Department of Mines, Industry, Regulations and Safety
Job Type: Full time
A permanent opportunity is available in our Solutions and Architecture Branch for a self-motivated and design orientated individual looking for an opportunity to use their knowledge and experience as a Solutions Architect in emerging and contemporary technologies, to help design and deliver robust, scalable solutions
About the role
As Solutions Architect, you will be part of a dynamic team responsible for transforming business requirements into functional and technical architecture and effectively communicating this with the stakeholders.
You will utilise your experience and knowledge in solutions architecture to design and deliver robust, scalable solutions that utilises technologies in Azure Cloud, system integration, hybrid architectures and other technology platforms.
You will have a hands-on approach, using your technical experience across the entire Software Development Lifecycle to support project teams during solution delivery. You will also need a working knowledge of Enterprise Architecture to ensure project compliance to DMIRS Enterprise Architecture principles.
The Department supports a safe, fair and responsible future for the Western Australian community, industry, energy and resources sector. We lead with integrity, deliver on commitments, strive for excellence, and look for better ways of doing things.
Underlying everything we do are our values of being respectful, responsive, forward-thinking, transparent, fair, and ethical – these are driven by our staff who make us a success.
Where will you work?
East Perth, accessible by public transport and reasonably priced City of Perth parking options nearby. Whether it’s enjoying the tranquil Queens Gardens or the riverside foreshore, you’ll be spoilt for choice. You will also enjoy onsite lifestyle facilities, including bike lockers, fully equipped change rooms and personal lockers. The Department gym is conveniently located across the road at 1 Adelaide Terrace. We offer an affordable gym membership, providing you with an opportunity to prioritise your health and well-being.
Need further information?
To learn more about the role, please refer to the Job Description Form (JDF) attached. If you have any questions about the role itself to help tailor your application, please contact Sean Wichman, Manager Enterprise Architect on (08) 9222 3083.
How to apply
To apply for this position, click ‘Apply for Job’ at the bottom of this page to and complete the online application form.
A detailed resume outlining your work history, education and professional development and covering letter of no more than two (2) pages, addressing the following points:
- Relevant tertiary qualification oran equivalent industry recognised professional qualification or substantial relevant industry experience
- Demonstrated experience in undertaking complex ICT projects and providing ICT solution design services that align with organisational objectives and business requirements
- Technical delivery experience across the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) with considerable practical experience in software analysis, design and development using the .NET technology stack.
We encourage you to carefully consider these points and tailor your covering letter to address them effectively. This will provide us with a comprehensive understanding of your qualifications, skills, and suitability for the position.
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We have also attached an Applicant Information Pack for your reference. If you have any questions about employment conditions or the application process, please contact Mala Naidoo, Human Resource Officer on (08) 9222 3131 or email RecruitmentandEngagement@dmirs.wa.gov.au.
All requirements, capabilities and pre-employment checks listed on the attached JDF will be assessed as part of the selection process including a National Police Check.
We offer a range of benefits to our employees, creating a supportive, diverse, and innovative work environment, including:
- Great work/life balance with 37.5 hour working week as a standard and flexible working hours for most roles.
- Leave options including purchase leave, deferred leave and long service leave after 7 years.
- Flexibility to work at home, in the field and in the office for most roles.
- Stable work, job security, fair remuneration, 11% superannuation contributions to a provider of your choice and salary packaging options.
- The ability to give back to your community and make a difference.
- A collaborative environment with the ability to gain insight from subject matter experts in your field.
- Opportunities for professional development, acting, shadowing and mentoring.
- Support to grow your skills with a wide range of formal training options.
- Build a healthy lifestyle with our award-winning Health and Wellbeing program.
- Supportive work environment including an Employee Assistance Program to assist you deal with life’s challenges.
Supporting a diverse workforce
The department is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve and inclusive culture where all employees feel valued, respected and connected. Our workforce's diversity is our strength; it enhances our ability to be forward-thinking and responsive in the services we deliver to the Western Australian community. Learn more about our Diversity and Inclusion Awards, celebrating individuals and teams who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to fostering an inclusive workplace culture.
Suitable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability and youth may be given priority consideration over non diversity group applicants to achieve public sector outcomes. Reasonable adjustments will be provided to candidates with disabilities during our recruitment processes and in the workplace.
While this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies (permanent, fixed-term, full-time or part-time) within the department for the next twelve (12) months.
CLOSING DATE: 4.00 pm on Tuesday, 26 September 2023 (WST)
Your application submission must be complete by the closing time; applications that are in progress or submitted after this time will not be accepted. It is your responsibility to ensure your application is submitted on time.
We look forward to receiving your application and considering you for this exciting opportunity to join our team.