Application Technology Specialist

Date: 14-Oct-2021

Location: Support Services (Parramatta), AU

Company: YMCA NSW

  • Lead activities to assist in the development and maturity of the data management function 
  • Be exposed to a variety of IT and Data related projects
  • Work from home and in the heart of Parramatta


About the role

In this role, you will use your expertise in Microsoft SQL, .Net programming and SharePoint Online to develop and maintain key business systems, related software products and infrastructure. 


You will also be exposed in creating and maintaining a number of Power apps in the Microsoft 365 platform as well as providing technical support in data integration projects between legacy systems and Azure.

This role has a blend of business projects and system maintenance tasks and would ideally suit a proactive and technical person with SQL database, .Net and Microsoft 365 experience looking to work within a mid-size team environment that offers broad exposure across different projects. You will also have the opportunity to exercise your problem solving skills.

What are we looking for?

  • Experience in Microsoft SQL scripting, stored procedures and administration
  • Development knowledge in .Net (VB .Net, C++) and Power Platform  
  • Working experience  in SharePoint Online and Microsoft 365
  • Data Warehouse, BI Reporting (Power BI)  experience is highly desirable
  • Exposure to Point of Sale (POS) Application systems and its infrastructure is desirable
  • Analysing and improving business processes 
  • Exceptional customer service and stakeholder management skills


You will be joining a vibrant IT team and will have an opportunity to work on exciting projects and become an SME of SharePoint, SQL and Microsoft 365 power platform and learn on the company’s existing POS systems.


Please note: this position may require travel within NSW and some after-hours telephone support may be required.


Y work with us?

  • Work within a supportive team environment
  • Room to learn and develop within the organisation
  • Flexible hours and arrangements, for a work-life balance that works for you
  • Awesome discounts on The Y services and products
  • Corporate health insurance cover to keep you healthy 

Support Services

Our Support Services Team is the glue that holds the Y NSW business lines together. Whether you have expertise in administration, marketing, IT, compliance, communications, HR or finance, in the Support Services Team, your contribution will truly make a difference to the lives of young people and their communities. As part of the Support Services Team, you’ll be working with a group of inclusive, passionate, and encouraging individuals with access to continuous development and growth opportunities. Here at the Y NSW, we embrace diversity, encourage innovation and sharing of ideas so you can truly own your role and take your career anywhere. If you want to use your corporate skills to make a difference to the lives of young people and their communities within a supportive and values-driven organisation, join the Y family and find your forever role.

Who What Y?


The Y NSW is a profit-for-purpose organisation focused on healthy living, social impact and empowering young people. We operate 24 recreation centres, 53 out-of-school-hours care services, and two camping locations which employ 1,500 staff across NSW –  and fund our diverse range of enriching community programs.


We believe in building a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, to apply.


Commitment to Safeguarding

At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe, at the Y, in their families and in their communities. As such, we embed Safeguarding into everything that we do to make sure Children and Young People are kept at the front of our minds in all our programs and services. We also ensure that all our candidates are appropriately screened to make sure that the right people are in the right roles to keep our children and young people safe. 

To learn more about our Commitment to Safeguarding Statement and our screening processes, click here.