Solutions Architect

Job Title: Solutions Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-09-24
Reference: JO-1909-97864
Contact Name: Pooja Deshmukh (TECH)
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 25, 2019 15:09

Job Description

About the Role:

The primary function of the Network Security Solution Architect is to define and develop platforms that deliver a secure and safe data network environment .

As the Network Security Solution Architect you will:
  • Analyse existing IP network security services for performance, availability, security and manageability.
  • Develop a Network Security White Paper encompassing:
    • An assessment of findings detailing current network security deficiencies.
    • Options analysis and recommendations of contemporary network security solutions.
    • Strategic recommendations for enterprise security infrastructure including a comparison of in-house and managed service platforms.
  • Develop the conceptual designs of recommended solutions which may include:
    • Local and enterprise Firewall solutions.
    • Cisco ISE design and configuration.
    • Design and implementation of wired and wireless Intrusion Prevention systems.
    • Design and implementation of wired and wireless Network Access Controls.
    • Integration with cloud based directory services.
  • Develop detailed logical and physical designs, and technical implementation plans.
  • Build and deploy proof of concept and pilot solutions as required.
  • Develop detailed final as-built documentation.

About You:
  • Demonstrated experience in analysing, designing, and documenting complex network security solutions for a large enterprise
  • Extensive experience in facilitating workshops and strategy definition sessions.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform a detailed network security options analysis and risk assessments.
  • Demonstrated ability to present overviews, impacts, options and recommendations on contemporary ICT technology architecture issues and directions.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop a clear and concise document justifying technical recommendations.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing technical network security recommendations and advice at Executive Levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise and consult with line managers, technical and non-technical staff, stakeholders and customers.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing technical artefacts on large scale projects including Network Security Solution Design Documents and Architectural High Level Designs.
  • Demonstrated experience reviewing and assuring systems requirements, designs and implementation plans to ensure that the technology and security aspects are architecturally sound, and that they conform to standards and guidelines.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a senior network security engineer or architect capacity.
  • Extensive technical experience in design, installation and support of security solutions involving firewall, authentication servers (ACS, ISE), IPS, NAC, and Content for both wired and wireless networks.
  • Relevant tertiary or industry certifications

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Pooja Deshmukh on 07 3023 1078, quoting ref no. JO-1909-97864. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at