First listed on: 25 October 2020

Principal ICT Solutions Architect 

With approximately 6,500 staff, approximately $7 billion in assets and more than 6,500 kilometres of track, Queensland Rail (QR) is an integrated customer and rail infrastructure business servicing the passenger, tourism, resources and freight customer markets throughout Queensland.  The organisation aims to be the safest, best performing and most customer focused railway in Australia.

We are looking for a high performing Principal ICT Solutions Architect to join our Information and Communication Technology (ICT) team based in our Brisbane CBD office.

Reporting to the Manager ICT Solutions, you will be responsible for designing both enterprise wide and bespoke solutions as well as providing technical direction and assurance, across multiple solutions encompassing a wide array of technology projects. As the Principal ICT Solutions Architect, you will be working within the standards, principles and processes that govern ICT and supporting the business to achieve strategic goals through solutions you design.

This role requires a good understanding of technical architectures and roadmaps, as well as a solid understanding of business, technology, application, data and information architectures.

What we are looking for:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in solution architecture, including providing IT consulting advice and capturing technical requirements associated with the development of diverse, business critical IT applications in a large and complex organisation.
  • High level of conceptual and analytical skills, in relation to IT solution design, development and technical environment issues when architecting and being involved in the implementation of diverse, business critical IT applications.
  • High level of skills in the end to end design and delivery of business solutions with a specific focus on application components in a distributed environment to meet business requirements consistent with best practice solution delivery framework and architecture standards.
  • Good communications skills both written and verbal coupled with the ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders to develop effective business relationships.

Experience working in an outsourced/managed service provider environment would be highly advantageous.

Certification in TOGAF highly desirable.

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Starting salary: $116, 425 + superannuation

In addition to a generous superannuation scheme, Queensland Rail also offers free train travel to and from work on duty days and a healthy work/ life balance.

If you can demonstrate a high level of knowledge or experience in the above criteria, please apply to position number 29572 by clicking onto the "Apply" button.  Please submit a resume and covering letter outlining relevant experience by 5pm Sunday 01 November 2020.  Please note a formal response to the key selection criteria is not required.

Applications can be addressed to Kristy Jordan, Senior Recruitment Adviser.  To learn more about this Queensland Rail career opportunity email  Please do not email your application; we can only accept applications received via our website.

The recruitment and selection process for this position will require the successful candidate to satisfactorily undertake an alcohol and other drug screen.

Queensland Rail is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from non-English speaking backgrounds to apply for this position.

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