Cloud Architect

Wellington
Public Sector – Architects
Full time
Our purpose 
Here at Datacom we connect people and technology in order to solve challenges, create opportunities and discover new possibilities for the communities we live in.
 
Our team
The Architectural team are responsible for the design and implementation of a variety of IT solutions using Cloud, Modern Workplace, Automation and Foundation Infrastructure to deliver outcomes across the Public Sector. As a well-established team we have a good mix of capabilities and experience. Our Cloud Architects team forms part of the wider Professional Services group, so you’ll have the benefit of being part of a close-knit team, with the support and security of a large organisation.  

The Nitty Gritty
We have over 6,200 people across our global offices, and generate an annual revenue of over $1.2 billion, this makes us one of Australasia’s largest professional IT services companies. We have extensive expertise in operating data centres, providing IT services, software engineering and application management, as well as payroll and customer service design and operations. With this comes a long list of significant clients Datacom is committed to hiring, developing and promoting the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds. We are local at heart, yet world-class in capability.

About the Role 
This role would suit a self-managed professional who would enjoy working as part of the Professional Services team here in Datacom Wellington. We’re looking for a person who is ambitious, passionate about technology, can upskill in different technologies and has experience working in a Professional Services environment.

What you’ll do 
•Provide inspirational leadership and innovative thinking for Public Cloud and Hybrid Cloud models
•Provide architectural leadership for Application Modernisation and Cloud Migrations
•Provide architectural leadership to internal client account and delivery teams
•Create and develop Architecture patterns for maximum consistency and reuse
•Provide architectural assurance for proposed changes to customers environment
•Provide project assurance functions with respect to architecture for projects 
•Assist with pre-sales and bids when required
•Incorporate project planning and reporting functions for work scheduling
•Assist with Project to BAU transition process and governance 
•Act as Technical Lead for delivery teams
•Articulate clearly, quickly and accurately scalable solutions for a wide variety of clients that match their business needs
•Create and maintain strong working relationships

What you’ll bring 
•3+ Years in Architecture and Design 
•You will take in the bigger picture view of our customer IT and Business Environments while providing Architectural leadership. 
•Aptitude to mentor other people within the team and wider Datacom, providing technical guidance and leadership on projects
•You will have an in-depth understanding of Public Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, Cloud Strategy and Migrations. 
•An excellent understanding of the application and infrastructure layers
•Very good technical knowledge across a wide breadth of technologies with solid experience in previous technical support areas
•A good understanding of DevOps practices and tools, e.g. Docker, Openshift, Ansible, Puppet or similar 
•Agile project experience
•Battle scars from previous roles where you assisted with technical designs, implementations and advanced troubleshooting
•Confidence to engage easily with our clients, and talk them through the benefits of the solution you are recommending

Please apply online. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

This role would suit a self-managed professional who would enjoy working as part of the Professional Services team here in Datacom Wellington. We’re looking for a person who is ambitious, passionate about technology, can upskill in different technologies and has experience working in a Professional Services environment.