Solution Architect

Posted 05 January 2022
Job type Contract
DisciplineIT General

Job description

Join a leading mining sector client as they embark on a major technology refresh and digital capability uplift.

In this role, you will work closely with the Engineering Architecture team to ensure the solutions delivered are fit for purpose.


  • Providing architecture subject matter expertise in the form of advice, consultancy and design of key technologies including the exploitation of cloud services
  • Assisting in planning and initiation activities whilst ensuring alignment with Enterprise Architecture
  • Development and management of relationships with key clients and the Digital leadership team to support the identification, coordination and planning of services in a timely and effective manner
  • Ensuring that new initiatives and projects are identified, defined and aligned with the organisation's business plans and strategies
  • Identification, resolution and management of strategy and architecture issues/exemptions are identified, resolved and managed


  • Demonstrated experience as a solution architect on large complex ICT projects, including strategic knowledge and use of architecture/design methodologies and tools
  • Deliver architecture recommendations based on project requirements and industry best practices, to help solve complex technical problems and ensure fit for purpose solutions are implemented wherever possible
  • Ability to elicit business and architectural information from others and document it as part of solution designs, including demonstration of how solutions meet frameworks and standards
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to handle large technically complex projects utilising time management and multi-tasking skills
  • The ability to act as technical lead in a project team including vendor resources
  • Complete / review application solution design, including application integration
  • Demonstrated ability in solution architecture, providing thought leadership and guidance.
  • Awareness of business continuous improvement identification and execution processes.
  • Experience coaching project and development teams in sound architecture practice.
  • Understanding of architecture frameworks such as TOGAF
  • Strong effective communicator; with solid interpersonal and analytical decision-making
  • Demonstrable experience in influencing teams and preferably within matrix structures.
  • Demonstrable experience Agile, Waterfall and Hybrid Waterfall project methodologies.
  • Able to convey information to non-technical colleagues in a concise and clear way

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Anita Cunningham on 07 33395626 or email: 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.