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Senior Architects (VPSG6)

Job posted: 23/11/2020
Applications close: 07/12/2020 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $122,502 - $163,934

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: VG/DJ2350_DJ2355_DJ2356

Reference: VG/DJ2350_DJ2355_DJ2356

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: $122,502 - $163,934

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of young people and recognises that young peoples’ rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

We’re proud of the important work we do across Victoria. Want to be part of it?

  • Fixed Term position for 12 months
  • Multiple positions available in various streams
  • Attractive VPS Grade 6 salary range between $122,502 - $163,934 plus superannuation

About us

Technology Solutions (TS) provides a range of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) services for the Department of Justice and Community Safety (DJCS). The branch sets the strategic direction of ICT in alignment with the business direction. TS is responsible for ICT strategies, initiatives, architectures, policies, projects, applications and infrastructure services in a multi-sourced environment.

About the role

The purpose of the Senior Architect role is the design and communication of high-level structures to enable and guide the design and development of integrated solutions that meet current and future business needs.

The Director, Technology Strategy and Operations is currently looking for Senior Architects across the below streams:

  • Security
  • IT Cloud Security and
  • Security Operations.

In the role you will:

  • contribute to the development of and lead the implementation of architectures aligned with the department's organisation wide enterprise architecture principles and standards to meet highly complex project and business requirements
  • provide detailed technical input, support and direction by ensuring well architected security for all services, platforms and application solutions
  • provide authoritative subject matter professional advice and leadership in security in enterprise, solutions and technical architecture, to executives, business unit leaders and cross-functional teams leading departmental compliance and benefits realisation.

For more information on each role, please review the attached position description relevant to the role you are most interest in.

About you

Along with significant change management and leadership skills, as our ideal candidate you will have:

  • expert knowledge of, and demonstrated experience within a large ICT environment, of solutions and technical architecture practices
  • up-to-date knowledge and understanding of solutions and technical architecture best practices, as well as, knowledge of new or emerging technologies and their potential value to the organisation
  • experience in leading/utilising/participating in a range of waterfall (e.g. PRINCE2, PMBOK) iterative, incremental and agile software development methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, ScrumBan, SAFe).

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and cover letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.