Senior Cloud Architect

  • Be the SME for an ICT Transformation project
  • Fixed term 12 months, Full time
  • Attractive salary range: $120,692 - $161,511 (plus superannuation)

About us

Technology Solutions (TS) is a business unit within the Corporate Governance and Support (CGaS) Division of Department of Justice and Community Safety (DJCS) that provides a range of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) services and is responsible for the department's IT strategies, policies, projects, architecture, infrastructure, corporate systems and service management of IT suppliers.

The purpose of this 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 role requires you to take full responsibility for the balance between functional, service quality and systems management requirements within a significant area of the organisation.

About the role

The role primarily supports the development of and lead the implementation of cloud-based platform and application architectures aligned with the department's organisation wide enterprise architecture principles and standards to meet highly complex project and business requirements. You will understand the organisational environment to build collaborative partnerships across the portfolio, anticipate and effectively address emerging departmental issues, develop innovative programs and initiatives, and advise and negotiate with senior management in order to achieve long term strategic organisational goals.

Technical Skills

As an IT candidate, you will have:

  • Expert knowledge of, and demonstrated experience within a large ICT environment, of cloud-based platform and application architecture practice, leading to successful ICT improvement or transformation creating realised business value.
  • Knowledge of, and 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).
  • Significant, up-to-date knowledge and understanding of cloud-based platform and application architecture best practices, as well as, knowledge of new or emerging technologies and their potential value to the organisation.

If you wish to speak with the recruiter, please connect with Tanvi Mor on LinkedIn at

How to apply

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

Applications for this role close midnight Sunday, 17 May 2020

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