Solution Architect

Curtin University

Work for a dynamic, newly transformed IT department that focus on delivering innovative solutions.

  • Permanent, full time role
  • Join an agile and flexible work environment
  • Competitive salary
Job Reference: 203120

Digital & Technology Solutions (DTS)

Digital & Technology Solutions is Curtin University’s internal IT function focused on delivering enterprise digital and technology solutions across the University. We deliver these solutions by leveraging a trusted partner and business IT model that is based upon the Curtin values and a new set of IT team philosophies.

Having recently transformed our approach and structure to ensure we are driving innovation in a fast, scalable and agile manner that delivers an impact the first time – we are now ready to deliver our new IT improvement strategy and build the next 5 year digital roadmap with the University.

If you enjoy technology, transformation, continual innovation and change then the Digital & Technology Solutions team at Curtin is for you!
For further information on working at Curtin University please visit: About Curtin and Perth.

Your new role

Digital & Technology Solutions is seeking experienced Solution Architects to develop effective technical strategies to integrate business, information, systems and technology architectures.  Partnering with the Engagement & Discovery team as well as IT Operations Team you will ensure solution designs meet the business outcomes and University strategic goals and policies.  

You will
  • Review, interpret and respond to business requirements to ensure alignment between customer expectations and current or future ICT capability;
  • Provide input to the strategic direction of technology investments to assist in the development of the enterprise architecture and maximise the return on technology investment;
  • Within the agreed enterprise architecture, define and design technology solutions to assist the business in meeting their business objectives;
  • Provide architectural guidance and support to implementation teams through all phases of a project;
  • Fully participate and engage in the team culture, mindsets & philosophies by modelling the expected behaviours and values.
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You will bring to the role

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Solution Architect;
  • Relevant degree or professional qualifications in information and communication technology and/or relevant experience in the field of information technology;
  • An understanding of ICT architecture & design approaches (e.g. concept, logical, physical) and able to apply a pragmatic and agile approach to solving business problems;
  • Demonstrated ability to identify where emerging technologies or methods may add value to an organisation’s business objectives;
  • Demonstrated experience using an architecture modelling language such as ArchiMate or UML;
  • Demonstrated experience using an architecture modelling tool such as Sparx EA or iServer;
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of software development methodologies such as the Agile iterative approach;
  • Qualification in TOGAF 9 will be well regarded;
  • Prior experience in higher education and an awareness of the uses of ICT within a university environment will be well regarded;
  • Demonstrated high level communication (verbal, written and presentation/facilitation) and interpersonal skills along with proven ability to interact professionally with clients;
What we offer you

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Applications close: This role will remain advertised until the position has been filled. 
Valuing Diversity and Inclusion

At Curtin, we are committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander reconciliation, diversity and social justice and aim to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and inspired. This includes a supportive recruitment process should you require any access assistance.  
Contact details

To apply complete the application form below, or for more information contact:
Laura Keenan – Talent Acquisition Consultant
08 9266 4640
Please only apply via the attached link.  Please do not send your resume direct to the above contact.

Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time.