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Technical Solutions Architect - Digital & Emerging Tech

Location:  Sydney
Other locations:  Anywhere in Region
Salary: Competitive
Date:  15-Sep-2022

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. 



The Opportunity   


We are looking for Technical Solutions Architect to join our growing Digital & Emerging Technology Consulting team across Sydney and Melbourne. 


Joining this team you will work with our digital experts to design and deliver 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 a someone who is not afraid to be hands-on when it comes design and development. 


What your day to day will look like (but not limited to) … 


  • 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. 


Skill wise, we are looking for someone with... 


  • At least 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. 


Nice to have...  


  • Client facing management consulting experience.  
  • Financial Services experience  


If you are looking for a team that values your work and can support you in honing your leadership skills – then do not wait, apply now! 


What we offer:

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Continuous learning: personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensive benefits package can be tailored to your individual needs.


We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable, and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via or  phone +61 3 8650 7788 (option 4).


We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.  


Regarding this role, the minimum salary is AUD $80,000 plus 10% superannuation.


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



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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