Infrastructure Technical Lead

  • Full-time
  • Work Arrangement: Permanent

Company Description

Nine’s strategy is to create great content, distribute it broadly and engage audiences and advertisers. As the home of Australia’s most trusted and loved brands spanning News, Sport, Lifestyle, and Entertainment, we pride ourselves on creating the best content, accessed by consumers when and how they want, while celebrating our ability to give the shared experiences to audiences, the ones which connect us together. Living at the intersection of Australia’s best content, conversation and culture, Nine is where Australia connects.
Our business operates in the following four divisions: Australian Community Media, Printing and Stuff; Publishing (including, Metro Mastheads, Nine Digital and Events), Stan, and Television. Nine’s assets include the Nine Network, major mastheads such as The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and Australian Financial Review, digital properties such as 9NOW,, 9Honey, Pedestrian.TV, and CarAdvice, subscription video platform Stan and majority investments in Domain and Macquarie Media.

Job Description

Department/Team Overview
The Infrastructure team is responsible for the design, implementation and support of IT Infrastructure across the Nine business.  This includes cloud, servers, storage, backup, Active Directory, security, O365 and operating system software.

Position Overview
The Infrastructure Technical Lead is responsible for contributing to the design, implementation and support of Nine’s Infrastructure, compute, storage, virtualisation and O365 environment. They help to standardise infrastructure, providing strategic coordination as well as tactical governance.  The role involves designing solutions in line with the organisations strategic goals and technology roadmap, working collaboratively with others. This includes but is not limited to cloud, server, compute, storage, business tools and services.

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

Role Responsibilities

  • Contributing to the architecture, design and implementation of Nine’s Infrastructure, compute, storage, Virtualisation, Directory Services, O365 environment for all of Nine’s sites;
  • Provide technical advice or technical leadership where required to support various IT related projects throughout Nine;
  • Design Infrastructure solutions for high availability, resiliency, integrity and security;
  • Perform project delivery functions ensuring the successful implementation of new systems, platforms and upgrades;
  • Review existing systems & platforms and recommend changes and improvements to take advantage of best of breed technology solutions;
  • Research and keep abreast of emerging technologies and recommend innovative solutions to ensure technology sustainability;
  • Quality assurance and documentation of the Nine infrastructure architecture;
  • Hands-on configuration of Nine managed systems;
  • Document and manage Change Management requirements in line with standard IT Change Management procedures;
  • Mentor, document and hand over systems to the Infrastructure Operations team for support;
  • Act as a 3rd level support escalation;
  • Ensure that IT Systems meet, and endeavour to exceed, the agreed Service Levels;
  • Be proactive in looking for opportunities on how IT can improve its Service Delivery;
  • Projects delivered on time, on budget and to required quality (stakeholder expectations);Provide after-hours support;
  • Other duties as reasonably required.


Essential Experience & Skills

  • Experience with providing technical Infrastructure leadership across large enterprises;
  • Sound technical knowledge and experience in the development of infrastructure architecture and standards;
  • Extensive experience working in large complex technology environments;
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering effective infrastructure solutions;
  • Extensive experience with servers, compute, storage, operating systems and backup solutions;
  • Extensive experience with Windows Server 2003-2016, Active Directory, VMware 6.X, MS Exchange online, SharePoint, SCCM, Azure AD, Office 365, Backups, Storage, DNS, PKI, Citrix XenApp;
  • Strong scripting skills (PowerShell, bash, etc.);
  • Experience with security (server hardening, two factor authentication, SSL, VPN);
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to articulate ideas clearly to technical and non-technical staff;
  • ITIL Certification V3 or relevant experience;
  • Ability to quickly grasp new products and emerging technologies;

Additional Information

All applicants must be eligible to work in Australia permanently.

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

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

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