JOB

Solution Architect

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

Victoria

Agency / Department

Defence Science & Technology (DST)

Experience Level

Senior

Employment Type

Contract

Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$120 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

We require an experienced, pro-active and versatile Solution Architect to work with a project team. Deliverables comprise High Level Solution Approaches and Solution Detailed Designs that support completion of a significant and complex projects The Solution Architect will work with the Project Manager, Principal Architect, Vendors and internal SMEs to deliver high quality artefacts that align with reference architecture, build team and user requirements. This role may also be required to develop reference artefacts for use in other parts of DST. The Solution Architect will have (Essential):
• Previous experience in business architecture concepts, capability design principles, technical requirement elicitation techniques.
• Previous experience in complex solution architecture, specifically in the context of application remediation
• General understanding and awareness of computation and data analytics platforms, directory services, network design and cybersecurity (eg. ISM, IRAP, ASD Essential 8, PSPF)
• Previous experience working for a Federal government agency The Solution Architect will have (Desirable):
• Exposure to Computational and data analytics platforms (eg. High-performance computing, compute clustering, Hadoop)
• Experience producing business architecture capability maps
• Prior experience in producing technology roadmaps
• Software development environment design principles; Software development environment technologies (eg. Atlassian, Github, Puppet, Jenkins, etc)
• Directory, identity and access management services (eg. Microsoft Active Directory, LDAP, Azure Active Directory, ADFS, SAML, OAuth, MFA, etc )
• Contemporary network design and technologies The Solution Architect will be Responsible for:
• Contributing to establishment of significant stakeholder engagement, both online and face to face
• Exploring approaches that both satisfy requirements and work within constraints
• Recommending and documenting an approach, plus recording other approaches considered, in accordance with a template
• Work through the approach approval process including responding to feedback and suggested revisions
• Formulating and documenting a detailed design in accordance with a template
• Work through the design approval process including responding to feedback and suggested revisions
• Provide advice and clarification as the project progresses Australian Government baseline clearance is required

Essential Criteria

1. Suppliers must be able to nominate specific individual(s) that will supply the service
2. Previous experience in complex solution architecture, specifically in the context of application remediation
3. Previous experience in developing business capability models
4. General understanding and awareness of computation and data analytics platforms, directory services, network design and cybersecurity (eg. ISM, IRAP, ASD Essential 8, PSPF)
5. Previous experience working for a federal government agency

Desired Criteria

1. Exposure to Computational and data analytics platforms (eg. High-performance computing, compute clustering, Hadoop)
2. Experience producing architecture roadmaps

Security Clearance

Must Have current baseline clearance

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