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Principal Solution Architect

Job No: 659386

Sydney - Inner Suburbs & CBD, Brisbane - Inner Suburbs & CBD, Melbourne - Inner Suburbs & CBD

Permanent Full Time


Pay Band 6

  • Work with a highly skilled Data & Platforms Engineering team within our Data & Enterprise Technology function
  • Great opportunity for a talented problem solver, big thinker and natural mentor 
  • Location is flexible; Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne

The Role

The purpose of this key role is to develop end to end data solutions for Suncorp that are aligned with the strategy and enterprise architecture of the organisation. The Principle Solution Architect will have a passion for understanding and enabling data & the business, work with the Domain Architect, Project Manager, Delivery Managers, and Technical Leads and take design ownership of Data Insurance initiatives from Discovery through to Delivery. The goal is to deliver value to the business by ensuring that technology solutions are well architected and executed.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare and maintain technology strategy, Architecture and roadmaps that are consistent with the group’s direction
  • Technology advisor to business leaders and strategic leaders (EGM and above) on technology direction
  • Perform technology and strategy presentations to technical staff, business representatives and vendor organisations
  • Provide mentoring and guidance to architects, technical leads, application system specialists, business & system analysts
  • Brings industry best practice, improvements, and other CI ideas into the function and leads teams to implement them
  • Responsible for producing the Solution Architecture design and data modelling utilising prescribed templates, methodologies and tools
  • Responsible for ensuring that Solution Architecture designs (including data models) are submitted and progress via the prescribed governance process
  • Ensure that solutions are delivered with the appropriate levels of technical quality attributes – performance, scalability, availability, security, modifiability, supportability, reusability, sociability
  • Provide technical leadership to multi-disciplinary teams for end-to-end solutions by ensuring all facets of the design are integrated into an architecturally compliant implementation

Skills & Experience

  • A minimum of 5+ years in an architecture role and 10+ years in technology related role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computing or engineering related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Insurance or Financial Services experience
  • Experience with regulatory programmes of work
  • Data Warehouse and platforms experience
  • Familiarity with architecture frameworks, methodologies and end to end data applications using/including; Data Warehousing, Data Platforms, Data Streaming & API’s, TOGAF, ArchiMate, Data Modelling, Amazon Web Services, IBM Db2, IBM DataStage, IBM IDR

Our Benefits

  • Discounts of up to 25% on our various Insurance, Banking & Superannuation products
  • Flexible working environment and arrangements; genuine focus on work-life balance
  • Numerous discounts with our corporate partners (retail & shopping / travel & holiday / health & wellbeing)

About Us

Suncorp is a leading financial services provider in Australia and New Zealand, enabling more than nine million customers to better protect and enhance their financial wellbeing. With a heritage dating back to 1902, we have grown to become a top-50 ASX-listed company with over 13,000 people. We offer banking, wealth management and insurance products and services through our well-recognised brands including Suncorp, AAMI, GIO, Apia, Shannons and Vero, as well as those from our partners.

At Suncorp we build inclusion by providing an environment where everyone is able to be themselves and feel valued, involved and respected for their perspectives and contribution.

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