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Solution Architect

Apply now Job no: 503290
Work type: Fixed Term Full Time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Information Technology

About Kmart

With more than 200 stores and employing over 34,000 people, Kmart is proud to be one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest and most successful retailers.

Serving the needs of Australian families is at the core of who we are as a business, that’s why we are driven to be the place customers rely on for low prices and making every day living brighter.


You’ll be joining a dynamic team with a fantastic culture where diversity is openly celebrated, and you’ll be challenged and supported to achieve personal and business goals. Expect a work environment that is highly collaborative, fast-paced, inclusive and progressive - with no two days the same!

What we’re looking for?

We need a collaborative, innovative and motivated Solution Architect to join our team on a 12 mth fixed term contract, to support the renewal of our merchandise and supply chain technology environment.  Working alongside product owners, Engineers, other Architects and key stakeholders across the Kmart business, this role, will see you providing the link between product requirements and the use of technology to solve these business problems.  To achieve this, a great understanding of technology and a forward thinking approach is a must.

Kmart has embarked on a journey of widespread digital transformation, involving architecture and application modernisation.  We have lots of exciting opportunities to work on and see this role being key to ensuring that these are being approached in ways that allow us to leverage technology to its fullest potential.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have the following:

  • Ability to understand business problems and provide conceptual solutions to these problems
  • A clear and concise approach to communicating technical solutions to engineering teams
  • Strong experience designing Cloud native solutions within AWS
  • Insights into new digital trends relevant to Kmart, with a focus on evaluation of emerging techniques, tools, platforms, languages and frameworks
  • Amazing software engineering skills, with the ability to design and develop short-term proof-of-concepts when required
  • Experience designing and building solutions involving API’s, microservices, domain events, and distributed data
  • Ability to engage with multiple stakeholders to conduct workshops and design solutions that are practical, future proof, and aligned to the strategy
  • Ability to convey complex, technical ideas in a way that a non-technical audience understands
  • Strong retail experience and domain knowledge
  • Great decision making, relationship building and communication skills

Our benefits

  • Development opportunities across Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group
  • Excellent remuneration, a generous bonus scheme and access to the Wesfarmers share plan
  • Discount card for Kmart, Coles, Target and Officeworks
  • Support of flexible working
  • Casual dress and free onsite parking

At Kmart we aim to ensure our teams reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.

Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.




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