Solution Architect

Location: Canberra
Job Type: Temporary
Specialisation: Architects
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: CR/007603_1633494366
Contact: Jeremy Nilsvang
Email: email Jeremy


Finite is an Australian owned award-winning independent ICT recruitment company that currently supplies to many of the country's largest banks, telecommunications, commercial and State and Federal Government organisations. Finite has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, Auckland and Wellington.

The Role:

Finite is looking to engage a Solution Architect to shoulder responsibility for undertaking technically complex work, under limited direction, utilising expertise in architecture development methods, systems analysis and design.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Design architecture solutions to facilitate the delivery of program outcomes.
  • The development and/or review of technical documentation to support procurement.
  • Participation in procurement evaluation activities.
  • Specifying key solution components and platforms, giving consideration to functionality, data, security, integration, infrastructure and performance.
  • Tailor the Open Group Architecture Forum (TOGAF) framework, methodologies, principles and techniques to facilitate architecture development within the Program.
  • Operate and configure the Architecture Repository and manage the architectural artefacts and deliverables stored within it.
  • Undertake compliance assessments of proposed designs and/or technology solutions to ensure alignment with the Program architecture principles and standards.
  • Provide analysis and judgement on complex issues and make significant contribution to the management, preparation and coordination of Program deliverables.
  • Develop and actively manage key internal and external relationships, including collaborating with key stakeholders to identify opportunities, achieve outcomes and facilitate cooperation. In addition to representing and explaining architectural views in various forums.
  • Liaising with vendors, ICT, security and system integrators in relation to technical design and/or delivery to facilitate Program outcomes.
  • Provide high quality and timely advice internally and externally, including guidance and reporting to Program leadership
  • Identify and lead innovation, ensuring compliance with business requirements and organisational constraints.
  • Communicate using professional judgement, evaluating risks and in the context of a complex and changing environment.
  • Perform additional duties or assume responsibility of functions as directed by the Program management team from time to time.

The successful applicant would be required to have:

  • 5+ Years of demonstrated Experience working as a Solutions Architect inside complex and large scale ICT projects/programs
  • Expert knowledge and experience in defining solution architecture for both current and future state, including:
    1. Infrastructure Mapping
    2. Data Management
    3. Integration Mapping
  • Proven ability to deliver solution architecture that meets business requirements and aligns with organisational constraints.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to translate between business and technical terminology.
  • Proven ability to communicate with influence, negotiate outcomes and manage complex stakeholder relationships.
  • Sound working knowledge of Enterprise Architecture methodologies (i.e. TOGAF, Zachman)
  • Demonstrated personal drive and integrity whilst achieving results within legislative and budget parameters.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in ICT or a related field
  • TOGAF 9 Certification.
  • Professional IT certifications in one or more architecture domains (business, data, applications and technology).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Commonwealth frameworks, including ICT frameworks.
  • Demonstrated experience delivering solutions in one or more of the following areas:

    1. Enterprise Service Management
    2. Payroll and recruitment
    3. Business process automation and low-code platforms
    4. Identity and access management.

How to apply:

Please hit the apply button or email your resume including a one page suitability statement to and for more information contact Jeremy at the Finite Group on 02 6243 6477.

Finite actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.