20/434 Senior Architect

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: IT & computing
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 01-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: 151793
  • Job Title: 20/434 Senior Architect
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Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Location: Wellington
Business Group: Technology Services and Solutions
Branch: Organisational Capability and Services
Salary: $112,965 – $152,835


The Senior Architect is responsible for translating business strategy, plans and requirements into technology roadmaps and blueprints. The Senior Architect will provide design assurance, reviewing technical designs, and architectures, to ensure they align to business needs, recognised good practice, alignment to DIA ISSP and agreed principles, and optimal use of organisational technology assets and resources.

Working at the Department of Internal Affairs, you ll have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of New Zealanders.

Technology Services and Solutions sits within Organisational Capability and Sercvices branch (Ngā Tohu Ratonga) which operates with an enterprise-view of our organisation. The Way We Work is collective, productive and future-focused.

  • Do you have a passion for the value that your profession of Architecture can bring to an organisation providing unique services to New Zealanders?
  • Can you translate business strategies into technology roadmaps?
  • Can you translate project requirements into solution architectures?
  • Can you design an approach to deliver pragmatic results to meet unique business needs?
  • Does your curiosity and passion come through as engaging and effective communication no matter who the audience?

If you can say Yes! to all the above then we can offer you a role that will foster your talents within a diverse team of Architects and allow you to work with a range of business units involved in some incredibly interesting change.


We have a well-established collaborative Architecture Practice, we support each other to succeed.

If you want to join a team of smart, committed people who do some spectacular work for New Zealand then make sure you get in touch.


To learn more about the diverse, important mahi we do at Te Tari Taiwhenua and see why we’re a great place to work, click here.

We work to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders through our four outcome areas:

  • People can easily access the services and information they need
  • Iwi, hapū and communities across New Zealand are safe, resilient and thriving
  • People’s sense of belonging and collective memory builds an inclusive New Zealand
  • New Zealand is a well-functioning democracy across central and local government

Applications close: 5pm, Friday 12 February 2021
For more information please contact: Mike Nelson on 027 432 0572 or mike.nelson@dia.govt.nz
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