Infrastructure/Cloud Designer

Location: Sydney
Classification: Executive Level 2
Work type: Temporary
Employment Status: Full-Time
Closing date: 06-Dec-2021

With ASIC you are choosing to be a part of a collegiate and stimulating organisation that's transforming Australia's financial system.

Be the change that ensures a fair, strong and efficient financial system for the benefit of all Australians.

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  • ASIC is seeking full-time Infrastructure Designer to join their Design & Architecture Team
  • Ability to produce solution and infrastructure designs (both high level and very detailed)
  • 12 months fixed term position (with a possibility of extension) based in Sydney


A future with ASIC means that your work will contribute to ASIC's vision for a fair, strong and efficient financial system for all Australians. We value what you will bring. We value those with sharp, analytical minds and are open to challenging the way things are done. 


The team 


Information Technology Services provides a wide range of IT facilities and support services to ASIC.  We are undertaking major technology projects that will transform our business and continue our significant technology transformation in a number of areas such as data and analytics, cloud, mobility, application modernisation.  We make use of the latest technology with an increasing focus on data sharing and analytics which will make ASIC a 'best in class' regulator supporting the Australian financial markets.


The role 


  • Produce solution and infrastructure designs (both high level and very detailed) and associated functional specifications.
  • Scope and design the overarching solution and infrastructure designs in conjunction with Subject Matter Experts, Project Managers, and Solution and Infrastructure Designers.
  • Implement operational solutions based on the EA target reference architecture and IT's Technology principles.
  • Liaise with customer facing groups to understand client and customer needs in a rapidly evolving environment.
  • Make solution and infrastructure design decisions that ensure effective, secure, scalable, convergent, flexible and manageable solutions of high standards.
  • Ensure the IT solution will satisfy the business needs in a cost effective, resilient, and operable fashion. Ensure that chosen infrastructure solutions are scalable in order to satisfy a future demand for the enhanced/new service(s).
  • Undertake quality reviews of technical solutions developed by other Solutions & Infrastructure Designers. Ensure the chosen technology solutions are convergent in order to take advantage of internal and external needs along with a broad range of service needs.
  • Determine resource and capacity requirements for the solutions
  • Deal with deployment issues in a multi-tier architecture. Document deployment infrastructure.
  • Produce very detailed infrastructure designs including coverage of IP addresses, firewall rules etc
  • Follow mandatory and recommended practices of the reference architects when designing solutions
  • Keep abreast of rapid changes in computer and network technology


About you


  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Information Technology highly desired and relevant work experience.
  • Work with external government agencies on transition of solutions, infrastructure, data transfers and systems access is highly desired.
  • Liaise with external government agency on transition of solutions, infrastructure, data transfers and systems access is highly desired.
  • Experience in producing Infrastructure solution and cloud architecture and designs related to Microsoft SharePoint solutions, Microsoft Dynamics, Cloud Security, SQL Server and Reporting Solutions, and mobility solutions.
  • Experience in AWS and Azure native eco systems and solution design.
  • Experience architecting enterprise infrastructure solutions in conjunction with range of infrastructure technologies Oracle databases, SAN , VMWare, Windows OS, MS SQL, Linux, WebLogic, F5.
  • Experience with developing reference architecture, roadmap, policies, and standard patterns.
  • Sound understanding and experience of developing and working with IT Operations product catalogue and cost models.
  • An ability to quickly develop a detailed knowledge of ASIC's application, infrastructure and test environment.
  • Ability to effectively present complex information to project and executive level audiences both verbally and in writing.
  • Proven experience working as part of a project team, in a dynamic project/program environment.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision and be accountable for outcomes
  • Generalist broad infrastructure architecture and design expertise.
  • Experience and certification in ITIL V3 for Service Strategy, Design, Transition, Operation, Continual Service Improvements. 
  • Strong stakeholder management and liaison skills.


About ASIC 


ASIC is Australia's corporate, markets, financial services and consumer credit regulator. Our vision is for a fair, strong and efficient financial system for all Australians. 

A future with ASIC means that your work will contribute to achieving ASIC's vision. 

ASIC is committed to a providing a diverse and inclusive workplace where the very best talent in Australia chooses to work. Indigenous Australians are encouraged to apply as well as applicants from all backgrounds and with different abilities. 

To work with us, you need to be an Australian citizen, and be prepared to complete an ASIC Suitability and Baseline Assessment which is issued ASIC's Security team.  

View the position description for more information or click ‘apply' to start your application.


Applications for this role will close at 11:59pm on Monday, 6 December 2021.


At ASIC, we're proud of the difference we make to Australia's economic reputation and wellbeing.

Our values – accountability, professionalism and teamwork – underpin everything we do.

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