Application closing date: Saturday, 06 August 2022 • 11:59pm, Canberra time (in Canberra)

Estimated start date: Thursday, 01 September 2022

Location of work: VIC

Length of contract: 6 months

Contract extensions: 1x 6 months

Security clearance: Must have Negative Vetting Level 1

Rates: $150 - $170 per hour (inc. super)


We require an experienced, pro-active and versatile Security Solution Architect to work with a project team. Deliverables comprise High Level Solution Approaches, Solution Detailed Designs focusing on Security related requirements from the Australian Government and other bodies. 

The Solution Architect will work with the Project Manager, Principal Architect, Vendor and internal SMEs to deliver high quality artefacts that align with reference architecture, build team and user requirements. In some cases, this role will be accountable for delivering reference artefacts for other areas within DST.


Essential Criteria

  1. General understanding and awareness of computation and data analytics platforms, directory services and network design
  2. Suppliers must be able to nominate specific individuals that will supply the service
  3. Experience working for a federal government agency
  4. Extensive experience in Information Security and Accreditation IRAP
  5. Detailed understanding of applying the ISM and PSPF in architecture designs


Desirable Criteria

  1. Experience producing architecture roadmaps
  2. Exposure to Computational and data analytics platforms eg. High-performance computing, compute clustering, Hadoop
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