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Interim Discipline Leader for Research Digital Science Futures

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Sunday, November 28, 2021

Victoria,South Australia,Australian Capital Territory


Agency / Department

Defence Science and Technology Group

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$120 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

The Discipline Leader Research Digital Science Futures (DFS) will be responsible under broad direction for overseeing the key responsibilities of the discipline, including
• Leading the DSSC response to Defence Science and Technology strategy (including strategic development, implementation and reporting), producing plans and roadmaps to guide our effort
• Leading the development of solutions to projects and custom research digital infrastructure requests
• Governing our efforts towards achieving our obligations under the Defence Science and Technology strategy, and our plans and roadmaps that underpin it
• Providing leadership and inspiration for the future contributions that Digital Research capabilities can make to Defence research
• Assuring DST’s research ICT developments and procurements align with DST plans and roadmaps

Essential Criteria

1. Suppliers must be able to nominate specific individual(s) that will supply the service.
2. Previous experience developing digital strategies in complex multi-stakeholder environments, and gaining wide staff commitment
3. Demonstrated ability to use Enterprise Architecture skills to develop costed multi-year roadmap of projects to realise strategy
4. Significant experience as a Solution Architect and leader of a team of Solution Architects

Desired Criteria

Not Applicable for this opportunity

Security Clearance

Must Have current baseline clearance

Contract Extensions

6 months

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