solution architect in Wellington

harry demitriou, randstad
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NZ$ 130,000 - NZ$ 158,000 per year

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NZ$ 130,000 - NZ$ 158,000 per year
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We are looking for an excellent Solution Architect to join a large government organisation dedicated to providing a great service to New Zealanders.

As you would expect from a government organisation, this business is dedicated to providing their services to the best of their capabilities and to achieve better outcomes for New Zealand.

The Architecture group is committed to ensuring that the technology environment is designed with excellent solutions in mind on an enterprise scale. With a strong team or Architects, Designers and other subject matter experts you will be joining an influential team that steers the future of the organisation and the technology that supports it.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Translating business requirements into architectural approaches by designing system and solution architecture, system integration and realisation strategy
  • Planning and management of project deliverables using SAFe principles
  • Leading implementation of evaluation, design and realisation planning
  • Developing, implementing and managing architecture standards and guidelines
  • Providing sound and confident technical and architectural leadership to multi-functional software development teams
  • Experience in multiple hardware and software environments and be comfortable with complex system designs

What You Need:

  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to guide, negotiate and build consensus across multi-disciplinary agile team environments
  • It is desirable if you have experience of working with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Previous experience of Cloud computing.
  • Experience in Enterprise modelling tools (such as Sparx Enterprise Architect, ArchiMate, Open Group Standards) and a good grasp of Enterprise Architecture concepts, structure and methodologies
  • Solid understanding of Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) and practices in this area, in particular SOA, SaaS, BPM & business rules engines
  • Demonstrated experience with Application Security
  • It is desirable if you have experience working on Identity and Access Management (IdAM)
  • Experience in delivering solutions to complex applications involving multiple platforms
  • Understanding of various operating systems, including midrange, Linux and mobile platforms
  • Demonstrated knowledge of business and system architecture principles, frameworks, processes and governance
  • Vendor relationship management experience


For more information, please contact Harry Demitriou on 04 494 1329 or email to


Solution Architecture, SAFe, Design, Software, System Design, Agile, Cloud, Identity & Access Management

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree