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Senior Solution Architect
- Experience in Solution Architecture methods and tools
- Exposure to Applications and CRM Solution Architecture
About Our Client
Our client is a market leader in its Business on a global scale, and are currently hiring for a senior Solution Architect to support their operations here in Sydney on a permanent basis.
In terms of responsibilities the role will involve;
Documenting and maintaining Solution Architectures.
Ownership of the Regional Application Architecture across the Asia Pacific region.
Ensuring that solutions are strategically aligned with Enterprise architecture and business requirements for the project, ensuring fit for purpose and alignment with overall strategy and architecture standards.
Developing solution recommendations for the proposed solution and create underpinning architectural design.
Reviewing and signing off the detailed design phase of the project (e.g. design, build, test, and implementation).
Undertaking analysis of application technology options and associated costs, conducting fit-gap analysis, and proof of concepts for new business systems solutions as appropriate.
Assessing the impact of proposed solution architecture on other dependant enterprise solutions' architecture.
Leveraging knowledge of new technology options and tools to identify and create business improvement opportunities.
Using cross industry insight (e.g. best practices, trends, innovation) to assist in the design and development of solution architecture.
Liaising with stakeholders to clarify requirements.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following;
Industry experience in FMCG Supply Chain is advantageous.
Experience in Solution Architecture methods and tools, with appreciation of Enterprise Architecture also.
Experience and understanding of the issues associated with the business operating model of a global organisation.
Experience in Application and Systems Architecture in Trade Marketing & Distribution (TM&D) Systems, including Sales Force Automation (SFA), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and reporting.
Experience Integrating TM&D Systems to external Logistics (3PL).
Knowledge of Business Architecture with the ability to articulate Business Strategy and requirements.
Desirable Knowledge in cross functional areas like HR, Manufacturing Systems, Supply Chain.
Ability to manage Regional Application Portfolio and Life Cycle Management.
Change Management and Business Engagement Skills.
Facilitation, Influencing and Negotiation Skills.
Effective Communication and Relationship Management at all levels (inc CxO).
Understanding or experience in Prince 2.
Robust team work demonstrated both within and outside the IT function.
Customer satisfaction through consistently meeting business requirements.
Clarity and understanding of strategic thinking on key decisions.
What's on Offer
The client is offering the successful candidate an attractive remuneration package and great career prospects at an established international company in a Senior Solution Architecture role.