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Attorney-General Vacancy N.N. 10746280
Attorney-General's Department Closing date: Monday, 25 March 2019
Job Title: Solutions Architect
Division: Information
Job Type: Ongoing, Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Salary: $100,970 - $122,855
Location: Symonston - ACT
Classification: Executive Level 1
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 10114/ID

Job Description


To obtain a copy of the Vacancy Information Kit for this vacancy, please click on the ‘Apply Online’ button at the bottom of this advertisement.

The Attorney-General's Department is seeking the services of an experienced Applications Solutions Architect to work in the Chief Technology Office. The Chief Technology Office acts as the steward of the present and future technical direction and provides assurance over change processes. This position will be located at the Symonston office.

The application solution architect is a critical member of the Chief Technology Office team responsible for the conversion of business requirements into planning and design of current and future business systems. This position is the core resource for coordination of design and implementation for business application projects. The successful person will apply their considerable expertise and knowledge in support of the various business system dependencies between the infrastructure and other business capabilities. This position undertakes governance and assurance for developing systems to ensure consistency with departmental business systems standards.

We seek people who bring ideas, diverse experience, and global perspectives, and are willing to explore innovative ways of working. People who work for us will display leadership at all levels, apply information effectively in order to solve problems, and work collaboratively to achieve outcomes.
• Demonstrated sound knowledge and understanding of application and solution architecture
• Demonstrated ability to work with Agile project teams that includes technical staff and stakeholders
• Demonstrated ability to develop architectural artefacts, not limited to roadmaps, current and future state designs, and high level and detailed designs
• Demonstrated ability to work closely with the project team to design and specify a technical solution that meets project and departmental requirements
• Demonstrated ability to support one or more technical teams in the development and delivery of business solutions
• Demonstrated experience in:
o design and development of enterprise applications that span multiple domains, including consideration of their underlying infrastructure
o leading and influencing end-to-end solution designs, including facilitation of solution implementation
o one or more of: ASP.NET MVC, .NET Core, Dynamics CRM, TFS/git, SQL Server, ADFS, React, Azure, AWS
o web service / API design using one or more of: ASP.NET Web API, WCF, JSON, SOAP
• Highly regarded but not mandatory:
o experience with identity management and/or authentication protocols including WS Federation, SAML, OpenID Connect
o experience with automated build and deployment packages
o understanding and experience of system design for cloud environments


Applicants offered employment will be required to successfully undergo a police record check and be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance at a specified clearance level. The successful applicant must be willing to disclose all relevant and required information.

Successful applicants engaged into the APS will be subject to a probation period.

Other preferred qualifications:
• A degree in computer science, software engineering or information technology will be highly regarded, but is not considered mandatory.


Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

Non-ongoing opportunities will be offered for a specified term of varying periods up to 18 months, with the possibility of extension. The maximum initial engagement period is 18 months which can possibly be extended to 3 years as per the Public Service Regulations 1999, Sub-regulation 3.5(3).requirements.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see:

About Attorney-General's Department 

The Attorney-General’s Department serves the people of Australia, and supports the Attorney-General as First Law Officer, by providing high-quality legal services to the Commonwealth.

The department operates in a diverse and complex environment to address challenging issues. We have a highly-skilled and engaged workforce with includes practitioners in policy development and implementation and program administration. The department also has a large contingent of practicing lawyers, particularly within the Australian Government Solicitor, an element of the department.

The department is committed to having a flexible and inclusive workplace and recognises and values the diversity of the wider Australia community.

To Apply

Position Contact: Ben Ellis, (02) 6141 3547
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS11-Tue - 12 Mar 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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