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Principal Consultant

Advertiser: Shine SolutionsMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
24 Mar 2020
Location
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Information & Communication Technology, Consultants

Who is Shine?

Formed in 1998 and headquartered in Melbourne, Shine has forged an enviable reputation for delivering real value to our clients. By combining our focus on business benefit with our deep technology skills and excellent industry experience, we can offer more than good technology - we can help our clients mitigate risk, realise their vision and deliver tangible benefits to their business. 

All our actions are underpinned by our core values of ‘People First’, ‘Sharing Deep Expertise’, ‘Pragmatic Delivery’ and ‘Integrity Above All’. You can expect to be listened to, challenged and have a career where success will be defined by what you make of it.

The Role

Shine’s Principal Consultants help create nuanced solutions, foster and improve Shine’s culture across sites, promote excellent practices and process improvements across Shine and support or take responsibility for pre-sales and business development in existing and prospective new clients. You will manage contract risk across multiple sites, and assist the Managing Consultant to ensure that we have appropriate rates, SOWs and MSAs in place.  Principal Consultants are leaders in relevant areas which may include Agile methodologies, cloud based technologies and Software / Solution Architecture. In addition, you will:

  • Respected expert in core languages / technology, able to quickly incorporate the best Shine experience across a variety of other languages and technologies

  • Ensure that practices are in place to continuously improve the quality of the codebase

  • Strong understanding of architecture to contribute towards nuanced solutions

  • Sound knowledge of current technology industry trends and how to apply them across clients

  • Ensure that the right Shiners are involved in  complex problem solving and debugging tasks

  • Oversee and communicate estimates for teams’ work, even when there is a significant degree of uncertainty around requirements or architecture and include assumptions and rationale to support the estimates

  • Oversee the management of scope and changes to scope to balance delivery and commercial needs

  • Support or take responsibility for pre-sales and business development in existing and prospective new clients

  • Create, lead and manage relationships with senior stakeholders within Partners

Working at Shine

  • We are official partners with both AWS and GCP.

  • We provide 5 paid study days per year to all staff to take up training in their chosen field of specialisation to help support our culture of technical excellence

  • We will pay for costs related to certification to approved programs such as AWS and Oracle.

  • Up to $250 per year on reference books or self-paced training materials without prior approval

  • Access to online training modules to help you keep up to date with the latest technologies (we will subscribe to pluralsight.com on your behalf)

  • We love learning and sharing our experiences with each other, our clients and software communities. 

  • We provide time and incentives (financial!) for our people to share their knowledge and experience via our blog, regular forums in our office, as well as presenting at meetups and conferences. 

We also provide access to an EAP (Employee Assistance Program) which offers strictly confidential counselling sessions to staff, be it for personal or professional matters.

This is a permanent full time position. You will need to have full working rights for Australia. Please, no Agencies.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?

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