Senior Solutions Architect - REMOTE OPPORTUNITY

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Business Unit:Cubic Transportation SystemsCompany Details:Cubic offers an opportunity to provide innovative technology for government and commercial customers around the globe, helping to solve their future problems today. We're the leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions worldwide, and the leading provider of realistic combat training systems, secure communications and networking and highly specialized support services for military and security forces of the U.S. and allied nations. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and thrive in an innovative environment, we want to talk to you about your next role at Cubic! We are seeking employees inspired by technology, and motivated by the rewards of hard work, commitment, teamwork, quality, integrity, and respect. We invite you to explore opportunities with Cubic.Job Details:Job Summary: The Senior Solutions Architect will play a critical role in envisioning and designing solutions to meet needs of our customers prior to contract award. The incumbent will play a critical role in engaging with potential customers, evangelizing Cubic's products and services and influencing the solutions that our customers request through tendering processes. The incumbent will shape the solutions we deliver to our customers and influence the strategy and vision of our products. This position typically works under limited supervision and direction. Incumbents of this position will regularly exercise discretionary and substantial decision-making authority.Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: Maintains awareness of the company's strategic business plans.Maintains in-depth knowledge of the company's technologies and architectures.Actively seeks knowledge of emerging technologies and architectures.Recommends new products and services to meet growing and changing requirements and consults with peer groups in the development of project plans and architectures.Communicates technical advancements through briefings and technical papers, to co-workers, management staff, customers, and technical community, as appropriate.Undertakes technology evaluation and provides recommendations regarding adoption.Maintains as-is and future state descriptions of the company's products, technologies and architecture.Provides architectural consultancy to programs, projects and customers.Supports strategic and business planning.Cultivates relationships with customers and potential customers.Engages with customers and potential customers to understand their business needs.Works on a range of projects and tenders, to participate in the analysis and design of technology solutions and business processes for systems and operations solutions.Undertakes analysis of requirements or problems, discusses and develops solutions with colleagues, subcontractors and customers.Creates solutions that meet customers' business needs as well as technical and functional requirements.Develops technical sections of contract proposals and bids.Helps identify new opportunities and innovations within existing contracts both for how contracts operate and with the solutions they are delivering, working with project teams and client representatives to make these a reality.Helps identify new opportunities and future solutions and strategies to help understand new markets and realise Cubic's strategic vision.Participates in the production of high quality requirements, technology and COTS evaluations, business process and operational specifications and reports.Works with existing and potential supply chain partners to ensure that individual components meet requirements, are value for money and will work together to deliver the best overall solution.Interfaces with customers up to senior levels throughout the lifecycle of projects including the presentation of solutions and new ideas, helping technical and non-technical customer representatives understand the impact and benefits.Delivers requisite program documentation including program charters, schedules, requirements documents, specifications, design documents and testing strategies.Designs and supports the implementation of complex end-to-end integrated systems.Liaises with architects and specialists from across Cubic to share knowledge and best practice.Reviews and provides feedback on the work of other team members.Monitors, mentors, and trains less experienced staff.Communicates effectively with customers, team members, management staff, subcontractors, and vendors.Shows commitment to company values, ethics, safety, security, labour charging, and quality.Complies with Cubic occupational health and safety policies and procedures and all other policies and procedures relating to working at Cubic.Works with the Innovations teams to help specify, design, prototype and get customer feedback on new solutions.Works with delivery organisations to understand localised changes made to common solutions.Other duties as reasonably directed.Minimum Job Requirements: Four year college degree in Systems/Software/Electrical Engineering or a related discipline plus a minimum of twelve years' relevant industry experience in a software design and development including working in a senior engineering role with responsibility for significant aspects of design and experience in sales engineering activities including the preparation and presentation of responses to EOI/RFI/RFP etc. Post graduate degree desired. Experience in applying industry standard design methodologies using recognised tools and notation across enterprise solutions. Experience of working with internal and external customers and stakeholders to develop business and technical solutions. Strong technology background, specifically in the delivery of complex software systems with high levels of 3rd party integration. Experience working on firm fixed price/schedule projects with earned value performance reporting. Experience with formal requirements management and traceability. Experience on large scale development projects following a waterfall SDLC. Experience working on software development projects following a Agile SDLC. Experience in developing, improving and following policies, processes and procedures that formally define the project life cycle within an ISO 9001 or similar environment. Experience with mentoring or team leading other analysts/architects of varying experience. Desired experience includes industry-recognised Enterprise and/or Solutions Architecture qualification, industry-recognized Business Analysis, Business Analysis of complex technology-driven solutions, formal documentation of business requirements and solutions and working knowledge of TOGAF, Zachman, Agile Architecture, FEA or other enterprise architecture methodologies. Ability to communicate with both team and senior level audiences, with written and spoken English of the highest quality with strong documentation and presentation skills. Proven ability to pick up new skills quickly and effectively. The ability to work well under pressure in a variety of situations. Ability to travel both interstate and overseas.The description provided above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements. Duties, responsibilities and requirements may change over time and according to business need.Worker Type:Employee