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Solutions Architect


It’s an exciting time to join the Information Digital & Technology (ID&T) team as we have just begun yourtown’s Digital Transformation journey.

Over the next few years, this will see us creating a digitally-led, omni-channel experience to create an accessible, safe and empowering place for young people and enable a truly digital workforce.

We know where we are headed and we are looking for talented and passionate digital advocates to help us meet the challenges of this next stage of our operations. As part of our team, you’ll have a once-in-a-career opportunity to develop a game-changing digital environment with a clear, strong purpose at its heart!

About the role

The Solutions Architect is responsible for consulting with yourtown stakeholders and developing practical and cost effective IT solutions (both cloud based and on premise technology) that are aligned to the organisational strategy.   

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Partnering with stakeholders to understand their business requirements and translating these into technical requirements to determine the best solution;
  • Providing comprehensive business cases for recommended solutions;
  • Presenting and evaluating high level solutions at internal governance forums to ensure an architectural and strategic fit;
  • Having end to end ownership of architecture projects through design, development, implementation and post-implementation review.

About you

To be successful in this role you have:

  • Strong demonstrated experience in a similar role;
  • Proven understanding of current and future trends in the application of technology for business optimisation and transformation;
  • Demonstrated experience in Microsoft Azure cloud infrastructure/telephony;
  • Excellent communication skills coupled with outstanding reporting capability;
  • Strong relationship building and influential skills with technical and non-technical stakeholders;
  • Acute attention to detail and highly developed project planning skills;
  • Excellent analytical skills and critical thinking coupled with a results driven attitude.  

For a full Position Description please visit: https://careers.yourtown.com.au/en/listing/.

About yourtown

At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. Our services include Kids Helpline, training and employment services for young people, parent education and specialist accommodation for families. We are one of the largest not-for-profit providers of services for young people in Australia with sites across Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania. The community with yourtown’s Art Unions funds most of what we do. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.

We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.

Contact: Tharshi Thavapalan, Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0466 943 401

In line with yourtown's diverse workplace culture, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check. 

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

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