Digital Transformation Officer

  • Canberra
  • Full-Time

The Digital Transformation Officer plays a crucial role in assisting the organisation in its progress towards digital transformation, through the development and maintenance of web-based applications, consultation with internal stakeholders to identify suitable digital solutions and identifying of new opportunities for improvement and digital innovation.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Understanding internal stakeholder business requirements and constraints and developing technical solutions to meet their needs.
  • Collaborating with the development team and other technical staff to understand specifications for new applications.
  • Writing clean, scalable and high-quality source code to develop internal applications.
  • Development of fully functional applications according to design requirements
  • Design creative prototypes according to specifications
  • Perform unit and integration testing before product launch.
  • Conduct functional and non-functional testing.
  • Troubleshooting and debugging of applications
  • Ongoing evaluation and maintenance of existing applications and applying updates and patches as required.
  • Develop technical documentation and handbooks to accurately represent application design and code.
  • Provide internal training in application use as required.
  • Other duties as directed or as required by the business.

Selection Criteria

  • Maintain current 'Working with Vulnerable People' registration
  • Aptitude for technical activities with IT background and experience
  • A team player with good oral and written communication skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to quickly understand complex problems and devise effective solutions
  • Willing to maintain and update own knowledge of IT developments
  • Experience with HTML/CSS for web design; and SQL for data storage and adding system functionality
  • Strong understanding of database schema design
  • Great attention to detail and time-management skills
  • Advanced level of knowledge of the Microsoft 365 suite
  • Analytical thinking skills for analysing and improving processes

What We Offer

As a valued member of Communities at Work, you will:

Make a difference and change lives in the Canberra community as part of Canberra's largest community organisation.

  • Join an inclusive and friendly workplace, where people are at the heart of everything.
  • Increase your take-home pay with salary packaging.
  • Access discounted childcare and education services for your child(ren) including early education and care, out of school hours care, and school holiday programs.
  • Grow your career with professional development, training and mentoring with the 4-time winner of Large Employer of the Year award at the ACT Training Awards.
  • Enjoy options for study leave, leave concessions, paid parental leave, and more.
  • Enjoy healthy living with our active lifestyle & healthy activity programs and reimbursements (including remedial massages, annual flu vaccination and more).
  • Receive guidance and support for mental health through our Employee Assistance Program.

About Communities at Work

Communities at Work is Canberra's largest not-for-profit community organisation and the largest provider of early education and care services in the region. Our mission is to enrich lives today and shape better futures for tomorrow. Our surplus-for-purpose philosophy enables us to invest every dollar we earn right back into the local community, including the provision of much-needed essential support such as food, clothing and accommodation assistance to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of our community.

We are the four-time winner of the "Large Employer of the Year" award at the ACT Training Awards (2019 to 2022) which demonstrates our commitment to excellence in training, professional development, and career progression of our people.

With over 40 years of experience in the ACT and Capital Region, our people help us deliver a wide range of high-quality education and community services that support positive educational outcomes, assist in alleviating hardship, enhance the quality of life and lead to positive social change in the Canberra community.

How to Apply

Click APPLY, be sure to include a cover letter, or contact the People, Culture and Wellness team on 02 6293 6545 for a confidential discussion.

Please visit our website or contact the People team for a copy of the position description.

Communities at Work encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, young people, mature-aged workers, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

Closing date for applications: 30/06/2023

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