Platform & Cloud Domain Architect

at University of Melbourne

About Chief Operating Operator Portfolio

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) Portfolio is responsible for the University's budget and financial performance, and the management of its property and capital. It also delivers efficient and effective shared services in support of all aspects of the University's business.

About the role

The core purpose of the Platform & Cloud Domain Architect is to ensure alignment between the University's business and IT strategy by leading the development of strategy and roadmaps in the Cloud and Infrastructure Platform domains. The successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing the current environment, developing and maintaining strategy and roadmaps as well as ensuring delivery of projects and initiatives occur in a timely manner. This role requires leadership in the work place, with the candidate who is able to articulate, to a wide range of stakeholders with varying levels influence, a vision and plan to guide investment, drive innovation and meet organisational goals and objectives.

About you

  • The appointee will have: Relevant tertiary qualifications in information systems, computer science or engineering to at least Bachelor level, or a combination of at least 10 years' experience as a Solution / Domain Architect; and Post-tertiary professional qualifications in an architecture framework e.g. TOGAF certified

  • Significant experience in the development of Domain level roadmaps.

  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating large-scale, cross-organisational initiatives with multiple stakeholders in complex technical environments.

  • Well-developed consultancy skills, encompassing experience facilitating workshops and building consensus around the pain points and tactics, and presenting findings back to stakeholders

  • Broad understanding of emerging technology trends in the Cloud arena. Ability to deal with complex and numerous technologies and applications in large scale environments

  • Proven ability to thrive in a changing and fast paced environment


  • Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme

  • Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions

  • The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment

  • A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

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How to apply

Your application submitted should include a CV along with your responses against the selection criteria found in the Position Description for the role.

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