Solution Architect

Job Title: Solution Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-11-29
Reference: JO-1911-98759
Contact Name: Nicholas Leong (TECH)
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 29, 2019 17:45

Job Description

The client has undertaken the digital implementation of the Micro Focus Content Manager (eDRMS) software. The scope of the project is to implement to 4000 staff dispersed across Qld.  While the majority of staff are based in SE Qld, consideration will need to be given to the broader groups to use the product. The project is at the beginning of the implementation with the solution architecture work to provide the foundation ICT capability.

As the Solutions Architect you will:
  • Lead the solution architecture and design work for the department’s eDRMS (Content Manager) based on existing recommendations
  • Lead the development of architectures for complex systems, ensuring consistency with specified requirements agreed with both external and internal customers
  • Explore possibilities and innovative alternatives to drive continual improvement and better solutions architecture practice
  • Facilitate research and development of visionary pragmatic, robust ICT solutions to technical and administrative issues within the Business Solution Services
  • Manage the development of conceptual, logical, and physical solution specifications that translate business requirements into implementation of systems
  • Undertake effective evaluation, demonstrate problem solving, priority setting and decision making to trade off competing requirements
  • Analyse, document and present overviews, impacts, options and recommendations on contemporary ICT issues
  • Contribute to establishing and implementing business migration strategies for the solutions architecture
  • Provide expert advice to senior and management on the development of concept proposals and business cases for the introduction of new service offerings
  • Consult with various customers and technical service delivery teams to develop innovative solutions regarding technical infrastructure
  • Support projects and other activities including procurement activities by coordinating the provision of ICT architecture expertise and advice to ensure effective and complete design that meets ICT architecture standards
  • Provide critical support and expert strategic advice to CTO teams and stakeholders on broad/diverse range of issues relating to ICT, Solution Architecture in a timely manner.
  • Oversee the progression of pipeline work through the New Business Process

  • Good communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Experience with cloud-based solution architectures.

Desirable Requirements
  • Previous experience in architecting eDRMS / ECM products highly desirable
  • Strong experience and understanding of highly available systems including Clustered SQL and application servers and remote workspace technologies such as Citrix/virtual desktop to deliver applications to remote regional environments.
  • Experience as solutions architect roles across and within large scale projects and ICT teams
  • Experience in large scale environments with significant systems, technology and infrastructure complexity
  • Strong understanding of solution architecture, enterprise architecture frameworks, reference architectures, information and communication technologies, and business application patterns
  • Information technology technical experience and understanding of the current Information technology requirement
  • Strong understanding of technology strategy, architecture and technology governance requirement
  • Knowledge and experience with solution architecture patterns such as service-oriented architecture (SOA), enterprise application integration (EAI), enterprise service bus (ESB), and enterprise data warehouse (EDW)
  • Detailed understanding in development of information, applications, technology architecture
  • Sound knowledge of information technology systems and databases
  • Experience in all aspects of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) requirements
  • Experience in the governance of integration solutions
  • Experience with service oriented architecture solutions and governance practices
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure and Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Experience with influencing and guiding teams over which there is no formal reporting relationship to achieve high quality outcomes
  • Knowledge in the development of solution architecture documentation
  • Flexibility and ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Nicholas Leong on 07 3023 1069, quoting ref no. JO-1911-98759. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at