Solution Architect Canberra ACT, Australia Full-time Job Type: Contract Company Description We’re a large scale systems integration company, committed to delivering trusted solutions that help to safeguard Australia. With over 20 years’ local experience and the backing of a 32,000 global network, we currently number 1,000 employees mainly in Canberra and Melbourne. We’re growing fast and are building a business that is focused and fit for the future.
Change and innovation are central to the way we work, and we thrive when developing unique, practical solutions to seriously complex challenges. Job Description 2 X 6 month Contracts Your new role The Solution Architect is required to become a trusted advisor to the Australia Taxation Office (ATO) and responsible for consulting on new and/or existing technology solutions to meet ATO customer requirements within the End User Technology Support (EUTS) and Enterprise Services Management Centre (ESMC) accounts. As a Solution Architect you shall engage the ATO to elicit requirements, architect compelling and value add solutions and lead the solution designs for subsequent execution and delivery.
The Solution Architect shall be required to build strong relationships and work closely with the ATO’s Architecture team and Leidos' Engineering and Security teams. You'll be part of a supportive, close-knit Architecture team and be supported by and work collaboratively with peers in Proposal Development, Project Management, Engineering, Security and other disciplines. In a typical day, you will: Derive, review, interpret and respond to customer requirements to ensure alignment between customer expectations and current and future EUTS and ESMC technologies Lead the basis of estimates (BOE) and bill of materials (BOM) for proposals Support project managers to identify, analyse and mitigate project risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies Design and define solution architectures and produce High Level Designs (HLDs) and Detailed Level Designs (DLDs) for new or existing systems Lead requirements gathering, technical design and other system-related workshops Co-ordinate and manage design compliance and governance activities with projects to ensure successful business outcomes Develop and maintain models of current and future architectures within defined solutions Present business cases for IT solutions, considering cost, infrastructure, licenses, development and support Engage with a range of technology vendors, conduct technical assessments and provide recommendations and advice to the ATO.
Qualifications About you and what you'll bring You are a seasoned Solution Architect, ideally with experience in a Government or Defence environment. You have demonstrated experience authoring and delivering ICT solution proposals, business cases and/or supporting bids for internal and external stakeholders. You are experienced at leading technical professionals in workshops to drive design decisions, common understandi....