Principal Architect x2 (VPSG6)

Job posted: 17/02/2021
Applications close: 03/03/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 28/02/2022

Organisation: Department of Health and Human Services

Salary: $124,033 - $165,983

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: VG/DH/CS/544040

Reference: VG/DH/CS/544040

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: $124,033 - $165,983

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Health and Human Services develops and delivers policies, programs and services that support and enhance the wellbeing of all Victorians. Our services are in line with the government's vision for making Victoria a stronger, more caring and innovative state.

Our vision is to achieve the best health, wellbeing and safety of all Victorians so that they can live a life they value.

We are building an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services aimed at enhancing the lives of vulnerable Victorians.

The department is committed to the safety of its clients. The department takes a zero tolerance approach to abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability.

Departmental employees are required to comply with all legal requirements including the Child Safe Standards to keep children safe from harm and abuse.

All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTI and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

If you want a career within a department striving to make Victoria the best place to be and helping shape communities we all want to be part of, then we encourage you to apply.

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant, or if you have a disability, and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Diversity Unit on DiversityInclusion@dhhs.vic.gov.au.

The department has a zero tolerance towards violence within the workplace and recognises the rights of all staff to be free from violence and gender-related discrimination.


The Principal Architect is a senior role responsible for providing authoritative and knowledgeable advice on all facets of enterprise, solutions and infrastructure architecture, as well as leading and driving the delivery of strategic architectural initiatives.

This role will work closely as part of the Architecture Team to ensure our IT strategies and architectures align and conform to established architecture standards and guidelines, as well as maximizing the return on IT investment in the department. The role will support roadmaps outlining the department's strategic direction, providing input into projects, and managing project governance aspects related to alignment of data, application and technology principles and standards.

Are you

  • Experienced with architecting business intelligence and analytics platforms, taking into account integration, security, information governance and reporting requirements? 
  • Experienced in providing thought leadership and developing roadmaps and solution architectures to support in-flight projects and future business requirements?
  • Flexible, self-driven and passionate about delivering innovative business outcomes?




Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-families-fairness-and-housing>

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this position.

Principal Architect x2 (VPSG6)

Job type:

Full time / Until 28/02/2022

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David Stephens | 0437 135 980 | david.stephens@dhhs.vic.gov.au

Principal Architect x2 (VPSG6)