Cloud Architect

MTP Services

Excellent opportunity for an experienced IT Architect (Cloud Computing) to join a team within the Federal Government!

MTP Services provides IT Contracting and Professional Services to the Canberra Market. Join a talented team and work in a culture that fosters an inclusive and flexible work environment, offering opportunities to grow and contribute to the company.

Our client is seeking an experienced IT Architect specialist in Cloud Computing to join the team! You will be working together to provide strategic and tactical guidance to their infrastructure teams.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Refine and improve the Department's strategy for its Hybrid Cloud capability
  • Mature Infrastructure-as-a-Service capabilities and introducing efficiencies
  • Develop Platform-as-a-Service adoption frameworks and other underlying fundamental capabilities
  • Evaluate Platform-as-a-Service offerings against the Department's compliance obligations as well as technical and cultural position
  • Provide advice to application projects to facilitate their adoption of Cloud
  • Promote and realize automation opportunities across application deployment, maintenance, and operational activities
  • Review “as-built” and similar documentation to maintain alignment with strategy 
  • Collaborate with external government agencies to understand and improve cloud issues and opportunities across the government sector
  • Work with vendors to identify, plan and realize opportunities across our technology portfolio
  • Work with internal stakeholders to build capabilities that support strategic work practices such as DevOps and Agile
  • Manage the development and delivery of position papers to support new business initiatives, business cases, risk assessments, new patterns, reference architectures and standards for initiatives which are not in-pattern for the standard environment
Ideal Candidate:
  • Demonstrated understanding of current cloud trends
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current application development, testing, and operational trends
  • Understand advanced application hosting techniques including containers, serverless, PaaS and SaaS
  • Understand network architectures that contribute to the successful operation of a hybrid cloud
  • Ability to navigate complex commercial, technical and operational landscapes to provide sustainable solutions that are able to scale across multiple applications
  • Familiarity with a Microsoft-based ecosystem including Operating Systems, Networking, Web Hosting and Databases
  • Experience with .net applications would be highly desirable
  • Has expertise in defining enterprise architecture policies, standards, principles, reference architectures and procedures for development

**Must have current Baseline Security clearance**

For more information please apply, or contact Shenny Chiu from MTP Services on 0421 011 998, or via email