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Application Architect

Date: 05-Jan-2022

Location: Macquarie Park, Australia

Company: Singtel Group


Job Summary


The Application Architect is responsible for managing the delivery of Optus employee mobile & web applications. This role has responsibility for managing & mentoring a development team consists of Snr Software Engineers, Software Engineers and Junior Software Engineers. The ultimate goal for the team is to deliver the digital applications to a high-quality level within specified budget and time frames.



Key Responsibilities


The architect will work under the guidance and assistant of the Associate Director to implement the agreed processes, roadmaps, and KPI/objectives for the team. These activities are to be applied under corporate production readiness governance in the delivery process, allowing solution delivery that is both technically sound as well as commercially effective with excellent customer experience solutions.


The success of this role will come from the architects:

  • sound knowledge in the best practices of iOS/Android/Web application designs
  • extended development experiences in at least two of these mobile or web domains – iOS, Android, Spring Boot Microservices, JavaScript Web Framework
  • had previously been in a technical lead or architect role of a dev team
  • ability to work across the IT & Business teams, building strong working relationships from within IT teams, to peers across the business teams


The architect is expected to lead/mentor/support the team members, both in technical know-how as well as career planning & growth. When required, to mentor and implement with strong technical expertise, to manage robust fit-for-purpose solution delivery at all times. The architect needs to have key understanding in SDLC for both Agile and Waterfall methodologies, must have solid experience in full stack technical solution design. Preferable experiences include Ux/Ui design using Photoshop/Figma/Sketch, AWS Infrastructure Setup & DevOps experiences.


Experience and Qualifications


  • Degree or equivalent in relevant discipline – Computer Science or Information Technology
  • Postgraduate degree in relevant fields will be highly regarded
  • Evidence of at least five year track record of development experience on full stack mobile & web apps
  • SDLC for both Agile and Waterfall methodologies, web services & database integrations
  • Experience of integrating with third party systems & SDKs, e.g. Firebase, AWS, etc.
  • Experience in RESTful Web Services design, build & integrations
  • 3+ years experience in leading/governing a team of developers
  • A proven track record of success as a senior developer, end to end design lead in mobile or web app development domains
  • Hands on experience with Continuously Integration, Unit Testing and Test Automation
  • Adapt to appropriate methodologies for scale of application development/configuration, with focus on Agile methodology


We understand that flexibility means different things to different people. We're proud to offer a variety of options to work in different ways, such as our Blended Ways of Working, job share and part-time. Our Blended Ways of Working lets our people work across home and our offices. Please talk to us about how we can make this role work for you.

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