Solutions Architect 3DHB ICT
Hutt Valley District Health Board
Lower Hutt, NZ
2d ago

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.

Location : Wellington & Hutt Valley Hospital

Contract : Permanent Full time

About the role

The Solution Architect is a delivery role within the 3DHB ICT department and reports to the Manager Solution Architects.

The purpose of this role is to provide the design and communication of integrated solutions that meet current and future business needs.

In addition to technology components, solution architecture encompasses changes to service, process, organisation, and operating models.

The solutions must take into account relevant enterprise architectures, strategies, policies, standards and practices (including security).

The Solution Architect will contribute to the development of ICT strategies, enterprise architecture, and technology roadmaps as well as also support the development of business cases.

The Solution Architect is expected to engage with business owners and stakeholders across the Wellington regional DHBs to design solutions that can be implemented across the three regional DHBs.

Engagement with the Ministry of Health and other DHBs across New Zealand is critical to realise a common set of national ICT solutions and interoperability standards..

Specific responsibilities include :

Contribute or lead impact assessments for proposed investments.

Lead and deliver the solution design and technical design of ICT projects.

Adherence of Architecture Governance standards and principles across all solutions within the DHB or regional

Engage with business representatives to ensure ICT solutions will deliver on their strategies and KPIs.

Contribute to business case development around ICT aspects of the solution including options analysis

Skills and experience

The successful candidate will have a minimum of ten years’ experience in the IT industry, with at least five years in systems analysis, specifications and design.

The Solution Architect is expected to have in depth knowledge of several of the following practices, domains and technologies :

  • Enterprise Architecture concepts, principles, and various methodologies
  • SDLC methods, techniques and deliverables and appropriate utilisation
  • Application, Data, and Security
  • Network architecture and management
  • Database architectures and management
  • Cloud infrastructure and transition to cloud based SaaS solutions
  • Active Directory environments
  • Expert knowledge of MS Service architectures
  • J2EE standards
  • ESB and integration patterns
  • API development and management
  • About our organisation

    Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region.

    CCDHB operates two hospitals Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

    The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services.

    The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.

    Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions.

    A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

    CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples.

    CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.

    How to apply

    Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

    Applications close on 25th November 2020. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format.

    For further information on this role, please email recruitment and please indicate the vacancy number and job title in the subject line.

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    By joining together we will succeed


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