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Senior Digital Solution Architect

Published on Oct 4, 2019

Marlo is currently seeking an experienced Senior Digital Solution Architect to join our dynamic architecture practice.

Location: Sydney

The role will entail—

  • Working closely with project teams and business stakeholders to define solution architectures that are aligned with architectural principles and patterns and meet business requirements – both functional and non-functional
  • Providing guidance and thought-leadership to development teams in relation to modern technologies and approaches, including APIs, microservices, containers, serverless and event-driven architectures
  • Assisting in the scoping and shaping of technology projects from inception through to business case definition, ensuring stakeholders share a common understanding of benefits, risks, costs and timelines
  • Presenting solution architectures to stakeholders at all levels, articulating tradeoffs and defending architectural decisions
  • Providing governance, oversight and expertise to projects throughout the development lifecycle
  • Becoming as a trusted adviser to business and IT teams, providing thought-leadership in resolving technology challenges

The successful candidate—

  • Has at least 5 years’ experience as a digital solution architect
  • Has at least 5 years’ experience in a software development role, ideally including experience developing integration solutions
  • Maintains working familiarity with digital technologies and trends, including APIs, microservices, containers, serverless computing, cloud services (IaaS, PaaS)
  • Is conversant with cyber-security principles, concepts and key technologies and standards
  • Is familiar with software development processes, agile and DevOps principles and practices
  • Is experienced in defining architectures to meet business requirements, mindful of standards, principles and constraints and, in particular, is comfortable assessing and recommending trade-offs to ensure solutions are fit-for-purpose
  • Has a working knowledge of the architecture development lifecycle and key concepts including requirements traceability, option analysis and architecture debt
  • Has proven experience in providing architectural governance and managing changes or granting exemptions to meet evolving business needs
  • Understands and is able to express complex technological concepts and solutions to non-technical stakeholders
  • Is comfortable communicating with clients and colleagues at all levels, including peers, managers and executives
  • Is able to manage stakeholders with differing styles and personalities in an effective and professional manner
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment and is comfortable in dealing with unknowns and abstract concepts
  • Is self-driven and able to effectively manage ­time in the face of demanding deadlines
  • Preferably has experience in a variety of industries, including the financial sector

If you would like to apply, please send your resume to

You must have the right to work in Australia on a full-time basis. 

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