Solution Architect - [VKQ319]

Solution Architect - [VKQ319]

19 Apr

19 Apr



New contract opportunity for an experienced Solution Architect, who has a strong understanding of ICT architecture in government, and a background in solution architecture in large and complex projects.

Reporting to the Director Technical Assurance, you will be required to integrate with a cross-functional program team who have an innovative, enjoyable and productive culture.

This is a long term contract opportunity that will go until 30th June 2022 + 2x 24 month possible extensions.


Design architecture solutions to facilitate the delivery of program outcomes.

The development and/or review of technical documentation to support procurement.

Participation in procurement evaluation activities.

Specifying key solution components and platforms, giving consideration to functionality, data, security, integration, infrastructure and performance.

Tailor the Open Group Architecture Forum (TOGAF) framework, methodologies, principles and techniques to facilitate architecture development within the Program.

Operate and configure the Architecture Repository and manage the architectural artefacts and deliverables stored within it.

Undertake compliance assessments of proposed designs and/or technology solutions to ensure alignment with the Program architecture principles and standards.

Provide analysis and judgement on complex issues and make significant contribution to the management, preparation and coordination of Program deliverables.

Develop and actively manage key internal and external relationships, including collaborating with key stakeholders to identify opportunities, achieve outcomes and facilitate cooperation. In addition to representing and explaining architectural views in various forums.

Liaising with vendors, ICT, security and system integrators in relation to technical design and/or delivery to facilitate Program outcomes.

Provide high quality and timely advice internally and externally, including guidance and reporting to Program leadership

Identify and lead innovation, ensuring compliance with business requirements and organisational constraints.

Communicate using professional judgement, evaluating risks and in the context of a complex and changing environment.

Perform additional duties or assume responsibility of functions as directed by the Program management team from time to time.

Skills required:

Australian Citizenship required

5+ Years of demonstrated Experience working as a Solutions Architect inside complex and large scale ICT projects/programs

Expert knowledge and experience in defining solution architecture for both current and future state, including:

o Infrastructure Mapping

o Data Management

o Integration Mapping

Proven ability to deliver solution architecture that meets business requirements and aligns with organisational constraints.

Strong communication skills, with the ability to translate between business and technical terminology.

Proven ability to communicate with influence, negotiate outcomes and manage complex stakeholder relationships.

Sound working knowledge of Enterprise Architecture methodologies (i.e. TOGAF, Zachman)

Demonstrated personal drive and integrity whilst achieving results within legislative and budget parameters.

Job number # 200200736

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Ianthe Franken on 07 33395628 or email: ********** and quote the above job reference number.

Paxus values diversity and welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people living with a disability. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process please contact me on the above contact details.

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