity business is a world-class centre undertaking research and development across health and biomedical informatics and health services. CSIRO’s Australian e-Health Research Centre (AEHRC) is transforming the way healthcare is delivered and contributing to multiple projects undertaken within AEHRC and our partner organisations.

We are seeking to appoint two highly motivated Business Analysts within our Health Informatics group. One of the positions is based with our collaborators at Melbourne Genomics and we are flexible to consider the other role in either of these cities in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane.

As a Business Analyst, you will be responsible for engaging with our key stakeholders and partners and CSIRO research scientists and project staff to understand and assist in defining requirements for our research and development. You will contribute to multiple projects undertaken within AEHRC and with partner organisations. You will engage with subject matter expert stakeholders and project staff to help define the requirements for our research projects and software solutions.  This will involve developing workflows, user stories and business requirements to assist our research staff and software developers to create solutions and ensure that the implemented solutions meet the defined functional requirements.

Your duties will include:

  • Engaging with key stakeholders and system experts to understand and document current and future processes and workflows and identify functional requirements.
  • Developing functional requirements such as user stories and business requirements for the design, development and deployment of software functionality. 
  • Working with the research and engineering to ensure requirements are understood and any solution designed is fit for purpose. 
  • Ensuring test cases, acceptance criteria and relevant functional specifications are defined as part of the solution to meet requirements. 
  • Tracking of requirements through to acceptance of delivery. 
  • Other duties as directed.

Location: Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney (one of the roles is based in Melbourne)
Salary: AU$102k - AU$111k plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure: Specified term of up to 2 years / Full-time
Reference: 84840 and 84861

To be considered you will need:

  • Relevant university-level tertiary qualifications and work experiences in a relevant field, such as digital health or health informatics.
  • Minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience as a Business Analysts, preferably in a healthcare or related field
  • Proven experience in the understanding and defining process workflows, system behaviours, and functional requirements, particularly in a health setting. 
  • Proven experience in stakeholder engagement including the ability to plan and facilitate workshops.
  • Demonstrated experience working with a software development team. 
  • Excellent requirement gathering, analysis and documentation skills and the ability to write concise and easy to understand User Stories.


  • Health informatics qualification or accreditation Certification of Health Informatics Australia (CHIA)
  • Prior experience in developing digital health applications and standards.
  • Experience in Genomics would be particularly valuable for our collaboration with Melbourne Genomics.

For full details about this role please review the Position Description.


Applications for this position are open to Australian Citizens, New Zealand Citizens, Australian Permanent Residents or Australian Temporary Residents with full work right up to 31, December 2025 (CSIRO will not support visa sponsorship for these roles).

Appointment to this role is subject to the provision of a national police check and may be subject to other security/medical/character requirements.

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

25 June 2022, 11:00pm AEST/AEDT

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