Executive Manager Cloud and Hybrid Infrastructure Services


Job Type:Full Time
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Job Expectations

Build your career and Australia’s future.

As nbn moves from Build to Run, alongside a transforming industry, we are preparing for an exciting journey ahead. To keep up, there will be key focusses on Network Function Virtualisation on Private / Public Cloud and MicroServices, as well as changes to our architecture which are driven by light weight APIs, Open Source Software & Databases.

We have a unique leadership opportunity for an Executive Manager to lead the IT infrastructure and Cloud Services at nbn. This is a senior leadership role within the Systems Engineering and Operations (SEO) team. Your key objective is to deliver and effectively manage the operations of a portfolio of Cloud and On-Premise Infrastructure Platform Services.

This role can be based in either Sydney or Melbourne.

A bit about your role

Reporting to the General Manager – End User and IT Infrastructure, you will influence, inspire, gain the confidence of business stakeholders and provide effective leadership to your team. Your excellent engagement and relationship building skills, especially at the executive level, will ensure you are able to collaborate with other program leads. With a strong passion for Cloud, you will instil excitement and enthusiasm by being a Cloud ambassador.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Defining, growing and governing the nbn wide Cloud Strategy and adoption roadmap;
  • Taking stewardship of the delivery and execution of nbn wide cloud and data centre strategy;
  • Driving the uptake of best practice cloud services through evangelism and selling of cloud value propositions to stakeholders;
  • Provide thought leadership and advice on risks and compliance to nbn stakeholders on new and existing cloud-based capabilities;
  • Leading day to day operations of the cloud and infrastructure portfolio;
  • Being accountable for Data Centre optimisation, and migration activities;
  • Driving continuous improvements across the practice and processes.

We actively focus on ensuring that all our people have a fair go at reaching their career aspirations. We offer a range of flexible working arrangements within our teams. Talk to us about what flexibility could look like for you.

A bit about you

To be successful in this role, you will have proven Senior Leadership experiences within enterprise organisations. With a significant understanding of both Cloud and Infrastructure technologies, you will be able to influence decisions and leverage your relationships with key business and IT stakeholders.

Extensive experiences within Cloud Technologies (AWS, Azure or Google) is highly desirable. You will also be drawing on your leadership experiences in developing and delivering strategic IT roadmaps therefore excellent written and verbal communication are necessary.

Telecommunication knowledge is not essential, however, experiences within sizeable organisations will be ideal.

Life at nbn

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 delivery 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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