Solution Architect



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Information & Communication Technology


$800 - $1000 per day

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Marissa Gough

We are currently seeking a Solution Architect with a strong background in Infrastructure. This is to work for a respected market leader within the Health Care & Community Services sector. This will be an initial 6 month contract with chance of extension. 

  • Collaborate with a diverse group of stakeholders comprising Digital and Technology team members and vendors, to lead a dialogue about design options, identify and design innovative solutions that meet business needs
  • Provide strong design leadership to all stakeholders involved 
  • Influence and negotiate with key stakeholders to ensure the best technical fit and cost effective solutions are implemented
  • Contribute to the enterprise solution design principles, guidelines, and best practices
  • Contribute to the enterprise architecture roadmap 
  • Champion the use of agile and innovative approaches to solution design, delivery and implementation 
  • Research new technologies to optimise and future proof current solutions 
  • Create, design and review solution architecture documents 
  • Identify and resolve complex technical issues 
  • Provide expert technical advice on the establishment and maintenance of a robust, innovative and scalable IT architecture to meet the strategic goals of the organisation
  • Support applicable modelling efforts 
  • Influence functional teams in IT and business, using technical insights to show were capabilities, resources and skills need to be change or improved to deliver against roadmap
  • Provides expert technical advice on the establishment and maintenance of a robust, innovative and scalable ICT architecture to meet the strategic goals of the organisation 
  • Participate in architecture governance processes from a solution architecture perspective.
 Project Delivery 
  • Accountable for design and communication of solution architecture to a variety of technical and non-technical stakeholders and leadership
  • Lead the options analysis against the required business requirements
  • Participate as a project or program team member, engaging throughout the project lifecycle to assure delivery of the intended solution architecture, and assess risks of changes.
  • Partner with the key project and program stakeholders to reach an agreed design
  • Ensure alignment  with the Enterprise Architecture roadmap
  • Contribute to the identification and mitigation of technical risks and issues
About You 

Qualifications and Experience
  • 5+ years in a similar Solution Architecture role 
  • Infrastructure Experience 
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully influencing and negotiating with stakeholders to achieve goals and compromise while maintaining positive relationships
  • Experience in creating and maintaining solution architecture  frameworks, standards, policies and processes
  • Experience working across multiple platforms and technologies
  • Proven ability to design and implement scalable digital solutions using agile approaches
  • Experience in influencing others and obtaining consensus for technical solution designs 
  • Experience in architecting and deploying web-based and web-enabled business applications, and cloud-based architectures and roadmaps
  • Experience in IT as a Solution Architect in a related industry, for example delivering community services, health, disabilities or aged care.
  • Formal tertiary qualifications in a related discipline 
  • Understanding of agile methodologies
  • Understanding of enterprise architecture methodologies/ frameworks such as EnFEA, TOGAF, SSAE-16, OWASP, ISAE, NIST, ISO/IEC, CMMi, COBIT and COSO.
If you are interested in this position please apply online now

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