Solution Architect – SaaS

Melbourne

We are seeing an increase in organizations pledging to be ‘Net-Zero’. But the reality is, this is a struggle for bigger businesses, especially multi-national organisations. Monitoring electricity, water, and gas consumption across the entire portfolio is challenging when every utility provider has a different billing format.
  
That’s where Bill Identity aka B.id comes in. Their Utility Bill Management platform can track an organisation’s utility spend (electric, gas, water), energy sources (renewable, nuclear, coal, etc.), and greenhouse gas emissions across its global portfolio. The utility bill is often overlooked as a nuisance that just needs to be paid.

Utility bills have a place at the decision-making table, and utility data is not something to be ignored, especially if you intend to meet Net-Zero.

The product
B.id is a SaaS technology data & analytics platform business that automates the aggregation, analysis and visualisation of energy data to assist businesses in:

  • environmental & emissions reporting
  • usage & spend tracking, budgeting & forecasting
  • energy usage optimisation and cost savings

Their proprietary technology is trusted by customers to provide the highest quality source data:

  • market-leading automation, data accuracy, and validation
  • fast, reliable and cost-efficient
  • a suite of solutions to cover end-to-end energy management

The why
B.id are embarking on a very exciting journey of growth and transformation. They have recently completed a significant round of capital raising and are well funded to execute their growth strategy.
  
What does transformation mean in this context? We will need to make a time to chat through that because there is a lot on offer here as you suspect. High level though, they are moving from a project delivery model to being a product first technology company. because in truth, that’s what they are. They are in that “grown-up” phase of no longer being a start-up – but instead, a true scaling product business. This means scaling the teams, building out their agile maturity, rebranding, innovating with new technology…the list goes on. 

About the role 
As the Solution Architect, you will lead technical collaboration with product and tech leads in an agile manner to define, implement and evolve the architecture of the b.id platform and other technical services.

Role breakdown in a nutshell

  • Communicating the architecture to project teams and stakeholders
  • Facilitating architectural workshops and technical decisions
  • Surveying and evaluating applicable software components and tools
  • Constructing candidate solution prototypes
  • Providing timely technical solutions to meet business needs while adhering to enterprise architecture (EA) strategies, processes, guidelines, security best practices, and business goals
  • Understanding and analysing customer requirements and business objectives
  • Providing strategic advice on using cloud technologies to achieve goals
  • Designing systems and networks ensuring the right architecture and functionality
  • Ensuring performance, scalability, and cost-effectiveness of the solution that futureproofs capabilities for peak and regular demand patterns

What you will bring to this role:

  • Demonstrated ability to influence development teams
  • Critical thinking with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong understanding of data and integration architecture pertaining to developing solution architecture
  • Solid knowledge of business ecosystems, SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, SOA, APIs, open data, micro-services, event-driven IT, and predictive analytics
  • Experience designing multi-zone/multi-region, multi-tenant, continuously available services
  • Strong expertise in building RESTful microservices
  • Strong CS fundamentals, data structures & algorithms, networking, system thinking
  • Experience with Cloud Architectures (AWS or Azure certification looked upon favourably)

What they can offer you: 

  • Meaningful work that allows you to contribute to a mission you believe in. b.id are creating purpose – come and work for them if you want to have an impact on the world. 
  • Be a part of a local Aussie success story competing on the world stage and punching well above their weight 
  • Employee share scheme – they want you to share in the success of the business  
  • Training and development budget 
  • Flexible working arrangements – they come into the office on Fridays to enjoy team connection and lunches – hello Nandos chippie Fridays!  

Next Steps:

Hi �� We’re affix. We have the awesome job of partnering with inspiring tech companies such as b.id to help them scale their teams with the addition of great humans. If you think this role and b.id are a good fit for you, then we would love to meet you. So go on, apply, tell us about yourself, and then let’s connect and see if this is your happy (work) place.  

Breanna Skeen
[email protected]

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Date Listed
14/06/2022
Reference
AF1371335
Location
Melbourne
Contact
[email protected]
Type
Permanent / Full Time