Jobs/Platform Architect


Platform Architect



Agency / Department

Digital Transformation Agency

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$110 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


The Digital Transformation Agency is seeking multiple experienced Platform Architect to assist with a number of bodies of work being undertaken by the Department. 


The DTA may fill up to four (4) positions from this Approach to Market.
Responsibilities include:

  1. driving architectural decisions for interagency approval
  2. technical communication, including in the engagement of organisational customers
  3. technical assessment of designs and potential program decisions
  4. negotiating with stakeholders to achieve mutually agreed outcomes in line with program objectives
  5. drafting technical aspects of identity policy including integration standards
  6. research and implementation of technical proofs of concepts or reference implementations
  7. working with other teams and/or organisations, assisting with the implementation of decisions

Essential Criteria

  1. Demonstrated experience in the development of platform architecture and design decisions, based on the needs of customers, delivery partners, and formal governance processes.
  2. Effective communication skills, including in person and in writing, and including a technical audience and a non-technical audience.

Desired Criteria

  1. Experience in the engagement of stakeholders, including delivery partners and institutional customers, to understand and represent their needs, and communicate the value of products and/or technologies.
  2. Demonstrated experience in whole-of-government ICT delivery.
  3. Specific expertise relating to identity, authentication, multi-service portals, web development, APIs, architecture standards, cyber security, reliability, software lifecycles and/or complex domains.

Security Clearance

Ability to obtain baseline clearance


1 x 12 months

**Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information regarding the expected rate



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