Technical Specialist Element Management Systems (All flex considered)

Victoria, Australia

April 1, 2020
Technical Specialist

Build your career and Australia’s future.

This is a great opportunity to step into a Technical Specialist (EMS) role where you will be accountable for providing technical expertise for the health and wellbeing of the EMS (Element Management Systems) platforms used within the active network here at nbn.

In this role you will bring your Level 3 operational and technical skills, Strong EMS, OS Linux and Windows, server hardware support, and VMware. The Technical Specialist EMS role is considered to possess the highest level of operational and technical expertise within the NBN Business.


A bit about your role

As a Technical Specialist, you will possess the highest level of operational and technical expertise within the Tier 3 EMS team. You will provide a technical interface into CTO, Network Engineering and SEO Engineering teams to drive continuous improvement of product design and resolve design defects.


The role will see you:

  • Perform incident management and problem management for production active network.
  • Be the SME for EMS and associated support for the nbn active network
  • Deploy software upgrades, patches and configuration changes which underpins launch of new capabilities, technologies and products
  • Perform ongoing network administration and configuration management of Element Management Servers and associated applications. 
  • Element Management system acceptance into the production network as per required production software and configuration baseline


A bit about you

  • To be successful, you will showcase strong technical ability with a security based mindset, scripting skills, automation knowledge and experience in performance monitoring/management of applications and associated platform (virtual or physical)
  • You will also bring forth strong technical expertise across EMS Technologies. You will possess hands on working knowledge of OS Linux and Windows , EMS platform operation and experience across either VmWare, OpenStack, Docker, Rancher, Ansible or Puppet.
  • You will have strong organisational skills and technical background. With your solid problem solving and decision-making skills, you will have a high level of self-motivation and be able to work under minimum instruction and supervision.
  • EMS management experience in at least 2 or 3 of the following products we support:
    • Nokia
    • Incognito
    • CommScope/Arris
    • Skyline
    • Axiros
    • Kea
    • Cisco
    • Infinera


Life at nbn

Please note that this role is available on a 24 Month Max Term Contract.

At nbn our people have a clear and shared purpose - empowering Australians to and redefine the way they live, work and play into the future. As one of the Australia’s largest infrastructure projects ever undertaken in Australian history, you’ll be part of a team building a brighter future for the country.

In your personal career, you’ll benefit from technical training for professional development, leadership programs and access to the latest technology, as well as being led by a diverse executive team.

nbn is committed to an inclusive, flexible and supportive workplace. We strive to ensure that any barriers that may exist are removed to allow everyone equal opportunity to thrive and succeed, regardless of factors such as gender, those who identify as First Peoples, LGBTI+ status, cultural background or disability. We actively focus on encouraging diversity and ensuring that all our people have fair opportunity to reach their career aspirations and potential.

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