Program Architect - FMP

Swinburne University of Technology
July 18, 2024
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  • Senior IT role within Swinburne University
  • Full time, 2-year position at our Hawthorn campus
  • Attractive salary and benefits with flexible working options
  • About the Role The Swinburne University of Technology are looking for a Program Architect. This specialized role entails leading and overseeing the program architecture for a significant transformation initiative – our Finance Modernisation Program. The primary responsibility is to develop and implement the program architecture, encompassing business, process, data, application, integration, infrastructure, and security components essential for program delivery. The role necessitates a profound comprehension of the university's strategic objectives and the capacity to formulate architecture and designs that harmonize with the enterprise architecture.

    The Program Architect will play a pivotal role in modernizing conventional finance models by integrating digital platforms and contemporary technology solutions. As a visionary figure within Swinburne University's IT, the Program Architect identifies opportunities for leveraging information technology to streamline, automate, and revolutionize the university's operations. Swinburne IT is dedicated to delivering tangible value to the university by optimizing technology investments. With a strategic focus, Swinburne IT collaborates closely with the business to execute initiatives that align with each of the university's strategic pillars, serving as a critical facilitator for the university to realize its vision and achieve the objectives outlined in the 2025 Strategic Plan.

    About You To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:

  • 15+ years of experience in the IT industry with at least 10+ years working in the role of program architect or an enterprise architect or similar capacity
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing program architecture that leverage technology for operational excellence
  • Proven experience in building technology roadmaps supporting transformation activities and implementation of major IT projects
  • Extensive experience with COTS implementation, especially in Finance ERP solutions
  • Further information about this role can be found in the attached position description.


  • A graduate degree level qualification in a relevant discipline with subsequent relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience, education, and training
  • About Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

    • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice

    The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

    To Apply Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.

    To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

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    Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on [email protected].

    Applications Close: Thursday 18th July 2024, 5pm

    Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

    Equity and Diversity Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

    We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

    We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact [email protected]

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    For any support please contact [email protected] or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan

    Victoria's Commitment to Action: Improving international student employment outcomes As a signatory to Victoria's Commitment to Action, Swinburne seeks to remove barriers to international graduate employment. We welcome and encourage applications from international graduates.

    We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant #LI-SW

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