Job details

Location
Sydney
Salary
Up to AU$1069 per day + Super
Job Type
Contract
Ref
37529_1652747766
Contact
Laurie Weeks
Contact email
Email Laurie
Contact phone
0405 306 634
Posted
about 1 month ago

Job details

Location
Sydney
Salary
Up to AU$1069 per day + Super
Job Type
Contract
Ref
37529_1652747766
Contact
Laurie Weeks
Contact email
Email Laurie
Contact phone
0405 306 634
Posted
about 1 month ago

Role: Senior Solution Architect
Daily Rate: $1069 + Super
Duration: 6 months
Start: ASAP

The Client

iCare provide insurance and care services to the businesses, people and communities of NSW. Whether a person is severely injured in the workplace or on our roads, icare supports their long-term care needs to improve quality of life, including helping people return to work. They provide workers compensation insurance to more than 329,000 public and private sector employers in NSW and their 3.2 million employees.

The Role

Collaboratively work with business and technology stakeholders to develop technology solution architectures which align and progresses the enterprise architecture.

Key Accountabiltites

  • Leading and driving the definition of the overall architecture for the "IT Solution" in a project/program, in a way that complies with and advances overall enterprise architecture.
  • Providing leadership, ownership, and technical knowledge of the solution architecture for the respective business service line(s). Deep understanding of business service line(s) and how technology and architecture support it.
  • Support, mentor, and lead other solution architects as needed.
  • End to end ownership of the solution design throughout the entire lifecycle of projects, from project initiation through to design, build, test and implementation.
  • Provide technical leadership and lead technical discussions to ensure the appropriate technical solution is implemented.
  • Engage with the multiple stakeholders across IT and business to conduct solution workshops and to deliver solution designs.
  • Ensuring that overall architecture is agreed and endorsed by all stakeholders and identifies and evaluates possible solution options. Articulate and communicate trade offs for architecture decisions to both business and technical audience to obtain buy-ins to the solution.Identifying opportunities and ensuring fit to enterprise architecture and standards, and managing any architecture issues/exemptions required.
  • Ensuring the architecture is implemented in accordance to design over entire life cycle of project/program, and managing changes to design by ensuring stakeholders are informed and in agreement to any changes.
  • Being responsible for the traceability of solutions against project/program objectives and requirements.
  • Communicate solution designs to various project stakeholders, eg. project manager, developers, testers, and business analysts, to ensure sound understanding of the solution.
  • Document end to end solution architecture across application, information, integration, infrastructure and security domains with inputs from various technical SMEs.
  • Present the end to end solution design to icare's Architecture Review Board to obtain approval for the solution.
  • Work together with Enterprise architects and align with the defined domain architectures.
  • Ability to own and drive design artefacts (HLD/DLD) from requirements to project completion
  • Drive continuous improvements and maturity uplift within the solution architecture practice

Essential Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field.
  • 8 years in the role of a solution architect or equivalent
  • Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills
  • Structured thinking, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to influence and manage stakeholders

Desirable Requirements

  • Financial services experience, preferably insurance.
  • Certification in architecture framework(s) e.g. TOGAF
  • AWS solution architect certification.
  • Knowledge of Saleforce, Guidewire, Mulesoft and AWS services

Experience

  • Experience delivering end to end solution designs (high level and detailed)
  • Experience working on medium / large programs/projects.
  • Experience in producing end to end solution architecture encompassing functional, application, data, security, infrastructure and integration.
  • Experience in communicating technical concepts to business people with a focus on business value and benefit.
  • Experience in providing technical leadership and negotiate outcomes with other technical stakeholders.
  • Experience in dealing with and managing multiple vendors.

If this sounds like you, please contact Laurie at Talenza, or APPLY today!