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With offices in Perth and Darwin as well as our extensive network of relationships across Australia, we are invested in finding the right opportunities for our people to build long term relationships and we strive to achieve client outcomes that align with providing exciting career opportunities for our people.

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Business Analyst – Workforce Management Solution (WMS)

Perth, Western Australia - 6 months plus
24/05/2022
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Location Perth, Western Australia
POSITION TYPE 6 months plus
Listed 24/05/2022

Our client requires an experienced Business Analyst to work on their Workforce Management Solution (WMS) project. This project aims to deliver a workforce management solution that extends across the entire emergency management workforce (including core emergency response staff, volunteers, support staff and external contractors).

The technology implementation is expected to entail:

  • an extensive technology procurement process via public tender
  • complex system integration;
  • material data migration;
  • extensive reporting and business intelligence requirements;
  • solution delivery aligned with ICT architecture, records management, and cyber-security standards and State Government online accessibility requirements

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Business Analyst with the following skills and experience:

  • Extensive experience in business and systems analysis, and the translation of business needs to technology requirement specifications (both functional and non-functional specifications) and the documentation of process / workflows.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the implementation of ICT solutions, particularly projects with extensive data integration, data migration, reporting and business intelligence, web-based / mobile delivery requirements, and large and disparate user bases.
  • Detailed level understanding of the interactions between process, systems and data in relation to technology applications
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills to build effective relationships with key stakeholders,
  • Strong consultation, collaboration and negotiation and influencing skills
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills
  • Highly developed organisational skills with a proven ability to deliver outcomes on schedule in a demanding environment under tight timeframes.

DESIRABLE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Rostering and workforce management and associated technologies
  • Software-as-a-Service system architecture
  • Dealing with a large Volunteer user base (over 10,000 potential users)
  • Technology procurement via government public tender processes
  • Demonstrated experience in change management and stakeholder liaison / communications:
  • Experience in co-ordinating and consulting a wide range of stakeholders
  • Possessing a thorough understanding of the impact of proposed process and system changes on different stakeholder groups

IT System or Database Administrator

Perth, Western Australia - 12 months
11/05/2022
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Location Perth, Western Australia
POSITION TYPE 12 months
Listed 11/05/2022

IT System or Database Administrator

Cathara Consulting is an IT Consulting firm with a national presence. We are seeking a talented IT System or Database Administrator to join our team for a 12-month contract.

 

Skills Requirement:

The projects-oriented database administrator is required to have:

  • At least 5 years of experience as a System or Database Administrator
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge and experience in the implementation and support of database and related platforms within a large integrated LAN/WAN technology environment, including cloud infrastructure and IaaS, PaaS and SaaS in Azure
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge and experience in data platform disaster recovery design, implementation and execution, exploiting automation where possible
  • Demonstrated high level written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated high level of analytical, problem solving and assessment skills
  • Extensive practical experience with Azure automation facilities such as DevOps, Azure Data Factory, Power BI and PowerShell scripting

 

Deliverables:

  • Assist with, or as appointed co-lead for DBA projects evolving on-premises solutions to cloud solutions
  • Assist in the development and implementation of online Disaster Recover of the clients SQL database platform using SQL Always On HA, Database Mirroring and/or other technologies
  • Contribute to the implementation of the clients modernised backup and restore strategy using PowerShell module and SQL tools
  • Provide maintenance of  SQL clustered servers that are deploying WSFC and FCI
  • Assist with improvement and enhancement of Azure SQL Analytics to enhance optimised performance
  • Contribute to database source control management using DevOps
  • Play a technical lead role in the migration and upgradation to Windows SQL Server 2019 and Azure SQL Managed Instance when the opportunities arise
  • Provide technical guidance and training to members of the DBA team on performance monitoring of SQL for troubleshooting and tuning using a combination of scripting languages and SQL tools such as RedGate
  • Complete project work to agreed timeframes and budgets
  • Complete project-related activities to the satisfaction of line management

National Police Clearance required.

Working with Cathara Consulting means being part of our diverse and close-knit team of industry professionals who believe in mutual respect, supporting each other, taking ownership and having integrity in everything we do.

With offices in Perth and Darwin as well as our extensive network of relationships across Australia, we are invested in finding the right opportunities for our people to build long term relationships and we strive to achieve client outcomes that align with providing exciting career opportunities for our people.

Solution Architect & SAP Solution Architect (Multiple roles)

Perth, Western Australia - Varying Contract Types & Lengths
11/05/2022
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Location Perth, Western Australia
POSITION TYPE Varying Contract Types & Lengths
Listed 11/05/2022

Solution Architect & SAP Solution Architect (Multiple roles)

Cathara Consulting is an IT Consulting firm with a national presence. We are seeking a Solution Architect & a SAP Architect for contract roles in Perth.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work alongside stakeholders to define and document solution architecture for the integration of the solution
  • Identify architectural risks and issues, and provide hands-on support and expert guidance relating to solution architecture
  • Review vendor deliverables and provide technical assurance for the Project
  • Document information flows from various legacy, retained systems and systems being procured
  • Write user documentation, instructions and procedures
  • Analyse architecture risks and issues, and offer hands-on support and expert guidance relating to solution architecture

 

Essential Skills and Experience

  • At least 5 years of experience as a Solution Architect
  • Strong understanding of integration architectures and patterns such as SOA
  • Leadership skills with experience in coordinating senior technical resources
  • Excellent business writing and communication skills
  • Experience with Architecture and Technology governance and aligning technology solutions to organisation strategy
  • Must have an understanding of organisation strategy and ability to design information systems to delivery that strategy

 

Working with Cathara Consulting means being part of our diverse and close-knit team of industry professionals who believe in mutual respect, supporting each other, taking ownership and having integrity in everything we do.

With offices in Perth and Darwin as well as our extensive network of relationships across Australia, we are invested in finding the right opportunities for our people to build long term relationships and we strive to achieve client outcomes that align with providing exciting career opportunities for our people.

Change & Communication Specialist

Darwin, NT - 12 months
11/05/2022
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Location Darwin, NT
POSITION TYPE 12 months
Listed 11/05/2022

Change & Communication Specialist

Cathara Consulting is an IT Consulting firm with a national presence. We are seeking a Change & Communication Specialist for a 12-month contract in Darwin.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and develop Organisational Change Management (OCM) plans, activities and artefacts for assigned stakeholder groups
  • Identify change impacts assessment to determine business readiness requirements and OCM support services
  • Co-design and deliver stakeholder engagement events and people change support services
  • Collaborate with team members to develop change communication messages and collateral for the Programs communication channels
  • Identify and capture benefits to inform the Benefit Realisation planning and tracking process
  • Provide accurate and timely information and support services to Training team to ensure an integrated approach to informing and supporting people
  • Deliver reliable work progress status updates using established program process, tools and templates

 

Essential Skills and Experience

  • At least 3 years of experience in Organisational Change Management and Change Communication working on fast paced IT system implementation programs and / or projects across geographically dispersed service locations
  • Knowledge of contemporary change management frameworks, methodologies, practices and tools
  • Ability to deliver on time and evaluate fit for purpose OCM implementation plans, activities and artefacts for stakeholders
  • Coordinate and deliver stakeholder workshops and presentations
  • Experience with stakeholder engagement methodologies
  • Knowledge and experience in dealing with change resistance, negotiation and mediation techniques

 

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Experience working in the Information Technology (IT) industry
  • Experience working in either child services, social services, health, or the education sector
  • Use of Windows 365 applications to develop videos, online surveys or newsletters
  • Qualification in Organisational Change Management (Prosci or similar) and or Training (Cert IV Training and Assessor)
  • Design and delivery of online system demonstrations and or webinars

 

Working with Cathara Consulting means being part of our diverse and close-knit team of industry professionals who believe in mutual respect, supporting each other, taking ownership and having integrity in everything we do.

With offices in Perth and Darwin as well as our extensive network of relationships across Australia, we are invested in finding the right opportunities for our people to build long term relationships and we strive to achieve client outcomes that align with providing exciting career opportunities for our people.

Project Officer

Darwin, NT - 6 Months
11/05/2022
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Location Darwin, NT
POSITION TYPE 6 Months
Listed 11/05/2022

Project Officer

Cathara Consulting is an IT Consulting firm with a national presence. We are seeking a Project Officer for a 6-month contract in Darwin.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide a high level of support services across the projects and/or governance team including data governance, quality assurance, reporting, secretariat and risk and issue management.
  • Contribute and support the development, implementation and maintenance of governance related frameworks, plans and procedures which impact on the operation of the clients programs and associated governance groups.
  • Coordinate scheduling of meetings and the distribution of relevant documentation in a consistent and timely manner.
  • Build positive relationships with key stakeholders across each Program to facilitate a collaborative approach to quality governance processes, and coordinate with stakeholders to ensure Governance plans and processes are adhered to.
  • Work collaboratively with other team members to ensure alignment with other activities across the Program, actively participating as a full member, contributing innovative ideas and solutions.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years hands-on experience gathering and analysing technical business requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing high level secretarial support, managing and maintaining registers/databases with well-developed skills in the MS Office suite of programs.
  • Demonstrated high level interpersonal, written and oral communication, with the ability to work in collaboration and provide guidance to a wide range of stakeholders.
  • High level organisational and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure, prioritise and meet deadlines.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of processes and procedures related to data management, record keeping and reporting.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision, use initiative, identify issues, research, analyse and formulate, and implement appropriate solutions.

Desirable Skills and Experience

 

  • Basic knowledge of the relevant standards and processes specific to a governance model, in a large, complex computerised organisation.
  • Tertiary qualification in a related field.
  • Understanding of project management, governance frameworks and disciplines.

A valid police clearance (max 1 year since issued) is required.

Project is Darwin based.

Working with Cathara Consulting means being part of our diverse and close-knit team of industry professionals who believe in mutual respect, supporting each other, taking ownership and having integrity in everything we do.

With offices in Perth and Darwin as well as our extensive network of relationships across Australia, we are invested in finding the right opportunities for our people to build long term relationships and we strive to achieve client outcomes that align with providing exciting career opportunities for our people

Solution Architect

Perth, Western Australia - 6 Month Contract plus 6 Months
11/05/2022
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Location Perth, Western Australia
POSITION TYPE 6 Month Contract plus 6 Months
Listed 11/05/2022

Solution Architect – Perth

Cathara Consulting is an IT Consulting firm with a national presence. We are seeking a Solution Architect for a fixed term contract role with our Utilities client.

We are searching for a qualified and highly experienced Solution Architect to work with our client’s project team, BAU team and other stakeholders in order to fulfil role requirements and assigned objectives.

Role Requirements:

  • Direct the translation of requirements by external service providers into high-level and detailed solution designs that satisfy business expectations and ICT standards and maximise return on the portfolio of investments
  • Oversee the development of design documentation for external and internal developers and configuration specialists, provide ongoing guidance to support delivery and perform quality assurance on outputs
  • Review and provide quality assurance of solution architecture, designs and implementations carried out by external service providers
  • Monitor and report on the progress of programs and projects against solution designs and quality of deliverables, drive remedial actions and escalate issues where necessary
  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders across the business and external service providers to manage the design of solutions for complex problems within the parameters of business need and availability of budget and skills
  • Work effectively with external and internal suppliers to deliver business outcomes
  • Assist in the maintenance of all levels of the cyber security or the ICT architecture for the organisation, collaborating with external and internal service providers, and the business

Desired Candidate Experience and Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Post Graduate qualifications in Computer Science, Systems Analysis, or other related study, or equivalent experience
  • Extensive and broad with a minimum of eight (8) or more years of current experience as a Solution / Project or Business Architect and / or possess significant experience in designing and maintaining solution architecture within a large, distributed ICT organisation
  • Extensive experience of managing and working with external service providers in the design and delivery of complex solutions
  • Extensive experience in architecting and implementing large enterprise applications and system integrations
  • Strong knowledge of cloud and data architecture
  • Extensive knowledge of general architectural and design patterns
  • Strong knowledge of development and project delivery methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of strategy, architecture, service delivery and direction
  • Strong knowledge of project management principles, processes, techniques, and tools
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and solution identification skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation, and negotiation
  • Ability to translate business needs into requirements for solution architecture
  • Strong customer focus background with commercial awareness and strategic thinking capability
  • Ability to manage relationships across the organisation at multiple levels

Excellent remuneration & benefits available including a generous Living Away From Home Allowance (LAFHA) for eligible candidates looking to relocate for the term of the contract.

Working with Cathara Consulting means being part of our diverse and close-knit team of industry professionals who believe in mutual respect, supporting each other, taking ownership and having integrity in everything we do.

With offices in Perth and Darwin as well as our extensive network of relationships across Australia, we are invested in finding the right opportunities for our people to build long term relationships and we strive to achieve client outcomes that align with providing exciting career opportunities for our people.

Senior Software Developer

Darwin, NT - 9 month Contract
21/04/2022
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Location Darwin, NT
POSITION TYPE 9 month Contract
Listed 21/04/2022

Cathara Consulting is an IT Consulting firm with a national presence. We have an opportunity for a Senior Software Developer to work for our client in Darwin for an initial 9-month period.

The Senior Software Developer – System Integration will be responsible for the design, development and testing of the systems-to-system interfaces, data flows and APIs.

Key Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the design, development and testing of the systems-to-system interfaces, data flows and APIs.
  • Work with the application architect, functional leads and build lead to create a high-level design of an end-to-endintegration solution by:
    • defining the flow of data between the applications that must be integrated, drafting a data objectmodel that provides a common structure for mapping the data between the applications.
  • Lead and assist development team in building integrations.
  • Development, unit testing and integration activities, including creation of software code, database and other scripts.
  • Perform code reviews of junior team members.
  • Analysis and design of integrations between the CMS and numerous businessinformation systems through an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB).
  • Provide requirements to the middleware team who look after the ESB.
  • Participate in Application Design sessions with the interfacing application teams to ensure cross-team communication and
  • Validate that the integration solution and integration architecture designs utilize the integration architecture components

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated extensive experience (at least 5 years) in a software development role on complex, large scale, multisystem message based integration projects, including:
    • analysing interface specifications and integration business rules
    • designing and documenting message specifications
    • conducting analysis of messages using a range of software tools to reverse engineer and or validate existing interfacesand data flows
    • developing source-to-target data maps (code tables and transaction tables)
    • expert level skills with architecture drawing tools such as MS Visio
    • demonstrated experience and skills in producing accurate, complete and concise documentation.
  • Extensive C# coding skills, SQL scripting skills and proven experience developing APIs
  • Demonstrated experience in building applications / integrations with C#
  • Strong Experience operating and working with RDMS and MS SQL servers
  • Demonstrated skill with modern version control systems such as Mercurial, Git or Subversion.
  • Ability to work with multiple project stakeholders (technical and business) to gather and document detailed integrationbusiness requirements via workshops and working groups and formulate compatible integration designs.
  • Experience implementing enterprise integration architectures and designing integration solutions.
  • Ability to lead integration design activities and documentation.
  • Ability to develop and provide input into the design, planning and management of data conversion processes.
  • Ability to proactively identify and communicate process improvement opportunities related to information flows, processesand standards to be considered in the design of future state integration solutions.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Understanding of enterprise integration patterns.
  • Ability to define and communicate the “big picture” in terms of the overall integration solution (both functional and technicalcomponents) and break it down into smaller manageable work units.
  • Familiar with data modelling, user experience best practices.
  • Experience managing other staff to produce required deliverables within defined timelines.
  • Bachelor or higher degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.
  • Experience working in either children services, social services, health, or education sector.

Excellent remuneration & benefits available including a generous Living Away From Home Allowance (LAFHA) for eligible candidates looking to relocate for the term of the contract.

Working with Cathara Consulting means being part of our diverse and close-knit team of industry professionals who believe in mutual respect, supporting each other, taking ownership and having integrity in everything we do.

With offices in Perth and Darwin as well as our extensive network of relationships across Australia, we are invested in finding the right opportunities for our people to build long term relationships and we strive to achieve client outcomes that align with providing exciting career opportunities for our people.

 

Report Developer

Darwin, NT - 12 month Contract
21/04/2022
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Location Darwin, NT
POSITION TYPE 12 month Contract
Listed 21/04/2022

Cathara Consulting is an IT Consulting firm with a national presence. We are looking for experienced Report Developer to work with our client in Darwin for a 12-month period.

The Report Developer will be required to work with Data Warehouse developers, subject matter experts and the project team to develop and test SSAS tabular models, Power BI dashboards and SSRS Reports.

 

Essential Skills and Experience

· Extensive experience with developing reports and dashboards using Microsoft Power BI and SSRS.

· Experience in gathering and documenting Business Intelligence requirements.

· Demonstrated ability in designing, developing and deploying Microsoft SSAS tabular models.

· An in-depth understanding of data structures / databases and the tools required to develop meaningful and accurate reports.

· Highly effective client liaison and communication skills.

 

Desirable Skills and Experience

· Knowledge and understanding of government business systems and data domains.

· Experience using Atlassian tools such as Jira and Confluence.

 

You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident to apply as a PF166 clearance is required.

 

Excellent remuneration & benefits available including a generous Living Away From Home Allowance (LAFHA) for eligible candidates looking to relocate for the term of the contract.

 

Working with Cathara Consulting means being part of our diverse and close-knit team of industry professionals who believe in mutual respect, supporting each other, taking ownership and having integrity in everything we do.

 

With offices in Perth and Darwin as well as our extensive network of relationships across Australia, we are invested in finding the right opportunities for our people to build long term relationships and we strive to achieve client outcomes that align with providing exciting career opportunities for our people.

Systems Training Officer

Darwin, NT - 12 Month Contract
21/04/2022
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Location Darwin, NT
POSITION TYPE 12 Month Contract
Listed 21/04/2022

Cathara Consulting is an IT Consulting firm with a national presence. We are searching for a Systems Training Officer to work for our client in Darwin for a 12-month period.

 

The Role:

The Systems Training Officer will be responsible for providing contemporary training and support to users of the new software system and solution across our clients business.

Training will be delivered via a phased approach across all of our client’s primary, remote and tertiary healthcare services.

The Training Officer will be required to contribute to the development of training materials, end user support and promotional materials with a focus on clinical workflow application.

This includes the delivery of training via a blended approach of one-on-one, small and large group forums, both online and face to face in line with agreed training delivery processes and standards.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide input into the development, delivery, evaluation and assessment of training, ensuring that training quality standards are met and users achieve the required level of competency in the new system.
  • Provide go-live implementation training and support for the implementation phases, including out-of-hours training and rostered support, with a willingness to work extra hours when required to ensure the program objectives are met.

 

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience or strong interest in delivering high quality workplace training in the use of information systems using blended approaches, applying principles of adult learning and Australian standards applicable to training in a clinical health environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of systems training and commonly used office software.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, remain agile in a fast-paced working environment and effectively manage competing priorities while achieving required objectives.
  • Requirement to travel by 4WD/light plane and spend periods of time away from Darwin where applicable, and to work rostered and non-standard working hours as required.
  • Hold a current Northern Territory (NT) driver’s licence or the ability to readily obtain.
  • National Police Clearance

 

Desirable Skills & Experience:

 

  • Degree level qualification in Health or Community Services or a related field.
  • Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training, or other recognised training qualification.
  • Substantial relevant experience in clinical or professional service delivery in a community service or health care setting and experience in the delivery of training services relating to computer based information.

 

Excellent remuneration & benefits available including a generous Living Away From Home Allowance (LAFHA) for eligible candidates looking to relocate for the term of the contract.

 

Working with Cathara Consulting means being part of our diverse and close-knit team of industry professionals who believe in mutual respect, supporting each other, taking ownership and having integrity in everything we do.

 

With offices in Perth and Darwin as well as our extensive network of relationships across Australia, we are invested in finding the right opportunities for our people to build long term relationships and we strive to achieve client outcomes that align with providing exciting career opportunities for our people.

ICT Business Analyst

Darwin, NT - Permanent
20/04/2022
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Location Darwin, NT
POSITION TYPE Permanent
Listed 20/04/2022

ICT Business Analyst – Perth

Cathara Consulting is an IT Consulting firm with a national presence. We are seeking an ICT Business Analyst for a consulting role.

The ICT Business Analyst will:

  • Gather and document requirements, objectives, outcomes, processes, procedures, work instructions and workflows
  • Model business processes
  • Provide support in the implementation of the project approach
  • Deliver project documentation in alignment with business analysis and project management frameworks
  • Identify issues and risks
  • Create test plans and test scripts
  • Be willing to travel both inter and intra state

Essential Skills and Experience

Skills and experience required must include:

  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Extensive utilities experience including telephony systems implementation for call centre and emergency lines
  • Experience gathering and documenting business requirements, and undertaking ‘as is’ and ‘to be’ gap and process analysis
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to collaborate with team members and stakeholders
  • Experience working on large, complex programs / projects
  • Experience in Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) 2.0 standard
  • Asset and work management systems implementation
  • Complex billing systems upgrades and enhancements
  • Real-time Network management systems and geospatial upgrades
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Office tools
  • Experience in the use of JIRA (Atlassian) and SharePoint is preferred

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Formal Business/Process Analysis qualification such as BABoK
  • Experience working in Government

 

Candidates only with full working rights in Australia please apply

Must be able to obtain a clear National Police Security Clearance certificate

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