Solutions Architect

Job Title: Solutions Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 212227_1618459474
Contact Name: Neil Fawcett
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Job Published: April 15, 2021 14:04

Job Description

A Solution Architect to work as part of the Operations Domain Team to deliver technical solutions in support of a suite of large-scale system replacement programs. The Solutions Architect is responsible for developing system designs (functional and non-functional) to deliver business objectives in collaboration with key stakeholders. The role works to validate and formalise the requirements for IT solutions within given constraints. This is a cross-functional architectural role (covering applications, data, infrastructure, and networking) which unifies technology requirements in alignment with the broader architecture standards.
This role will work in close collaboration with the broader architecture team (including other domain architects, vendor solution architects, and architects from the integrations, data, and cyber security teams,

Understand business challenges to develop cost and time effective technical solutions in collaboration with the broader architecture team

Design and implement information system architectures to support domain initiatives

Directs the design approach for key stakeholders and project resources

Produce solution architecture artefacts for communication, alignment, and prioritisation purposes

Defines and apply architecture principles to solutions

Creates architecture overviews, solution designs, and business communications

Defines target state architectures for the business with input and consideration from business stakeholders and the broader architecture team

Model business scenarios using IT appropriate notation formats including use cases, system diagrams, and data models

Support the documentation of development, configuration, and integration plans

Provide technical architecture assistance to the broader architecture team, business stakeholders, project teams, and IT

Ensure alignment between project delivery and the technical architecture

Lead governance and compliance of solution implementation to ensure conformance with the design

Define implementation approaches based on desired outcomes, time frames, and budget

Helps set functional and non-functional technology goals

Leads both project and product design strategies