Solution Architect

Contract type: Permanent
Location: Auckland
Specialisation: Architects
Date: 2021-09-22
Salary: Senior level salary
Reference: JO-2109-18614
Contact name: Catherine Wang
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Job description

Recruit IT is working with this industry-leading enterprise client embarking on a significant digital transformation. This role will see you influence the future state of the business and its services. There are some exciting times ahead and this is a rare opportunity to plug into the journey early. 

The role
  • Ensure that customers are always having the best available service experience and work on addressing issues that are impacting this.
  • Development and implementation of system architectures that will meet business needs in alignment with the Enterprise Architecture Practice.
  • Gathering requirements and functional specifications, assessing the current software systems in place in order to identify areas in need of improvement, and overseeing development teams
  • Regularly update company key stakeholders on any developments in systems architecture projects.
  • Integrate any updated specifications and requirements into the systems architecture and be adept at explaining complex problems to management in layman’s terms.
About You
  • You will be a passionate technologist, perhaps a very Senior Engineer that has been performing Architectural duties without the title or an experienced Architect that can still cut code on occasion
  • You will have strong experience developing Proof of Concept solutions In Cloud Environments (AWS preferred)
  • Excellent communications skills across all levels of the business, both technical and non-technical
  • Proven experience in engineering and software architecture design
  • Designing service-oriented architecture solutions
  • Cloud architecture with AWS – Lambda, API Gateway, CloudFormation, RDS
  • Cloud architecture with Azure – Application Gateway, Cloud Functions, DataBricks, Login Apps (advantageous but not mandatory)
  • Video on demand and streaming services would be nice to have but not essential
  • Video processing, storage, streaming and players would be nice to have but not essential
  • Previous project management experience is advantageous
  • In-depth understanding and hands-on experience with coding languages (Java, JavaScript, React, Springboot, REST)
  • Applying your data and statistical analysis skills
  • Understanding of systems design, ideally with SaaS Products
  • Microservices Architectures
  • Broad knowledge of operating systems and databases
  • This is a grown-up environment where you will have the freedom and trust to get on with your work. 
  • The hiring manager is a passionate technologist who really values the technical growth and development of the team. 
  • The team are all down to earth people you can get along with and build long-lasting friendships with.
If this sounds like you then apply today with your most up to date CV or send to If you want to know more information, please feel free to contact Catherine on 021 086 16766.



Catherine Wang
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