31 Jul 2020

Full-Time Solution Architect – Wellington

Ministry of Education – Posted by MinEducationAnywhere


Job Description

  • Two permanent roles available
  • Wellington

Kia ora, Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Malo ni, Talofa lava, Tena koutou katoa and welcome.

Help shape the future of education

At the Ministry of Education, we work together to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.

Our organisation is made up of more than 3,000 talented and committed people around New Zealand, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.

While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system.

About our group and team

ICT Strategy, Planning, and Architecture (SPA) work with the Ministry and education sector to ensure clear alignment and connection between business strategy, digital strategy, and digital solution design.

We have recently undertaken a review of our current workforce and have identified a number of roles we need to fill to ensure that our strong delivery commitment is continued at its high standard and as a result of this we are looking for an Solution Architect to join the team.

About this role

Be part of a team providing solutions to the Education Sector.

In this role you will be providing technical leadership in a variety of technologies, Defining best practice and standards. Designing solutions for customers.

Actively promoting, championing and communicating architectures that support the Ministry’s purpose, strategy, vision and values.

About you

We need individuals with strong leadership, sound judgement and professional credibility to engage meaningfully with management and to influence positive change. We are looking for someone who will complement our current team, can present to others at all levels and has had solid experience. You will become part of an already successful group that has the attention of the Leadership team.

You will need to have had solid ICT experience across a range of different technologies (including cloud) in a range of roles across government or commercial organisations and a demonstrable track record in problem solving while leading architecture, design, development and deployment of a wide range of IT solutions in an enterprise environment.

Your work will drive improvements in organisational culture, capability and – ultimately better education outcomes for all New Zealanders.

The world is changing dramatically with it use of digital tools and technologies and the New Zealand Education System is at the forefront of using these new approaches. These roles allow you to be at the centre of working through that change and achieving better outcomes for all New Zealanders, through a smart digital education system.

Are you ready to make a difference?

We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Maori, Pacific and those with disabilities, who will enrich our understanding of the education system.

As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to keeping to the Treaty of Waitangi’s guiding principles in our work for and with Maori students, their whanau, hapu and iwi.

Please review the position description by copy and pasting this link into your browser: https://expressonline.haineslink.co.nz/pdfs/659006_JobDesc.pdf

If this opportunity sounds like you, please apply now using the ‘apply online’ button.

For further information please contact Rebecca McKeown or 04 463 8422 rebecca.mckeown@education.govt.nz

How to Apply

Applications will close Monday, 10 August 2020.

Job Categories: IT. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 4 days.

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