Solution Architect

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

Job Reference: 1067711
Digital & Technology Solutions

Curtin is building one of the most exciting digital transformations across Australia today. We are building a revolutionary digital services data centre powered by Amazon Web Services, revamping our approach to identity management and designing a roadmap of ground-breaking innovations that will transform our digital experiences for our students and staff.

We are commencing the transition to a product driven model where customers are at the heart. We are looking for top talent who are excited about the power of digital and want to be part of this exciting transformation journey while participating in our industry-leading team development program called ElevateU.

If you enjoy technology, transformation, continual innovation and change then the Digital & Technology Solutions team at Curtin is for you!

Your new role

Come join our collaborative and skilled DTS Products team as a Solution Architect on a Continuing (Permanent) Full time basis. In this role you will develop technical strategies to integrate business, information, systems, and technology architectures. You will collaborate with a range of stakeholders to ensure solution designs meet business outcomes and the University’s strategic goals.

Key duties and responsibilities include:
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand their needs and develop technical solutions to meet those needs.
  • Create and maintain technical architecture documents, including solution designs, technical specifications, and roadmap.
  • Provide guidance to development teams to ensure that technical solutions are implemented in accordance with the architecture.
  • Evaluate and recommend new technologies and tools to enhance the solution architecture.
  • Participate in the design and development of prototypes and proof of concepts.
  • Conduct technical reviews to ensure that solutions are scalable, reliable, and maintainable.
  • Promote an agile approach to design and development and ensure that the technical design supports and incremental development process.
Key Requirements:
  • A relevant degree of professional qualification in ICT or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education/training.
  • Demonstrated experience as a Solution Architect in a complex IT environment.
  • Deep knowledge of solution architecture and design patterns both in the cloud and on-premises.
  • Experience with a variety of technologies, including cloud computing, database systems, web technologies and integration.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate to audiences with technical and non-technical background.
  • Experience working in a Agile delivery environment.
  • Strong presentation and leadership skills, with the ability to provide guidance and support to delivery teams.
  • Experience in AWS cloud platform
  • Experience using architecture modelling languages such as ArchiMate and UML, and modelling tools such as iServer.
  • Relevant certifications, such as AWS Certified Solutions Architect, TOGAF are a plus.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact

Oswin Palathingal, Manager, Solution Architecture

via email on

About us

Curtin University offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package, a friendly and collaborative work environment, generous leave entitlements and superannuation, flexible working arrangements, and salary-packaging. Our vibrant campus includes an art gallery, gym, childcare and medical centre, and endless food options including a supermarket.

For more information about our university, please visit

Join us!

To apply, please provide your CV and a cover letter (optional) to allow us to assess your suitability for this role. 

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Applications close: 10PM AWST, Wednesday 24th May 2023.
Applicants should note that prior to appointment, you will need to have a current National Police Records check, undergo character, integrity, and reference checks. Please note that this position may be subject to a WA state government vaccination mandate. If requested, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status prior to employment.

If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).

Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

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