EC Application Architect

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The Opportunity

At APA, our purpose is simple: to strengthen communities through responsible energy.

The Opportunity

We now have an exciting opportunity available for an EC Application Architect in Brisbane or Adelaide on a permanent Full-time basis.

Reporting to the Energy Components Development Team Lead. Primary Objective is Provision of high-quality technical capabilities in application design, development, and testing services across APA Grid Systems. Responsible for implementing appropriate technical solution development and technical supporting BAU handover practices

Provision of technical software development mentorship and support applied business knowledge, and technical support for quality assurance practices to APA Grid’s solution delivery streams. Responsible for input to the development of technical documentation to support system maintenance, monitoring and support of the delivered solution throughout its lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with business and I&T stakeholders to determine functional and non-functional requirements, and translate these into prototypes, proof of concepts, and/or detailed implementable designs 
  • Work with Enterprise and Solution Architects to ensure APA Grid solutions and standards align to the overall IT Architecture Strategy
  • Strong experience on compliance with software and hardware licensing, and support and maintenance agreements for Energy Components-related systems and services
  • Working experience of I&T architects and technical leads to design all aspects of the Energy Components application, including components such as user interface, security, middleware and infrastructure
  • Working experience on technical input and feedback into business cases and other project deliverables as required

Your background 

  • Working experience designing and developing application solutions, ideally relating to Energy Components or a similar hydrocarbon accounting solution
  • proficient in modern programming languages, such as PL/SQL, Java, C#, and .NET
  • Working knowledge and experience with modern cloud and integration technologies (AWS, Azure, BizTalk, Azure webservices etc)
  • experience designing and developing application solutions, ideally relating to Energy Components or a similar hydrocarbon accounting solution
  • Tertiary qualifications in in computer science with a specialisation in software engineering, application development, or similar, is highly desirable.  use of architecture frameworks (e.g. TOGAF, Zachman Framework, Gartner)

About the Team 

Technology underpins everything we do at APA from helping connect millions of Australians to essential energy sources every day to achieving our net zero ambition and the capability for our people to make this happen to help APA power ahead, our Security team is focused on ensuring APAs systems, people and processes are safe and secure - enabling APA to be world class in energy solutions

This is an exciting time for the team, we need people who are courageous, nimble, and ready to make an impact – change makers and risk takers

This is an exciting time for the team, we need people who are commercially minded, nimble, and think adaptively in a procurement context to enable ever changing procurement demands.

Working at APA

At APA we’re committed to fostering a safe and inclusive workplace where you can achieve your best. We’ll provide you with access to targeted career development programs, competitive remuneration, employee benefits, flexible working arrangements, and wellbeing programs. We also have an inclusive parental leave policy providing 18 weeks leave including superannuation to support parents at work and in life.

We employee more than 2900 people across Australia and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture, where everyone feels safe, valued, and trusted to do their best every day.

We are APA 

APA Group is a leading Australian energy infrastructure business.

We proudly own, operate and manage a diverse $27 billion portfolio of gas, electricity, solar and wind assets which deliver essential services to communities and customers across Australia.
And we own over 15,000 kilometres of gas pipelines which deliver energy to families and industry across every corner of Australia.

As the partner of choice in delivering infrastructure solutions for the energy transition, we’re focused on bundled remote grid energy solutions, electricity and gas transmission, and future energy, including hydrogen and carbon capture and storage.

Our customer centric approach means we understand our customers and their businesses offering reliable, innovative, and cost-effective energy solutions that support their decarbonisation ambitions.

We are committed to delivering infrastructure solutions for Australia’s energy transition and supporting the decarbonisation ambitions of our customers.

We prioritise sustainable outcomes so that APA, our people, customers, and communities can thrive – now and in the future.

Join our team and be part of Australia’s energy transition! 

We’d love to hear from you.

APA is an equal opportunity employer. The safety, health and wellbeing our people, community and environment a priority. We embrace diversity in our people to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities that we operate in.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia to be considered.

Role closes Thursday, 23 May 2024. Role Reference Number JR185

PD is available on request by emailing [email protected] quoting reference number above.


We will contact successful candidates after the closing date.