Solutions Architect

McMillan Shakespeare Group (ASX: MMS) is Australia’s leading single-source solution provider of salary packaging, novated leasing, consumer and fleet financing, and management services. With offices across Australia as well as Auckland and London we manage more than 290,000 employee benefit programs and 70,000 vehicles.
The Architecture Team is a core part of our newly formed Architecture and Common Platforms team which also includes DevOps, Integration, Test Automation, RPA and Microservices delivery teams.

This is an opportunity for the right candidate to help deliver Solution Architectures for our next-generation systems at the heart of a strategic transformation of McMillan Shakespeare’s IT and Digital capabilities. The successful candidate will have 5+ years’ experience in a complex Windows and Azure-based corporate environment delivering Solution Architectures in a medium to the large corporate ecosystem, and dealing with a variety of technical and non-technical stakeholders. They will be happy providing technical design advice to delivery teams as well as enterprise architecture and everything in between. Our architecture practice delivers application architecture, data architecture, integration architecture, infrastructure and cloud architecture, and security architecture as part of its core service.

Key Responsibilities:

Work with technical and business stakeholders to identify and specify business solutions in a complex financial services environment.

Deliver solution architectures identifying key functional and non-functional aspects of a solution, document operational and technical risks, and create a holistic solution and clearly identify solution components and their responsibilities so that delivery teams can successfully build and run the solution.

In conjunction with domain experts provide infrastructure and cloud architecture, security architecture, data architecture.

Work with IT delivery teams throughout the delivery lifecycle to provide solution architecture, design advice, and document ‘as-built’ architecture.

Work with the architecture team to identify future state architectures and roadmaps, define reference architectures, and research and assess new technologies.

Keep up with technology developments, especially with key vendors.

What we are looking for...

Candidates should have experience delivering solution architectures in a complex corporate environment based on Azure and Windows technology stacks:

REST APIs, microservice, and event-based architectures

Disaster recovery and fault-tolerance patterns in modern cloud-based architectures

Strong experience in security architecture is desirable

Microsoft Dynamics365 and/or Salesforce a plus

Data architecture, analytics, AI, and machine learning are a plus


The ideal candidate will have one or more of the following certifications (or equivalent experience)

Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect

What we can offer you:

Our strong people-first culture

Flexible/hybrid working to enhance your work/life balance

Novated lease benefits and discounts

12 weeks Paid Parental leave and access to our Parents Portal

Exempt Employee Share Plan

Paid Income Protection Insurance under MMSG default Super plan

Access to a broad range of learning and development programs

Career break and volunteering leave

Access to Employee Assistance Program and annual Flu vaccination

Lifestyle Rewards program

McMillan Shakespeare are an equal opportunity employer who are committed to creating a workplace where everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We appreciate the strength that diversity brings and welcome candidates from all backgrounds, Indigenous Australians and people with a disability to apply.
Please note all successful candidates will be required to undergo background checks.
Chatswood, NSW, AU