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Data Centre Technician

About us:

Established in 2007, CDC Data Centres is Australia’s leading operator of sovereign, secure, world-class data centre facilities.

Headquartered in Canberra with multiple facilities in the ACT, NSW and New Zealand, CDC’s diversified operations provide secure data centre configurations that support co-location, containerised and hyperscale compute environments with all campuses interconnected with high-speed carrier grade networks.

At CDC we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We believe that everyone’s unique experiences enable us to deliver meaningful benefits for our people, our clients and communities. Our mission is to attract, retain and grow the world’s best data centre team.

Our people are responsive, innovative and trusted in supporting our customers. Together, we configure the landscape to meet the security, reliability, connectivity and sustainability needs for today and tomorrow.

About the Role:

The Data Centre Technician role is responsible for installing and maintaining network and optical equipment along with ensuring customer services are optimized by coordinating the day-to-day management of fiber patching. This role will also be responsible for the upkeep of asset and configuration management databases in relation to these activities.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring and performing ongoing maintenance on fiber optic and network equipment
  • Logging and maintaining asset and configuration management information relating to Data Centre networking equipment.
  • Carry out preventative maintenance and function as a Subject Matter Expert
  • Work and contribute as part of a high-performance team.
  • Provide expert data centre connectivity advice to internal stakeholders.
  • Function as a Subject Matter Expert and provide guidance.
  • Maintain and update network topology information as required
  • Monitoring and management of configurational tools (Paessler PRTG, Observium).
  • Hands on management of layer 1 and 2 connectivity of inter and intra Data Centre components
  • Building and maintaining relationships with carriers and vendors.
  • Participate as part of a virtual team, working independently and across multiple regions.
  • Mentor and impart knowledge to other members of the team.
  • Act in an ambassadorial capacity for the company.
  • Attend and contribute to appropriate team and stakeholder meetings and committees as required and relevant to ensure excellent stakeholder engagement and communication
  • Embrace and model CDC’s DNA.
  • Function as part of a team that occasionally requires work to be completed outside of normal business hours.
  • Other duties as required to ensure overall team success.

About You:

  • Strong documentation and compliance skills
  • Optical Networking (ADVA, Cisco)
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience working within Data Centres
  • Experience and specialist skills in the configuration and maintenance of networking/communications infrastructure, including the ability to support a variety of technologies.


Australian citizenship and ability to obtain an NV1 Security Clearance

Application Process

If you are looking for an opportunity to play a vital role in a fast-growing Australian technology company and be part of our amazing team, please email your resume and cover letter to


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