JOB

Solution Architect - Networks

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Monday, August 23, 2021

South Australia

Agency / Department

Defence Science Technology Group

Experience Level

Senior

Employment Type

Contract

Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$130 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

We require an experienced, pro-active and versatile Infrastructure Solution Architect 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 Solution Architect 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. The Solution Architect will have (Essential):
• Previous experience in Network design in the Defence industry or for a Defence agency
• A thorough understanding of modern firewall design
• 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 capacity and performance planning The Solution Architect will have (Desirable):
• Exposure to computational and data analytics platforms (eg. High-performance computing)
• Directory, identity and access management services (eg. Microsoft Active Directory, LDAP,Azure Active Directory, ADFS, SAML, OAuth, MFA, etc ) The Solution Architect will be Responsible for:
• Contributing to establishment of significant stakeholder engagement, both online and face to face
• Exploring approaches that both satisfy requirements and work within constraints
• Recommending and documenting an approach, plus recording other approaches considered,in accordance with a template
• Work through the approach approval process including responding to feedback and suggested revisions
• Formulating and documenting a detailed design in accordance with a template
• Work through the design approval process including responding to feedback and suggested revisions
• Provide advice and clarification as the project progresses

Essential Criteria

1. Suppliers must be able to nominate specific individual(s) that will supply the service
2. Previous experience in Network design in the Defence industry or for a Defence agency
3. A thorough understanding of modern firewall design
4. General understanding and awareness of computation and data analytics platforms, directory services, protected network design and cybersecurity (eg. ISM, IRAP, ASD Essential 8, PSPF)
5. Experience in network capacity and performance planning

Desired Criteria

1. Exposure to computational and data analytics platforms (eg. High-performance computing)
2. Directory, identity and access management services (eg. Microsoft Active Directory, LDAP,Azure Active Directory, ADFS, SAML, OAuth, MFA, etc )

Security Clearance

Must Have current negative vetting level 1 clearancecurrent nv1 clearance

Contract Extensions

6 months