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Solutions Architect

Reserve Bank of Australia Sydney, Australia
Posted 17 days ago Permanent Competitive
Solutions Architect
We are seeking a Solutions Architect to help the RBA Modernise its Core Infrastructure footprint across Network, Compute and Storage. This will involve working closely with our Principal Solutions Architect defining and refining the target state for our new modern core infrastructure as well as leading the architecture in a migration from current to target state. This will include the full migration of one of our data centers. This role is a fixed term contract until end 2025.

To be successful in this critical role requires:
  • An energetic strategic problem solver with considerable attention to detail and a curious and accountable approach
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills to collaborate, influence and partner effectively with essential team members across the Reserve Bank and externally
  • Proven ability working as a Solutions Architect or equivalent in the IT space
  • Proven working knowledge of Enterprise Systems architecture that covers: sophisticated multi-tier services and applications, OSs, DBs, networks, firewalls and traffic management, apps and infra automation - as well as supporting services, operations and monitoring.
  • Understanding the business requirements and translating them into technical specifications for infrastructure solutions.
  • Designing robust, scalable, and secure infrastructure architectures that align with business goals and industry best practices. This may include designing solutions for networking, storage, compute, virtualization, Infrastructure Core services (i.e . AD, DNS, NTP,..) cloud integration, and disaster recovery.
  • Well-developed understanding of ACI design, Infrastructure as Code Service and Data Centre design
  • Evaluating new technologies, products, and services to determine their suitability for the RBA's infrastructure needs. This involves researching, testing, and benchmarking various solutions.
  • Creating detailed technical documentation, diagrams, and architecture artifacts to communicate design decisions, implementation plans, and best practices to stakeholders.
  • Providing technical guidance and oversight during the implementation phase to ensure that the designed solutions are implemented correctly and meet the intended objectives.
  • Ability to provide technical leadership and demonstrate a maturity in teamwork - working across the spectrum of key technologies.
  • Ability to support and partner with key stakeholders from areas including Program Management, Networks, Security, Support and Enterprise Architecture.
  • Ability to ensure that the solution architecture balances functional, service quality and system management requirements.
  • Jira and Confluence experience

For guidance
  • current technologies include: Cisco Routing / Switching and Software defined technologies, Cisco Firewall, Cisco Compute , Hitachi storage, Enterprise Backup Solution, Enterprise Java, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Windows, Oracle and SQL Server, VMware, Terraform, Puppet, Venafi, Azure DevOps Services, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, NTP, F5 traffic management, IP address management, Certificate Authority and Red Hat Satellite.
  • Experience/domain knowledge of Banking and Payments Systems would be very highly regarded.

Be More

Working for an organisation that truly makes a difference to the people of Australia, we can offer development and career opportunities in a collaborative environment that supports your growth, wellbeing and promotes flexibility. Your individual growth and success drives the Bank forward as an organisation. Be more means you can do more, for yourself and for Australia.

Why RBA?

Through the pursuit of national economic policy objectives and associated activities in financial markets and banking, the RBA makes an important contribution to the Australian economy. We also issue Australia's banknotes and operates infrastructure critical to the payments system, all of which contribute to the welfare of the Australian people.

Made up of specialists across a wide range of fields, our people have a critical role to play in achieving these objectives, whether directly or in a supporting capacity. As a values driven organisation, our people conduct themselves with a high degree of integrity, while striving for excellence in the work they perform and the outcomes they achieve. We encourage intelligent inquiry and we treat one another with respect, while promoting the public interest through our efforts.

Your application should include a resume detailing your experience and qualifications.

The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.

Few places give you the balance of professional challenge and a management culture that not only supports but encourages you to live a full life outside of work and be more.

Application Close :
June 26, 2024
Job ID  JR1442
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