Solution Analyst / Architect

Wollongong City Council Full Time Permanent 23/06/2020

Wollongong is a vibrant, diverse city, situated on one of Australia’s most picturesque coastlines. Regarded as Australia’s most liveable regional city, Wollongong offers a relaxed, coastal lifestyle with all the benefits of a major city.

Wollongong City Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds in both traditional and non-traditional roles.

Solution Analyst / Architect
Permanent | Full Time 
Salary from $96,326.63 up to $113,467.48 per annum inclusive of superannuation
(Depending upon qualifications and experience)
Recruitment 20052R


Wollongong City Council is looking for an experienced Solution Analyst / Architect to drive continuous improvement, inform technology solution selection and to optimise the effectiveness and efficiency of technology enabled business practices by applying superior knowledge of system capabilities, process design disciplines and Council business domains.

About the position:
As the Solution Analyst / Architect, you will facilitate the identification, analysis, design and documentation of strategically aligned business solutions utilising business analysis principles. You will also, undertake current and future state business process analysis to determine business requirements and process improvements that deliver benefits for the business and aligns to strategic goals. Additionally, you will provide timely and expert advice regarding business requirements, system requirements, information requirements, business impacts, scope management and project risks to the organisation. 

To be successful in the role, you will use your experience and strengths in Business Analysis with your technical skills to communicate effectively with a wide range of internal customers to communicate effectively with a wide range of internal customers. You will have well-developed ability to manage technology solution/business improvement projects and work in a multi-skilled, multi-tasking environment to meet agreed organisational priorities and deadlines. In addition, you will have high level analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to conceptualise, design and communicate complex solutions with a variety of stakeholders.

Benefits of working at Council:

  • We have a culture based on values of Integrity, Respect, Sustainability, One Team and Courage
  • We support and encourage study and career development
  • We foster personal and professional growth
  • We understand the importance of work/life balance and offer flexible work arrangements
  • We recognise and reward performance and embrace change
  • We are committed to providing a safe working environment for all
  • We provide many mental, physical and social wellbeing programs to support our staff to be the best that they can be

How to Apply
Wollongong City Council uses a merit-based recruitment process. It is essential to respond to each of the selection criteria which can be found by visiting our website https://wollongong.nsw.gov.au/your-council/jobs-at-council, writing at least one to two paragraphs using specific and actual examples of how you have demonstrated the particular skill, qualification or experience. Provide relevant examples from your work, study or community roles. Be clear and to the point. Please use actual examples of what you have done, how well you did it, what you achieved, and how it relates to the requirements of the job.

Applications that do not answer all the criteria will not be considered. Your CV alone will not be enough information for your application to be assessed. Please note that hardcopy, faxed and emailed applications will not be accepted.

For further information regarding this position contact Malcolm Wales, Coordinator Improvement + Solutions on 02 4227 7272. 

Any questions regarding submitting the application online please contact the Recruitment team on 4227 7065.

Applications close 12 midday Monday 13 July 2020. 

Applicants are required to undergo a rigorous employment screening process which will include Reference, Identity and Medical History Checks, and may also include a Criminal History and Working with Children Check. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks.