Cloud Platform Architect

Last updated 5 days ago
Location:Docklands
Job Type:Full Time

About Kmart Group

The Kmart Group is comprised of Kmart and Target, Catch, ANKO and the Kmart Group Asia sourcing business. It was formed as the Department Stores Division in February 2016 and rebranded to the Kmart Group in November 2018. The division operates 520 stores across Australia and New Zealand and employs more than 44,000 team members.

Culture

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! Our values – Think Customer, Take Care, Live Integrity, Grow Together and Reach Higher will resonate with you deeply and you’ll enjoy being part of a growing, iconic Australian business that has a fantastic culture that is non-hierarchical, diverse and inclusive.

What we’re looking for?

Reporting in to the Principal Cloud Architect , Kmart are looking for a Cloud Platform Architect to join its ranks. This role will see you responsible for owning the creation and delivery of platform-level standard architectures for the Kmart cloud platform including Network, Security and Identity architectures.

You will also be responsible for the following:

  • Develop reference architectures, technical work decomposition and engineering support for consumers using the Kmart cloud platform.
  • Establishing the core and shared platform capabilities and codified patterns to enable enterprise self-service deployments by application development teams via a service catalogue and templates.
  • Review implementations and provide feedback on improvements in areas such as security, reliability and scalability.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide technical leadership to deliver orchestrated cloud infrastructure services
  • Understanding complex systems and architect solutions to solve business problems
  • Required excellent knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) in an Agile environment
  • Experience with JavaScript and Node.JS applications and microservice based architectures

About You

To meet the challenges of this role, you will ideally possess the following skills and experience;

  • 10+ years overall IT infrastructure experience including server, network, storage, Internet, and security principles
  • 5+ years in architecting and developing highly innovative cloud-based solutions that are scalable and reliable.
  • Experience in leading workshops with key stakeholders to gather requirements and to educate and demonstrate how various AWS services can be leveraged to deliver customer solutions.
  • Tertiary qualifications in IT or a related discipline
  • AWS Solutions Architect Professional and AWS Specialty certifications
  • AWS Associate certification (Solutions Architect / Developer / SysOps)- mandatory
  • Experience with AWS platform services and Lambda-based application deployments, tools for mocking related services
  • Knowledge of AWS Well Architected framework to review architecture patterns and provide recommendations.

You will be afforded autonomy and accountability in your role and have access to development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group, excellent remuneration, inclusion in company bonus scheme & access to Wesfarmers share plan (both for eligible team members), free parking and benefits program including a discount card for Kmart, Target and Officeworks.

At Kmart Group 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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About Kmart Group

The Kmart Group is comprised of Kmart and Target, Catch, ANKO and the Kmart Group Asia sourcing business. It was formed as the Department Stores Division in February 2016 and rebranded to the Kmart Group in November 2018. The division operates 520 stores across Australia and New Zealand and employs more than 44,000 team members.

Culture

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! Our values – Think Customer, Take Care, Live Integrity, Grow Together and Reach Higher will resonate with you deeply and you’ll enjoy being part of a growing, iconic Australian business that has a fantastic culture that is non-hierarchical, diverse and inclusive.

What we’re looking for?

Reporting in to the Head of Cloud, Kmart are looking for a Principal Cloud Architect to join its ranks. This role will see you responsible for providing platform-level Cloud architectures for Kmart, building a roadmap of standard features for users of Cloud, and driving architectural decision making for Cloud Workloads. You will also be responsible for the following:

  • Building a framework to triage architectural decisions and creating architectural standards;
  • Embed common cloud frameworks such as AWS Well-Architected to guide solution and decision-making maturity;
  • Build a central Cloud architecture function to focus on building a common catalogue of cloud architectures that can be self-provisioned by cloud delivery teams;
  • Own the technical implementation of the overall cloud strategy and work closely with the wider architecture teams and the business.

About You

To meet the challenges of this role, you will ideally possess the following skills and experience;

  • Ability to lead the process of turning a range of business and technology requirements into clear architectural strategies and roadmaps
  • Able to work cross functionally in a collaboratively, to gain trust and deliver outcomes
  • Vast IT infrastructure experience with a deep working knowledge of core AWS services such as AWS Landing Zones, API Gateway, Security Hub, EC2, EBS, RDS, IAM, Route53 & S3
  • Extensive platform and solution architecture experience for applications on the cloud, including migration solutions to AWS
  • Promote AWS and cloud adoption, acting as a subject matter expert, for the technology group
  • Demonstrable experience to think strategically as well as hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of business software at scale or hands on technology infrastructure, network, storage and virtualisation experience

You will be afforded autonomy and accountability in your role and have access to development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group, excellent remuneration, inclusion in company bonus scheme & access to Wesfarmers share plan (both for eligible team members), free parking and benefits program including a discount card for Kmart, Coles, Target and Officeworks.

At Kmart Group 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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