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Senior Solution Architect

Hello. We’re Virgin Australia. And we’re back (in a big way).

We’re the airline that’s always done things a little different. Our way. The Virgin way. For us, flying is so much more than simply taking off and landing (although we understand that is quite important). It’s about going the extra mile, in the air and on the ground, to create authentic experiences that put our guests firmly at the heart of everything we do. 

Who we’re looking for:

The objective of this Salesforce Solution Architect role is to lead the design of technology solutions involving Salesforce that address business requirements within the context of the overall Sales business strategy, and in alignment with VA’s technology standards.

The Commercial Sales team, the wider business, and the Technology Platform team are all undergoing Transformation, which makes this role key in establishing and shaping the direction and approach for all business units within VA that use Salesforce.

What you’ll be doing:
  • Leading the Architectural efforts on maturing Salesforce as a platform, being a key person involved in shaping the Salesforce Platform strategy and subsequently designing to the strategy
  • Design customer-centric solutions, compliant with VA’s technology standards and compliance requirements
  • Providing guidance and governance to cross-functional technology delivery teams to ensure systems are built in accordance with Architectural standards and approved solutions
  • Lead the Platform and team from design through delivery, including presenting to stakeholders for information and governance purposes
  • Develop Architecture artefacts in line with VA’s Architectural framework
  • Influencing other projects and teams to ensure the Salesforce Platform is being matured towards the strategic future state

You’ll be great in this role if you:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience designing solutions for projects, programs and/or initiatives
  • Minimum of 3 years experience designing and implementing solutions with Salesforce at the core
  • Extensive technical breadth gained through experience in multiple domain architecture disciplines, including business, application, infrastructure and information/data disciplines
  • Experience in designing solutions using modern Integration technology and methods
  • Extensive experience in project delivery teams that have successfully delivered business solutions
  • Advanced understanding of appropriate Solution Architecture frameworks to ensure effective structures and patterns are being utilised to meet business requirements
  • Airline Experience and/or NDC/IATA experience will be favorable

What you’ll get from us

We’re committed to looking after you, with some of the best benefits and conditions in the industry – including (but not limited to)

  • Heavily discounted air travel for you and your loved ones (including $1000 worth of travel credits per year)
  • Flexible working arrangements (including work hours and work from home)
  • Discounts on travel insurance, car hire, accommodation and experiences worldwide
  • Discounted Virgin Australia Lounge membership
  • Hospitality, retail, technology, beauty services and wellness discounts
  • Wellness support, including the betterme digital wellbeing platform
  • A comprehensive Employee Assistance Program, which offers confidential coaching and support from qualified professionals for all aspects of life – physical, mental, social and financial
  • Dress for Your Day – enjoy the freedom to wear whatever is appropriate for the type of work you do and the day you have ahead of you

Equality rules

We’re all individuals. We love that. That’s why we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those from diverse cultural backgrounds, our friends in the LGBTQI+ community, and anyone else who wants to join our family.


The safety and security of our people, guests and operations come first. Always. That’s why we’ve put together a comprehensive ‘Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy’. In a nutshell, to work with us, you’ll need to comply with our (and the airport’s) rules and regulations. And be fully vaxxed.

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