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IT & Telecomms / Software – Architect

Contract or Temp

Position : Solution Architect

Location : ACT

The Role
Outstanding opportunity for a driven professional to join a government department in an IT capacity. A passionate, driven professional with a positive attitude and a strong desire to succeed. The department is seeking experienced Solution Architects to work as part of their Agile delivery teams to deliver upon a variety of digital solutions.

Working within the Data Platforms and Education Systems branch, the Solution Architects will work within the digital solutions teams and liaise with the Architecture, Design and Development branch. Helping to design and build solutions to support multiple, multi-year projects that cut across different program areas, including the department’s Skills and Training programs and the Department of Education’s Schools, Higher Education, Research and International programs.

We are looking for solution architects with experience and expertise delivering modern, cloud based solutions across a range of technologies, including Azure services, Power Platform, D365, Power BI and .NET frameworks

The Architect will be required to:

  • Engage with stakeholders through service experience research and requirement gathering
  • Interpret functional and non-functional requirements to guide and inform solution design and development.
  • Develop and maintain architectural diagrams, blueprints, and technical documentation that clearly articulate the solution design.
  • Work closely with technology and development teams within the branch and wider ICT cohort to ensure proposed solutions are fit for purpose and meet security requirements.
  • Work with enterprise architects and other solution architects across projects to identify common patterns and opportunities for re-use
  • Identify potential risks and develop mitigation plans to ensure project success.
  • Work closely with development teams and across ICT to ensure that the software and infrastructure meet the requirements, design specifications and departmental patterns.
  • Oversee the implementation of designs by delivery teams, by providing ongoing review, advice and improvements.
  • Build trust and integrity and strong working relationships between stakeholders and other ICT teams, through working closely with stakeholders and business areas to create and deliver digital solutions.

The candidate requirements
Essential criteria:

  • Extensive experience in delivering cloud based solution designing medium to large organisations, with demonstrated coverage of architecture deliverables across business, information, applications and infrastructure
  • Excellent understanding and demonstrated application of current architectural design patterns, standards, technologies and techniques including Architectural frameworks such as ToGAF or similar models.
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering capability using the Systems Engineering lifecycle
  • Demonstrated capability and capacity to perform the indicative duties as set out in the description
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work across a wide range of stakeholders and communicate with technical and non technical audiences, including executive and business teams

Desirable criteria:

  • Certifications in relevant Architectural fields


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