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Infrastructure Solution Architect - Virtualisation

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Australian Capital Territory


Agency / Department

Defence Science & Technology Group (DSTG)

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$150 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

We require an experienced, pro-active and versatile Infrastructure Solution Architect specialising in Virtualisation to work with a project team. Deliverables comprise High Level Solution Approaches and Solution Detailed Designs that support completion of a series of significant and complex network redesign projects.

The Infrastructure Solution Architect (Virtualisation) will work with the Project Manager, Principal Architect, Vendor and internal SMEs to deliver high quality artefacts that align with reference architecture, build team and user requirements. This role may also be responsible for developing reference artefacts for other parts of DST.

Essential Criteria

  • Previous experience in Virtualised Network design using technology such as VMWare, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Hands on physical infrastructure architecture experience including iPaaS, Gateways, and related technologies (firewalls, API gateways etc.)
  • General understanding and awareness of computation and data analytics platforms, directory services, protected network design and cybersecurity (eg. ISM, IRAP, ASD Essential 8, PSPF)
  • Experience with network design, virtualisation, capacity and performance planning for a Federal Government agency

Desired Criteria

  • Exposure to Midrange and High Performance Computing computational and data analytics platforms
  • Directory, identity and access management services (eg. Microsoft Active Directory, LDAP, Azure Active Directory, ADFS, SAML, OAuth, MFA, etc )
  • Experience with deployable networks and related technologies

Security Clearance

Must have current negative vetting level 1 clearance

Contract Extensions

One x 6 month extension option

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