Solution Designer – Cloud And Platform

Job Description:

DXC Technology is the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, helping clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. Created by the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, DXC Technology serves nearly 6,000 private and public sector clients across 70 countries. The company’s technology independence, global talent and extensive partner alliance combine to deliver powerful next-generation IT services and solutions. DXC Technology is recognized among the best corporate citizens globally. For more information, visit

Located in Canberra, a dynamic opportunity exists for a highly experienced and technically astute Engineer who will collaborate closely with a premium Federal Government client to provide engineering design and contribute to architectural solutions that meet the stated business requirements. Primarily, you will engage and foster strong positive working relationships with the client stakeholders and DXC Technical Teams to leverage DXC’s portfolio standard offerings and industry best practice.

Ideally, you will combine a broad range of experience across a range of IT Technologies coupled with excellent written and verbal communications skills. It is essential that you demonstrate solid knowledge of Government Security Standards including Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF), Information Security Manual (ISM) and the Defence Security Manual (DSM).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Designs system and solution architecture, system integration, and implementation strategy to deliver innovative solutions that meet customer needs
  • Respond to requests for quote, solutions, proposals and project work (varied/complex)
  • Analyse business and infrastructure technical requirements to determine system design, potential issues, and related cost for each project request
  • Align designs and solutions with infrastructure architectural strategy to meet business objectives based on portfolio standard offerings that develops and improves the client IT Infrastructure.
  • Coordinate with architecture and technical solution groups as appropriate based on contract and project needs
  • Represent the account in technical aspects of Solution Design and infrastructure architecture
  • Assist Account Project managers on the following:
    • organize and ensure solution design documents are completed
    • Identify and ensure all infrastructure and architectural deliverables are noted in project schedules
    • Validate the dates for infrastructure deliverables in the project schedule are realistic and achievable
    • Validate the scope of the solution meets contractual and SLA requirements (availability, performance, capacity)
  • Assist Account team with analysing and implementing Portfolio Standards for both Software and Hardware implementations
  • Understand and contribute to, as appropriate, roadmaps for the technologies in use at the account

To be considered for this role, you must possess the following skills & experience:

  • Minimum relevant experience of 8+ Years and minimum 24 months of experience in a similar role
  • Minimum Educational Qualification: Degree in Engineering, Science or Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Extensive proven experience in Virtualisation and Cloud technologies particularly Vmware and Azure
  • Converged infrastructure systems (eg Hitachi HCI)
  • UNIX / Linux, Windows Server, Desktop Technologies, Messaging, Backup, and Networking.
  • Enterprise Storage technologies
  • Demonstrated experience with infrastructure or application development projects
  • Strong technical project leadership capabilities and be able to deal with complex issues with customers and vendors.
  • Experience working with Government at either State or Federal level in a similar role.
  • Ability to interact with customers regarding business and technical information
  • Demonstrates strong team building skills
  • Understanding of Australian Government Security Standards.

Due to Federal Government client requirements, applicants must currently be Australian Citizens and be eligible to gain a Federal Government NV1 Security Clearance.

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Trust, Transform & Thrive with a company whose mission is to leading clients on their digital transformation journeys, DXC Technology will be recognized globally as a force multiplier, enabling clients to seize the opportunities presented by today’s rapidly changing technologies