Cloud Architect (FTC)

Location: Sydney, New South Wales AU


Job Number: 728

External Description:

This role is a two year fixed term contract (FTC), in line with milestones of a major digital transformation. 


Who is Equifax?

Equifax is a leading global data, analytic and technology company, supporting customers across 24 countries. We have been serving the Australian and New Zealand markets for over 60 years. Through continuously adapting to our environment, not only have we remained a market leader, we drive and challenge ourselves to do better to help our customers live their financial best.

Our people are what makes us great at what we do - we see every member of our team as an integral piece of a jigsaw. We celebrate differences and recognise that each person brings with them unique talents and perspectives. We provide our people the support and flexibility to manage their work-life balance. At Equifax we genuinely care about our people and our ability to come together as #OneEquifax.

The perks of being an Equifax employee within the Technology team?

There are lots of perks of being an Equifax employee – we offer additional leave days as we recognise the importance of taking time out, whether that’s to catch up on some rest, celebrate a birthday, or give back to our community by volunteering. We are committed to the wellbeing of our people and provide them with discounted health cover through BUPA, access to comprehensive hearing services and discounts, and offer 24/7 support through our employee assistance program. Our leadership team fosters a culture of ownership, they will lead, coach, mentor and listen. We support one another to feel confident to speak up and hold each other accountable to work with integrity.

We are a large and truly diverse team with a great representation of different cultures, ages and backgrounds. We celebrate this jigsaw of experience and believe that diversity of thoughts is the key to our success. We are supportive, energised and work collaboratively as a team to achieve our organisational outcomes. We are devoted to learning new technologies and work in a creative and innovative environment. Our team is afforded a unique work/life balance that we highly value. 

As a team we are driving our exciting global technology transformation with a customer-centric cloud native approach. While security is at the forefront of our technology offerings, we are also reducing complexities in our systems to create better outcomes for our customers.

What you’ll do:

The Cloud Architect is responsible for the production of feasible and effective solution designs in support of Equifax’s strategic technical and business objectives. The role is responsible with developing a deep understanding of business objectives and product roadmaps, to develop a solution design that meets business requirements and positions Equifax for the future. While ensuring that the implementation is in accordance with the solution design. The Architect will provide technical leadership to development teams. The role will lead, educate, and champion constant evolution towards future states and compliance with the Equifax Engineering Handbook.

This is a unique time at Equifax ANZ as we embark on a monumental transformation to the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). We're looking for someone excited about an emerging technology and transforming this business. 

Here are the requirements:

  • History of effective solution design 
  • Experience working in a complex business structure
  • Familiarity with large scale digital transformations
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal/stakeholder management skills
  • Experience working in an Agile/scaled Agile environment

Extra points for any of the following:

  • Experience in medium to large financial services companies
  • Worked in global teams
  • Working in Tribe Model

Success attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?

  • Accountable
  • Brave
  • Curious
  • Collaborative
  • Individualist
  • Trustworthy
  • Dedicated

At Equifax, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate' - So please apply!

Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting. At this stage of the application process, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with our confidence. Please know, we list these items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us. 

Your ability to demonstrate that you possess/have the real potential to develop the required capabilities, knowledge, experience and qualifications to perform in our roles is what we would like to hear from you. Where possible, you should support your claims with specific examples of what you have done and how you did it. 

However you identify, and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come to work every day! 

Job Number: J00124201

Community / Marketing Title: Cloud Architect (FTC)

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