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Strategic Analyst and Data Scientist – Multiple Positions

Department of Defence

Strategic Analyst and Data Scientist – Multiple Positions Executive Level 1 (S&T Level 5)$103,994 - $117,305 (plus super)Fairbairn – ACT More Together The Role The Joint and Operations Analysis Division (JOAD) in Defence Science and Technology Group is offering several ongoing positions at the S&T5 Level (Executive Level 1). These positions are all in the Strategy and Joint Force (SJF) Major S&T Capability (MSTC) within JOAD, with a range of skills and experience being required. The following positions, all located in Canberra ACT, are available: Strategic Analyst Judgement Based Operations Analyst Multi-Domain Simulation Analyst Emerging Technologies Analyst – Foresight Methods and Impacts Emerging Technologies Analyst – Social Cohesion and Economic Impacts Lead Data Engineer Due to the diverse skills and responsibilities for these roles, applicants are strongly encouraged to look at the individual position descriptions prior to putting together their application.

Each position description will describe in more detail the role and subsequently what Defence sees as an ideal candidate for each. About our Team The Strategy and Joint Force MSTC is composed of four Science and Technology Capabilities (STC) that support strategic decision-making of Defence’s strategic centre and the Australian Government with respect to emerging technologies. Principal stakeholders for SJF are the VCDF Executive, Strategy, Policy & Industry (SP&I) Group, Defence Intelligence Group (DIG) and the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Job vacancies include newly-established positions in recognition of our central role in providing expert technical advice in whole-of-government. SJF works collaboratively with other MSTC from within JOAD and wider DSTG to provide a comprehensive S&T capability of analytical and design techniques that support strategic decision-making at the highest levels of Defence and certain aspects of Government. It works closely with the STaR Shot Launch Pad to provide analytical design advice and support.

SJF enhances its S&T capability through collaboration with universities and other research organisations, and partnership with industry and other government agencies domestically and internationally.Our Ideal Candidate These positions require a demonstrated understanding of the factors influencing S&T research and development, and its strategic relevance to the national interest. A successful candidate will have the ability to: recognise technology opportunities for the long term benefit of Australia – including whole-of-government, Defence and National Security – and use scientific judgment to analyse options, make decisions and prioritise research areas to maximise stakeholder outcomes.

As the ideal candidate you will be able to: Use your specialised knowledge and research experience in a relevant scientific area to generate new knowledge and produce enhanced capabilities for clients and sponsors Build and maintain effective prof.


Date28 May 2021

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Salary $103,994 - $117,305 (plus super)

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