Power Platform Specialist

Power Platform Specialist

Job Title: Power Platform Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Gungahlin
Salary: Market Rate
Start Date: 2021-10-13 00:00:00
Reference: V-40076
Contact Name: Maria Fabello
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 14, 2021 16:18

Job Description

Job Title: Power Platform Specialist
Desired Start Date: 25/10/2021 
End Date: 6 months
Location: Gungahlin, ACT
Number of hours per week: 40


This position is to support the achievement of organisational objectives and Service Level Agreements through the delivery of quality customer services and ICT solutions. The role will focus on Microsoft Power Platform administration and product development sprints and providing consulting on low-code designs/solutions. This role will participate in integrating ongoing platform updates to the service in line with continual vendor releases.


Develop Power Platform products (primarily cloud flows and canvas PowerApps based on customer requirements in Agile sprints.

Establish strong working relationships with Power Platform stakeholders across the Territory, including business analysis engagements and solution design

Promote software development methodologies and standards that support the platform’s governance and quality standards. Provide scrum services for customer development sprints.

Oversee and update product lifecycle toolsets such as the Power Platform Centre of Excellence (COE) for customer and service needs, with a focus on automation where available.

Evaluate new features and platform releases via documentation and forums, identifying which merit action in a priority order.

Liaise with other technical areas undertaking their own programming to deliver project/services outcomes

Develop and maintain relevant technical and procedural documentation.

Use the ITIL-based workflow tool Service NOW to allocate, accept, track progress and complete assigned jobs in Power Platform task queues.

Use Azure DevOps to operate development sprints.

Act as the routine contact point, receiving and handling requests for support.


Professional / Technical Skills and Knowledge:

Operational knowledge of Power Apps (canvas) and Power Automate (flow) product development.

Programming/Software development: Level 4 :  

Designs, codes, verifies, tests, documents, amends and refactors complex programs/scripts and integration software services.

Contributes to the selection of the software development methods, tools and techniques.

Applies agreed standards and tools to achieve well-engineered outcomes.

Participates in reviews of own work and leads reviews of colleagues' work

Release and Deployment: Level 5 :

Takes technical responsibility across all stages and iterations of software development. Plans and drives software construction activities. Adopts and adapts appropriate software development methods, tools and techniques. Measures and monitors applications of project/team standards for software construction, including software security.

Contributes to the development of organisational policies, standards, and guidelines for software development.

Requirements definition and management: Level 4 :

Defines and manages scoping, requirements definition and prioritisation activities for initiatives of medium size and complexity. Contributes to selecting the requirements approach. Facilitates input from stakeholders, provides constructive challenge and enables effective prioritisation of requirements. Establishes requirements base-lines, obtains formal agreement to requirements, and ensures traceability to source

System Software: Level 4 :

Monitors system software metrics and adjusts configurations for optimum availability and performance. Reviews system software updates and identifies those that merit action. Configures system software for required functionality and performance. Investigates and resolves system software problems, requesting action from supplier if required.

Behavioural Capabilities:

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with high degree of autonomy and accountability; self-motivation and demonstrated initiative, sound time management and ability to deal with competing priorities under pressure.

Understanding of Public Service values covering; ethical standards and a demonstrated self-awareness, professionalism and a proven commitment to Respect Equity and Diversity in the workplace, and workplace health and safety principles and practices.

Compliance Requirements / Qualifications:

A current ACT Government baseline security clearance or ability to obtain one is mandatory.

Possessing an Infrastructure Technology Information Library (ITIL) Foundation Certificate or strong knowledge of ITIL would be advantageous.

Call Maria Luiza on 0480 002 461 for any further information.

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