Cloud Infrastructure Security Solution Architect MELB & SYD (All flex considered)

Victoria, Australia

April 22, 2020
Solutions architect

Our client is seeking cybersecurity professionals to research and monitor emerging and current cyber threats, and participate in the development of mitigating strategies, architectures and tactics.


The Cloud/Infrastructure Security Solution Architect will have the responsibility of ensuring that the End to End Enterprise level reference architecture is aligned with and supports the specific operational and strategic goals and objectives. As part of this role, The Architect will be working collaboratively with enterprise architecture, security group, business stakeholders, delivery and operations teams to implement security solution architectures.

The Cloud/Infrastructure Security Solution Architect will be accountable for:

  • Ensuring that all hybrid cloud and infrastructure related initiatives align with key security architecture principles and patterns
  • Define solution architectures to enable the delivery of infrastructure and cloud security projects or initiatives
  • Provide architecture roadmap enablers to align with enterprise architecture and business strategy
  • Provide strong technical leadership and stakeholder management across executive management, delivery and operational teams


The Cloud/Infrastructure Security Solution Architect will perform the following activities

  • Define enterprise security solutions to enable the delivery of security controls to on-premise and multi-cloud environments
  • Actively participate in and contribute to architecture forums (i.e. Security Architecture Governance Forum, Architecture Integration Forum, SAR Forum)
  • Present security architectures and patterns to target audiences with different levels of technical and security capabilities
  • Develop and promote the adoption of security architecture principles and patterns to teams using private and public cloud environments, ensuring workload and data is secured in-transit, at-rest and monitored for security compliance and threats
  • Provide technical security support to teams on infrastructure and cloud security
  • Develop security architecture roadmaps in collaboration with enterprise architecture and business stakeholders to assist with technology investment prioritisation
  • Keep up to date with emerging threats and trends on IT Infrastructure, Private and Public Cloud, including AWS, Azure, NSX, OpenStack, Containers etc



In this role, your expertise in Security Architecture will come from a large enterprise environment with a with proven experience in securing cloud environments, using IAM, security monitoring and assurance using cloud-native or third party CASB and Cloud Workload Protection.


The Cloud/Infrastructure Security Solution Architect will have extensive knowledge in applying security principles associated with IT infrastructure, networks and multi-cloud environments. Experience in solution architecture and design with technologies such as Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, NTP, Virtualized Infrastructure (VMWare, NSX), Container Orchestrator (Kubernetes), Storage, Firewalls including Next Gen Layer 7 application firewalls and Firewall Policy Management will be desired.

In addition to this, the competency required for this role will include:

  • Proven experience in successful architecture and leading the implementation of security architectures into production
  • Experience in strategic planning, roadmap development and security pattern development
  • Proven experience in managing and assigning development/ features across an integrated AGILE and Waterfall development environment
  • Strong communication skills and stakeholder management
  • Certification in AWS and/or Azure
  • Good understanding of architecture standards such as TOGAF and SABSA
  • Good understanding of security and risk frameworks including ISO 27000 series, PSPF, ISM, ASD Essential 8
  • Hands-on experience with IT Infrastructure Architecture, IT Security Architecture, Network Security Architecture, Data Centre and networking design, Cloud technology, Network virtualisation, programmable networking, DevOps architecture and business requirements gathering/analysis
  • Experience working in Infrastructure and Security solution areas with experience as Enterprise Infrastructure architect or Enterprise Security architect and implementing IT Data Centre and security processes, procedures

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