solution architect - systems in Northern Suburbs Brisbane

burnette oneil, randstad
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northern suburbs brisbane, queensland
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Government owned organisation looking for a permanent full-time Solution Architect. Brisbane based. Send CV to

Qualifications and Experience required:
Essential: A degree in Engineering or Information Technology from an Australian tertiary institution or certified equivalent qualification (for overseas qualifications)

Essential: Experience in architecting solutions and designing system providing information management, data services, systems integration, enterprise and cloud solutions

Essential: Uses appropriate tools, including logical models of components and interfaces, to contribute to the development of systems architectures in specific business or functional areas

Essential: A sound understanding of and demonstrated experience applying IT Systems Design and Lifecycle Development practices and processes

Essential: Demonstrated experience in stakeholder and vendor management

Essential: Demonstrated ability to take ownership of tasks and work as a senior member of a dynamic team, including ability to work under limited direction to achieve positive outcomes
Essential: Strong documentation skills with experience in preparing and reviewing solution architecture documents and system design documents, including alignment to strategies and existing initiatives

Essential: Experience in architecting and designing enterprise solutions, in particular:

  • N-tier architectures and distributed systems o Real-time systems
  • Message handling
  • Internet technologies; and
  • Databases

Highly Desirable: Understanding of Information Security Manual (ISM) and demonstrated experience in adhering to ISM principles and applying ISM controls

Desirable: Understanding of DO-278A guidelines, software assurance levels and relevant processes and artefacts

Primary purpose of the role:

As Solution Architect, you will be responsible for the solution architecture and system design of Air Traffic Management software systems used for the provision of Air Navigation and Aviation Rescue & Fire Fighting Services. This includes:

• Perform solution architecture and system design throughout the system life-cycle in accordance with Company safety and system management policies, frameworks, guidelines and procedures; and

• Apply specialist IT expertise using extensive knowledge and experience architecting large scale distributed platform

Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

• Perform solutions architecture and system design engineering tasks in accordance with the Company' Technology Management Framework (TMF) and other relevant processes, policies and guidelines

• Design and develop solutions that meet customers’ and organisational requirements. Ensures system design balances functional, service quality and systems management requirements

• Ensure the retention of compatibility with enterprise and solution architectures, and the adherence to corporate standards within constraints of cost, security and sustainability

• Specify and design solutions using appropriate design standards, methods and tools, consistent with agreed enterprise architectures and strategies and ensure they are applied effectively

• Provides advice on technical aspects of system development and integration

• Ensures that relevant technical strategies, policies, standards and practices are applied correctly.

• Reviews others' solution designs to ensure selection of appropriate technology, efficient use of resources, and integration of multiple systems and technologies

• Evaluates and undertakes impact analysis on solutions and design options and assesses and manages associated risks

• Recommends and/or designs structures and tools for systems which meet business needs

• Develop and maintain a suite of comprehensive solution, system and engineering documentation, including translation of logical designs into physical designs

• Provide specialist technical expertise to projects

• Actively participate in cross training to develop specialised skills and technologies

• Maintain awareness of industry and technology developments, standards and regulations People

• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other Company staff to ensure that there is effective coordination of all activities in support of organisational objectives

• Manage own performance in ways that earn the trust of management team and other members of the team, including consistent modelling of supportive behaviours

• Actively participate in knowledge sharing with and coaching/mentoring less experienced team members

• Be part of a high-performance team with an emphasis on an accountable performance culture Compliance, Systems and Reporting

• Adhere to Company technology management framework, procedures and policies

• Adhere to Company security and information management policies and guidelines

• Solution architecture and system designs and specifications conform to operational, statutory authority requirements and relevant Australian, international and ICAO

• Participate in the Company Work Performance System


• Demonstrate safety behaviours consistent with enterprise strategies

• Comply with Company WH&S, Safety & Risk Management processes, policies & guidelines

• Identify potential system safety risks and take appropriate action to prevent, address or escalate safety related system issues eliminating any adverse impact on the system or operations

• Participate in or contribute to hazard reviews, assessments and safety reports relevant to Air Traffic Management systems

Key Performance Indicators:

Efficient, Effective and Accountable:

• Effective time management and work prioritisation based on the significance and criticality of tasks undertaken

• Business group objectives and performance measurements are met in respect of solution architecture and system design


• Demonstrate sound financial, risk management and commercial judgement in respect of vendor and supplier engagement and contract management to ensure value for money outcomes


• Compliance with safety, risk, environmental and any other standards

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At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Solution Architecture, System Design, Specialist expert


A degree in Engineering or Information Technology from an Australian tertiary institution or certified equivalent qualification (for overseas qualifications)

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree