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Solution Architect

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Australian Capital Territory


Agency / Department

Defence Science & Technology (DST)

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$140 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.

Essential Criteria

  • Suppliers must be able to nominate specific individual(s) that will supply the service
  • Previous experience in planning & shaping of solution architecture, specifically in the context of application remediation
  • Previous experience developing questionnaires to elicitation requirements that drive the basis of the solution architecture to be proposed
  • General understanding and awareness of Federal Government security design principles (eg. ISM, IRAP, ASD Essential 8, PSPF)
  • Previous experience working for a federal government agency

Desired Criteria

  • Exposure to Computational and data analytics platforms (eg. High-performance computing, compute clustering, Hadoop)
  • Experience developing architecture related WBS components for projects

Security Clearance

Must have a current baseline clearance

Contract Extensions

One x 6 month extension option 

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