Arya has over 17 years ICT industry experience in systems architecture, technical engineering, secure platform automation, cloud automation, DevOps, security and compliance. He has successfully led a number of ICT projects of national importance and is passionate about developing state-of-the-art solutions to solve complex performance, security and compliance challenges.

Arya has worked in a variety of industries including banking and financial services, federal and state government, energy sector, cyber security and telecommunications. He is recognised for being able to improve operational efficiency and reduce ICT expenditure with the successful implementation and management of scalable, robust and effective ICT innovations. He has several case studies of where his innovation has added considerable value to an organisation’s overall business, not just their ICT strategy.

Arya carries a degree in Information Technology majoring in networking and data communications and is also an Information Security Registered Assessor (IRAP) with the Australian Signals Directorate, which means he is authorised by the Australian Government to perform independent ICT security assessments and give ICT security and ISM compliance advice to government agencies. His other qualifications include CISSP, SABSA Chartered Foundation, CISA, ISO27001 Lead Auditor, ScrumMaster and Puppet Certified Professional.