Solutions Architect

Solutions Architect:

Join our growing team of game changers, driving transformation through innovation across the entire mortgage valuation process. 

Combining our data, technology and people, the Valocity dream team works collaboratively to streamline the home buying journey for people around the world.
Valocity is constantly evolving culture and strategy with a focus on the future. We are driven by innovation, technology and new ideas to ensure we are always fast, agile and equipped for success. 

We are now looking for a passionate Solutions Architect to join us in making the complicated simple. 

Location: Auckland or Wellington (preferred).

Competitive Salary: Negotiated based on experience. 

As a Solutions Architect, you will be responsible for championing and ensuring Valocity software products exist in a secure, cost effective and flexible technology environment. You will be required to:

  • Own all system topography and ensure any gaps in effective documentation are resolved.

  • Ensure systems are secure, specifically ensuring the achievement and ongoing compliance with ISO27001 standards in regards to technology.

  • Design technical roadmap to ensure Valocity deliveries a leading SaaS and Data environment

  • Lead and manage software architects, DevOps and Infrastructure teams

  • Deliver platforms that provide the necessary levels of resilience and uptime, including ensuring appropriate monitoring, DR and return to service outcomes necessary.

  • Manage relevant vendors and staff to appropriate SLAs.

  • Create business cases, managed costs and make recommendations on technology strategy as appropriate

  • Proactively problem solve and resolve issues.

  • Communicate clearly with business users and project teams, providing expert guidance on IT architecture. Translate concepts into platform and data architecture.

  • Champion architecture design in the build teams by mentoring, advising and specifically managing product architecture in sprints, facilitating opportunities for sharing and product design workshops. Rapidly prototype and test concepts to validate ideas and identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Identify and facilitate opportunities for collaboration and information sharing across related teams.

  • Utilise and update standards for architecture and development in consultations with peers

  • Hands on approach to both architecture and development

The employee may at times be required to take on additional responsibilities and duties.

Minimum requirements:

  • Eligible to work in New Zealand.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, and other science related field or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

  • Experience with designing and building software for the internet, preferably with Software as a Service products.

  • Experience with designing Service Oriented Applications as well as Domain-driven design.

  • Experience measuring and designing for non-functionals, like reliability, availability, security and performance.

  • Experience with AZURE, PAAS, IAAS, Kubernetes, Helm, Micro-services.

At Valocity, we endorse positive goals and a productive atmosphere that embodies the highest level of commitment to the business, customers and one another. 

Valocity is passionate about its people and Valocity’s people are passionate about what they do every day. With us, better never stops. 

If this unique opportunity sounds right for you, please forward your CV and cover letter application to 

Justin Flitter