Solution Architect

Posted 30 September 2021
Salary15.4% super + paid-leave and flextime
LocationCanberra
Job type Permanent
DisciplineIT General
Reference200204172_1632956671

Job description

Paxus is currently seeking an experienced Solution Architect to support our client with a variety of ICT projects. There is a need for demonstrated experience with analysing and solving complex problems, to consider various options and make recommendations that could be implemented.

Responsibilities:

  • Consult with stakeholders (including subject matter experts) to develop, explain and promote infrastructure and technology architectures, and to develop and maintain solution architectures.
  • Develop structured and unstructured views of the client's current and future target architecture.
  • Create solution architecture guidelines including templates. Provide assistance and review of Solution Architectures in accordance with the architecture governance and triage processes.
  • Provides strategic guidance to the applications development and support teams by understanding all the applications from the following perspectives:
    1. Purpose and key functionality
    2. Integration
    3. Performance and scalability
    4. Reliability and availability
    5. Application lifecycle stage
    6. Technology risks
  • Document and communicate roadmaps of the client's applications and technology that aligns with the client's IT strategy.
  • Support existing Architecture governance forums and project teams who seek guidance from these forums.
  • Recommend improvement opportunities and alternative technologies as appropriate
  • Contribute to project proposals and budget bids to realise the roadmap and support the division in the delivery of the ICT Strategy 2025
  • Other related tasks as agreed with the Director of Strategy & Architecture

To be successful with this role, the candidates are required to have the following capabilities:

  • Able to develop and maintain productive working relationships.
  • Able to communicate effectively and clearly to different audiences - both technical and business.
  • Has a good understanding of IT strategy, the software development lifecycle and application and integration patterns and their applicability in different solution spaces.
  • Can employ modelling as a framework for the development of domain architectures or of new or enhanced Solution Architectures including integration in the client's environment(s).

Applicants must be Australian Citizens, no security clearance required.

Reference: 200204172

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Anna Yusay on 02 6151 9208 or email: ayusay@paxus.com.au 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.