Solution Architect

Solution Architect

Job Title: Solution Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-12-02 00:00:00
Reference: V-36919
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 02, 2019 19:13

Job Description

Seeking a Solution Architect to serve as a key technical member of the IT Services Branch in helping ensure customer success in building applications and services across several platforms and technologies.

The Role:
Services to include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Serve as a key technical member of the IT Services Branch in helping ensure customer success in building applications and services across several platforms and technologies;
  • Map various strategy, architecture, research, government initiatives and new policy proposals into a coordinated program of work;
  • Collaborate with business partners and the  IT Services team to design and develop business solutions;
  • Provide support to Aged Care’s enterprise architect representative within the whole of Department forums
  • and governance;
  • Provide knowledge leadership and influence key stakeholders to drive key architecture decisions and solution choices, following architecture best practices and patterns;
  • Drive the integration of solutions within the product / product group / platform and implement the integration strategy for cross-product group purposes;
  • Constantly be aware of innovative and pragmatic ways to deliver most value to the business, addressing their identified architecture concerns;
  • Identify architecture and capability gaps, evaluating solution alternatives to develop an effective implementation strategy considering required transitional states;
  • Create and maintain comprehensive architecture views, artefacts and documentation to support your recommendations including the identification of non-functional requirements;
  • Document architectural decisions to align with the agreed enterprise architecture and support a governance framework;
  • Communicate architecture designs and decisions through key architecture documents (SAD, HLD); and
  • Ensure overall quality of architecture solutions throughout the development process.
Selection criteria
Essential criteria
  • Experience operating a s Solution architect supporting large-scale service optimisation, integration and change programmes;
  • Ability to explain technical design decisions to non-technical decision makers;
  • Ability to think beyond the project brief to ensure best practice and solution-focused output to our business;
  • Proven experience designing successful target and transitional architectures across all the architecture domains;
  • Experience working with business processes and re-engineering;
  • Experience working within the Enterprise CRM solutions enterprise scale Cloud based solutions is highly desired;
  • Experience working with complex Enterprise Integration platforms is desirable;
  • Solid technical foundation, with hands-on background experience in Information Technology systems as a developer / business analyst / project manager;
  • Application development experience or database architecture a bonus;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must, as well as the ability to work effectively across internal and external organisations and;
  • Formal training in architecture theory (e.g. TOGAF) or equivalent industry experience.

Location and Contract Term:

The role is based in Canberra, Immediate start with 6 Month Contract with 1 X 12 Months possible extension options

Security Requirements:

Applicants must be Australian Citizens. Baseline Security Clearance is required.

How to Apply:

Applications close 8 December 2019  

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information