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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 opportunityf or employees to help make Australia a better place to live.

Enterprise Systems, Manager

SBS is one of the most unique and innovative media organisations in the world today. SBS is proud of both its traditional broadcasting on radio and television, and its increasingly popular online network including the site, as well as ‘SBS On Demand’. 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.


We are seeking a highly capable and knowledgeable Enterprise Systems Manager to oversee the operation and evolution of these critical systems that are cornerstones of how we handle and house our data, particularly media. From understanding the needs of the business through to maintenance, software release and vendor management, you will be responsible for ensuring these systems are performing optimally. One of the key systems is the Media Asset Management which is at the heart of SBS and critical to delivering content to our audiences. Other system may include Business Management Systems, CRM, Intranet and Oracle finance systems. 

Working with all parts of the business, it will provide you with a deep insight into the inner workings of SBS. It will also allow you to understand how these systems are being used and help ensure that the current and future needs can be included in the continuing development. This will also include defining the strategic direction for how these systems evolve. You will be a part of the Broadcast Technology and Systems team and interacting closely with the Infrastructure teams in supporting all the technology needs of SBS.


You’ll likely be working in a media-dominant environment at present, and understand the key functions of a media organisation ecosystem. This includes content acquisition, media processing, delivery, metadata and content formats. Ideally you will have a passion for media and technology with a view on how the industry is evolving for both broadcasters and audiences. More importantly, experience in delivering critical projects, the ability to prioritise and an understanding of maintaining live 24-7 environments is needed to be successful in this role. SBS is pushing the boundaries of how we deliver content to our audiences and we need enthusiastic people to be part of this exciting journey.

 The core skills required to excel in this role are:

Understanding of the lifecycle of media e.g. ingest, processing and delivery

  • Experience within the broadcasting industry is a key advantage
  • An understanding of Service Delivery and Project Management frameworks
  • Prior experience in software delivery lifecycle
  • Document and data repository technologies e.g. Content Management Systems, CRM, Sharepoint, SQL
  • ESB/SOA and Middleware e.g. Mulesoft
  • Vendor management
  • People management and leadership
  • Previous experience managing a team of at least 5-10 resources


Working with senior management, you will be empowered to make the changes you need to exceed expectations. A positive team and culture, the people with whom you’ll be working are technically sound, and have a dedication and passion for what they do. With numerous high-vis transformative projects, your work will have a resounding impact on the business. You will be instrumental in positive change.

On offer is a healthy remuneration package, agile and flexible work spaces and arrangements (stand-up desks, meeting pods, solo spaces dedicated to quiet reflection and work) and onsite health and well-being programs including weekly yoga classes, and massage. We want you to love your place of work, so not only are you part of an organisation focused on making a positive social difference, but there’s also free onsite parking, onsite childcare facilities, free gym membership, retail discounts at a variety of chains, and an active social club.

SBS believe that professional growth is a fundamental necessity for people to be engaged and happy. We are heavily investing in continually improvement of our Learning and Development capabilities across the organisation. We are dedicated to helping our people grow, not just our organisation.

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