Job Description

About Megaport

Megaport launched the networking revolution that’s changing the way people, enterprises, and services interconnect globally. Our customers have fast, flexible, and secure access to a network that spans North America, Asia Pacific, and Europe and connects them to leading partners like Microsoft, Google, AWS, Oracle, Alibaba, IBM, and Salesforce. At the heart of it, we make connectivity easy. We’ve taken the old-school, complicated, and time-consuming networking process and created an innovative solution. With
high-achieving and motivated people, seriously smart tech, and a leading brand, it’s a great time to join the Megaport team.

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 Network Engineering Manager, 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 software required to support the production platform including security, monitoring and management.

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
Key Tasks
    • 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
    • Providing technical support to internal and external customers
    • Creating, maintaining and following technical procedures and documentation
    • Working with internal teams to assist with deployments and operations
    • Provide technical summaries to enable executive leadership team to make sound business decisions
    • Last level escalation point for network operations, operations engineering and network engineering teams.
Talents, Skills & Qualifications
    • Passionate about technology and using technology to solve problems
    • Strong work ethic and willingness to continuously upskill
    • Strong background in networking and telecommunications
    • Solid knowledge and understanding of Cloud Service Providers
    • Experience with large scale MPLS networks
    • Excellent knowledge of BGP in Corporate and Internet environments
    • Experience writing scripts to automate tasks
    • Ability to take initiative and work effectively in a rapidly changing environment
    • Able to dig into a fault to uncover the root cause
    • Desirable: Knowledge in programming languages such as Perl
    • Desirable: Understanding and exposure to an Agile environment
    • Bonus: Operational experience working with network datasets, primarily SNMP & sFlow outputs
    • Bonus: An interest in data and analysing trends

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