Cloud Architect

Posted 30 August 2021
LocationMelbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCloud + Infrastructure, IT General

Job description

  • Cloud Architect

  • 12 month contract with extensions

  • Australian Citizens only will be considered

  • Holding a Security Clearance a bonus

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in planning and execution of new integration strategy

  • Development of microservice and container standards, patterns, guardrails, and reference architecture

  • Assisting program teams in procurement process, ie estimated costings, requirements and technical evaluations

  • Refining and improving strategy for its Hybrid Cloud capability

  • Developing Platform-as-a-Service and containerisation adoption frameworks and other underlying fundamental capabilities

  • Evaluating Platform-as-a-Service ,Container, 3rd Party and SaaS offerings against compliance obligations as well as technical, security and cultural position

  • Providing advice to application projects to facilitate their adoption of Cloud

  • Documenting/ Reviewing "as-built" architecture and documentation

  • Working with vendors to identify, plan and realise opportunities across our technology portfolio

  • Identifying technical debt in out of pattern solutions

  • Work with internal stakeholders to build capabilities that support strategic work practices such as DevOps and Agile

  • Managing the development and delivery of position papers to support new business initiatives, business cases, risk assessments, new patterns, reference architectures and standards for initiatives

Our Ideal candidate will have:

  • Certification(s) and experience in AWS and/or Azure Cloud

  • Demonstrated understanding of current cloud trends

  • Demonstrated experience/knowledge of cloud native and third- party data and analytics offerings

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current application development, testing and operational trends

  • Understand advanced application hosting techniques including containers, serverless, PaaS and Saa

  • Carefully considers system sustainability, longevity and end to end operability when establishing patterns and design solutions

  • Understand network architectures that contribute to the successful operation of a hybrid cloud

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience implementing modern microservice-oriented integration and API patterns and platforms

  • Experience in designing solutions using API gateway platforms.

  • Experience in designing Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and DevOps automation solutions for managing and deploying to public cloud platforms.

  • An in depth understanding of how to optimise the efficiency, compliance, and security of public cloud platforms.

  • Demonstrated experience in large, complicated government environments

  • Ability to navigate complex commercial, technical and operational landscapes to provide sustainable solutions that can scale across multiple applications

  • Familiarity with a Microsoft-based ecosystem including Operating Systems, Networking, Web Hosting and Databases

  • Be an Australian Citizen - security clearance is bonus

Reference: 200203478
Contact: Gizaille Shaheen -

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Gizaille Shaheen on 03 86804305 or email: and quote the above job reference number.

Paxus values diversity and welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people living with a disability. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process please contact me on the above contact details.