Solutions Architect

About the job

Insig Technologies is a fast growing for Mining Technology company with a newly created role for a Solution Architect. The role will be based in their head office in Perth, with potential to work remotely from anywhere across the globe, specifically Africa’s, America’s and Asia Pacific, making this a highly flexible and unique opportunity.

As a Solutions Architect, you will be working with key business and project stakeholders to develop solutions that go outside the bounds of everyday software, pushing the limits of data, AI, and software engineering. You will work on the digital mining platform for an international mining organisation providing remote enablement and automation capability across multiple regions that will increase operational visibility and ultimately support improved decision-making across the business. You will be utilising cloud-based and open source technologies taking solutions from strategy through to implementation and managed service.

In this role you can expect to work closely with Project Sponsors, Business Owners, Business Users as well as other Architects, Data Scientists, Analysists, and Engineers, Business Analysts, and Developers, using the latest industry standards to strategise, design, and deliver robust, secure and innovative analytical solutions.


Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with discovering and understanding the landscape of the digital mining platform for an international mining organisation;

  • Work closely with onshore and offshore developers, UX, BA, Testers, and other product development resources, providing technical expertise on projects, as well as supporting team members and end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction;

  • Perform reviews on others solution designs to ensure selection of appropriate technology, and resources;

  • Solve business and technical challenges by designing innovative solutions for complex systems;

  • Collect Non-Functional requirements and ensure that solutions deliver them;

  • Assess the maturity, capability, and information landscape of client organisations and develop strategies and roadmaps to support their implementation;

  • Building relationships and developing platform advocacy across a variety of stakeholders including internal customers, vendor and partners;

  • Produce architecture and solution documentation in accordance with prevailing client standards and methodologies;

  • Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by establishing and promoting good practices and habits;

  • Collaborate with other software developers, business analysts and software architects to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain business applications and products;

  • Ensure the architectural roadmap covers the transition and interim stages from current state to future state;

  • Assist in the collection and documentation of user requirements, development of user stories, estimates and work plans. Prepare reports, manuals and other applicable documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software;

  • Have an appetite for continual learning, pushing the boundaries, and improvement as we develop and maintain documentation for all key systems;

  • Research and raise technology choices as design decisions and present informed options and recommendations to the Architectural team;

  • Communicate clearly and concisely with teams and colleagues both within organisation and to our external clients both nationally and globally;

  • Provide advice to delivery teams and clients on the design and implementation of solutions during project delivery;

  • Assist in the development of proposals and business cases;

  • Work effectively within an agile environment and with multiple delivery teams;

Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of contemporary integration patterns;

  • Experience in modelling and establishing architecture repositories;

  • Understanding of multiple architectures/data model patterns for data warehousing/analytics platforms;

  • Some exposure to, and use of, the TOGAF framework;

  • Solid understanding of Big Data and AI (Machine Learning and Deep Learning);

  • Solid understanding of Game Engines and is able to apply videogame technology and thinking to the business world;

  • Capability to dissect complex multi-faceted problems and devise appropriate solutions;

  • Have come from a strong Software Development background;

  • Previous Stakeholder Management / Engagement capabilities;

  • Still be very much 'hands on' in the Solution Design side;

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to logically assess and dissect complex information or data sets in order to identify data patterns;

  • Intellectual curiosity with the ability to question and problem solve;

  • Attention to detail and able to process large amounts of complex, unstructured information, draw meaning from it and present findings in a structured manner;

  • Competent in use of MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio) and SQL capability;

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure or other similar cloud products;

  • Experience in coaching and mentoring technical team members;

  • Worked with a variety of development technologies including, Frontend (Vue/Angular/React), Backend (.Net / C#, Python, JavaScript / Typescript), Databases, Data Streaming, APIs, Cloud Azure / AWS, Containerisation;

  • Excellent written and verbal skills with a high-level ability to articulate and present complex concepts clearly and concisely;

  • Ability to effectively build relationships and to work collaboratively with various Stakeholders;

  • Proven ability to prioritise and manage workload efficiently and demonstrate flexibility in handling changing priorities;

  • Proven ability to work effectively under general direction, and to work collaboratively to achieve team and individual goals;

  • Ability to exercise initiative and judgement in the application of established practices or procedures;

  • Ability to respond receptively to change in a time-critical working environment, learn, promote and apply new ideas and business concepts, and deal with competing priorities;

  • Highly self-motivated and self-directed;

  • Some exposure to Solution Architecture within a underground mining context is a bonus;


Our people are the key to our success and we look to empower and provide opportunities and incentives to enable the continued growth of our business and our success. We are committed to attracting and retaining people who have the right mix of skills, knowledge, leadership and motivation to operate one of Australia’s most innovative companies in the Internet of Things and underground mining technology space.

InSig Technologies offers rewarding careers, generous benefits, and an unique opportunity to join a dynamic workplace where collaboration, innovation, agility and personal leadership empowers you to perform at your best.

InSig Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We promote cultural diversity, gender equality and non- discrimination. To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work permanently in Australia.

Please note that unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

About us

Insig Technologies' innovative solutions represents the next evolutionary step in underground mining, we execute projects across Australia, as well as overseas.

Our Mission

Insig Technologies is a leader in underground mining technology. Our mission is to partner with leading mining companies to increase their productivity and enhance safety in our client operations through leading-edge technologies and highly skilled people.

Job Location

Perth WA, Australia

Type of Job

Full Time

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