Solution Architect - RFQDM-15607


GoSourcing is seeking to hire an experienced Solution Architect to join a Federal Government client’s CDR Technology Architecture & Design team. This role allows for flexible working arrangements, though there is an expectation that personnel be available to work part-time from the office

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of a forward architecture roadmap and strategy
  • Provide technical assurance of solutions across a broad range of ICT infrastructure environments
  • Develop and review technology and system architecture artefacts (solution designs / blueprints)
  • Ensure artefacts produced are fit for purpose and adhere to industry standards and patterns
  • Work closely with development teams, providing consultancy to ensure implementation of the Division’s technical standards and relevant business requirements
  • Ensure designs meet required specifications and standards defined by industry bodies and government agencies.
  • Participate on forums with regulatory bodies to advocate and shape standards. Serve as a subject matter expert both internally and externally on relevant governance bodies.
  • Work with PO’s/Scrum Masters, developers and testers in creating solutions using scaled agile methodologies.
  • Determine traceability of ICT Detailed Design to higher level documentation
  • Provide technical leadership, guidance and support in the deployment implementation of complex applications and systems
  • Drive and deliver innovation to meet broader Consumer Data Right program requirements
  • Provide strategic guidance and leadership to team members including developing, coaching, and mentoring junior or less experienced staff to ensure appropriate skills transfer
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with delivery teams and stakeholders.

Estimated start date: 17th October 2022

Length of contract: to 30 June 2023

Contract extensions: Possibility of 1 year extension, based on performance and business requirements

Citizenship: Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident

Locations: ACT, NSW, QLD, VIC,SA


Selection Criteria


  • Demonstrated experience in designing solutions across a broad range of ICT infrastructure environment including both public and private cloud services
  • Highly developed analysis, problem solving, leadership and management skill
  • Strong written communication skills and experience producing solution designs, decision documentation, and build and configuration guides
  • Very strong stakeholder management skills and ability to facilitate large forums with a variety of stakeholder audiences.


  • Experience in SAFe 4.0 methodology and Azure DevOps.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure.
  • Experience in architecture modelling in Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect.
  • Experience in senior technology roles in the banking, energy, or telecommunications sectors.
  • Expertise and previous proven experience in API architecture and design.
  • Experience in software development.
  • Understanding of API security (OAuth 2.0, OpenID, FAPI, PKI, mutual TLS, etc).

Melbourne, VIC

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