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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.

Infrastructure and Systems 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 Department

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

The Role

Working with the Infrastructure Operations team the Infrastructure & Systems Engineer role is responsible for the day to day function of secure and highly available computing platforms, servers, storage and networks, as well as assisting with change and implementation projects to as part of continuous improvement to SBS operating environment.

In this role you will;

  • Maintain, monitor and support the infrastructure environment and facilities
  • Work with the business and other technical teams the scoping, design, implementation and maintenance of new solutions
  • Assist in the design and deployment of technology as part of the SBS technical transformation
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and automation
  • Ensure appropriate documentation is created and maintained
  • Provide 2nd and 3rd level support diagnosing and resolving complex issues
  • Share your skills and knowledge with the Operations team
  • Follow internal processes and workflows as required
  • Feel like you meet most, but perhaps not all, the criteria listed? Then send through your details; whilst we have specific requirements in mind, we can look at how we may be able to bridge any gaps.
  • 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.

About you

  • Extensive experience working with WinTel infrastructure
  • Ability to work independently and under direction
  • Outcome focused and able to think both analytically and laterally
  • Work with other members of the Operations team and a variety of stakeholders across the business to meet their needs
  • Have Infrastructure and systems experience in a deadline driven, time critical environment
  • A demonstrated willingness and ability to adapt to change and learn

Note that this position includes an on-call element shared across the infrastructure team.

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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