Solution Architect

Majella Sanders

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Majella SandersSenior Account Manager

  • Great collaborative working environment
  • Demonstrable Solution Architecture experience across applications and infrastructure
  • Permanent opportunity

About the Company

Our client is a highly regarded financial services organisation that specialises in the design, marketing, distribution and administration of personal insurance products. They offer products in the term life, funeral, income protection and pet insurance markets.


About the role

Our client is actively seeking an experienced Solution Architect to support change projects, ensuring that business, architectural and risk objectives are consistently met. They will act as an important link between the change and risk needs of the organisation and the Solution Delivery team. This role is responsible for leading an initiative to replace an existing in-house developed application. Duties involve investigating alternative solutions including solutions by external vendors as well as in-house developed options. The successful candidate will be required to help extract and shape requirements, solution design that adheres to established design principles and the technology road map as well vendor management.

Essential skills and experience required
  • Extensive experience with selecting, designing, and implementing technology solutions
  • Vendor selection and management through the procurement process
  • Proven experience managing and participating in projects through the entire project lifecycle
  • Strong experience in Infrastructure and Application Development architecture
  • 3-5+ years' experience in Solution Architecture
  • Experience in software development
  • Experience in SQL Server (and T-SQL)
  • Strong knowledge of web and cloud architectures, and APIs used to build modern business and consumer applications
  • Strong knowledge of Infrastructure systems, Virtualisation, Networking, Security, Cloud, SAAS
  • Excellent communication skills to all levels of an organisation
  • Relationship builder with excellent stakeholder management skills

Desirable
  • Architecture certification (TOGAF certified or similar)
  • MCSD certification or similar
  • Excellent understanding of project management methodologies and the Software Development Life Cycle including Waterfall, AGILE, KANBAN etc
  • Experience in mid-tier and large enterprise

Culture
  • Medium sized organisation in significant growth mode
  • Excellent opportunity for career progression

Terms
  • Start ASAP, but will wait for the right candidate
  • Permanent opportunity, paying a salary package up to $164,250 (commensurate with skills and experience).
  • Nor-west location - parking available on-site

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