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Principal Retail Architect

Apply now Job no: 497258
Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Information Technology

  • Bring your previous Technical Architecture expertise to this senior leadership position
  • Opportunity to make a real impact in a fast paced and growing national energy business
  • Permanent Full-Time role based in Melbourne

With an owned and contracted generation portfolio of around 3,000MW, Alinta Energy delivers an essential service to over one million combined electricity and gas retail customers in Australia. We employ around 700 people throughout operations across five of Australia’s six states as well as New Zealand. With a decades-long history in Australia as an energy generator and retailer, we’re proud to deliver for our customers.

We’re determined to make energy more affordable and we are committed to securing an energy mix that delivers on this challenge. This includes working to deliver 1,500MW of large-scale renewable energy by 2025 as well as delivering innovative and lower-emissions energy solutions for major industrial customers.

We are looking for a senior technical architect to guide our evolution into cloud native (CNCF) applications and who is not afraid to ‘get on the tools’ when necessary. Alinta is a cloud first organisation with a footprint in both AWS and Azure and significant development taking place in both. Our AWS tech stack targets a containerised Java backend, utilising EKS for run time orchestration, with an Angular SPA frontend, whilst our Azure tech stack targets a containerised .NET Core backend, utilising AKS for run time orchestration, with a React SPA frontend. We are currently designing and building our second generation DevSecOps environment, targeting enhanced segregation of duties between developers and DevSecOps engineers, enhanced security and an objective to better support continuous delivery. Responsibilities will include:

  • Primary responsibility for architecture of Retail Energy solutions
  • Support development teams transitioning to new target architecture
  • Develop and maintain architectural pattern library
  • Encourage and support adoption of new technologies were appropriate
  • Foster a ‘security first’ mindset within all development teams
  • Support Retail business teams in selecting purchased products and technologies
  • Working closely and collaboratively with all members of the architecture team

To be successful you will have:

  • Strong technical skills in both AWS and Azure
  • Strong technical skills in architecting and developing cloud native (CNCF) solutions
  • Strong technical skills in Java, .NET Core, Docker, Kubernetes Angular and React
  • Strong focus on security and privacy
  • Excellent understanding of modern architectural patterns
  • Excellent communication skills for both developer and business communities
  • Good experience with Agile delivery
  • Demonstrable success in driving change

This is a great opportunity for someone with excellent technical and architectural skills to join a forward-thinking organisation looking to take advantage of modern technology as a key enabler in transforming itself into a well-funded powerhouse with a hunger for success.

Let’s spread the positive energy together…

Click “APPLY” to submit your application. Closing Date: 5th Oct 2020 


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