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Solution Architect

Job Title: Solution Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Reference: BBBH66889_1608762541
Contact Name: Matthew Clarke
Contact Email: matthew.clarke@clicks.com.au
Job Published: December 24, 2020 09:29

Job Description

Clicks are currently seeking to engage a Solution Architect to support a new Program Delivery team within a Large Federal Government Department. The Solution Architect is expected to have a strong understanding of ICT architecture in government, and a background in solution architecture in large and complex projects is essential. The Solution Architect is responsible for undertaking technically complex work, under limited direction, utilising expertise in architecture development methods, systems analysis and design.

Key Position Responsibilities

  • Direct and govern the design of solution architectures to deliver specific Project outcomes
  • Review solution architectures prepared by the Systems Integrators and Solution Providers
  • Ensure solution architectures are fit for purpose and meet the business requirements
  • Ensure solution architectures are aligned with the Program Design Standards, other Project's solution architectures
  • Liaise with the Departments Integration Manager and ICT operational teams to ensure the solutions are designed to be implemented at and operated by the Department
  • The development and/or review of technical documentation to support procurement, including 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

Skills & Experience

  • 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 Infrastructure Mapping, Data Management and 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
  • Sound working knowledge of Enterprise Architecture methodologies (i.e. TOGAF, Zachman)

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit your resume by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. For further information please contact Matthew Clarke at Clicks IT Recruitment on 02 6202 7716.