Jobs/Senior Solution Architect


Senior Solution Architect



Agency / Department

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$150 per hour***


New South Wales


The Australian Securities & Investments Commission are seeking 2x Senior Solution Architect for 6 months / 132 business days with an option to extend for a further 6 months / 132 Business Days.


  1. Develop proposals and business cases
  2. Take responsibility for Design and Architecture and adherence to ASIC wide Vision and Enterprise Architecture standards and blueprints
  3. Lead teams (designers, other architects and developers) towards achieving whole of ASIC outcomes
  4. Produce solution designs and associated functional specifications
  5. Provide leadership and guidance in the subject of Application Architecture and Integration (Services and API Management)
  6. Implement operational solutions based on the EA target reference architecture and IT's Technology Principles
  7. Scope and design the overarching solution design in conjunction with Subject Matter Experts, Project Managers and Enterprise Architects
  8. Liaise with customer facing groups as needed to understand client and customer needs in a rapidly evolving environment
  9. Make application design decisions that ensure effective, secure, scalable, convergent, flexible and manageable solutions of high standards
  10. Ensure that the IT solution will satisfy the business needs in a cost effective, resilient and operable fashion
  11. Ensure that chosen architectural solutions are scalable in order to satisfy a future demand for the enhanced / new service(s)
  12. Ensure that chosen architectural solutions are convergent in order to take advantage of internal and external needs along with a broad range of service needs
  13. Ensure the quality of technical solutions developed by other Solution Designers
  14. Determine resource and capacity requirements for the application solution
  15. Deal with deployment issues in a multi-tier architecture, for example, state management and transaction management
  16. Document deployment infrastructure
  17. Assist in the development and implementation of migration plans
  18. Follow mandatory and recommended practices of the reference architects when designing solutions.

Essential Criteria

  1. Bachelor’s degree in information technology
  2. Deep experience in a similar Senior Solution Architect role.
  3. Extensive experience in producing solution designs and associated functional specifications
  4. Extensive experience in implementing operational solutions based on the enterprise target reference architecture enterprise principles
  5. Proven experience in providing leadership and guidance across the domains of application architecture and integration (patterns, services and API management)
  6. Proven experience in one or more of the following: CRM, case management, workflow, portals / digital, Integration / middleware, reporting and data analytics
  7. Proven experience in and a detailed understanding of primary ASIC technology platforms: Microsoft .NET, CRM Dynamics, SharePoint, SQL Server (SSIS, SSRS, SSAS), Neuron ESB / Mulesoft
  8. Knowledge of legacy ASIC technology platforms: Adabas / Natural Mainframe, Lotus Notes, Siebel, Oracle Service Bus
  9. Knowledge of other ASIC technology platforms: IBM Mainframe, Java, Siebel / Oracle fusion middleware
  10. Experience in developing and executing multi-cloud strategy (M365, Azure and AWS)
  11. Experience in Agile / Scrum methods and approaches.

Desired Criteria

  1. TOGAF certification desirable
  2. ArchiMate certification desirable

Security Clearance


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