Senior Design Analyst

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 week ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: IT & computing
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 15-NOV-20
  • Job Reference: 151930
  • Job Title: Senior Design Analyst
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About Us | Mō mātou

At Tatauranga Aotearoa, Stats NZ, our vision is to unleash the power of data to change lives.  As New Zealand s official data and statistics agency, we are tasked with leading the way for New Zealand s data future, enabling data-led innovation across society, the economy, and the environment.

The role | Mō te tūnga

We re seeking an inquisitive and engaged individual keen to use their expertise and experience to drive development and transformation in the Integrated Data (ID) business unit and beyond. The ID Unit is responsible for producing the Integrated Data Infrastructure and the Longitudinal Business Database, important linked-data products that are used across government and academia to gain valuable insights about New Zealander s lives. The Development team is focussed on driving improvements and making things happen we are action-oriented and work with the ID Unit and beyond to make our services better for customers.

You will provide thought leadership in your design field within Stats NZ and be seen outside of the organisation as a source of credible, expert advice. You will to contribute to development of best practice and be willing to challenge the status quo. You will contribute to the leadership of the unit, identifying emerging capability requirements and then champion or provide support for upskilling. We are seeking someone who works to understand the needs of our customers and is passionate about the services we deliver.

We require someone who is flexible and can respond to changing needs as work evolves. We are seeking someone who has existing technical skills (e.g. R, Python and/or SQL), can pick up new skills quickly, and can lead pieces of work. Most of all we are looking for a great team fit – someone who works hard and enjoys what they do.

The Integrated Data unit is an inclusive environment in which all people, regardless of gender, race, religion or background can come do their best work. We care about our people, and value your drive, energy and curiosity we are in search of people who will challenge the status quo and seek to add value every day.

Salary range: $88,327-$103,914 depending on the skills and experience of the successful candidate.


About you | Mōu

We are looking for the following:

  • Experience working in cross-functional teams, and a proven ability to influence wider stakeholders to achieve goals.
  • Experience resolving conceptually and technically challenging problems
  • The ability to communicate technical information across disciplines and maintain strong working relationships
  • Experience mentoring and training other analysts
  • Strong technical skills and an area of design expertise
  • Experience in understanding customer requirements and translating them in practical terms
  • Familiarity or a commitment to learn/understand Te Ao Maori (the Maori world view), and how this applies to the work we do.

You ll be joining an inclusive environment where people, regardless of gender, race, disability, religion or background are supported to be able to do their best work. This includes:

  • Opportunity to develop and grow your career
  • Flexible by default, balance life and work commitments
  • An environment that s safe, where you can be yourself
  • Exciting and meaningful work that makes a difference to Aotearoa

How to apply | Me pēhea te tuku tono

If the above matches your skills and experience, click apply and upload your CV and cover letter. To view position description, paste this link into your browser.

Any questions that haven t been answered in this advert or the position description or if you have difficulty with your application please email

We will be screening applications as we receive them in order to move swiftly to interview shortly after the advert closes on Sunday, 29 November 2020 at 11:55pm.  

You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand to apply for this job.