Job Details
  • Reference364099A_1602476760
  • LocationVictoria
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted16 days ago
  • ConsultantBharghavi Padmanabhan

Our client AGL are seeking an experienced Cloud Solutions Architect to join their team on a contract basis for an initial duration of six months with a potential to extend and be based in Melbourne CBD. The incumbent will display behaviors which reflect and actively demonstrate alignment to the AGL Values of: Care in every action; Integrity always; Better together and Deliver your best.


Key purpose of this role

The purpose of this role is to work across multiple initiatives within the Cloud Transformation (Bullwinkle) Programme to support the successful delivery of the programme objectives. The ideal candidate will have a proven background in IT infrastructure and proven experience as a Cloud Solution Architect.

The Cloud Solution Architect is responsible for delivery of transformation project(s) that may span across one or more programme streams covering:

  • Performing architectural system evaluation and translating on-premise application platform requirements into a cloud design that will suit the applications functional and non-functional requirements, as well as be optimized for Cloud.
  • Developing Cloud Patterns that align to company security guardrails and cloud standards to ensure consistency and repeatability of designs.
  • Overseeing and providing guidance on cloud services, systems, products, security and other aspects as required.
  • Investigating and right-sizing systems to achieve the best economical outcomes.
  • Performing governance of cloud implementations by ensuring that environments and projects conform to necessary guardrails and align to cloud best practices.
  • Working with business clients to understand their needs and to implement the cloud strategies designed to meet those needs.

Key accountabilities of this role

  • Identify, evaluate and assess risks to mitigate them and eliminate any factor that might hinder the successful delivery of a solution.
  • Comply with all technical and business requirements.
  • Scrutinize project constraints to analyze alternatives, mitigate risks, and conduct process re-engineering as necessary.

Qualifications, key skills and experience required


Previous experience migrating applications to Azure and / or AWS Public Cloud is mandatory.
Proven experience working on Public Cloud initiatives.

Experience in:

  • Network administration
  • Computer and operating system administration
  • Database management
  • System security measures
  • DevOps
  • Deep analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in SDLC Methodologies - Agile, SCRUM, SDLC / Waterfall.
  • Proven ability to adapt, enhance and learn new skills required in the ever changing Cloud landscape.
  • Strong diplomatic and motivational skills; including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple technology organizations.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence.
  • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands.
  • Good scripting language capability: Powershell, python or other.
  • Tools: Azure Portal, Scripting Language, Terraform, MS Visio, Excel, Word and PowerPoint



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