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Senior Solution Architect


Location: Melbourne, Sydney

Job Type: Full time


Job Expectations

nbn™ is the team behind the design, build and operation of the nbn network - one of Australia’s largest technology infrastructure projects, which will help better connect Australians with each other and the rest of the world, no matter where you live.

A bit about your role

As part of the IT Enablement Value Stream Architecture team, the Senior Solution Architect plays a key strategic leadership role in helping nbn™ realising its strategic intents and identify opportunities for technology and business innovation. This is done through technical direction across various digital and technology web-scale initiatives, a key aspect of this role is to leverage partnerships with delivery, business and technology partners to define the standards and tools to be adopted across the organization in support of the overarching web-scale technology roadmap and strategies.

The Senior Solution Architect will have responsibility for ensuring that the End to End Enterprise level reference architecture relating to Enablement Value Stream is aligned with and supports the specific operational and strategic goals and objectives.

It will be achieved by working on the development of the Enterprise Solution Architecture Reference (ESAR, SAR, Solution Context) within the IT Enablement Value Stream Architecture responsibility and will encompass 2 or more required setting future strategic direction in the following:

  • Responsible of Hybrid & Multi-Cloud strategy, technology of choice and roadmap - Primary
  • Responsible of Compute, Storage, Network, Database strategy, technology of choice and roadmap - Primary
  • Responsible of DevOps Engineering Tooling strategy, technology of choice and roadmap - Primary
  • Responsible of Strategic Data & Analytics Architecture, technology of choice and roadmap - Support
  • Responsible of API & Integration strategy, technology of choice and roadmap - Support
  • Responsible of IT Security strategy, technology of choice and roadmap - Support

The Senior Solution Architect will work very closely with IT Strategy team in developing target enterprise level reference architecture. As part of this position, you will need to define and manage Enablement Architecture evolution roadmap by working with various key stakeholders to ensure the adoption of the architecture direction by the service teams and operations.

The goal is to enable small autonomous teams to deliver faster time to value.

A bit about you

The Senior Solution Architect’s responsibilities and deliverables will extend through all vertical layers of the data architecture framework, E2E integration strategy, Information delivery strategy (through Omni-channel strategy), Security framework and alignment with multi-cloud strategy.

In addition to this, the Senior Solution Architect will have extensive experience IT architecture especially in infrastructure and IT4IT areas with work experience as an Enterprise Infrastructure architect.

Hands-on experience with Infrastructure Architecture, IT4IT tools Architecture, multi-cloud architecture eg. On-prem Vmware, AWS, Azure architecture eco-systems, Information and security architecture.

You will have direct experience in implementing multi-cloud infrastructure architecture and solutions, migrating traditional infrastructure to Cloud based infrastructure using AWS, Azure services and roll out the new infrastructure capability to broader business community.

The Senior Solution Architect’s extensive experience will also include working on large scale transformation projects, proven stakeholder management, experience dealing with Senior Executives, industry standard process and data analysis techniques, design patterns and anti-patterns as well as experienced in leading and participating in digital transformation at enterprise level.

Life at nbn

Please note that this role is available as a permanent opportunity.

At nbn our people have a clear and shared purpose – empowering Australians to redefine the way they live, work and play into the future. As one of Australia’s largest infrastructure projects ever undertaken in Australian history, you’ll be part of a team building a brighter future for the country.

In your personal career, you’ll benefit from technical training for professional development, leadership programs and access to the latest technology, as well as being led by a diverse executive team.

Nbn is committed to an inclusive, flexible and supportive workplace where everyone can feel valued, respected and have equal opportunity to thrive and succeed. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTI+ community and people living with disability. We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – we encourage you to advise us at the time of the application via

We actively focus on our people having a fair go at reaching their career aspirations. We’re committed to equal opportunities for all employees. With initiatives like Women’s Leadership Programs, a commitment to equal pay, flexibility and market leading parental leave, we truly are paving the way for true equality in the workplace.

Continue the conversation

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending in your resume only. We do not require a cover letter or any selection criteria to be addressed.

At nbn our people and our planet matter. We have an unwavering commitment to the wellbeing and safety of our employees so that everyone goes home safely each day and can perform at their peak to deliver the nbn™ network. Nbn also aims to build a network that minimises energy use and can be operated with minimal impact on the environment.

At nbn, health, safety and wellbeing will always be our highest priority and we are committed to protecting our employees, families, partner workforces, and the customers and communities we serve. nbn recognises that vaccinations against COVID-19 are critical and necessary for our future. As such certain workers are expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a valid medical exemption is provided. For further information please refer to our Covid-19 Vaccination Policy.

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Full time