Technical Product Architect

Technical Product Architect
Our client, a reputable national technology organisation, is currently seeking a permanent Technical Platform Architect who will form a senior and critical leadership role that will assist the organisation to respond to market demand and optimise the investment they are making in their product technology framework.
To succeed in the role of Technical Platform Architect you will have both a passion for mobile and web-based technology with a track record in defining and implementing technical architectures, frameworks and tools to create enterprise grade technical products and platforms. This is a hands on role leading a team of software developers, working closely with the sales team and Product Manager to define, create, enhance and maintain platform technologies and associated products.
This is a senior position where you will have the ability to strategically drive the technical architecture and technology stacks underpinning the platform and products, lead the software development team and support the sales team.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with technical and product stakeholders to define the overall technical and solution structure of a program or solution
  • Define pragmatic current and future best practices including toolchains, frameworks, deployment techniques, coding standards and getting buy in from developers
  • Perform spike testing and research on enterprise ready technologies
  • Provide direction to the development team on how best to tackle architectural approaches
  • Leading new project or product development in the early stages including development, user story creation, defining data models, key processes, iteration planning etc
  • Work with the product manager and other stakeholders to define roadmaps
  • Estimation for development at both tender, epic/high level and detailed estimates for sprints
  • Major influence on delivering quality on time for large projects based on the platform products
  • Assisting the Project Management Office in review, evaluation and assessment of quotes for client based implementations of the Platform products
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL IDEALLY HAVE;
  • A minimum of 3+ years of experience in similar roles
  • Development background in a range of languages and environments
  • Broad skillset on modern development platforms including C#, Web (AngularJS), Java, Hierarchical databases, document based databases, automated testing toolsets, deployment toolchains, containers, mobile development platforms
  • Experience in evaluating suitability of third party solutions to be integrated into our products
  • Broad experience with various development methodologies such as Lean, Kanban, waterfall, demonstrated Scrum Master experience beneficial
  • Extensive experience with development management tools such as Confluence and Jira
  • Good at creating architectural diagrams, understanding that these need to lead to working code
  • Understands that designing a solution requires understanding the context, so that solutions are not under engineered, or over engineered
  • Preparing technical solution architecture documents and artifacts
  • Demonstrated experience of technically leading and guiding distributed teams incl. overseas
  • Business analysis skills with experience identifying requirements, understating client needs
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills
  • A passion for pragmatic quality approaches and solving problems
  • Ability to participate in logical discussions to form and implement agreed solution
To submit your application, in strict confidence, please apply online using the appropriate link below quoting Ref No. 4B/26168. Should you wish to discuss, please contact Kristy Coulter ph: 07 3258 8344.
Your interest will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

  • Competitive
  • Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Hudson (Australia)
  • 20 Nov 17