Architecture/ Technical Practice Lead

Posted 25 May 2022
Job type Contract
DisciplineIT General

Job description

The Architecture Technical Practice Lead will:

  • Lead the Branch's Architecture Practice, developing architectural models to support the direction of delivery teams.
  • Manage associated technical design governance for the responsible Service Line/s
  • Liaise with other Service Line Tech Leads, delivery teams, management, and clients to ensure projects are completed to standard.
  • Identify technical and delivery risks; and develop associated contingency plans.
  • Work with industry partners to identify new technology developments and potential opportunities for their use.
  • Develop and maintain architecture roadmaps and progress reports and deliver presentations on solutions to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Align architecture solutions with industry best practice and the department architecture framework.
  • Demonstrate strong stakeholder engagement and relationship management skills to engage with business and technical stakeholders.
  • Participate in program and project planning activities
  • Provide leadership and guidance to all levels of program stakeholders as required
  • Demonstrated ability to work in agile multi-disciplinary teams.

Essential criteria

  • Demonstrated experience in Technical Lead or similar role, with experience in design and implementation of microservices, with demonstrated experience is leading multiple technical teams. [20%]
  • Demonstrated experience in technical delivery including identifying technical and delivery risks; and ability to develop associated contingency plans.[20%]
  • Strong knowledge of the Azure eco-system and associated Microsoft products within this stack. Strong knowledge of .Net and/or Oracle/Java Frameworks and Middleware. Demonstrated experience providing detailed technical designs for the delivery of Azure-based applications[15%]
  • Demonstrated experience leading highly skilled technical staff and the ability to negotiate resolutions in situations where competing technical solutions are presented.[15%]
  • Excellent communication skills, written, visual and verbal, with the ability to communicate outcomes to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.[30%]

Desirable criteria

  • Experience/Familiarity working in Scaled Agile Framework SAFe IT programs and the ability to assist in program planning.50%
  • High level of attention to detail and the ability to independently plan workflows, manage deadlines and resolve issues. Experience in a similar role preferably in IT/Federal Government is preferred.50%


  • Ability to obtain baseline clearance

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Norman Bersabe on +613 9087 4193 or email and quote the above job reference number.

Paxus values diversity and welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people living with a disability. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process please contact me on the above contact details.