Solutions Architect

NZD140000 - NZD170000 per annum
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02 Feb 2024
  • Exciting 2-3 year program to digitalise the clients current system
  • Wellington CBD based
  • $140,000-$170,000 per annum

About the Company

Our client is responsible for administering the secondary school assessment system, independent quality assurance of non-university education providers, qualifications recognition and standard setting for some specified unit standards.   

About the Role

This role is accountable for development of fit for purpose solution architectures that are well aligned with the clients’ strategic direction, target state architectures and approved standards. You will work closely with other architects, analysts, project teams and business representatives to support the delivery of high-quality ICT solutions.


  • Develop and guide solution architecture and design, ensuring designs are fit for purpose, high quality and cost effective.
  • Submit designs to the Architecture Review Board (ARB) for approval and resolve any issues arising
  • Contribute to the development of target state architectures, standards and roadmaps.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring
  • Support successful project delivery
  • Identify and assist with the management of security and technical risks (particularly with regard to proposed solutions).
  • Report issues or technical difficulties to Portfolio Manager / Team Leader Architecture as appropriate


  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate, build relationships and influence at all levels.
  • Logical, analytical and a critical thinker and problem-solver.
  • Excellent writing and information organisation/management skills.
  • Ability to lead others in a technical environment
  • Designing and developing solutions in AWS and Azure
  • REST API design and development
  • Legacy application overhaul / application modernisation
  • Enterprise Java systems


Click the APPLY button and include your resume and cover letter or for further information contact Mel at or 04 460 0519  

Please note we will only be able to consider candidates who are currently based in NZ with full NZ working rights. Other applicants may not be neccassarily responded to. 

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Posted by
Melanie Whalley
Candidate Manager
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