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Solutions Architect

Date: 16-Oct-2021

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU

Company: metrotrain


Company Description


Metro is a multi-award-winning organisation, and we pride ourselves on our team of honest, high performing professionals who are talented, inclusive and safety focused and who are at the core of our success. You will be joining an organisation that is known as a global leader in its field but also prides itself on being dynamic, embracing new technologies and focused on customer service. Our aim is to promote work/life balance, allow team members to bring their best to work and to truly be focused on a common goal which is to provide a world-class railway service.

About the Role


We are seeking a Solution Architect reporting into the Program Manager. The role is also responsible for creating all architecture artefacts relating to the solution, any dependencies and implementation governance.

The project assigned requires the services of a Solution Architect to investigate and facilitate timely technology solutions to enable DOO business solution and DOO Project deleivery needs.  This is to be facilitated across several architecture domains and in collaboration with architecture specialists in those domains including cloud, integration, enterprise, infrastructure, application, digital and security.   The solutions are to adhere to enterprise architecture (EA) strategies, processes, guidelines, security best practice and business goals.

This role is available on a 12- month max term.



  • Support the creation of governance, assurance and standards to guide Enterprise Architect (EA) decision making
  • Engage with technical pre-project activities including the delivery of Feasibility Studies,  Project Brief and Order of Magnitude Estimations (OOM) 
  • Deliver and ensure Solution Architecture Documents (SADs), High Level Designs (HLDs), Total Costs Estimations (TCE), Bill of Materials (BoM), Detail Level Design (DLDs), messaging contracts, Technical Maintenance Plans (TMPs) are aligned with the EA
  • Provide governance on vendor generated design documentation ensuring compliance with OCMS (Operational Control and Management Systems) requirements and standards.

About You


  • Five or more years of experience in Solutions Architecture in an Operational Technology (OT) / Information Technology (IT) environment
  • Five or more years of experience in at least three disciplines:
    • Digital ArchitectureApplication Architecture, Integration ArchitectureInfrastructure Architecture OR Security Architecture
  • Strong understanding of data and integration architecture pertaining to developing solution architecture
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in designing solutions using micro services architecture and Cloud will be highly desired

Why Work for Metro


  • All Metro Employees receive a free Myki pass that allows free Public Transport in Victoria.
  • Metro supports work/life balance with opportunities to work from home as agreed with your line manager aligned with achieving required business outcomes and MTM’s flexible work policy.
  • Have a significant impact on programs that will directly improve Melbourne’s suburban rail network whilst ensuring these developments do not come at a cost to our safe and cost-effective delivery of services.


This is a fantastic and high-profile opportunity to build on the career you have developed to date and be part of the legacy that ‘connects people and places for a growing Melbourne’.

If what you have read resonates with your values, experience and career aspiration then please submit your application




Metro Trains is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We encourage all interested applicants to apply but please do note only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.