Senior Architect Satellite Technologies

Job Type:Full Time

Job Expectations

Build your career and Australia’s future.

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and hands on Senior Architect Satellite Technologies to join nbn’s Wireless Technology Team within the Chief Technology Office. In your new role, you will investigate future technology options for nbn and act as an internal consultant to develop network evolution strategies and propose future architectures.

A bit about your role

The Senior Architect Satellite Technologies role acts as a subject matter expert and as a technology prime on CTO satellite initiatives. If successful, you will be involved in one of the largest and most complex infrastructure initiatives undertaken in Australia.

The responsibilities of the role are set out in the Job Description but at a high level include:

  • Development of final reports for investigations, PoCs, demonstrations, strategy development, and proposed architecture development.
  • Lead and contribute to the development of long term technology strategies.
  • Provide recommendations and guidance with regard to the technical direction and strategy of the Satellite and Wireless Technology initiatives.
  • Provide technical leadership for the full lifecycle of satellite and wireless technology initiatives.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of Satellite deployment and technology trends.

A bit about you

You will ideally have extensive experience in Wireless IP and Ethernet networks, systems, or design engineering.

To be successful in this role, you will have extensive experience in Satellite networks, systems or design engineering and ideally experience in the implementation of Satellite deployments.

You will demonstrate strong analytical and report writing skills, an ability to communicate complex issues in a clear and concise manner and have strong attention to detail.

On a personal level, you have extensive experience in managing strong relationships and can build rapport quickly with key internal and external stakeholders.

You will have experience working with Senior stakeholders and the ability to confidently and professionally engage with and present to senior business and industry audiences

Life at nbn

Please note that this role will be available on a Permanent Basis.

We make it easier for people from any career background to thrive. You’ll benefit from formal learning programs to support ongoing development in professional and business capabilities. There are also a number of informal, on the job learning opportunities to help further your development.

The nbn™ broadband access network is delivering the technology that will shape Australia’s future. As one of the largest infrastructure projects in Australia’s history, working at nbn is a once in a lifetime career opportunity, where no two days are the same.

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.

Continue the conversation

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending in your resume only. We do not require a cover letter or any selection criteria to be addressed.

At nbn our people and our planet matter. We have an unwavering commitment to the wellbeing and safety of our employees so that everyone goes home safely each day and can perform at their peak to deliver the nbn™ network. nbn also aims to build a network that minimises energy use and can be operated with minimal impact on the environment.

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Time Type

Full time