Network Systems Manager

  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • Full-time

Company Description

NEXTDC designs, builds and operates next generation data centres using cutting edge technology, providing local and international companies with premium data storage facilities that enable them to transition to a cloud computing environment. Going from a start up to a scale up, NEXTDC is an ASX200 listed company with eight, soon to be eleven, data centres in five capital cities.

At NEXTDC, we know that our success depends on the talents of our people and we foster a culture of continued learning and development. Our culture is built on collaboration and innovation, we are passionate about what we do and we are committed to our mission to be the leading customer-centric data centre services company.

Job Description

At NEXTDC we are building the heart of Australia’s internet infrastructure.  NEXTDC’s corporate and customer facing networks have grown rapidly as we have gone from a start-up to scale up over the last 7 years.  During these phases of growth we have maintained a small team of highly skilled network engineers.  As the first Network Systems Manager at NEXTDC, you will be tasked with optimising project and maintenance such that we can maintain our competitive edge in rapidly growing market. Working with Network Engineers to ensure the smooth operation and on-time delivery of: 

  • Data Centre Interconnects 

  • AXON Ethernet 

  • Corporate network & security systems 

  • Optimisation of network hardware and software maintenance spend 

  • Guiding the use (and in some cases the development of) network management software



  • Understanding of packet networks (IP and Ethernet) 

  • Working with large numbers of technical stakeholders 

  • Business analysis in technology and / or telecommunications sectors 

  • Reporting and management customer escalation


  • 5 years of experience working in packet data networks. 

  • 2 experience working in a telecommunications company or large enterprise. 

  • Managing budgets operational budgets >$500k, and project budgets >$2m. 

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