Solution Architect

Solution Architect

Job Title: Solution Architect
Contract Type: Temp
Location: PERTH, Australia
Reference: 1681
Contact Name: Jilly Mcilchere
Job Published: September 20, 2019 14:14

Job Description

This contract role requires a talented Technical Architect to work closely with IT colleagues on both company-wide programmes and smaller, but highly time sensitive projects involving external clients. You will utilise your in-depth technical skills to design robust and innovative solutions in line with the group IT strategy. This is a great opportunity to add a tangible benefit to a wide range of IT activities. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Maintaining an awareness of the wider environment by creating and communicating standards, governance processes, approved architecture models, systems and technologies deployed and corporate and IT strategies. 
  • Acting as key resource in the project lifecycle, from driving the initiation and infrastructure design, to overseeing implementation. 
  • Producing high level and detailed technical designs and documentation for complex technical solutions. Mapping requirements onto practical, maintainable solutions, taking into account cost, quality and complexity. 
  • Creating and maintaining a repository for infrastructure artefacts covering the infrastructure architecture continuum. 
  • Participate in Architecture design reviews and other technical governance forums across the organisation representing the infrastructure team across multiple projects. 
  • Assisting in defining and maintaining architectural, security and technical standards, reflecting evolving technology and emerging best practice. 
  • Providing ongoing mentoring to others in IT, including support teams. 

Key Requirements: 

  • Sound understanding of broader Data Centre technologies (Server, Storage, Networks, Server Virtualisation etc.) 
  • Design and deliver multi-tiered application infrastructure, including designing changes to existing services. 
  • Strong communicator, capable of understanding business requirements and translating them into IT approaches. 
  • Industry certification and knowledge of architecture and delivery frameworks a distinct advantage (MCSE, CCNA, TOGAF, Prince2). 

This is an initial 6 month contract with further extension possible based in Perth CBD.  For more information please contact Jilly McIlchere on 0893257788 or


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