First listed on: 12 October 2020

Security Architect

Cenitex - We're evolving!

Our vision at Cenitex is ‘to support a modern, agile and productive public sector'.  This is driven by the Victorian Public Service's commitment to a digital Victoria and better technology outcomes for our community.  Cenitex plays a significant role in creating the Victorian Government's direction for major systems, cyber-security, and for government-wide technology capability uplift.

As technology and digital services continues to evolve daily, Cenitex also continues its evolution to realign its structure with current and emerging services as well as ensuring it's best placed to deliver high quality results to our customers that meet the requirements now and in the future.

The opportunity

As a Cenitex Technical Architect you'll be needed to analyse, design and review solutions for internal (Cenitex) and external/Cenitex customer projects/initiatives. Your leadership, technical and governance capability will be utilised to ensure correct operational requirements are defined and therefore the design befits these needs. You will be able to leverage existing patterns and supported by the entire architecture team members.'

Dat to day, you will be expected to:

  • Effectively and accurately translate and describe business requirements to ICT-based requirements
  • Ensure internal and external projects/initiatives are comprehensively planned and macro designed to meet the defined stakeholder requirements as well incorporating Cenitex ICT standards, strategies, principles, practices, etc
  • Undertake high level architectural thinking & decision making in the absence of operational policies or process
  • Ensure all macro designs encompass appropriate levels of ICT Capacity, Availability and Service Continuity

This opportunity is best suited to candidates who possess: 

  • Substantial knowledge and experience in ICT Security/Cybersecurity strategy creation and macro designing ICT Security/Cybersecurity infrastructure-based solutions, in a complex technical environment with sound knowledge of project management and architectural frameworks.
  • Superior leadership and stakeholder management skills with the ability to credibly communicate, negotiate and obtain strategic outcomes at the most senior level
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with proven ability to analyse issues from different perspectives and draw commercially sound recommendations
  • Strategic thinker and commercially astute, with an ability to see the ‘big picture' and deliver outcomes in accordance with strategic direction
  • It is a requirement of this role to be Baseline security cleared. NV1 security clearance would be highly desirable.
  • Tertiary qualifications in ICT, Engineering or Business and/or equivalent experience 

To apply:

Complete the online application form and submit your covering letter and Resume. Note: Applicants are not required to provide a separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria. You will be required to be an Australian Citizen to apply due to the eligibility for Security Clearance status. 

Successful interviewing candidates: 

  • May need to complete a video interview as part of the selection process
  • Must provide their right to work in Australia
  • Are subject to a National Police check at final stages of the process

For further information please contact the Talent and Resourcing team via email No applications will be accepted through this email.


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