Network Architect

Job Title: Network Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 180794_1536904770
Contact Name: Lavanya Swamy
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 14, 2018 15:59

Job Description

  • 6 months contract
  • Melbourne CBD
  • Large Financial Organisation

Looking for Network Architect to work within a large Financial Organisation.

Core Responsibilities

  • Development of SOW for all significant engagements
  • Facilitate the delivery of assigned Programs / Projects through the consumption of established technology services, patterns, strategies and roadmaps
  • Technology Architecture creation for projects and other initiatives that meet the Program and Project functional & non-functional requirements
  • Validation of technology requirements to ensure they are fit for purpose and cost effective and practical.
  • Articulate platform functional and non-functional requirements to support assignment outcomes / objectives
  • Contribute to the development of technology platform strategy and roadmaps within TPA domains through gaps identification when applying patterns and services in Program and Projects
  • Actively support and contribute during Delivery Planning activities and outputs
  • Create & assess options/proposals to offer a solution via the service catalogue or identify the need for new services.
  • Assist with management of any solution architecture issues/exemptions required and propose remediation plan
  • Manage architecture and solution dependencies within the assignment
  • Facilitate alignment, management and integration with other projects in the consumption of new or modified services.
  • Actively manage resource needs through Supply and Demand processes
  • Governance of supplier solutions and services to ensure alignment to standards, strategies and roadmaps
  • Ensure that solutions created are holistic incorporating architectural, commercial and operations requirements
  • Ensure a risk management approach is adhered to for all solutions.
  • Ensure thoroughness of planning and analysis activity in the early phases of the Program
  • Proactively manage risk; meet all policy and compliance requirements; perform controls; adhere to Process and Procedures pertinent to role; and escalate events, issues or breaches as they are identified (risk accountability forms part of all roles, as everyone is responsible for managing risk and compliance).

Relationship Management:

  • General Managers and Heads of Technology for the various technology zones
  • Broader Architecture & Strategy architecture community such as Business application architects (ie, Business/Enterprise and Solution Architects).

Skills and Experience required:

  • Architecture solution design & delivery, Workplace and end-user technologies and services.
  • Microsoft Foundation services (Networks, AD, SCCM, etc.)
  • Sound understanding of Office 365 with Exchange deployment.
  • Cloud servicing including IaaS, PaaS, SaaS & IoT. Redundant data storage systems and solutions.
  • Experience and understanding of support services including DR & fail-over, system monitoring & alerting, performance monitoring, patch & update, AV protection, end-user support channels, reporting.
  • Architecture solution design & delivery, hosting, cloud and infrastructure services.
  • Data centre Hosting technologies including compute, virtualisation, OS, storage, Management, Monitoring, Tools and Technology supporting Hosting.
  • Cloud technology (AWS, Azure, Google), Automation, Orchestration
  • Architecture solution design & delivery for network services.
  • Data centre networks, LAN, WAN, wireless technologies.
  • Network monitoring and management, cloud connectivity, load balancers, VoIP & IP Telephony, network technology like Cisco, Juniper etc.
  • Network protocols - routing & switching. Network security including VPN, firewalls and encryption

For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact Lavanya Swamy on 03 8080 7213 quoting reference: #180794

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