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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.

Network 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 

As a member of the Infrastructure Operations team the Network Engineer is responsible for the day-to-day function and support of all network hardware, software, links and configurations that underpin the highly available business and broadcast systems, including installation, maintenance, upgrades, and continuous improvement to the SBS networking environment. 

Reporting into the Network and Storage Lead within our Technology team this role will see you: -  

  • Maintain, monitor, and support the network environment and facilities 
  • Work with the business and other technical teams for scoping, design, implementation, and maintenance of new solutions 
  • 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 
  • Perform ad-hoc support out of hours for critical failures or scheduled works. 

About you 

Ideally you will have a background in Cisco campus wired and wireless, datacentre, and WAN networking in a deadline driven, time critical environment. 

In addition, it will be beneficial to have experience with: 

  • Cisco Nexus VXLAN implementations with DCNM/NDFC 
  • Cisco enterprise network switches and routers 
  • Cisco Wireless controllers and Access Points 
  • Cisco Firepower firewalls and ASR Routers 
  • Multicasting, BGP, OSPF and RIP routing protocols 
  • Exposure to F5 and Citrix load-balancers 
  • SDN & SDDC technologies and their applications 
  • An outcome focus and being able to think both analytically and laterally. 
  • Comfortable delivering to a project timeline or working independently. 
  • Knowledge or experience of the Broadcast/Production sector would be an advantage but not essential.

Feel like you meet most, but perhaps not all the criteria listed? Then, send through your detail as whilst we have specific requirements in mind we can look at how we can bridge the gaps! 

Some of the reasons to consider working with us 

  • The people! a genuine sense of feeling included (we truly celebrate and welcome difference!) and being part of one of the most inclusive companies in Australia!  
  • The culture and the engagement of our workforce, we are proud to have an employee engagement score of 82% with low levels of employee turnover.    
  • A brand that is not only recognisable but trusted and established, we have been broadcasting for over 40 years and we’re not done yet!  
  • We offer a range of benefits from, health care checks, salary packaging, Employee Assistance Programme, flexible work arrangements and discounted gym membership nationally with FitnessPass.  
  • We also love to promote from within! we have allocated funds to do just that and help with training gaps when moving from role to role.  
  • Want to learn more? Then hit apply and take the first step to applying for not just another job but a possible whole new career! 

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. 

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 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.  

To find out more about reasonable adjustments with SBS, please view our video here

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

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