Software Engineering Manager
Brisbane / Engineering & Product Technology / Full-timeApply for this job 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.
About Megaport 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 collaboration
Set a very high bar for productivity and communicate expectations very clearly
Mentor engineers and ensure a high level of work satisfaction, technical advancement and progress towards individual career goals
Facilitate agile scrum processes for the engineering team
Managing a small team of software and network engineers
Working with project managers to breakdown and plan work for the team
Contributing 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 coverage
Maintain current provisioning tools; additionally improve tools by extending support for additional vendors
Collecting, 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 clients
Documenting the processes, systems and code that you help design and build
Evaluate new technology and provide guidance on best practices
Participate in Megaport's agile development process
What we are looking for
Demonstrable experience building software using Perl and frameworks like Mojolicious
Working 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 project
Passionate about writing reusable modular code that empowers other developers to work faster and smarter
Strong work ethic and willingness to continuously improve yourself
Determined to automate as much as possible so you can focus on the bigger picture
Evangelise the benefits of creative software development within the business
You take pride in the work you do and strive to see work through to completion
Demonstrated collaboration and communication skills
An ability to reason logically, question appropriately and present technical information clearly and concisely
An agile mindset with the ability to work in a transparent and collaborative manner
Desirable : Experience in other languages such as Python
Desirable : Knowledge and understanding of Cloud Service Providers
Desirable : Understanding of Networking Technologies e.g. IPv4 and IPv6 networks, ethernet switching technologies, IP routing and forwarding
Bonus : Operational experience working with network datasets, primarily SNMP & sFlow outputs
Bonus : An active GitHub account / examples of prior work
What we offer
Creative, fun, and contemporary workspaces
Motivated team of industry experts and new talent
Flexible working environments
Cutting-edge software to drive efficient communication and collaboration
Training and development opportunities
Celebrated success with Legend’ and Kudos’ Awards
Health and wellness program and full social calendar
Opportunity to make a difference
Note that you’re entitled to know what personal data of yours Megaport holds, to request updates, rectification, and in some circumstances restriction or deletion thereof if you object (you being entitled to withdraw your consent to our holding your information at any time).
Candidates who meet the selection criteria will be invited to attend an interview Strictly no Recruitment Agencies please. Apply for this job