Lead Architect

Lead Architect

Job Title: Lead Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-05-16
Reference: V-39107
Contact Name: Kelly Shockley
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2021 14:44

Job Description

The Role:

The Lead Architect reports to the Data Standards Body’s (DSB’s) Technical Team Leader and is responsible to the DSB General Manager for managing the Data Standards, and the overall information security architecture. The Lead Architect leads the development of Data Standards for the Banking Sector, and any and all information security architecture design, with the intended outcome of aiding CDR participant implementations. Primary areas of focus include designing and maintaining architectures that enable economy-wide CDR usability, interoperability (with relevant national and international regimes and standards), and support for CDR participant implementation. All aspects of which are evolving and require continuous maintenance.  

Skills and Experience Required:
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant API design and/or development experience, and a minimum of 5 years relevant information security experience, especially including related standards, such as FAPI, NIST and OWASP.
  • They must have, or obtain within the first year of the contract, a relevant industry-recognised security certification, such as a CISSP, CISM, or equivalent, such as a demonstrably relevant SANS certification i.e. GIAC Certified Web Application Defender (GWEB), or GIAC Defensible Security Architecture (GDSA).
  • They must also have, or obtain within the first year of the contract, a relevant industry-recognised architecture certification, such as for TOGAF.
  • Willingness to comply with relevant policies and procedures as expected of, and by, Department employees.
Location and Contract Term: This role can be based in Canberra, NSW, Victoria and Offsite. 12 month contract with approx start date of 1 July 2021

Security Requirements: Applicants must be Australian Citizens. A baseline security clearance of the ability to obtain and maintain is required.

How to Apply:

Applications close 25 May.

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 1300 944 936 for any further information