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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.

Senior IT Engineering Specialist

With Television, Radio and Online SBS needs a strong technology foundation to support its broadcast, business and diversity needs. An opportunity exists to work with the Infrastructure & Systems team sharing your skills and broadening your knowledge in the field of media and broadcasting as SBS transforms its core infrastructure.

About the Role

The Senior IT Engineering Specialist is responsible as a member of the Infrastructure & Systems team for the ongoing solution architecture and deployment of core infrastructure, broadcast and IT solutions. The role is key in gathering technical requirements for business initiatives operating as the technical lead responsible for ensuring that solution design, life cycle management and deliverables have technical merit, and that deployment timeframes are feasible and achieved.

The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of how to design secure and robust solutions/services across Broadcast and IT Infrastructure disciplines. The role will also have active participation in the delivery of project tasks and actions to ensure the successful delivery of business initiatives.

In this role you will;

  • Lead enterprise based work initiatives and projects.
  • Acts as the technical liaison between operations teams, engineers and solution architects, providing critical operational insight to upcoming implementations and strategies, including validation of ongoing solutions supportability.
  • Participates in short- and long-term project efforts with stakeholders and Technology groups.
  • Assists in the development of cost/time estimates
  • Integrates solutions with other applications and platforms based on engineering requirements.
  • Coordinates development activities with other groups.
  • Prepare detailed documentation, including the following:
    • High-level Solution Designs
    • Detail level Solution Designs

About you

  • Deep understanding of how a network of devices functions across the disciplines of Broadcasting and IT
  • Advanced Infrastructure and systems experience in a deadline-driven, time-critical environment.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science/IT, Broadcast/Communications, or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in areas such solution design, broadcast engineering, project delivery, and networking
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in migrating workloads across Networks, Virtualisation, Cloud
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and influencing skills
  • Absolute attention to detail and ability to ensure the highest levels of professional documentation of systems and processes at all times

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