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Company Description

Nine is the home of Australia's most trusted and loved brands spanning News, Sport, Lifestyle and Entertainment. The Nine Publishing Division includes the major mastheads such as The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financial Review, along with digital properties such as, 9Now, 9Honey, Pedestrian.TV and CarAdvice

Job Description

Get involved in an exciting challenge and a career defining opportunity. Lead a world-class DevOps team of platform engineers to operate a large scale media platform. Use your creative talents and technical skills to assist in the transformation and growth of a media business. This role reports to the CTO.


- 4+ years in a line management capacity, with strong people management skills
- 4+ years cloud experience, with specific expertise in DevOps practices and managing ‘infrastructure as code’
- 3+ years managing web infrastructure at scale for a public site or service
- Strong business engagement & commercial exposure
- Deep experience in Infrastructure automation & virtualisation
- Exposure to containerisation and cluster management is beneficial
- Sound experience with change & incident management practices
- Exposure managing complex environments with a high change tempo
- Sound understanding of web & cloud infrastructure - DNS, load balancers, CDNs etc
- Sound Financial management disciplines – responsible for budget & expenditure
- Experience running 24x7 support operations & on-call schedules

Who are you?

You are passionate about your staff and their professional development. You remain engaged in their wellbeing, growing their skillset and assisting them in finding great opportunities to further themselves.

Your ‘can-do’ and open customer centred approach makes you approachable to work with.

You are outcomes focused, ensuring your team gets to ‘done’ consistently, in a sustainable way

You are passionate about finding simple solutions to complex problems and are restless about finding the optimal approach.

Problem solving is something you love to do and you believe in learning from past mistakes to ensure they are not repeated (whether your own or someone else's).

You are open minded in your approach to problem solving and believe that a healthy debate produces good outcomes.

You contribute to a learning-oriented workplace culture, being curious about the world around you, seeking new ways to explore and bring new thinking and practices to bear within your team, being open to learning new technologies and techniques, and finding creative ways to leverage this knowledge to further team goals.

Iterative development, automated testing and continuous integration practices are second nature to how you operate.

What you will be doing?

Run the operations platform for a large scale media business.

Run world-class kubernetes infrastructure, along with other Cloud backed workloads.

Lead a team of passionate and excited DevOps Engineers, developing a high performance culture, and fostering a positive and healthy team dynamic.

Drive a progressive technology agenda. Exploiting the best of technology to solve real-world needs and evolve the platform to bring new capabilities to the table.

Manage day to day infrastructure demands, including capacity management, resilience and availability amongst other service delivery benchmarks. Work with engineering to establish a roadmap for infrastructure development and sourcing

Research and spike new techniques & technologies that may be beneficial. Use your creativity to seek solutions to infrastructure development, work practices and processes and contribute this energy to the betterment of the team.

Additional Information

If you’re looking for your next challenge in a fun and rewarding environment, then this could be the role for you. Our people move fast and act smart: if this sounds like you, then please apply online!

We embrace all aspects of diversity & inclusion and are committed to creating a workplace which reflects the incredibly diverse customers, audiences and communities we serve.

Disclaimer: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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