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Application Architect

Adaps has been scouted to source Application Architect for a Large Federal Department in Parramatta, Sydney.

What you will do :

The role will develop relevant strategies for the Application domain, and drive the implementation of this strategy, working alongside the relevant directors and key stakeholders.

Job Description

  • Encourage and drive a culture of excellence, co-operation and collaboration across all stakeholders by providing a high level of advice and leadership in relation to Application platforms;
  • Partners with business and IT representatives including other enterprise architects, solution architects, project managers, delivery directors and business stakeholders to deliver relevant aspects of Application Architecture;
  • Provide business Strategy and future operational / capital plans around capability uplifts for Application domain and ensure suitable governance to ensure these strategies and plans are implemented;
  • Develop and maintain strategies, standards, capability models for Application architecture for operational policing and corporate functions;
  • Establish the scope for IPAS, from an Application architecture perspective;
  • Establish a roadmap for capability uplifts in the Application domain;
  • Produce well defined, well documented, viable, and cost-effective Application architecture aligned to stakeholder requirements and enterprise architecture within the agreed deliverable timelines.
  • Provide advice and guidance to reviews and decisions at the Design Authority (DA);
  • Lead analysis of Application requirements and peer review relevant solution architecture deliverables;
  • Establish use cases for IPAS and other strategic programs;
  • Coordinate SME participation for future capability stream during evaluation of IPAS vendors;
  • Participate in interactive dialogue sessions with IPAS vendors;
  • All other tasks as directed by the Chief Enterprise Architect related to delivering / supporting Client strategy;
  • Agree to participate in security vetting procedures prior to engagement and/or at regular intervals (generally every 12 months) during contract period.

Selection Criteria

  • Proven extensive experience as Application Architect delivering enterprise solutions across a number of large organizations (>1,000 users) across a range of operating models;
  • Experience in leading Application Architecture within the organization and at a cluster level;
  • Proven experience and understanding of NSW Government Enterprise Architecture;
  • Experience in developing strategies for Application architecture;
  • Demonstrated experience in Application Architecture for critical business systems in a large ICT environment;
  • Demonstrated capacity to use standard modelling approaches, tools and model repositories for Application architecture;
  • Demonstrated experience in leading interactive dialogue sessions as part of evaluation of strategic platforms;
  • Demonstrated experience in developing data models and data specifications;
  • Demonstrated experience in applying industry solutions to business problems; and astuteness in identifying and implementing continuous process improvements;
  • Highly developed communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills with an ability to develop and maintain professional and respected working relationships other team members, clients, management and vendors;
  • Ability to take accountability and to make sound architectural and strategic decisions;
  • Effective ability to deal with ambiguity, unexpected events, and changing business requirements; ability to juggle multiple activities, projects, and initiatives simultaneously;
  • Experience in dealing with senior executive

NOTE: Australia Citizens need to Apply

How to apply:
Please apply using the link below or call (Lisa on 03 9956 1175) for further details. Applications closes based on the volume of applications received. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Adaps is an equal opportunity employer that actively embraces diversity in its workforce through accurate community representation of gender, culture; thought and work arrangements.