Solution Architect

Melbourne | Contract or Temp

Listed: 7/02/19

Full Job Description:

Attribute Group has a great opportunity available for an experienced Solution Architect to work on multiple Infrastructure projects focusing on upgrading and consolidating data centers, moving to Windows10 and transitioning to Office365. The infrastructure projects include Network Consolidation, Data Centre Transformation and Migration of Windows7 to Windows10. You will be highly experience in Technical Analysis to enable documenting architecture concepts drawn from various stakeholders and business units.
This is a great chance to get more satisfaction from your work as you will be providing services that aid the less fortunate and local communities.

This role is an initial 6-month contract with view to extend due to the large amount of work on.
Major Projects: Reporting directly into Executive Manager of IT Architecture
The Solution Architect will be working on the following ITS Foundation Projects:
  • 1) Network Consolidation and Modernisation Project - Primary purpose of this project to implement Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD WAN) throughout the network nationwide. The implementation of SD WAN would be conducted using Cisco Meraki devices.
  • 2) Data Centre Transformation Project - Purpose of this project is to migrate one major application to Azure Microsoft Public Cloud and another one into the Equinix Data Centre.
  • 3) A National Collaboration Program (migration of Lotus Notes to Office 365) - The purpose of this project is to migrate 3 separate instances of Lotus Notes to one instance of Office 365

  • Develop / document solution architecture for Foundation projects
  • Coordinate trichology solution across Foundation projects ensuring that proposed solutions are aligned
  • Review and proposed changes to the Solution Architecture Outline document
  • Provide guidance for Detail Design.
  • Defining and documenting network architecture within guidelines set by the organisation
  • Developing comprehensive technical reports outlining proposed methodologies to achieve desired outcomes
  • Providing technical planning advice to IT management in relation to their needs, current system performance and required solutions
  • Maintaining an excellent knowledge of industry/vendor products and solutions within the networking/infrastructure sphere
  • Evaluating the potential of new products to enhance or supersede existing network and infrastructure architecture
  • Reviewing technical infrastructure or system designs to ensure consistency with set standards and policies.

Experience required:
  • Extensive experience in designing and architecture in the fields of Network consolidation, moving Data centre application to both public and private cloud from on prem
  • Ability to develop and document solution options and facilitated solution selection
  • Highly developed liaison, oral and written communication skills with a focus on documentation accuracy and presentational skills.
  • Expertise with general Platform/Infrastructure Architecture.
  • Experience in developing and documenting solution for infrastructure projects 
  • Review and proposed changes to the Solution Architecture Outline document
  • Participate in project and design reviews to evaluate and ensure the design being applied meets agreed architecture, policies, principles and standards. Act as the project design authority, to provide ongoing assurance of the design integrity through build, test and rollout.
  • Understanding of network architectures and design
  • Provide technical leadership and coordination across projects and, as required, provide mentoring for designers.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent skills in presenting and communicating information
  • History of working in large, complex environments
  • Ability to facilitate the capture of high level functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Relevant formal qualifications and/or recent demonstrated experience in Microsoft SharePoint Online design, development and implementation.
Technologies: In-depth knowledge and experience with the following technologies. 

o    Microsoft solutions: O365, SharePoint, Azure, DynamicsCRM, Teams, etc.
o    Mobility: Citrix, VMWare, etc.
o    Identity and Access Management: Active Directory and Azure Active Directory
o    DBMS: SQL server
o    OS: Windows 7/10
o    Network and deployment tools: SCCS, etc.

This is a brilliant opportunity to find more meaning in the work done. Find value in providing a service that benefits the great community. This position won't last so please reach out directly to Oli at