Solution Architect

Real Time Australia

One of the most exciting Scaleups in Australia are embarking on some of the most modern & exciting projects possible!

  • Create, maintain and own the overall tech architecture for entire business
  • Be the sole Architect for one of Australia's fastest growing e-comm FinTechs
  • Report directly to CTO, working closely with CEO (very flat structure)
  • Sydney based
  • $200k base + +
  • Rapidly growing, flat structured and  
  • One of the most exciting Scaleups in Australia are embarking on some of the most modern & exciting projects possible.
We are inviting a Senior Solutions Architect to own the Architecture & Roadmap for the business. Design, plan and implement application and data infrastructure, developing on the existing AWS based infrastructure to meet the requirements across application development, data + marketing technology capability. 

You ideally have a background in e-Commerce, FinTech or Retail with experience designing for highly available transactional systems and mixed Web/App environments.

What you'll be doing
  • Create, maintain and own the overall technology architectural design 
  • Ensure the success of technology related projects through ensuring best fit with in the architecture
  • Work with the CTO, Head of Engineering and internal stakeholders to ensure the architecture - including infrastructure, applications and data platforms are capable of supporting product roadmaps and business objectives
  • Ensure the architectural roadmap covers the transition and interim stages from current state to future state
  • Work with internal development teams to design solutions to meet requirements within the architectural framework
  • Ensure the architecture is capable of meeting functional needs but also non-functional criteria such as high resilience, secure, recoverable and performant
  • Develop and main technical documentation with respect to system design, data integration and applications / services that integrate into the environment
  • Understand the role and capabilities of various internal and external systems to ensure they are leveraged fully
  • Provide technical design expertise to internal stakeholders in design and concept phases
  • Continually assess new technologies and their potential application to deliver outcomes
  • Work with partners and third parties to integrate external services and/or platforms into the environment
What you'll bring to the role:
  • Extensive experience in a Solutions Architect role
  • Experience covering multiple and broad technologies / platforms as an Architect
  • Extensive experience with architecting for AWS including exposure to streaming technologies (SQS, MSK, Kensis etc), Serverless infrastructure, integration and data platforms – specifically;

    • Serverless designs (experience building in Lambda)
    • Containerisation
    • Microservices
    • Messaging (SNS/SQS)
    • Domain Driven Design (DDD) (looking at a breadth of all the things that need to happen to run a front or web front end. 
    • Command Query Response (CQRS)
    • Eventual consistency 
    • Event sourcing
    • SQL and No-SQL environments
  • Experience in designing architecture to support front-end customer applications – including web and mobile apps
  • Experience and demonstration of success in transitioning monolithic environments to micro services and serverless based infrastructure would be ideal
  • Exposure to digital, customer and marketing technologies within architectures is desirable – particularly marketing automation, digital analytics, customer data and mobile notification services
  • Relevant AWS Cerfications (i.e. AWS Certified Solutions Architect)
This is a golden opportunity for a Solutions Architect to be a part of something big!
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