Digital Solution Architect Salary Guide

  • Entry Level $140,000 AUD
  • Mid Level $180,000 AUD
  • Senior Level $220,000 AUD


  • Design and implement complex systems and platforms, ensuring their functionality, reliability, and scalability.
  • Collaborate with various teams to gather requirements and translate them into technical specifications.
  • Oversee the integration of different components and applications within the broader system architecture.
  • Continuously evaluate and incorporate emerging technologies and best practices to optimise system performance.
  • Lead and mentor teams, ensuring that architectural standards are maintained throughout the development lifecycle.

Key Skills

  1. Proficiency in designing scalable and reliable system architectures.
  2. Deep understanding of cloud platforms, databases, and distributed systems.
  3. Familiarity with a range of software development methodologies and tools.
  4. Strong analytical and decision-making skills.
  5. Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.

Standard Industry Training

  • TOGAF (The Open Group Architecture Framework) Certification.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect or similar cloud certification.
  • Training in relevant technologies such as Kubernetes, Docker, or specific cloud platforms.

Interview Questions

  1. How do you approach designing a new system, and what methodologies do you employ?
  2. Can you describe a challenging architectural problem you faced and how you resolved it?
  3. How do you ensure that the systems you design are both secure and scalable?
  4. Describe a situation where you had to modify or adjust an existing system architecture. What were the reasons, and how did you go about it?
  5. How do you stay updated with the latest trends and technologies in systems architecture?
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