Solutions Architect

Solutions Architect opportunity in Central Wellington, paying up to $150,000 p.a.

Your new company

A large government agency, with a sizeable IT team is seeking a Solutions Architect to join their team based in Central Wellington

Your new role

My client is looking for a highly-skilled Solutions Architect to join their growing department as they begin a major project, overhauling legacy applications and cloud adoption.

Y ou will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing innovative and scalable solutions for a legacy application overall and modernising them and implementing them onto AWS and Azure cloud.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and oversee solution architecture and design, ensuring designs are suitable, high quality and cost-effective.
  • Ensure solution designs are well aligned with the organisation's' strategic objectives
  • Ensure solution designs reflect the organisation's information security policy, standards and industry good practice.
  • Contribute to the development of information architecture and data models
  • Contribute to the development of target state architectures, standards and roadmaps.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with the wider team, business stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Support successful project delivery.
  • Identify and assist with the management of security and technical risks (particularly with regard to proposed solutions).
  • Communicate progress to Portfolio Manager on regular basis.
  • Report issues or technical difficulties to Portfolio Manager / Team Leader Architecture as appropriate.

What you'll need to succeed

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Experience as a Solutions Architect working on Cloud or Applications projects
  • Experience with creating solutions on Azure and AWS Cloud.
  • Previous experience working on Java Web Applications
  • Strong understanding of micro services and APIs
  • Strong knowledge and experience in cloud computing (AWS & Azure), networking, security, storage, backup, disaster recovery, and virtualisation technologies.
  • Proficiency in various scripting tools and frameworks, including SaaS, PaaS and IaaS
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

What you'll get in return

My client offer an excellent benefits package, including: Employee Assistance Programmes, Life and Income Protection Insurance, Discounted Health Insurance, Health and Fitness Reimbursement and L&D Opportunities.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.



Job Type
Government & Public Services
Up to $150,000

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Isaac Flower, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Wellington
Level 9, 318 Lambton Quay

Telephone: 048863896

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