About the role
Worksafe NZ is looking for a pragmatic Solutions Architect to help define and deliver transformative technology solutions for our stakeholders.
You will benefit from being recognised as part of a dynamic Architecture delivery team.
Huge opportunity to bring your Architectural skills to a diverse and high profile environment, whilst working on some impactful, wide reaching projects.
The solutions architect role serves to define the IT Architecture standards and provides architecture governance across WorkSafe, guiding the organisation in making IT investment decisions in line with the business's IT strategy and target operating model.
As Solution Architect you will :
Working closely with business and technical SMEs both within the organisation and third parties, to design, and with the team, to deliver, digital solutions in line with Group policies and standards
Define WorkSafe architecture requirements that support the strategic objectives of D&IS and its customers
Contributing to developing, maintaining, and publishing of Digital principles, standards, guidelines, and processes.
Develop and maintain documentation to ensure requirements are understood by developers, users, and suppliers
Research and maintain an awareness of best practices in the area of systems architecture
Ensure the architecture adopted on IT projects is up-to-date, consistent with the WorkSafe architecture requirements
Ensure WorkSafe architecture requirements are communicated to and understood and adopted by others - IS, Contractors and Suppliers whose products or services need to comply with the WorkSafe architecture requirements
Implement and ensure that systems, processes, and methodologies are followed to ensure effective monitoring, control, and support of D&IS governance functions
Opportunity to shape and assist in developing technology strategy roadmaps for WorkSafe to enable business services and move into a more strategic role.
Ideally, you will have :
Significant experience as a technical lead or background in solutions architecture
Demonstrable experience working as a Solution Architect using a range of different technologies
A confident communicator - able to present complex technical issues clearly to technical and non-technical audiences
Experience working alongside project delivery teams providing solutions designs
Expert Knowledge of the Microsoft Technology Stack (including Azure, Dynamics, O365 etc)
Knowledge of all components of an enterprise technical architecture (e.g. applications, operating systems, networking, integration, database management and SaaS)
The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment
The ability to learn and adapt fast and open to new challenges
A self-motivated, goal-oriented individual with the ability to take ownership of the task assigned
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
WorkSafe New Zealand, Mahi Haumaru Aotearoa, is the primary workplace health and safety regulator our vision is that everyone who goes to work comes home healthy and safe.
Our people are passionate about our vision and embrace and demonstrate our WorkSafe Values - Ngā Mātāpono :
Whakakotahi we're united in a strong purpose
Kōrero mai we engage meaningfully
Tiakina mai - we're entrusted with a duty of care.
WorkSafe offer a range of benefits including free life, trauma and income protection insurances, discounts on health insurance and eye care, four weeks annual leave plus three days WorkSafe leave, and learning and professional development opportunities.
We operate on a flexible by default basis, allowing you and your manager to create a flexible work experience that supports you and the business to succeed.
There are a range of networks you can become part of, such as our Te Rōpū Atuapiko Rainbow Network, WorkSafe Wahine Women's Network and our Kapa Haka group.