Digital Architect



Job Description

About Us
If you love working with a diverse group of people who are all about putting the customer at the centre and enabling choice, you’ve found the right company. The energy sector is transforming at a rate of knots, and we want you to join us and be part of this transformation.

Vector is listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange with Entrust, our majority shareholder. Vector operates a range of innovative businesses delivering energy and communication services to more than 600,000 homes and commercial customers across Aotearoa and the Pacific.

Because we live in a world that is changing fast, we must continue to identify and develop better solutions that will provide value, choice and service for our customers throughout New Zealand and beyond, so the environment and communities we love continue to thrive. To do this, Vector has a vision of creating a new energy future, which will help to deliver clean, reliable and affordable energy solutions for customers.

About the role
As a Digital Architect, you will be responsible for the development of solutions and services within Vector’s enterprise architecture framework and contributing to the growth of that framework.

The role exists to assist and enable our partner businesses and Vector Group to achieve our business objectives by defining, managing, and governing solution designs and service specifications; and to guide the effective deployment of solutions into the operational environment.

You’ll provide strong collaboration with key business and digital stakeholders to create effective solutions that align with business requirements and architectural standards.

Key functions are:

  • Solution Architecture
  • Business and stakeholder engagement
  • Vendor Engagement
  • Learning and innovation

Experience with some or all the following is valuable:

  • Cloud technologies and standards in AWS essential
  • Security architecture, standards, and protocols
  • Service Oriented design, implementation, and governance
  • Integration patterns, API design, microservices
  • B2B interface design
  • IoT technologies and M2M communication protocols
  • Mobile application development

Who we are looking for
You are a “T-shaped” professional with a depth of experience in the technical related fields of infrastructure and AWS cloud services, with a breadth of experience across software development, as well as some previous experience in a solution architecture or digital architecture role.

You’ve had experience working in the technical related field of infrastructure, AWS cloud infrastructure, and software development as well as some experience in a digital or solution architecture role.

You’ll also have experience with digital services within an AWS cloud environment and working knowledge of cloud infrastructure: computing resource, networking, storage, security, and virtualization.

You can communicate complex technical issues and can drive change while maintaining sensitivity to the existing business. In addition, you’ll bring with you your ITIL / ITSM knowledge as well as service design and operational planning experience.

What we can offer you
We love working together to create a new energy future. If you want to be part of an organisation with a real and tangible purpose, Vector could be the place for you.
We offer:

  • A fun, flexible and stimulating work environment, full of interesting work being done by smart and innovative people
  • Flexibility, including the choice of working from home a couple of days a week, and flexible start and finish times so you can balance work and life
  • Health and wellbeing support
  • Great benefits that reflect the importance of family

Vector engages a workforce made up of people and teams with diverse skills, values, backgrounds and experiences. We respect and value people who are different from each other.

  • First corporate Living Wage Accredited employer
  • First Accessibility Tick employer
  • Rainbow Tick accredited
  • Winner of three gongs at the 2019 Diversity Awards NZ, including the Supreme Award in 2019 and 2020.

If you require assistance or accessibility support from us during the application and selection process, please do get in touch with us on 099787804.

Applications will close soon,  however interviews may be organised as applications are received, so do not hesitate to apply.

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