Solution Architect

  • Australia
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • Contract
  • Negotiable
  • 12 months plus 2x 12 month contract
  • On-site full-time work
  • Citizenship Only

We are seeking a Solution Architect to support the entire ICT environment and systems within the organisation. Given our work revolves around information and statistics and the presentation of statistics to promote better health and wellbeing, our projects have a significant dependency on data and ICT.

Your main responsibility will be to provide the necessary leadership, analysis and designs related to support the development of technology solutions to ensure that solutions meet business needs and align with architectural governance and standards.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Translates business and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint to achieve business objectives and documents all solution architecture design and analysis work
  • Understands business drivers and business capabilities (future and current state) and determines corresponding enterprise solution designs and change requirements to drive the organisation’s targeted business outcomes.
  • Analyses the business-IT environment to detect critical deficiencies, legacy and technical debt, and proposes stage-wise solutions for improvement.
  • Consults with various IT functions such as Operations, Security and Development, and identifies when it is necessary to modify designs to accommodate the solutions architecture.

Data savvy with knowledge of various aspects of technology architecture.

  • Network Infrastructure: Knowledge of OSI model and the communication protocols that operate at each layer of the stack.
  • Security: Understanding encryption, in transit, and at rest and testing for vulnerabilities in a systems design.
  • Cloud/Hybrid/On-Premises Infrastructure: Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies, platforms with knowledge of compute, storage, identity & access management, governance, and networking services.
  • Database Administration or Design: Knowledge of SQL and data vault/data warehouse/data lake solutions.
  • Software Design & Development: Ability to formulate a high-level solution from a set of business requirements, architectural drivers, and design constraints while presenting trade-off between scaling, load, availability, and fault tolerance.
  • Understanding and knowledge of system development life cycle methodologies (such as spiral, agile software development, rapid prototyping, incremental, synchronize and stabilize and DevOps).
  • Understanding and knowledge of IT service management (ITSM) and information technology infrastructure library (ITIL).
  • Understanding of IT standards and controls.

Please contact Jaela Smith on 02 6129 6302 for more information and to apply.

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