Solution Architect (Digital)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 20 Jun 2021

Job no:505510
Work type:Continuing - Full-time
Categories:Information and Communications Technology, HEO9

Attractive remuneration package on offer to the successful candidate. Total salary package offered will depend on qualifications and experience.

Continuing, full-time position available immediately

Implement key IT projects including conducting feasibility assessments for potential projects assuming responsibility for the architectural solution.

The IT Strategy, Planning and Governance unit is responsible for IT Security, IT Governance, oversight of the CIO Office, and the disciplines of architecture, business analysis, change management, communications and training. Ensuring these functions within ITDS support and enable the strategic objectives of the University. The Solution Architect forms part of this unit.

The University has embarked on a digital transformation program and has acquired a digital experience platform. The Solution Architect (Digital) will take ownership of the architectural integrity of the digital platform, and guide decisions within and across projects and the program to ensure that it can meet the needs of the University now and into the future.

Receiving broad direction and working with a considerable degree of autonomy, the Solution Architect plays an integral role in implementation of key IT projects including conducting feasibility assessments for potential projects and assuming end-to-end responsibility for the overall architectural solution.

The role leads solution design on the University’s customer experience platform – supporting the current and future student journeys

To be successful you will need:

  • Experience in performing the Solution Architect role across an IT portfolio involving a wide variety of technologies in the application and infrastructure domains, delivering into an operational environment.
  • Experience in the digital experience platforms (as a CMS and application development platform) and digital transformation programs.  
  • Extensive experience in implementing enterprise solutions and operating in an enterprise environment.  
  • Current knowledge of IT trends and preferably those relevant to the University’s IT environment.
  • Experience with Adobe Experience Manager, CRM and JBoss Fuse desirable but not essential.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. And our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills knowledge and capability of all our staff. 

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging: high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your division's broader role

The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 20 June 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Murray Waters
IT Architecture Lead

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.



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