Senior Solutions Architect

Full-time - Sydney or Melbourne

Date posted
7 July 2022
Applications close
24 June 2022
  • Prepare REST for the future through strategic technology innovation
  • Join an award winning Fund Manager in a period of growth
  • Hybrid working model – Sydney or Melbourne location

Design our technology solutions through AWS platform. Define and own cloud-based solutions and work with relevant teams to deliver quality outcomes and reduce operational costs.

About Us

As one of Australia’s largest profit-to member superannuation funds, our mission is to help our members achieve their personal best retirement outcomes. Rest supports over 129,000 contributing employers, around 1.8 million members and has more than $60 billion of funds under management.


Our team at Rest enjoy a positive culture built around our core values “The Rest Effect”. We seek excellence in everything we do, are dynamic and innovative in the way we work, are always accountable, we are champions of our members, and we succeed together.

About the Job

As Senior Solution Architect (AWS), you will be responsible for the design of technology solutions with a focus on native AWS platform capabilities. The role will define & own cloud-based solutions, working with the development teams, solution delivery teams and the external/internal support team to deliver quality outcomes and reduce operational costs.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintenance and enhancement of architecture for Rest’s AWS-based and Microsoft 365 cloud platform.
  • Define and maintain cloud architecture assets and roadmaps.
  • Define and maintain the security architecture for Rest’s cloud and EUC platforms
  • Assess new technologies, vendors and services against REST’s security standards.
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders on security advice and architectural design.
  • Project delivery of Technology Solution Design artefacts including Conceptual Designs, High Level Designs, Technical Assessments, Solution Options Papers
  • Ensure enterprise-wide compliance with Rest’s technology standards and frameworks

About You:

  • Demonstrated industry experience as a Solution architect
  • Designed native AWS solutions
  • Solid working knowledge of the AWS Well Architected framework
  • Demonstrated experience with the Microsoft 365 platform from an architecture perspective
  • Good knowledge of Cloud Security, including security standards and frameworks
  • Experience working with external vendors to evaluate and select products, assess RFPs, etc.
  • Good working knowledge of agile (SCRUM) software/product delivery and lean working practices

At Rest we believe that everyone has the power to make a difference and we offer an inclusive and diverse environment that values the qualities and backgrounds that our people bring to the team. We encourage open and diverse thinking, collaboration, innovation and high performance.


We value and support our team members by offering a great range of benefits, including but not limited to;

  • hybrid working environment
  • health and wellbeing programs
  • purchase leave scheme and gender neutral 16 weeks paid parental leave
  • Free salary continuance insurance
  • Meeting free lunch breaks (Rest stops)

If this sounds like you, apply now by submitting your resume and an optional covering letter summarising your experience and outlining why you are interested in the role or email

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Please note only people with the right to work in Australia will be considered. 

To apply, click on the “Apply Now” button, fill in the form, attach your CV and cover letter addressing the points above. We look forward to hearing from you.