Sep 23, 2021

Salesforce Project Architect

  • Optus
  • Macquarie Park NSW, Australia
Full time Architects

Job Description

Job Summary

The primary role of the Project Architect is to craft the solution architecture for Core Systems (CS) led Programs/ Projects and oversee all design aspects of the development and delivery of the CS systems.

This role reports into the Associate Director, Config Services & Delivery and will be responsible for new development and enhancements to the applications within the CTS, alignment of solutions across other IT domains and ensuring their end-to-end operability in accordance with SingTel/Optus IT’s strategic standards.

The Solution Architect - Salesforce is required to have a detailed understanding of enterprise as well as CS domain strategy and ensure that the CS projects conform to these roadmaps. A Project Architect will also be required to provide a mentor role for solution designers within the domain. This role is particularly focused on the Salesforce Platform and will drive the adoption and strategic focus for this platform.

Key Responsibilities

  • Craft and develop the E2E Solution Salesforce Architecture and ensure it is aligned with business goals and objectives.
  • Oversee all Salesforce solution architecture aspects of the development and delivery of the program
  • Review requirements and ensures system functionalities & capabilities are future proofed and extensible
  • Ensure alignment with Optus standards and industry best practice on cyber security and operational resilience
  • Translate the business requirements/processes into system qualities and hence into high level application component/interface design specifications and strategies
  • Compiles & design architecture models for CS that includes a decomposition of the system into separate modules along with rules that enables these clean decomposition so that individual modules may be defined and built by specialists in their specific fields
  • Manage dependencies between application components (within and external to CS) design
  • Analyse impact of change requests, including recommendations
  • Sets design goals and review application designs
  • Ensure quality of design and operational control characteristics
  • Establish volumetric requirements and performance goals; ensure design meets the requirements and goals set
  • Governs and reviews data schema for CS, including design guidelines relating to data reuse & balancing the need for centralisation and replication
  • Establish transition architecture for migration period
  • Act as key member of the ARB (Architecture Review Board)
  • Participate in drafting of Service Level Agreements post implementation
  • Balances quality issues, cost, robustness demands and constraints
  • Making sure the architecture is not only right for operations but also for deployment and sustainment; ensure that the new system is built in a way that ensures functional requirements are met whilst also ensure that service qualities (performance, scalability, extensibility, etc) for now and the future are achievable.
  • Manage risk identification and mitigation strategies associated with the architecture
  • Document the architecture decisions and communicate to key stakeholders, making sure that management understands the architecture
  • Ensure Key KPIs are met
  • Work autonomously

Experience and Qualifications

  • Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent field
  • Current salesforce Certified Application Architect or Certified System Architect
  • Large-Scale Architecture Design (3years+)
  • Large Enterprise IT Solution Design and Architecture experience (8years+)
  • Telecommunications (or similar industry) experience (5years+)
  • Experience with SDLC process
  • Waterfall and Agile Delivery methodologies
  • Development experience with Apex, Visual Force Pages, API REST integration, Triggers, Eclipse IDE, Salesforce Object Query Language (SOQL)
  • Software / Application Architecture, Design & Development
  • Mastering of one or more architecture and design area – business model/process, application, data, integration (SOA), infrastructure

Optus believes in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers.

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