About the role
This role will manage the team working on our network automation software. This software is the core of our business, empowering our users to control their network resources in real time. A successful applicant will work with the engineering team to deliver support and enhancements to our set of automation tools.
Megaport has transformed the way IT gets connected. We're global leaders in Network as a Service (NaaS), changing the way businesses reach the cloud. We're also a leading partner to Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, Oracle, NYSE, and many other leading technology companies. Megaport is a publicly-traded company on the Australian Stock Exchange with a market cap exceeding $1.5 Billion. We’re a lean, high-achieving team made up of over 215 members globally. While the company is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, employees are spread out across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Staff enjoy an environment that is collaborative, supportive, and fun.
Our Team Culture
Join a team of globally-positioned industry experts that lead by example. We do not compromise our values for commercial gain; we are all the custodians of our culture, and the customer is at the centre of everything we do. Our employees are motivated, adaptable, persistent, hard-working, and dynamic. Our culture permeates everything we do and this, in turn with a global vision, forms a commitment to each other, our customers, and shareholders alike.
What you’ll be doing
Grow, develop and retain and incredible team of engineers and foster a culture of excellence and supportive collaborationSet a very high bar for productivity and communicate expectations very clearlyMentor engineers and ensure a high level of work satisfaction, technical advancement and progress towards individual career goalsFacilitate agile scrum processes for the engineering teamManaging a small team of software and network engineersWorking with project managers to breakdown and plan work for the teamContributing to our existing Perl code base powering our network automation systems and internal toolset. Implement code using a modular approach with automated testing and reporting on code coverageMaintain current provisioning tools; additionally improve tools by extending support for additional vendorsCollecting, aggregating and optimising large volumes of network analytics data to determine trends and usage patterns in order to optimise network bandwidth and allocation.Contribute to the development of monitoring tools that show real time network usage (& historic usage data) for clientsDocumenting the processes, systems and code that you help design and buildEvaluate new technology and provide guidance on best practicesParticipate in Megaport's agile development process
What we are looking for
Demonstrable experience building software using Perl and frameworks like MojoliciousWorking knowledge of using distributed datastores and NoSQL (Cassandra or similar)Experience working with relational databases using SQL (PostgreSQL or similar)Experience implementing automated testing procedures on a large scale projectPassionate about writing reusable modular code that empowers other developers to work faster and smarterStrong work ethic and willingness to continuously improve yourselfDetermined to automate as much as possible so you can focus on the bigger pictureEvangelise the benefits of creative software development within the businessYou take pride in the work you do and strive to see work through to completionDemonstrated collaboration and communication skillsAn ability to reason logically, question appropriately and present technical information clearly and conciselyAn agile mindset with the ability to work in a transparent and collaborative mannerDesirable: Experience in other languages such as PythonDesirable: Knowledge and understanding of Cloud Service ProvidersDesirable: Understanding of Networking Technologies e.g. IPv4 and IPv6 networks, ethernet switching technologies, IP routing and forwardingBonus: Operational experience working with network datasets, primarily SNMP & sFlow outputsBonus: An active GitHub account/examples of prior work
What we offer
Creative, fun, and contemporary workspacesMotivated team of industry experts and new talentFlexible working environmentsCutting-edge software to drive efficient communication and collaborationTraining and development opportunitiesCelebrated success with ‘Legend’ and ‘Kudos’ AwardsHealth and wellness program and full social calendarOpportunity to make a difference
All applications will be treated in confidence.
Candidates who meet the selection criteria will be invited to attend an interview
Strictly no Recruitment Agencies please.