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Technology / Application Architects



Agency / Department

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$125 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


The Department of Education, Skills and Employment is seeking two (2) Technology / Application Architects.


The Technology Architect will perform duties including:

- Lead a mixed group of technical and business resources in initiatives to design applications end-to-end

- Support application teams in architecting and designing applications

- Maintain the department’s application architecture and related models

- Perform application portfolio management

- Support the implementation of the department’s IT Strategy

- Prepare relevant technology briefings, strategies and architectural roadmaps

- Provide technical advice to IT investment proposals

- Provide technical advice and support to Application Development, Technical Operations and other relevant departmental teams

- Contribute to the division’s Architecture Community of Practice and Design Architecture Forum

- Support the Architecture, Strategy and Emerging Technologies Team staff and priorities, as needed.

Essential Criteria

  1. Must have BASELINE Clearance
  2. Have experience in designing and implementing applications from ground up including application architecture, application design, database design and development
  3. Previous experience as a developer before becoming an architect is essential
  4. Be up tdate in the latest technologies
  5. Have experience in implementing systems on premises and Cloud
  6. Have experience in PaaS and SaaS solutions
  7. Have knowledge and experience in architecting for maintenance and application performance
  8. Have knowledge in application design patterns and application development patterns
  9. Understand networking concepts
  10. Understand authorisation frameworks and well as authentication mechanisms
  11. Be able twork in an agile, virtual team environment
  12. Be able tcollaborate effectively with business and IT stakeholders
  13. Have excellent communication and presentation skills
  14. Have the following essential skillsets and skill levels outlined below.

Desired Criteria


Security Clearance


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



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