Solution Architect

The Solution Architect is responsible for contributing to all aspects of the analysis, design, development, building and testing of IT solutions to support various LUV Business groups.
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/50930709
Closing Date: 24-Nov-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: until 22 September 2022
Attachments: Solution Architect PD (1).pdf (PDF, 187KB)


Contact: Anish John
03 919 40106

Position Details

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

The Solution Architect is responsible for managing their own work, estimating its complexity and size, determining technical design (within architectural guidelines) and contributing to continuous improvement. They also significantly contribute to analysis and testing activities. The Solution Architect takes responsibility for investigative work to determine business requirements and specify effective business processes, through improvements in information systems, information management, practices, procedures, and organization change. Along with this they apply and monitor the use of modelling and analysis tools, methods and standards, giving special consideration to business perspectives.

Specialist/Technical Expertise

  • Required – Proven experience collaborating with various business groups and IT teams to analyse, design and implement new enterprise solutions.
  • Required – Exposure to Design patterns and Data structures.
  • Required – Proven experience in Relational Data Design concepts
  • Required – Knowledge of Web application security best practices.
  • Required – Experience working with one of the frontend programming technologies – Angular, Typescript, ReactJS, Javascript, HTML, CSS
  • Desirable - Experience with back-end programming languages such as C#, Python, Nodejs etc: to create and maintain RESTful APIs. Experience with one of the following version control systems - GitHub, CodeCommit, BitBucket.

This is a fixed term-flexible position available until 22 September 2022.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

DELWP will conduct relevant and required checks about applicants and the information provided with an application.  Such checks will include but are not limited to:

  • A Statutory Declaration and Consent form consenting to DELWP contacting current and previous employer(s) to substantiate employment history, past conduct and performance is required.
  • A satisfactory National Police Check will be required (for all non-DELWP employees).

Applications close at midnight Sunday, 24 November 2019.


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