Enterprise Architect - Networking

Job Title: Enterprise Architect - Networking
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: AU$950 - AU$1050 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 173635_1505447696
Contact Name: Nick Munro
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 15, 2017 13:54

Job Description

Enterprise Architect - Networking

The Company:

This large iconic Australian organisation is held in high regard by its global counterparts and is a leader in their field in Australia.

The Role:

The Enterprise Architect - Network & Infrastructure will have the responsibility for developing, communicating and maintaining the networks and network infrastructure strategies, architecture, roadmaps and standards that support the organisation's ICT & Operational technology business requirements. This will be achieved by:

  • Delivering and demonstrating value to the business through the delivery of key telecommunications and infrastructure strategies and architectures, as specified by Enterprise Architecture Program of Work
  • Providing enterprise architecture governance, driving the delivery of immediate outcomes and championing the adoption of architectural standards across the organisation
  • Developing, maintaining and taking full ownership of the organisation's ICT infrastructure strategy and roadmap, including project briefs, costing, risk assessments and other associated documentation
  • Working closely with ICT and business units to align the infrastructure enterprise architecture domain with the ICT Strategy
  • Delivering and maintaining infrastructure references models, guidelines and principles in line with the organisation's Enterprise Architecture Framework
  • Providing technology architecture and blueprint consultation to solution architects, infrastructure architects and project managers throughout the project lifecycle, ensuring projects maintain an enterprise-wide view
  • Providing vision into target state architectures and develop pragmatic roadmaps to support delivery of major strategic projects and programmes of work

Essential Skills:

  • Degree qualifications in engineering, IT, computer science or similar discipline.
  • Extensive experience in the design and deployment of large scale Enterprise networks
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, communicating and maintaining technology architectures, roadmaps, policies and standards;
  • Broad experience in a wide range of information systems technologies and technical architectures;
  • Solid experience with ITIL and Service Management;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead senior technical staff in matrix management teams
  • Advanced written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to negotiate, consult and persuade in a business and technical environment.
  • Proven technical and interpersonal skills are required to develop sound communications options
  • Ability to affect change through technical leadership.
  • Well-developed solution architect and technical skills across a broad range of communication and security technologies as they relate to the oganisation's environment including (but not limited to):
    • Cisco Enterprise LAN architecture and design
    • Alcatel-Lucent IP MPLS architecture and design
    • IP networking and addressing
    • Enterprise routing and switching
    • BGP, OSPF, RIP and EIGRP
    • 802.1Q VLANs and loop avoidance techniques
    • Network services including DHCP, NTP, DNS, TFTP, SYSLOG, RADIUS etc
    • Firewall, load balancer technologies (F5 & Juniper)
    • IP Telephony
    • MPLS VPNs including Virtual Private LAN Service, IP-VPNs, Virtual Private Wire Service, Virtual Leased Lines

This is a rare opportunity to be a Key Leader within a large, highly reputed organisation.