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Senior Solution Architect (AWS)

  • Location: Sydney
  • Salary: AU$200000 - AU$220000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: JavaScript
  • Contact: Ed Garnsey
  • Expiry Date: 31 July 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -112020-454448

Our client is a well known financial services brand who are looking for an Senior Solution Architect to join their organisation on a permanent basis. This role is responsible for the design of technology solutions with a focus on native AWS platform capabilities.

The Role

You will be expected to define & own cloud-based solutions and work with the development teams, solution delivery teams and the external/internal support team to deliver quality outcomes and reduce operational costs. This is a technical role and will suit someone with a passion for cloud technology and technical architecture.

The key responsibilities will include;

  • Maintain and enhance the reference architecture for AWS-based cloud platform.
  • Define and maintain cloud architecture assets and roadmaps based on changes in business scenarios, environment, technology architecture and regulation.
  • Work within the Architecture team to ensure enterprise-wide compliance with the clients architecture frameworks
  • Define and maintain the security architecture for cloud and EUC platforms
  • Define security requirements for an application or specify optimum security design for major technology implementations.
  • Analyse technology and security industry trends to determine their potential impact on the enterprise architecture.
  • Work closely with teams to provide security advice and define security architectures/designs
  • Work on projects to deliver Technology Solution Design artefacts including Conceptual Designs, High Level Designs, Technical Assessments, Solution Options Papers
  • Assess new technologies, vendors and services against security standards.
  • Work closely with (and guide) the Engineering, Security, Data, and Operations teams on designing and implementing cloud-based engineering solutions
  • Facilitate open communication, capture and disseminate business and technical information to stakeholders.


  • Significant experience as a Solution architect within cloud environments
  • At least 3 years working on the AWS platform designing native AWS solutions
  • Strong knowledge of Cloud Security, including security standards and frameworks
  • Good working knowledge of the AWS Well Architected framework
  • Good knowledge of and demonstrated experience with the M365 platform from an architecture perspective
  • Architecture/implementation experience across many integration projects and engagements.
  • Experienced in working collaboratively with the key players involved in the SDLC, including external vendors
  • Experience working with BAs to ensure high quality of business and technical requirements
  • Good working knowledge of agile (SCRUM) software/product delivery and lean working

What's on offer?

  • Stable, well funded company
  • Remote working
  • Cutting edge AWS solutions
  • Friendly, motivated & highly capable team
  • Excellent remuneration package