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Solution Architect

Posted 28 days ago by Clicks IT Recruitment

We are now seeking Solution Architect for our large Federal Government client.

Clicks is a specialist IT Recruitment Company with offices in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. A home-grown Australian business with global capability, Clicks has been providing contract and permanent recruitment services to Australia's leading government and blue-chip organisations since 1990.

  • Federal Government client
  • Long Term Contract
  • Must Be an Australian Citizen with Baseline Clearance

**These positions are available in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide **

About The Role

  • Develop/Maintain architectural roadmap which covers current state, transition states and target state solution architectures.
  • Collaborate with the Solution Designers and business leads in the MBR project team to ensure there is a clear understanding of the business requirements.
  • Carry out high level analysis and design of all components required to provide a high-level logical solution for the MBR project and/or components of it.
  • Proactively deliver innovative ICT solution consultancy services that support the business and ICT needs.
  • Ensure the architecture is capable of meeting functional needs but also non-functional requirements such as high resilience, secure and performant.
  • As a part of your leadership oversight, you will apprise senior executives of the projects, or enterprise solutions your team are supporting.
  • Provide technical leadership in project activities and provide technical support to project managers.
  • Liaise with all areas of Enterprise Systems and Technology (EST), with particular emphasis on solution architecture, other architecture domains and delivery leads.
  • Require development of solutions to specific business problems through planning, designing and overseeing the technical design across applications, infrastructure and the data required.
  • Require good communication skills and an ability to convey architectural solutions and concepts that can be understood by a non-technical audience.

Specific tasks and deliverables

  • Work with MBR teams, users, architects and analysts to define the high-level logical solution including the development / reuse of Business Interfaces.
  • Document and present architecture designs at internal and external forums, and architectural governance bodies for approval.
  • Ensure all design work and deliverables align to Enterprise standards and practices.
  • Maintain a complete and version-controlled set of documentation that underpin the high-level design solution.
  • Contribute to the architectural practice within the data domain.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage allocated resources, work area priorities and workflows to ensure continuity and drive outcomes.
  • Lead the MBR Technical Design Authority (TDA). Set the agenda, bring the right stakeholders together for consultation and drive issues resolution/outcomes.
  • Liaise with ASIC regarding IT enterprise system alignment, system impacts and synchronisation.

Technical Criteria

  • Formal qualifications in an Information Systems related discipline from a recognised tertiary institution or demonstrated equivalent skills, certifications or experience.
  • Experience in developing high level architecture designs for large, complex multi-agency ICT solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and documenting high level application designs that meet defined business requirements.
  • Well-developed analytical and conceptual skills with an emphasis on a business approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to manage and maintain the enterprise program architecture solution, including changes to systems and enterprise patterns.
  • Extensive experience working in complex and dynamic business and technical environments and in the integration of systems and applications.
  • Understanding of Agile/Lean methodologies.

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit your resume by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. For further information please contact Gayathri Rajmohan at Clicks IT Recruitment on 02 6202 7755.

At Clicks we embrace diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity.

We provide reasonable adjustments, including alternate formats to the recruitment process for individuals with disability. If you require an adjustment to be made during the recruitment process, please call 1300 254 257 or email adjustments@clicks.com.au

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