Job Description

About Megaport
Megaport is the leading global Network as a Service (NaaS) provider. Our Software Defined Network (SDN) enables the interconnection of enterprises and service providers across 200+ data centre locations around the globe. Fast, flexible, and dynamic, our connectivity solution is transforming the way businesses securely connect to the leading cloud providers such as Microsoft, Google, Oracle, Amazon Web Services, IBM, Salesforce, and Alibaba.

Our Team Culture
Join a team of high achievers who are innovating the next-generation technologies of the networking industry. Work alongside experts in the dynamic areas of SDN development, elastic bandwidth solutions, cloud services integration, full-service delivery automation, and total network automation. Help us drive our global expansion to achieve greater reach in worldwide markets. Be part of a fast-paced and ever-changing workplace where collaboration and acceleration are the keys to success. Bring your authentic self to work and make a difference within our rapidly-growing global company which is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, with team members located across Asia Pacific, North America, Canada, and Europe. 

The Role
Reporting into the CTO, this role will be responsible for designing and enabling the delivery of the network and supporting services that Megaport customers rely on. A successful applicant will work closely with the existing engineering teams to build a highly scalable, reliable network with a focus on automation and providing elastic services to customers on demand. This includes not only the network infrastructure customers rely on but also the back-end systems and network infrastructures required to support the production platform including VPN, security, monitoring and management. 

Passionate about scalable networking with an interest in automation and software, you will work on solving problems in a robust way with a focus on customer experience and the end product. Ideally you have come from a Cloud, Software or content distribution network background with experience working on large global networks with intimate knowledge of routing protocols and label switching. Experience with SDN and cloud based networking concepts a must as is experience leading software and network teams.
What you'll be doing
    • Evaluation, testing and certification of new network hardware, systems and software
    • Development of next generation network and systems architectures
    • Documentation of design guidelines and high level architectures
    • Maintain technical relationships with vendor engineering teams
    • Evolving network automation and monitoring systems
    • Creation and submission of Intellectual Property requests to the business for any novel innovation/differentiators developed
    • Provide technical summaries to enable executive leadership team to make sound business decisions
    • Subject matter expert and long term ownership of any internal/external products/services developed
    • Last level escalation point for network operations, operations engineering and network engineering teams.
    • Lead and motivate our network architects and automation engineers 
What we are looking for
    • Passionate about technology and using technology to solve problems
    • Ability to communicate a vision and translate that into practical goals
    • Experience leading network and software teams
    • Driven to get results through others
    • Strong work ethic and willingness to continuously improve yourself
    • Focus on end user experience, taking the extra step so that users can get the most from their services
    • Able to dig into a fault to uncover the root cause
    • Be proactive and self-motivated
    • Organised with a strong attention to detail 
    • Exceptional time management skills 
    • Have the ability to take initiative and work effectively in a rapidly changing environment
What we offer
    • Creative, fun, and contemporary workspaces
    • Motivated team of industry experts and new talent
    • Flexible working environments with the ability to do your job from anywhere
    • Cutting-edge software to drive efficient communication and collaboration
    • Training and development opportunities
    • Celebrated success with ‘Legend’ and ‘Kudos’ Awards
    • Health and wellness program and full social calendar
    • Opportunity to make a difference
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