Solution Architect | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/1428803


When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We value diverse thinking, so your ideas and innovative mindset will be warmly welcomed. You'll experience a friendly environment working with talented people, where you'll be included and have your capabilities recognised. And you'll be supported to reach your full potential and enjoy an enriching career.


About The Role & Team

Allianz Australia is currently operating in an exciting period of change and transformation. Throughout this, we are looking at new technologies, processes and ways of working, to ultimately deliver exceptional customer experiences.

Due to a number of large scale in-flight programs Allianz Australia are looking to engage additional Architects to support and ensure the successful delivery of various initiatives. 

We are currently seeking a Solution Architect to join the Information Technology Team on a permanent full time basis.  The role will be based between our new agile offices in North Sydney and the CBD. 

Reporting to the Head of Architecture you will take overall responsibility for architecture and design within the application domain for given projects or initiatives. Working in alignment and collaboration with the business you will ensure the design of effective solutions which then flow through into effective delivery.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Liaise with business users, enterprise architects, technical architects, developers and testers throughout the full life cycle of an application.
  • Interpret and assess business requirements and act as an interface with other divisions as necessary to facilitate a design that realises business value, whilst enabling an overall systems strategy.
  • Be responsible for coordinating and delivering the design of the solution for a given initiative or project that meets stated business requirements in an acceptable timeframe and within budget constraints.
  • Take overall responsibility for the architecture and design of a solution, ensuring the solution meets stated business requirements and ensuring that it aligns to the enterprise direction.

About You

We are looking for creative and collaborative solution architects who show capability to work with the business to drive effective architecture solutions. 

You will be part of a high calibre team who work and celebrate successes together.  The team value positive outcomes and as a business we champion flexible working.

We are open to generalist solution architects but if you have a data lens/slant to your experience we would also love to hear from you.

Key Experience that will set you up for success include:

  • Proven ability to communicate, influence and negotiate with the business on core solutions and delivery
  • A team player who works in conjunction with the team to drive ultimate success
  • 5+ years of previous software development and/or architect experience
  • Experience in Java and associated modern development frameworks and practices
  • Experience in Web Client User Interface Design [HTML/JavaScript/Angular/REST]
  • Knowledge of modern Integration and Data platforms / frameworks / patterns

More about us

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position.  By truly caring about people – both our 83 million private and corporate customers and 147,000 employees – we foster a culture where our employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and dare to challenge the industry.  Our main ambition is to be our customers' trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow.

Allianz is committed to employment equity and therefore welcomes applications from men and women regardless of race or ethnicity, age, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or philosophy of life. Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.

If you dare, there's an opportunity for you at www.allianz.com.au/careers

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