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Network Architect - NV1

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$130.00 - $160 per hour
Job Type
Steven Jobson
about 2 months ago
  • NV1 clearance required
  • Long term contract
  • Large scale ICT environment

We are currently looking for an experienced Network Architect who will have prior experience within a large scale ICT environment with the following demonstrated experience:
  • Detailed infrastructure knowledge (networks, storage and compute) at an enterprise scale;
  • Software and Systems design, including knowledge in IT Infrastructure and reviewing design proposals from technical assurance perspectives;
  • Solution expert with Enterprise Technology implementation experience;
  • Experience in enterprise grade network equipment (preferable Cisco) and inter-connectivity with other vendors;
  • Solid understanding of available network infrastructures (data centre, backbone, facilities network, etc), best practice required to maintain LAN/WAN/VPN equipment, including routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, web filters, Access Control Servers and related connectivity peripherals;
  • Extensive experience in conducting Cloud Readiness Assessments observing business and technical/network perspectives;
  • Experience in evaluating existing data centres and digital strategies;
  • Experience in cloud network with in-depth understanding of user demands and ability to scale cloud services to serve growing business;
  • Work with security to review and propose solutions for Audit findings and provide remediation guidance or modern technologies;
  • Understanding in Containerisation driven architectures, DevOps and Security methodologies.

Key Responsibilities will include:
  • Provide governance services in support of the ICT Technical Assurance Framework;
  • Provide expert advice in migration design work on Software-Defined Network (SDN), including technical guidance on networking solutions, products plans, security and roadmaps;
  • Provide thought leadership, assess client current state, and translate best-practice methods to achieve future SDN Cloud architectures;
  • Collaborate with the Network Engineering team to develop creative solutions to complex network problems;
  • Provide best practice guidance in maintaining network environments for cloud solutions in a multi-vendor cloud management;
  • Review architectural design with vendors and SMEs, to identify exemplar practices;
  • Review impacts of overall solutions and work with vendors to formulate design plans that factor technology investments and risks while providing value by improving business processes and eliminating unnecessary complexities;
  • Review vendor proposals to identify which promises the most value and the best return on investment and how best to integrate into the existing environment;
  • Provide technical advice and recommendations to the wider team;
  • Contribute to the growth of the team by coaching and mentoring others;
  • Demonstrate technical leadership, serving as a liaison among internal stakeholders, vendors, technical resources, and project stakeholders;
  • Provide expert input and quality reviews of solutions;
  • Contribute to the review of systems capability ensuring alignment with strategic requirements; and
  • Provide advice and guidance ensuring adoption and adherence to information assurance architectures, strategies, policies, standards and guidelines.

Please contact Blake on 6129 6322 for more information

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