Infrastructure Architect

Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria Salary: competitive
Sector: IT Type: contract

My client is currently looking for 2 experienced Infrastructure Architects for a 12 month contract (possible extension) based in Melbourne CBD. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity with an organisation based in the Insurance sector. You will be joining a well-established team, that offers a great work life balance and Opportunity to grow within the business.

Please see below some of the Accountability's / Skills needed for this role:


  • Hands on design and managing vendor suppliers throughout the design process.
  • Manage architectural governance
  • Provide guidance as they push towards cloud.
  • Ensure that the project initiatives don't deviate from their original scope without appropriate architectural oversight
  • Anticipate future program challenges and bring experience and context to drive a successful project outcomes
  • Promote collaboration between the architecture function and Technology Platform Teams to advise and support them making the best architecture decisions in line with overall guidelines and strategy
  • Ensure a simple but robust supplier governance framework is in place to unlock full potential of strategic third-party suppliers whilst ensuring legal/regulatory compliance
  • Proactively manage risk; meet all policy and compliance requirements; perform controls; adhere to Process and Procedures pertinent to role; and escalate events, issues or breaches as they are identified

Skill Requirements:

  • Over 8 years Infrastructure Architecture experience
  • Broad understanding of Infrastructure, including storage, networks, hardware, virtualisation and operating systems.
  • Good understanding of cloud (on/off premise, SaaS, IaaS and PaaS)
  • Understanding of SQL database, MS Linux, Red Hat
  • Understanding of Virtualisation tools such as VMWare, exposure to OVM would be highly desirable.
  • Strong background in storage networks


  • Familiarity with SQL databases
  • Banking, Financial Services or Insurance industry experience

If you feel you have the skills / experience needed to be successful within this role please don't hesitate to apply as and I will call you to discuss the role further as soon as possible.

For more information please speak to Jamie Hanlon at Progressive IT

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