Solution Architect, Digital Transformation

Job summary

We are looking for a person with experience in software development, business systems analysis or with experience leading a digital transformation program. Ideally, it suits an IT person who have experience in software delivery but now want to move on to a more strategic scope engaging at business level and conceptualise solution architecture and design. We are a newly formed State government agency tasked to accelerate efforts towards a digital economy and society. In this digital transformation journey, there are many interesting and innovative projects to engage civil society as well as enterprises to drive digital adoption and create a confident experience.

It is a start-up opportunity for a visionary that wants to get hands-on to drive significant and impactful change to society. The candidate understands the frictions of change and develop pragmatic ethical action-oriented strategies to translate requirements into solutions

Job Responsibilities

  • Drive the GovTech agenda in aligning systems design and data architecture.
  • Foster relationship and collaborate with other stakeholders, state, and federal agencies, to develop strategic solutions that would drive digital transformation within SmartCity Framework.
  • Facilitate workshops with key stakeholders such as Mayor, State Secretary, Exco, to brainstorm and seek opportunities to evangelize digital transformation.
  • Frame issues based on quantitative research and develop hypothesis and models to articulate possible solution choices.
  • Lead product management by driving adoption of delivered solutions and tracking user experience and metrics.
  • Articulate business requirements and translate into conceptual design of systems, develop functional specifications for product design and development.
  • Experience in systems analysis and design of government or city council systems an advantage.
  • Build data pipelines for analytics and modelling.

Job Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology; Masters an advantage
  • Must be fluent in Bahasa Malaysia and English, spoken and written
  • Experience in change management or digital transformation.
  • Strategy experience in business consulting firm.
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience business consulting, solution architecture and design.
  • Experience in software development an advantage and now interested in architecture, design, and business analysis.
  • Knowledge of OOA/D and service-oriented architecture, JS Frameworks, NoCode, RPA, AI.
  • Possess exceptional creativity and analytical problem-solving skills, able to see big picture yet have an eye for details.
  • Strong organization leadership and program and project management skills
  • Knowledgeable in technology trends and digital transformation efforts.
  • Comfortable with public speaking and communicating both verbally and in writing.

To apply, email your resume to careers@digitalpenang.my.