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Technical Solutions Architect - Manager - Digital & Emerging Technology

Location:  Sydney
Other locations:  Anywhere in Region
Salary: Competitive
Date:  09-Jan-2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1119302

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 



If we inspire you to do the work you love, will you still call it work?  


At EY we believe that whoever you are, your uniqueness helps us stand apart.  


We bring together extraordinary people, like you, to build a better working world. 


What’s in it for you?  


Technology is changing the world and we’re at the centre of it all. Driven by honest values, an amazing culture, we’re out to unleash the potential of every team across Australia.  


As our Manager, Technical Solutions Architect, you will be part of our Financial Services Technology team – based in Sydney and/or Melbourne offices, designing and delivering a range of software engineering solutions for Tier 1 – Financial Services clients.  


This is a hands-on role therefore this role would be suitable for someone who is not afraid to roll their sleeves up when it comes to design and development.  


  • Joining our elite team – you will work alongside the best in the business  

  • Digital DNA – working with innovative technology, Cloud-Native, API-First, Secure by Design  

  • Learn from experts and hone your leadership skills  


What your day to day will look like  


  • Define solution architectures and designs as part of software development lifecycle. This might include new “green fields” development or changes to existing system landscapes.  

  • Lead teams and provide thought leadership on solution options, technology choices and delivery approaches.   

  • Drive solution evaluation and selection including buy vs. build decisions, and early-phase project estimates which contribute to business cases.  

  • Provide consulting during the detailed design, build, test, and deployment phases.  

  • Work with key project roles (e.g., delivery managers, tech leads, project managers, business analysts, etc.) and organisational roles (e.g., enterprise architects) to ensure solutions are aligned to the enterprise architecture and meet business needs.   

  • Help our clients to understand and work through ways to resolve technology challenges.  

  • Gain opportunities to support large-scale change and transformation.  

  • Build your skills in technology management consulting. 


What we’re looking for 


Here is our ‘wish list’ but don’t worry if you don’t tick all the boxes. We’re interested in your passion, strengths, what you want to learn, and how far you want to go.  


  • 5+ years’ experience in a Tech Lead / Solution Engineer / Digital Solution Architect or similar role: designing, developing, and supporting solutions across one or more application domains.  

  • Hands on experience working as part of agile engineering teams providing detailed technical leadership.  

  • Experience in architecting distributed systems   

  • Experience in application development  

  • Expertise in a variety of coding technologies such as; Java, Node, React/Typescript and/or .Net  

  • Strong leadership, communication, and analytical skills.  

  • An ability to distil complex information into a clear and concise understanding. Including the ability to functionally decompose problems – identify how different functional needs will be met by a technology solution.  

  • Ability to operate a different level of abstraction – from technical architecture design through to architecture strategy definition.  

  • Good working knowledge and/or certification in current cloud-based technologies and solution patterns (e.g., Azure, AWS, GCP, REST, APIs, Data and Analytics Platforms).   

  • Experience in building microservice and event-based digital solutions.  

  • Experience in product selection and working with software vendors.  

  • Solid understanding of financial services business and how technology solutions can support business outcomes.   

  • An ability to produce quality project management and/or technical documentation.  

  • Confidence to engage and collaborate with a range of stakeholders.  

  • Knowledge and capability around contemporary development methodologies such as Agile/Scrum, DevOps, and other continuous delivery concepts. 


What we can offer you



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Apply now… we’re over 9,000 perspectives in Australia and we’re ready to welcome yours.  

At EY we take inclusivity seriously, and we’re committed to removing barriers and improving the employment prospects of people with disability or long-term health conditions. We encourage you to share any support and adjustments you need to be your best and participate equitably in our recruitment process. We understand sharing your needs with us can be daunting, so if you have questions before or during your application, we welcome you to get in touch at or +61 3 8650 7788 (option 2). Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential. 


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build. 


The minimum salary for this role is AUD$150,000 inclusive of superannuation and dependent on skills and experience.  


EY | Building a better working world  


Our preferred applicant will be required to undertake employment screening by EY or our external third-party provider. 




EY | Building a better working world 
EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.  
Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  
Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  

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