Solution Architect

Ignite are looking to hear from experienced Solution Architects for our large Federal Government Client. 

  • Reference #354545
  • Woden Location
  • Immediate start
  • Contract to June 2020 with likely extensions

Your duties will include but are not limited to: 
  • Serve as a key technical member of the Aged Care IT Services Branch in helping ensure customer success in building applications and services across a number of 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 Aged Care 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.

The sucessful candidate will have: 

  • 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.

If this role sounds of interest to you please contact Jessica Atkinson on 02 6113 7542 for a confidential discussion or APPLY NOW.
Canberra (Canberra)
I.T. & T