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Solutions Architect

EL1 ($122,716 - $139,959)
Digital Strategy Division > Info/Comm Tech (ICT)
Brisbane, Canberra, Sydney

Closing - 7 Nov 2021
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Division Overview 

Digital strategy – responsible for national digital health design and strategy, underpinned by strong clinical governance and digital health standards.

Primary purpose of position

The EL1 Solutions Architect is a Senior Solutions Architect role, responsible for translating business requirements into technical solutions whilst maintaining the integrity of critical systems and delivering on agreed outcomes. The EL1 Solutions Architect will be required to:

  • Apply their expertise in a broad range of system architecture to develop enterprise level strategies that will solve complex problems and provide business outcomes
  • Provide advice on complex N-Tier architecture and design including; API Management and Design, Enterprise Service Bus, Identity and Access Management, Security, Mobile Apps, Websites and Databases
  • Build capability in a team environment through coaching others and acting as intermediary between the project team, other Agency project teams and external stakeholders to ensure that solution designs and their trade-offs are identified, documented, communicated, endorsed and delivered
  • Provide technical leadership for solution designers and development teams; communicating and making decisions involving architectural governance that are based on professional judgement, evaluating risks and in the context of a complex and changing environment role during the delivery of the end-to-end solution architecture and design

A job-specific allowance may be applicable for this position.

Skills and Experience

A proven leader, with measurable results in applying expert advice on systems architecture to large, complex businesses will see success in this role.  Strong technical skills and knowledge coupled with the management skills to build, coach, and engage at all levels to achieve business goals is essential in this role.  The EL1 Solutions Architect will also possess:

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of web-based systems architecture, service-based architecture, enterprise application architecture and end-to-end solution design across functional, applications, data, integration, infrastructure and transactional, secure enterprise class systems
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of technical plans, producing cross functional workflows and sequence diagrams of key system components; capturing and translating business requirements from different stakeholders into technical solutions; maintaining the integrity of business critical systems while guiding the agreed deliverables of the end to end solution.
  • Proven results in building team capability to achieve business goals and project outcomes
  • Effective stakeholder skills that produce mutually beneficial outcomes and can address escalated, sensitive or challenging issues

Essential Requirements 

Ability to obtain and maintain a Baseline security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a higher clearance if required by the Agency

Ability to obtain and maintain national police check.

Australian Citizenship is a condition of eligibility.

Qualifications 

▪ Bachelor's Degree in Computing, Information Systems, or another related field (highly desirable)
▪ TOGAF certification (desirable)
▪ Cloud Certification (desirable)
▪ Minimum of 5 years’ experience developing enterprise level strategies and architecture for platform environments
▪ Experience with HL7 standards (desirable)

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