A government organisation is looking for an experienced Senior Solution Architect who has strong stakeholder and vendor management skills. This is a 12-month contract and is based in Sydney CBD.
The role will work with an Enterprise Architect, project managers and external systems vendors on application solutions.
Lead the development of end-to-end solution architectures and designs across multiple applications and technology components, which may be delivered by multiple internal and external teams, to ensure overall alignment.
Create architecture deliverables required to support new business requirements and the ongoing improvement of the business systems which are used for delivering elections and managing associated regulatory functions.
Influence and negotiate with key stakeholders to ensure solution alignment with business strategies, enterprise transformation activities and technology directions so that projects do not prioritise short term needs without having due regard to longer-term objectives and the accumulation of excessive technical debt.
Critically assess business requirements, artefacts provided by external technology vendors and other project inputs, escalating proactively to the Enterprise Architect, Director Business Systems, Project Owners, Project Managers, any gaps or risks that will impact adversely on the quality of systems architectures and designs for assigned projects.
Review, interpret and guide detailed designs to ensure alignment across project requirements and IT capabilities both current and future.
Support the Enterprise Architect to build and improve common principles and standards
Minimum 8 years demonstrated experience as a Solution Architect in enterprise organisations, successfully designing and implementing business solutions within complex, enterprise IT environments.
Experience with application solutions involving integration across internal, custom built-software components and as "as a service" or COTS components, where strong vendor management skills are required to ensure a robust end to end solution.
Experience delivering application solutions with a significant custom component, using a Microsoft .NET and SQL Server or Oracle technology stack.
Demonstrated ability to produce design artefacts to support conceptual designs that are appropriately detailed while being business readable.
Experience with and an understanding of TOGAF.
Understanding of security and network-level architecture.
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