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Solutions Architect - Network

Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment
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IT & computing
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Are you a talented Solution Architect specialising in the Network domain?
  • Permanent position, Wellington CBD
  • Have you successfully worked on the design, development and implementation of large scale enterprise networks in a complex multi-vendor environment?  If so, you could be person we are looking for


About the role:

We are looking for a solid track record of your experience and in-depth understanding of Data Centre networking, Networking in a hybrid cloud environment (AWS/Azure), Network Security and SDWAN.  Having proven knowledge in the following areas would also be advantageous: IP Telephony, Contact Centre technologies, TaaS knowledge, along with experience working in a multi-mode delivery environment.

Although you will be tasked with designing network focussed solutions a breadth of experience in your portfolio would be desirable, including a variety of technologies, i.e. applications, cloud, infrastructure, network etc. along with experience in working on projects and programmes across the board – from newly commissioned programmes to enhancements of BAU systems and applications.  Working collaboratively with a diverse group of business users, ICT, and delivery functions, you will have the opportunity to contribute your knowledge to the many solutions created and implemented along with working on your own assigned projects.

This role will support the Domain Architect Network in implementing their responsibilities within projects.  You will also work closely with other functions, including business, application/system, infrastructure and security architecture and will focus on both strategic objectives and tactical demands.

MBIE undertakes large scale implementations where we challenge the status quo, delivering solutions which are innovative, creative and ultimately have a positive impact on the lives of many New Zealanders, it is therefore vital that you have an innate passion to harness technology solutions for maximum impact.

Your workload will be constant and varied, and as we move through a life cycle of programmes you will need to be able to keep pace with both the volume, and time pressures, of a high performing team. 

About you:

As an experienced Solution Architect we will expect you to be able to quickly assess projects and programmes, build rapport with the key stakeholders and make decisions as to how you are going to add value for our business owners.

Your communication skills both verbal and written will be excellent and you will have the ability to effectively present and explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences.

MBIE is committed to career development and you will have the opportunity to learn from your peers and be exposed to learning opportunities to build your own knowledge base.

How to apply:

Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our online careers website.  You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the online application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our online process.

Email Fi Sanderson at quoting ref MBIE/1426380 if you have any further questions.

Applications close at 5pm on Sunday 27 October 2019.


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