Infrastructure Architect Salary Guide

  • Entry Level $150,000 AUD
  • Mid Level $180,000 AUD
  • Senior Level $210,000 AUD


  • Infrastructure Design and Strategy: Develops and maintains comprehensive IT infrastructure designs, ensuring alignment with business objectives and technology advancements.
  • Technology Integration: Integrates various IT systems and technologies to create efficient and scalable IT infrastructures.
  • Performance and Scalability: Ensures infrastructure designs support optimal performance and scalability to meet future business needs.
  • Security and Compliance Oversight: Incorporates robust security measures and compliance standards into infrastructure designs.
  • Collaboration and Consultation: Works closely with IT teams and business stakeholders, providing expert advice and solutions for infrastructure-related initiatives.

Key Skills

  • Advanced Technical Knowledge: Deep understanding of network, storage, server, and cloud technologies.
  • Strategic Planning Abilities: Strong capability in strategic IT planning and aligning infrastructure design with business goals.
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Expert in identifying and resolving complex infrastructure challenges.
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills: Excellent at communicating technical concepts to a variety of audiences and effective stakeholder management.
  • Innovation and Adaptability: Proactive in adopting emerging technologies and adapting infrastructure strategies to evolving business needs.

Standard Industry Training

  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert

Interview Questions for Infrastructure Architect Candidates

  1. How do you approach designing a scalable and flexible IT infrastructure for a growing organisation?
  2. Describe a complex infrastructure project you managed and the challenges you faced.
  3. How do you ensure the security and compliance of IT infrastructures in your designs?
  4. Can you discuss your experience with cloud integration in traditional IT environments?
  5. How do you stay updated with technological advancements and incorporate them into infrastructure planning?
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