Solution Architect

Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 14 days ago
Contact: Aine Grimes
Reference: 199853_1574918206

The Solution Architect provides the overall Architectural Direction to ensure that IT programs / projects and Business unit technology portfolios are aligned to the Business and IT strategies, through the leverage of Technology domain architectures and roadmaps ensuring:

  • Business goals & objectives are delivered
  • Development and re-use of strategic assets and technology standards
  • Agility and flexibility to react to changes in business direction
  • Early identification of risks which impact reliability and availability

The role guides and influences strategic business development by partnering with business leaders to interpret business needs and influences the alignment of specific Technology domains with the direction, and emerging opportunities available through the Group's IT strategy.


  • Works in close consultation with Solution Architects and Technology Strategy and Planning to provide technology direction
  • Create or provide content as part of SDLC architecture process in TCP, TCD, HLSD or TRA
  • Maintain an application roadmap for the implementation of the specific domain technologies across the business unit
  • Consults extensively with key business stakeholders, to gain understanding of the business drivers and influence strategic direction;
  • Sells the EA process, its outcomes and ongoing results and benefits;
  • Perform a current state systems assessment for systems within the business unit and create a roadmap with an understanding trigger points for change
  • Build out end to end solutions aligned to high-level target domain architectures and roadmaps
  • Provide architectural advice for new business cases and project/enhancement requests by examining against current and target architectures
  • Work with solution architects, designers, business consultants, and delivery & release managers to obtain architectural alignment
  • Identifying new and emerging technologies, and changes in direction in the market place to assist the business identify and leverage these opportunities as appropriate


  • Strong technical experience and understand of technology solution architecture
  • Five years experience in similar role
  • Strong knowledge and experience in area of architecture specialisation

For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact Aine on 02 9409 4817 quoting reference: 199853