Infrastructure Architect

Infrastructure Architect

Job Title: Infrastructure Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-11-28
Reference: V-36909
Contact Name: Kelly Shockley
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 28, 2019 11:36

Job Description

The Role:

The Department has a requirement for the services of an IT Architect to achieve the following core objectives;

  • Provide architectural assurance over the planning, design and delivery of highly complex projects and priority objectives; and
  • Develop and rive strategy, planning and innovation activities to advance Departmental and Whole of Government priorities and strengthen and modernise The Departments technology offering.
The officer must have extension knowledge and strong experience relevant to the role, meaning the successful candidate must have a strong background in ICT, Enterprise Architecture and strategy. Due to a significant demand if architectural oversight and a heightened level of competing priorities, it is essential that the Architectural team is fully and effectively resourced with highly skilled, experienced and capable staff in order for IMD to successfully achieve these objects.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Strong technical skills and knowledge, with a breadth and depth of ICT and IT Architecture experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of strategies and roadmaps.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of the development and implementation of modern ICT strategy, policy, architecture and solutions, taking an enterprise approach to technology design and use. With an ability to diagnose and analyse complex issues and identify strategic solutions and goals.
  • Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of and experience in assessing, applying and ensuring compliance to internal and whole of government technology and architecture standards and requirements. 
  • Evidence of highly developed leadership, planning and management skills with the ability to translate strategic intent into a plan of work, and to be able to effectively monitor and report on deviations to plans and barriers to achievement.  Capability to lead, set direction and monitor, assess and report on progress against plans and objectives.
Evidence of strong interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written. With a demonstrated ability to create, articulate and promote strategy, policy and work plans, as well as briefing and reporting, to diverse audiences at all levels.

Location and Contract Term: Canberra based role. 12 month contract with 2 x 12 month contract extension options pending budget and delegate approval. 

Security Requirements: Applicants must be Australian Citizens. A NV1 security clearance is required for this role. 

How to Apply:

Applications close 2 December.

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Kelly Shockley 1300 944 936 for any further information