ICT Infrastructure Architect – Brisbane

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Our name isn’t the only thing that’s unique about Leidos Australia. We’re a complex systems integration company building world-class solutions across government and defence that ensure peace of mind for the entire nation. Supported by global backing from our US network, we’re trusted by our customers to deliver the most innovative answers to their most complex challenges. Seriously interesting work that benefits and safeguards every Australian. That’s where you come in.

With over 20 years’ local experience and the backing of a 32,000 global network, we currently number 1,100 employees mainly in Canberra and Melbourne. We’re growing fast and are building a business that is focused and fit for the future, and are excited to expand our presence in Queensland in our new Brisbane facility. Our centrally-located Brisbane based office will support existing programs and new proposals for Defence and Government, and we are seeking exceptional ICT architecture and engineering talent to support this growth.

Job Description

Your new role

As an ICT Infrastructure Architect you will develop new infrastructure designs to enhance the current business offerings offered by our private cloud offering. In this role, your focus will be to reduce the lead time between equipment arrival and being put into service by designing an Infrastructure as Code solution. Working with our strategic vendors, you’ll pre-position new infrastructure solutions to be deployed into the environment. You will also own and enhance the internal Data Centre infrastructure monitoring and reporting solution.

You will primarily support the Chief Technology Office, On Going Services and major programs of work within the organisation. Additionally, the opportunity to work across accounts, both national and international is available for a successful candidate.

Other Accountabilities include:

  • Proactively researching and developing technical uplift considerations for the Infrastructure fleet.
  • Engaging with both Support & Project teams of the organization to understand current impediments and future pipeline.
  • Collaboratively working with Defence and Third party vendors for Enterprise wide integration of current and future toolsets.


About You

You have in depth experience in Infrastructure Design in a complex Data Centre Environment, and are undaunted by large scale and complexity. You have a strong attention to detail and are able to draw critical information from relevant Subject Matter Experts. 

Other relevant experience required includes:

  • An understanding of Defence Industry & Government IT sector;
  • Experience in designing of Infrastructure as Code solutions
  • Ability to write high quality architectural and design documentation;
  • Shown ability undertaking product evaluations, including technical and financial modelling;
  • Excellent stakeholder management- a proven ability to develop relationships;
  • Ability to navigate, learn, influence and quickly adapt to new requirements and problem sets

Additional Information

This role requires the successful applicant to be an Australian Citizen and hold an existing government security clearance, or be eligible to obtain one.

What you’ll love 
At Leidos you’ll enjoy 12 weeks’ paid parental leave as a primary carer, flexible work practices, discounted health insurance, novated leasing and more. Foster your career through complete access to learning and development and mentoring opportunities, we have a strong track record of internal promotion and career transitions.