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Cloud Security Architect

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Wednesday, September 14, 2022



Agency / Department

Department of Industry, Science and Resources

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$130 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

The Department of Industry, Science and Resources (DISR) requires an experienced Cloud Security Architect to assist in the design, implementation and accreditation of cloud-based security services and controls within the department.  The candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience and a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft cloud-based services and their associated security challenges. The candidate will have relevant experience working as a security architect and will work closely with the department’s IT Security Advisor and Cloud Teams to ensure systems being established or migrated to the cloud include security controls and security services that align with the ISM and departmental policies and practices.

The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring that cloud-based architecture is implemented as designed from a security perspective and Microsoft blueprints.
  • Preparing appropriate security compliance documentation such as security architectural designs and related documentation.
  • Ensuring cloud-based systems are, from a security perspective, ready for accreditation.
  • Providing advice and support to the Cloud Capability Team and departmental ITSA on cyber security matters.
  • Continually improve cloud-based security capabilities.

Essential Criteria

1. The successful candidate will have the IT skills and relevant work experience, in conjunction with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to exercise initiative and sound judgement. Ability to work as part of an agile team and communicate with a range of internal and external stakeholders is also a requirement. •5 years’ experience as a cloud security architect •Demonstrated experience in relation to the detailed skill set (outlined above) •Excellent attention to detail, demonstrated initiative and serve as a project leader •Demonstrated strong problem-solving skills to quickly and creatively deal with threats or flaws in the network •Experience working in large complex ICT environments with a focus on Microsoft technologies •Ability to consult with a range of both technical and non-technical personnel. •Extensive knowledge of Australian Government Policies and frameworks relating to Government Services 2. For each candidate, you must include: •start date •hourly rate (excluding GST) •résumé •500 word pitch explaining suitability against the criteria •references (this can be included in their résumé)

Desired Criteria

  • start date

  • hourly rate

  • responses to selection criteria

  • resumés

  • references

  • interview

Security Clearance

Must be able to obtain Baseline

Contract Extensions

12 months

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