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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.

Cloud Engineer

At SBS, we embrace difference and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

We also acknowledge the unique contribution that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples make to our society and our workplace through their enduring and continued connection to land, sea, sky and community.

About Us

SBS is one of the world's most unique and innovative media organisations, producing trusted, meaningful and engaging content that exists for all Australians to inspire, support and celebrate the diversity of our multicultural society. 

Our purpose, for the last 40 years, has reflected and explored the evolving diversity of Australia, investing in initiatives to deepen its connections with communities, sharing their stories and giving a voice to those often unheard, with the aim of increasing understanding and respect of the differences that make up Australia.

SBS is a truly distinctive network, showcasing multicultural, multilingual and First Nations stories otherwise untold in the Australian media.

The Role

Sits within the Cloud DevOps team, which embeds themselves within Product Delivery teams responsible for SBS’s online services including SBS websites and SBS On Demand.

  • Provide the cloud, security and automation experience to ensure SBS’s Product Teams have the cross-functional skills to deliver their services efficiently and effectively. 
  • Collaboration is key, so you’ll often find yourself pairing with a team member with diverse skills and background to yours in order to make amazing improvements, or solve wicked problems.


  • 3+ years experience with Public Cloud Services (AWS)
  • Strong understanding of Internet Plumbing (CDN, proxies, DNS, TCP/IP stack, HTTP protocol, TLS certificates)
  • Experience with automating the deployment of Cloud based infrastructure (eg Terraform / CloudFormation)
  • Experience with automating the deployment of Applications (eg Ansible, Docker, kubernetes, Serverless, Puppet, Chef)
  • Strong experience with Build and Release engineering practices - Git workflow techniques and CI/CD patterns
  • Experience across different Development languages (eg PHP, Java, Golang, Python)
  • This role is open to flexible working arrangements ranging from fully remote to working from the Sydney based office. This flexibility allows SBS to consider applications from candidates all over Australia
  • It is a requirement of this role that incumbents are vaccinated with at least two doses of an approved Covid-19 vaccination. We do however have a medical exemption process and we would be happy to discuss your application should this be applicable to you.

The role is a fixed term contract ending on the 30th of June 2024.

This is a unique opportunity to combine your interest in media and entertainment with your drive to innovate and achieve results. In return you can expect a supportive environment within a dynamic media organisation working on one of its key growth products.

This role is open to flexible working arrangements ranging from fully remote to working from the Sydney based office. This flexibility allows SBS to consider applications from candidates all over Australia. 

SBS values diversity and encourages people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Some of the reasons to consider working with us

  • The people! We truly celebrate and welcome difference at SBS and encourage everyone to bring their whole self to work – you’ll be part of one of the most inclusive companies in Australia!
  • The culture and the engagement of our workforce! 93% of our employees have stated that they are proud to work for SBS!
  • We offer a range of benefits; from flexible work arrangements, health checks, salary packaging, an employee assistance program and for our Sydney based employees, free gym membership and parking (subject to availability).
  • We’re agile and innovative in the way we work, as well as being a trusted and established brand. At SBS we have been broadcasting for over 40 years and our future is packed with many more exciting developments!
  • We also love to promote from within! We have allocated training funds to do just that and help bridge the gaps when moving from role to role.

Want to learn more? Then hit apply and take the first step to applying not just for another job but a possible whole new career in a purpose led organisation!

Not quite the right role for you? No problem, how about popping your details into our talent pool? Email us at to let us know what roles would be of interest to you and we will keep you informed of when they arise! (If you no longer want to be listed in our talent pool, then just email to let us know and we will remove your detail).

For other opportunities within our organisation please visit our careers website SBS Careers - Working at SBS

Reasonable adjustments

SBS recognises that everyone is unique, and you might require some adjustments to ensure you have the best opportunity to apply and put your skills forward for consideration. If we can make some adjustments to the SBS recruitment/interview process to better enable you to shine, then please contact and let us know.

Adjustments may include but are not limited to; alternative application methods, interview setups, physical requirements, guidance for trans or gender diverse applicants, specific interview availability times and more.

We are shortlisting applications as they come in, so don’t delay apply today! 




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