Solution Architect ( IT)

An exciting opportunity exists within the Information Technology department for a motivated, creative and experienced IT Solution Architect to design and assist in the implementation of the technology required for its initiatives. You will be advising on and designing new digital solutions and platforms to support improved organisation service delivery. 

The role requires you to architect information and computer systems to meet business needs. This includes, integrating software and hardware as well as acting as a consultant, examining systems architecture and providing solutions.

Reporting to the Enterprise Applications Coordinator, you will be responsible to oversee all new initiatives which impact the existing information technology architecture


  • Accountable for the review and assessment of IT initiatives
  • Accountable for the design and upkeep of solution architectures
  • Ensure the designs proposed adhere to the integration patterns and to Council’s architectural principles
  • Document solution architecture of the end to end solution to Council’s standards
  • Oversee the implementation of technology solutions and work with other members of the IT team
 Skills and Experience

  • Experience architecting end to end solutions for multiple transformation programs (essential).
  • Demonstrated expertise in a broad range of enterprise service bus solutions, with extensive knowledge of solution architecture principles, including appropriate certification and experience with enterprise scale implementations (essential).
  • More than 5 years’ experience in architecting solutions for a wide variety of applications, and more than 3 years’ experience integrating multiple applications via a modern ESB platform (essential).
  • Adept at translating business requirement into design and development activities with a focus on reducing development effort and simplifying implementation and integration (essential).
  • Experience in development of systems architecture within Local Government (desirable)
  • Ability to decipher architecture through analysis (desirable)
  • Prior technical experience as a developer would be highly advantageous within this role
  • Excellent communication skills
 Qualifications and Other Requirements

  • A degree in computer science, business or related discipline/s (desirable).
  • Certification in a recognised architecture framework (desirable).
 Employment Requirements

  • Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.
  • Preferred applicants will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check
  • Applicants must have a current driver’s licence
Melbourne (Melbourne)
I.T. & T