Business or Enterprise Architect Roles

Contact: Melody Vilan
Location: Canberra
ID: 1753
Closing date: 14-08-2020

A government department in Canberra and Sydney seeks the services of Business or Enterprise Architect Roles with Baseline security clearance.

The department has a requirement for a number of enterprise/business architects to progress the development of a whole of government architecture. The Australian Government is developing a whole of government architecture to ‘drive design and investment decisions as whole of government’. The vision is to take us from siloed capabilities to a landscape of connected platforms and services. The focus of the initiative is on developing architecture frameworks, tools, and capabilities through a series of cross-agency pilots that maximise platforms and services re-use, design integration, and assurance. The business/enterprise architect will be an integral part of the Whole of Government Architecture Taskforce with a focus on driving collaboration across federal, state, and industry sectors. Key streams include: Government Business Architecture, Platform and Service Enablement, Architecture Repository/Tooling, Operating Model, and Assurance.

Job description
• Collaborate and co-design with business and technical areas across multiple agencies.
• Apply structured business and enterprise architecture principles, approaches and methodologies.
• Develop blueprints, capability models, operating models and business focused roadmaps.
• Establish and develop a strategy to implement a scalable architecture and modelling repository.
• Conduct research and analysis to develop innovative approaches to government ecosystem architecture (identification, interactions, and orchestration capabilities and patterns)
• Develop architectural capabilities to be implemented across jurisdictions and departments to drive ‘re-use’ and ‘integrated capability design’– focus areas will include: Platform and service interactions/patterns, catalogues, business models, operating models, and assessment tools (assurance/standards mechanisms).

Selection criteria
• Demonstrated experience working as a Business or Enterprise Architect in a cross agency/ecosystem context. 
• Ability to develop government capabilities as business, operating, or service models.
• A demonstrated ability to translate architecture concepts into a multilayered architecture or design/modelling repository 
• A demonstrated ability to innovate through undertaking research and analysis to inform the direction of a government ecosystem architecture. 
• A high level understanding of technical, service, or data architectures and there application to cross agency interactions and value generation. 
• Demonstrated experience in facilitating workshops, undertaking executive level presentations, and liaising with stakeholders. 
• Previous government experience would be highly desirable.

Australian Citizens only.

Length of Contract: 6 months with possible extensions up to 6 months

The role closes at 2pm 14th August 2020.

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