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Solution Architect

Job Title: Solution Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Mascot, New South Wales
Salary: AU$900 - AU$940 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH4795_1583100479
Contact Name: Melissa Turkington
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Job Published: March 02, 2020 09:08

Job Description

The company
This well-known Australian company, currently undergoing a 5 year digital transformation, is seeking a Solution Architect to get stuck in and be a key member of the team. As part of this transformation, the company is using a variety of cutting edge technology and tools including implementing event-driven architecture.

The company boasts a great company culture, and a focus on employee/contractor well-being.

The role
Working in a team of 4, the role is both technical and business focused, liaising with multiple stakeholders as part of various Scrums.

The technology stack is headless Sitecore (Vue.JS, Sitecore CMS, commerce and content hub) and .Net core on azure PaaS services (Serverless), with integration to other systems via an event broker (Solace). Call centre staff use Dynamics 365, branches use bespoke mobile app on Xamarin. K2, UIPath or Abbyy may be used for process automation.

What is key about the role, is that the successful incumbant will have a broad knowledge base, and be willing to adapt and change depending on what is required at the time. Candidates who want to specialise in just one area of architecture and continue to do so are not the right fit for this role.

You will be required to:
  • Determine solution options in terms of costs, benefits, risks and architectural alignment for all related SCRUM teams and digital products
  • Conduct detailed solution or technology assessment, including total cost of ownership as required
  • Develop or assist tech leads with solution architecture and designs that are fit for purpose and cost effective across multiple digital Products
  • Contribute to setting of architecture principles, policies, standards, guidelines and models
  • Contribute to IT strategy, develop and maintain solution roadmaps, technology selection and innovation initiatives
  • Contribute to the innovation and pre-delivery work with some additional BA and PM skills
Key requirements
  • 3+ years' experience as solution architect, covering multiple business domains and technologies - in particular end to end ecommerce (online and EDI) from sales to fulfilment, preferably in an Asset intensive and/or rental industry. The fulfilment part will look into cross channels customer journey / internal processes migrations, external & internal communications, branch and logistics operations and process automation.
  • Strong technical knowledge and broad experience in one or more areas of architecture including application, integration, data, infrastructure and security.
  • Previous experience as a Tech Lead/Manager would be highly regarded
  • Flexible, open minded attitude; team player
  • Some BA/PM skills advantageous
  • Likely contract extension
  • Major digital transformation, modern technology
  • Great culture, high performing

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