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Application Architect - Integration

Melbourne, Australia

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Posted 18/06/2024 Job Number 36927 Work type Permanent - Full Time Posting End Date 19/07/2024

Opportunity snapshot: 

Bupa has an exciting opportunity for an exceptional Integration Application Architect to join our Domestic Retail and Digital domain. Our application architecture is evolving, and we are looking for fresh perspectives to usher in a modern design to enable our rapid growth and focus on our digital platforms.

As the Integration Application Architect, you will join our technology team and be responsible for the end-to-end architecture and design of Bupa’s integrations, associated application stack, and services. You will play a key roll in transforming several monolithic solutions into a composable and loosely coupled architecture hosted on Docker and Kubernetes services, which will provide great performance and rapid speed to market.

This role will lead the definition, oversight, and governance of architectural patterns for our APIs and services in the Health Insurance Digital and Marketing Technology estate, and will work collaboratively with the engineering, feature teams, security architects, and analysts.

You will also play a lead role in the wider architecture community at Bupa, exchanging information with the community and showcasing the Digital architecture.

You will be an engaging technical leader with exceptional communication skills and a clear passion for empowering data-driven decision-making across government.

Your Contribution:

End-to-end accountability for identification of application solution options and recommendations, governed by our strategic architecture and informed by our current and future technology landscape.

  • Provide oversight and management of detailed application architecture, design and build to ensure that the built solutions match the designed solution, meet customer requirements and perform to required service levels.
  • Ensure application architecture, design and development align with Bupa’s enterprise and solution architecture and overall security and coding practises.
  • Take an active leadership role based on a deep understanding of and hands-on approach to the full technology stack. They will play a key influencing role through working with business stakeholders, Product Owners, Architects and Tech Leads as well as third-party partners and technology vendors to deliver the most effective solutions.
  • Utilising their advanced technical expertise, the role holder will ensure that applications are architected and developed to best practises, maximise re-use, and deliver high quality and secure applications that meet or exceed the business and customer expectations.
  • With the Engineering Manager, the role will contribute to building ongoing team capability and setting the strategy for the team, recruitment, 3rd party engagement and onboarding of technical staff.
  • Manage the performance of team members and conduct employee reviews.  Provide technical leadership, coaching and mentoring of team members. General HR and people management. Assist in recruitment and onboarding processes.

Your Qualifications & Experience:

  • Tertiary qualification in an IT discipline or related field.
  • Extensive [ 10+ years’] experience in application architecture and design with minimum 6 years’ experience in .NET and API Services.
  • Extensive experience in application architecture and design with ideally in a large organisation or a scale up role.
  • Excellent Sitecore, .NET and C# experience including Web Services development and deployment. Microsoft certification advantageous but not mandatory.
  • Demonstrated experience with front end development tools and frameworks especially server side react, in particular Next.js.
  • Demonstrated experience with Azure Cloud Applications and DevOps.
  • Certification and extensive experience working with architecture frameworks / methods.
  • Proven ability to leverage technical expertise to guide teams and influence decision makers.
  • SQL Server, Oracle or other SQL experience mandatory, experience with NoSQL databases advantageous.
  • Experience with Agile, Lean and Human Centred Design methodologies advantageous.
  • Significant development experience using MVC framework and multi-tier architectures.
  • You are an advanced strategic thinker, effective at managing change and multiple priorities in a dynamic environment, with the ability to see the bigger picture.
  • Knowledge of the health insurance business (desirable).
  • Digital experience in the health care sector is desirable.

What’s in it for me?

As well as a competitive salary, a range of Bupa benefits and flexible working/work from home arrangements, you’ll be challenged and encouraged to innovate. You will partner with colleagues who are dedicated to delivering exceptional experiences. We respect and consider everyone, knowing your difference will make the difference. 

Perk highlights:

  • Discount on our health insurance, travel, car, home, contents, and pet insurance products as well as discounts when you attend a Bupa Dental clinic or purchase glasses from a Bupa Optical store.
  • A dedicated internal wellbeing team provides you with a range of services, such as a global resilience program, regular training opportunities on a range of wellbeing topics and access to a variety of wellbeing discounts. 
  • An additional well-being day each year to treat yourself. 


About Bupa

Bupa is an international healthcare group which has been committed to a purpose of longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world for more than 70 years. In Australia and New Zealand, Bupa supports more than 5 million customers through a broad range of health and care services including health insurance, aged care, rehabilitation, dental, optical, medical, hearing, and medical visa services. 

Our people reflect the diversity of our community.  At Bupa, your wellbeing, identity, and own story is respected and valued.

Apply now and become an integral part of our innovative and dynamic team!

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