Jobs/Solution Designer


Solution Designer



Agency / Department

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$150 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


AMSA is looking for an experienced Solution Designer to join a multi-disciplinary team to support the successful implementation of projects across AMSA.


As a Solution Designer you will:

  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and liaise with AMSA staff, Managed Service Providers and Third-Party Providers in the design, implementation and transition to service of AMSA Projects;
  • Create, review and iterate technical and non-technical documents such as;
    • High level and very detailed solution designs and infrastructure designs (including coverage of IP addresses, firewall rules, etc.);
    • Options papers covering technology and platform options for designs;
    • Penetration tests and security assessments scopes;
    • Costing documents or requirements for solution approach to markets (ATM); and
    • Determining resource and capacity requirement
  • Document and review processes and methods used in:
    • Existing Systems for the purpose of developing plans for proposed modifications or
    • New systems to meet business requirements; 
  • Be business outcome focused, able to apply a continuous improvement lens over work processes and practices and always seeking to optimise efficiency.
  • Act as a central reference and information source to;
    • Provide technical guidance and assistance in the Project to meet business needs; o Identify solution opportunities through discussions and workshops; 
    • Conducting research and defining requirements to gather, analyse, and understand the solution contexts and their requirements.
  • Collaborate and communicate with stakeholders (including CIO, Architects, Project Managers and technical/business SME’s) to:
    • Gain agreement to the overarching solution or infrastructure design;
    • Clearly articulate the impact of existing technical opportunities & constraints in relation to business requirements;
  • • Commit to solution and infrastructure design decisions that ensure effective, secure, scalable, convergent, flexible and manageable solutions of high standards;
  • Develop end-to-end Solutions Designs to meet agreed business requirements and ensure that the build, test and deployment of the solution is in line with the agreed outcomes;
  • Assess, design and implement solutions in line with AMSA and Government requirements and guides;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of migration and transition plans;
  • Have working knowledge of a range of Technologies such as:
    • Virtualisation Platforms – Nutanix, VMWare and Microsoft
    • Networking – LAN, WAN, Internet
    • Microsoft Windows Operating Systems
    • Linux and Unix Operating Systems o Storage Systems
    • Backup Solutions
    • Cloud Services – SaaS, PaaS and IaaS

Essential Criteria

  • Using the summary of work as a guide, outline your recent (up to the last 3 years) work that demonstrates your experience in similar roles and in the development and delivery of Solutions (including demonstrating your ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary Project)
  • Using the summary of work as a guide, outline your recent (up to the last 3 years) work that demonstrates your ability to lead the delivery and implementation of Solution Designs with a range of stakeholders.

Desired Criteria


Security Clearance

Must have current baseline clearance


One x 12 month extension option

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



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