Job Description

Outstanding opportunity for a business and outcomes focused individual to advise on technical, enterprise and digital architecture strategies, processes and methodologies.
Join our growing Business Services team as a Solution Architect where you will deliver innovation business and technical solutions across all our Federal and Local Government clients to help them strategize operational improvement and digital information services.
Oakton's a consulting and technology firm founded in 1988 and more recently joined the Dimension Data Group. Our business is collaborating with clients to create technology solutions to give them a distinct advantage in today’s rapidly changing world and allow them to engage with their customers in a more rewarding way.
We presently have an opening for a Solution Architect within our Canberra Office to work on complex projects that are delivering solutions which will be used by millions of people every day. In this role you can expect to work closely with the business and technical teams and use the latest industry standards and techniques to consult, build and establish robust, secure and innovative solutions.
Your job duties will be:
  • Lead technical architectural good practice and commercial management to support Enterprise Architectural outcomes for client engagements
  • Advising on enterprise and technical architecture strategies, processes and methodologies holistically aligning strategy, processes, technology and resources with client strategic directions.
  • Defining, developing, documenting and establishing innovative architecture solutions for complex systems and solution implementation
  • Applying your knowledge of factors affecting the Federal Government, Industry and the technology sector to make informed decisions to meet our client needs
  • Communicating clearly and simply with your team, colleagues and with executive-level stakeholders
Understanding of Agile and TOGAF is essential, however certification is desirable.  Furthermore, proven success in architecture and technology leadership across a range of digital technologies including but not limited to Mobile/Web frameworks, Portals, Web Content Management and Collaboration platforms would be of advantage.
You’ll be an experienced and skilled practitioner, with 2 – 4 years demonstrated architecture design and delivery experience from a Tier 1 or 2 consultancy OR a history of solution architecture and/or technical business analysis experience within an Government or Commercial organisation. 
Naturally, you’ll be inventive, big picture thinker with excellent communications skills, able to lead technical teams and yet explain complex issues with ease.
Working as part of the Oakton team you will no doubt be challenged, and if you enjoy a fast paced working environment, where rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty is part of the culture, so much the better.
Join Oakton and you become part of a dynamic, forward thinking company that is changing the way industries, businesses and government are more productive, efficient and responsive.

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