Solution Architect - Security

Job Title: Solution Architect - Security
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne
Salary: $950 - $1150 per day
Start Date: 2019-09-11
Reference: JO-1909-97617
Contact Name: Gabrielle Cassidy (TECH)
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 12, 2019 16:10

Job Description

Our client is one of Australia’s most highly recognised Superannuation organisation. They require a strong Solution Architect - Security to engage with stakeholders across the business, projects and technology to understand their objectives, their resulting security requirements, and deliver Security Architecture solutions and/or make recommendations accordingly.
The successful candidate will:
  • Delivering the security functions of the SAD such as security architecture, Information Risk Assessment, Nodes & Zones diagrams and data classification.
  • Delivering high quality security architectures that are fit for business purpose.
  • Embedding security architecture process lifecycle in the project management lifecycle and solution development lifecycle processes.
  • Creating security designs that meet the requirements of customers
  • Providing internal consultancy / security reviews, including the provision of recommendations
  • Evaluating and assessing technology options; maintaining security architecture and technology standards, software re-use policies and compliance alignment
  • Assessing and evaluating the need for security architectural policy exemptions for adequacy of risk mitigation strategies and control
Experience and Skills:
  • Extensive experience in architecture roles, particularly in Security environments
  • Comprehensive knowledge of hardware, software, application and systems engineering concepts
  • A strategic thinker who can see how parts interact with the whole (i.e. big picture thinking, systems thinking skills)
  • Has a broad technology and architectural background and proven history delivering enterprise architectures and roadmaps in a global financial services organisation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Proven ability to articulate a vision and relevant stories to create buy-in and communicate technology strategy and concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff and external stakeholders
  • Has held a senior role in an architecture/strategy function, demonstrating leadership and contribution to governance and the team function, in addition to highly regarded technical skills
  • Experience in delivering enterprise and solution architectures whilst working in partnership with internal and external stakeholders
  • Practical knowledge of cloud and infrastructure best practices and industry standards.
  • Hands on exposure to Data Centre environments/facilities, IT Service Management, Project Management methodologies and Service Delivery models

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