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With a content portfolio like no other media organisation in the country, SBS occupies multiple channels and platforms, and provides a unique opportunity for employees to help make Australia a better place to live.

IT Infrastructure Engineer Lead

About SBS

SBS is one of the most unique and innovative media organisations in the world today. SBS is proud of its broadcasting on radio, television and online. It's a content platform that exists for all Australians to inspire, support and celebrate the diversity of our multicultural society.

The SBS technical landscape is constantly evolving, and our industry-leading platforms need a hand to stay on point and ahead of the curve.

The team

As part of the Technology Division, the Infrastructure and Systems team are a hardworking, inclusive and friendly team. Based in Artarmon, Sydney they work with all parts of the business in supporting them to deliver their goals through the use of technology as an enabler.  They are responsible for all the traditional broadcast platforms systems and hardware on which our technology systems operate. To give ‘SBS’ satisfaction that their technology needs are being met, the team respond quickly, are professional, and provide regular progress updates.

The role

We are seeking a highly capable and knowledgeable IT Infrastructure Engineer responsible for leading a team of professionals ensuring that physical installations are carried out using SBS’ philosophies and processes.

In this role, you will be responsible for identifying appropriate cables paths, scheduling, buying, organising and delivering working systems, as well as liaising with external suppliers to ensure the continued operation of technology equipment. This role represents an outstanding opportunity to collaborate with the infrastructure architects and technology team leaders to influence design and implementation of infrastructure to the business.

About you

The right person for this role will ideally have experience working in a fast paced 24/7 environment, providing after hours on-call support as part of the team. Ideally you will have a passion for media and technology with a willingness to turn your hand to any challenge presented, maintaining and refining existing processes to improve operational efficiencies. You are known for your strong leadership and coaching of a team of technology SME’s, and importantly you will able to show us:

  • Proven experience delivering L2/L3 Infrastructure support for server installations and troubleshooting
  • Supporting Technology SME teams with infrastructure and L3 expertise support for technology installation requirements and constraints during RFI/RFT/RFPs and POC stages.
  • Participate and lead infrastructure workshops during project implementation phases.
  • Strong change and documentation skills that ensure strict change control processes are always adhered to, in addition the ability to expand on and improve existing infrastructure documentation.
  • How you have assisted and developed future state technologies, including IT infrastructure requirements and design.
  • Proven experience in creating Server Cluster Architectures (Failover Clusters, High Availability systems)
  • Ability to work in a cloud-based or hosting environment (AWS, Microsoft Azure Cloud is a plus)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory and SQL Server
  • Strong virtualization experience using Hyper-V, VMWare, Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop
  • Outstanding working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to develop alternate resources.
  • Demonstratable knowledge of the Broadcast/Production sectors

SBS is a place where creative, curious, and talented people are supported and good ideas and hard work is rewarded. As part of the SBS team you’ll also be able to access free onsite parking, free gym membership and the incredible chance to join a team who make a difference every day. 

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