Cloud Solution Architect

Cloud Solution Architect

Job Title: Cloud Solution Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-07-07 00:00:00
Reference: V-37617
Contact Name: Mohammed Samsam
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 08, 2020 10:37

Job Description

The Role:

One of our Federal Government clients is seeking experienced Cloud Solution Architects with demonstrated experience and understanding of cloud based technologies and architectures. The successful candidate will lead and drive the design and solution architecture for systems within the Department. They will have the IT skills and relevant work experience, in conjunction with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to exercise initiative and sound judgement. Ability to work as part of an agile team and communicate with a range of internal and external stakeholders is also a requirement.

Your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Developing high level solution architectures for one or more cloud based systems;
  • Developing detailed application architecture guidance for the team developers;
  • Providing impact analysis of user/stakeholder requirements;
  • Ensuring that the system solution maintains adherence to whole-of-government standards;
  • Providing technical guidance and input into the design and build of the system;
  • Liaising with a cross-functional team including business owner, scrum master, business analysts, developers, architects & testers to produce a solution in accordance with stakeholder requirements and project objectives; and
  • Liaising with other delivery teams (particularly solution architects within those teams) to ensure:
    • technical integrity and consistency
    • solutions are compatible with and, where applicable, can be integrated with other solutions within the suite, considering all channels (eg. social media, contact centre).

Essential Skills and Experience
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of cloud based technologies and architectures
  • Demonstrated track record of technical leadership across project and operational tasks
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience designing and documenting architectures for large, complex enterprise systems
  • Demonstrated experience in application architecture and integration architecture
  • Experience in working effectively with a highly skilled technical team in an agile environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively and liaise with a variety of technical and non-technical stakeholders

Location and Contract Term:

Canberra based. 12 month contract with 2 x 12 month extension options

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. Due to the work environment, our client has requested that candidates must have a current Baseline security clearance.

How to Apply:

Applications close Wednesday, 15 July 2020

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