We are looking for an experienced Solutions Architect to join our Information Services team and play a key role in enabling the successful delivery of ICT solutions for NZQA.
It is a great time to be joining the NZQA team as we continue to work to deliver on our Future State programme to ensure that NZQA remains a leader in quality assurance, online and on demand.
In this role, you will be responsible for:
Developing high quality solution architectures, ensuring that they meet business requirements, and are well aligned with NZQA strategy, architecture and standards.
Contributing to the development and quality assurance of information architecture and data models, as well as target state architectures, standards and roadmaps.
Ensuring solutions reflect good security practice and work to raise security awareness.
Providing technical leadership and supporting successful project delivery.
Building and maintaining effective relationships with a wide range of clients and partners.
You will have in depth experience developing solution architectures in an enterprise environment. Ideally, you will have recent experience with software architecture for enterprise Java web applications, a good understanding of micro-services and API gateway architectures, standards-based identity and access management, and will have contributed to enterprise architecture activities.
Experience with architecting solutions that run on or integrate with public cloud services such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft\ 's Azure is highly desirable.
You will have good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and you will be comfortable in presenting, negotiating, and facilitating technical solutions coupled with good client relationship management skills.
If you have the experience and expertise outlined above, then this could be the role for you.
NZQA is accountable for managing the New Zealand Qualifications Framework, administering the secondary school assessment system, independent quality assurance of non-university education providers, qualifications recognition and standard setting for some specified unit standards.
NZQA has a goal to be a Te Reo M?ori learning organisation.
For more information about this role and NZQA please refer to the job description, NZQA\ 's Customer Charter, Organisational Values and NZQA Staff Benefits. If you are applying/viewing through Seek, please click ?apply now\ ' to access these links.
If you would like to discuss further, please call Paul Headland on 04 463 3090
Applications close at 5.00 pm on 21 July 2020