Salesforce Architect


Job Expectations

Looking for a change? How about changing the future of Australia?

This is an excellent opportunity for a Salesforce Platform Architect to join nbn™ IT at a transformative point in our journey where you will be part of the team accountable for architecting solutions, providing stability and governance on Salesforce, a key strategic platform.

As part of the Salesforce System Team, the Salesforce Platform Architect will play a key strategic leadership role in helping nbn™ realise its strategic intents and identify opportunities for technology and business innovation through technical direction across Salesforce initiatives. A key aspect of this role is to leverage partnerships with delivery, business and technology partners to design solution and define the Salesforce standards and patterns to be adopted across the organization in support of the overarching technology roadmap and strategies.

The role will involve working together with the system team to advise on a wide variety of areas, such as: implement solution architecture, design review, integration strategy, org strategy, security, compliance, mobile and web strategy, performance management, solution compatibility, environment and release management, master data management, fit/gap analysis of CRM capabilities, optimisation planning and best practice related to use of and project guidance.

The Salesforce Platform Architect will have significant influence on the growth and success of 10+ Salesforce delivery teams across nbn. This is a great opportunity to develop as an architect and utilise a broad set of skills.

A bit about your role

Outlined below are the core duties that the Salesforce Platform Architect will be responsible for delivering:

  • Design and manage architecture around Salesforce solution and integration strategy, ensuring standard and best-practices approaches are adopted and adhered to.
  • Establish and continuously evolve on Salesforce design and development principles as well as best practices, improving quality and efficiency of development on the Salesforce platform.
  • Establish, manage and run effective collaboration forums on Salesforce.
  • Provide consulting to 10+ nbn Salesforce delivery teams, driving knowledge sharing and upskilling throughout.
  • Develop strong client relations with multiple delivery teams across nbn, ensuring efficient and transparent communication across the board.
  • Work with the system team on implementation and evolution of release and environment management, utilising effective automation to reduce release cycle times and levels of manual work.
  • Identify and manage risks around platform health as the platform evolves.

A bit about you

The Salesforce Platform Architect is a highly seasoned senior resource who has led multiple projects through the Software design and development process and possesses a strong track record with complex Salesforce implementations.

You will be capable of building and applying standard methodologies, advising around Salesforce architecture, delivery governance, change management and application lifecycle management whilst also driving the growth of the Salesforce practice by providing expertise, consulting and robust patterns and frameworks.

Furthermore, you will demonstrate strong leadership skills; experienced at sharing and communicating ideas clearly, both orally and in writing, to executive staff, business sponsors, and technical resources, alongside displaying an ability effectively mentor, coach and influence diverse teams internal and partner personnel.

Life at nbn

At nbn our people have a clear and shared purpose - to empower Australians to redefine the way they live, work and play into the future. As one of the largest infrastructure projects ever undertaken in Australian history, you'll be part of a ground-breaking team helping to build a brighter future for the country.

In your personal career, you'll benefit from technical training for professional development, leadership programs and access to the latest technology, as well as being led by a diverse executive team.

nbn is committed to an inclusive, flexible and supportive workplace. We strive to ensure that any barriers that may exist are removed to allow everyone equal opportunity to thrive and succeed, regardless of factors such as gender, those who identify as First Peoples, LGBTI+ status, cultural background or disability. We actively focus on encouraging diversity and ensuring that all our people have fair opportunity to reach their career aspirations and potential.

Continue the conversation

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending in your resume only. We do not require a cover letter or any selection criteria to be addressed.

At nbn our people and our planet matter. We have an unwavering commitment to the wellbeing and safety of our employees so that everyone goes home safely each day and can perform at their peak to deliver the nbn™ network. nbn also aims to build a network that minimises energy use and can be operated with minimal impact on the environment .

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Date Posted
16 Jun 2019
24 Aug 2019
Sydney NSW 2000
Information Technology (IT)


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