Solutions Architect

·  Permanent, full-time position, 37.5 hours per week 

·  Hamilton central based 

·  Dynamic and innovative team 


Our award-winning Information Technology Services(ITS) team at Wintec’s Hamilton Central Campus are leading the way when it comes to technology solutions and services for our staff and student communities. We utilise the latest Microsoft technologies and much more, to support and enhance Wintec’s student learning experience. 

We are looking for a contemporary Solutions Architect to be part of the ITS team responsible for the architectural direction of Wintec’s technology solutions. You will leverage your own and the business’ knowledge to ensure technology solutions align and support Wintec’s digital transformation strategy.


You will be proficient in the Microsoft cloud suite -Azure, Office 365, Dynamics 365, and associated licensing schemes. You will develop and maintain architectural principles and standards. You will influence the enterprise architecture of Wintec and the user experience through information architecture. You will investigate technology to fit the needs of Wintec and shape the delivery of a solution with a preference to leveraging Wintec’s existing platforms over implementing new products or bespoke solutions.


Key responsibilities include:

·Influence ITS strategic goals and develop technology blueprints, road maps and tactical plans to ensure our technology solutions achieve our desired future state.

·Work with other architects, senior engineers, and business stakeholders to align current and future business goals across technology portfolios.

·Understand business problems and opportunities, evaluate options, and provide recommendations for technology solutions. 

·Brief technical requirements to product vendors and service providers and determine the recommended solution for Wintec.

·Understand Microsoft licensing schemes and align to solution designs to ensure best fit and best value is achieved for Wintec.

·Be an advisor to the executive  IT Director and provide technical leadership to the IT Services team on architectural principles, solution design, security, integration, or other issues that relate to technology-based business solutions.



To be successful in this role you will have the following:

·Degree Qualification in Computer Science or another relevant field.

·Prefer 3-5 years working as a Solutions Architect in a business environment.

·Experience working with Microsoft licensing is essential.

·Experience architecting cloud service solutions, particularly across platforms such as Office 365, Dynamics 365, and Azure.

·Have a broad understanding of Information Technology and Solution Delivery.

·Strong focus on integration and experience with cloud architecture

·Be able to work across the business, applications and infrastructure domains.

·Work collaboratively

·Natural curiosity and willingness to take ownership

·Skills in planning, projects, reporting and documentation

·Excellent communication skills

·Strong relationship building and influencing skills


If you want to be Wintec’s Solution Architect, click apply to be considered for this role. 

Applicants for this position need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.






Job no: JAF1006

Location: City Campus

Closing Date: Thursday, 22 August 2019