network solution architect - operations in Parramatta

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parramatta, new south wales
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israel stevenson, randstad
02 8235 3322
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job description

My client is a large Government Agency based in Parramatta and currently has a 12 month contract requirement for a Network Solution Architect to come on board and provide expertise in the areas of design/architecture and provisioning of LAN Access Control (802.1X, NAC) from both an architecture, design, and implementation(roll-out) perspective.

As Principal Network Solutions Architect you will be responsible for working in a team responsible for developing best practice and innovative solution architectures.

To be considered for this role you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Extensive demonstrated experience planning, designing, and implementing highly available/resilient network design solutions, leveraging LTM and GTM services utilising F5 hardware and software in a complex and multi tenanted enterprise environment.
  • Desirable to be Tertiary qualified and with certification in TOGAF 9, PRINCE2 and ITIL v3.
  • Extensive experience and a record of achievement in Solutions Architecture within a large and complex environment, including relevant qualifications or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience of contemporary frameworks and technologies/architectures, including but not limited to, TOGAF, Cloud, LAN/WAN, Converged Infrastructure, Storage technologies, Hardware Load balancing, Security Technologies, Identity/Directory Services, Application Delivery, Virtualisation including relevant qualifications or equivalent.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in the support and provisioning of Juniper (Netscreen / SRX) and ASA firewalls (implementing firewall rules), Cisco routers and switches and F5 Load Balancer (GTM and LTM).
  • LAN Access Control (802.1X, NAC)
  • Extensive demonstrated experience in requirements gathering and analysis of network infrastructure and associated devices. Additionally assist with maintaining design architecture standards and documentation.
  • Challenge customer business processes, and manage requirements in regard of value creation and business transformation. Define Global Solution Architecture leveraging best practices to support customer business objectives, highlighting committed value, and taking extra care of feasibility and delivery effort.
  • Demonstrated experience leading a team, always fostering a performance based and customer focused work culture.

The successful incumbent will have excellent communication skills and a proven track record designing enterprise wide network solutions across WAN/LAN environments. Additional requirements for the role include; capacity and willingness, including current NSW driver’s license, to travel to NSW business and service locations throughout NSW, which may include overnight stay in regional / remote areas.

If you tick all the boxes and are looking for a challenging new role, please apply online or via telephone (02) 8235 3322.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


F5 / LTM / GTM / APM / ASM / Cisco / Juniper



educational requirements

Bachelor Degree