Careers At Enable

  • Network Engineer

    We are looking for a person with at least 10 years experience with managing and designing solutions within an IP network.

    What does Enable do?

    120,000 local families, businesses, schools, and healthcare and community service providers are now enjoying the benefits of world-class fibre broadband in greater Christchurch.  ‘Connecting our Community with Unlimited Opportunity’ is Enable’s purpose. This is being realised today with the people of Christchurch enjoying unprecedented access to global markets, services and customers; connecting with each other and the world in exciting new ways; benefitting from advancing online community services; and making the most of digital learning opportunities. The critical role of fibre broadband has been clear through the COVID-19 crisis and Enable and our services are set to play a huge role in the Christchurch’s social and economic growth as we move beyond this crisis and into future embracing the Internet of Things, Smart City and Artificial Intelligence.

    Enable is 100 percent owned by the people of Christchurch, through the Christchurch City Council.   We strive to operate our business in a sustainable way and are working towards achieving lower emissions and waste.  In addition, we are committed to reducing the digital divide with a vision of ensuring more people can participate in and benefit from broadband connectivity and online opportunities.

    What will you do?

    Network Engineering at Enable is constantly evolving and adapting to embody new engineering thinking and innovation into our network; the Network Engineer will provide technical expertise to augment our Next Generation Network implementation team through design, testing, commissioning and support of end to end services. This role has a strong IP focus.

    To be successful, you will have:

    · 10+ years of experience with managing, designing solutions within an IP network.

    · CCIE certification and/or equivalent level experience.

    · Must be able to demonstrate the ability to architect, implement and support IP network infrastructure.

    · Knowledge of IP technologies such as Netflow, TCP and UDP signalling, IS-IS, OSPFv2, OSPFv3, iBGP, eBGP, MPLS Layer 3 VPNs, Pseudowire, and Ethernet switching.

    · Knowledge and exposure to systems such as DNS, DHCP, NAT, RADIUS, Billing and other similar.

    · In depth implementation and troubleshooting experience of IP networks and the ability to think critically in high pressure, confidential environments.

    · Experience with leading network vendors such as Cisco, Juniper, Huawei

    · Experience implementing and managing carrier grade network and network technologies such as Carrier Ethernet, MPLS and SDN technologies.

    · Exceptional verbal, written (including the development of procedural documentation), interpersonal, and presentation skills desired.

    Why you should apply?

    We care about our people. We’re a close team who like to have fun, support and motivate each other to succeed. We celebrate success, and we are passionate about developing our people to their fullest potential. Joining us means joining a caring and collaborative environment with people who enjoy getting stuff done – not to mention that this is an opportunity to be part of a high profile, nationally significant project that will grow your career and shape the future of Christchurch!

     

    Enable values

    Our values underpin the delivery of our purpose, and our promise to ensure that our customers never stop getting more out of life.

    · Smash boundaries – Work together to create bold new outcomes

    · Keep it simple and fresh – Innovation loves clarity

    · Own the experience – Take charge and make great happen now

    · Show the love – Care for each other, our community and environment

     

    Network Engineer - Job Description & Application Form

     

  • Fibre Ambassador

    We are looking for a confident person who can communicate with anyone in the community about the benefits of fibre broadband.

    What does Enable do?

    Enables ambition is to provide world leading ‘connectivity’ over its fibre broadband network to over 200,000 homes, businesses and schools in Christchurch and surrounding areas placing them among the leading communities in the world.

    Enable is playing a vital role as our city rebuilds – our fibre connectivity sits at the heart of our vision for a city built for the future. Our purpose statement, that was created by our people, is ‘Connecting our Community with Unlimited Opportunity’. We believe that with access to fibre broadband and the opportunities it unlocks, the people of Christchurch will gain unprecedented access to global markets and services, and connect with each other in exciting new ways, while also being a key enabler in advancing community services and the way we learn.

     

    What are we looking for?

    We’re looking for an additional sales star for a fixed term opportunity. We want someone who enjoys talking to people, being part of a successful team and is passionate about our community and educating them about fibre broadband. 

     

    What will you do?

    The main role of a fibre ambassador is informing our community  about what fibre broadband has to offer and helping them understand how to get connected. We do this by visiting Christchurch addresses currently unconnected to our network and knocking on doors to educate the residents on the benefits of fibre and how we feel it can personally benefit them. 

    We are there to listen, receive feedback, answer questions, and educate people about getting connected to fibre. When the customer wants to get connected, we then facilitate a call from the individuals preferred internet service provider to place an order.

    To sum it up, we educate our community on what fibre broadband could do for them and facilitate their journey towards getting connected. This helps people navigate through the logistics of a fibre connection, whilst providing excellent customer service right at your door!

    The remuneration package is made up of a solid base salary, with both an achievable team and individual commission structure on top. If you’re hitting your targets, there is the potential to earn up to $70,000 per annum and for a high achiever there is the ability to earn even more. 

     

    To be successful, you will have:

    · A clean Full New Zealand Drivers Licence

    · The drive and ability to have a conversation with just about anyone in our community

    · Experience in account management, customer service and/or direct sales 

    · Basic knowledge in computer and tablet literacy skills including Microsoft Office

    · The ability to be flexible in an ever-changing environment

    We are targeting an immediate start in the role and full job training will be provided to get you up to speed.

     

    Why you should apply?

    We care about our people. We’re a close team who like to have fun, support and motivate each other to succeed. We celebrate success, and we are passionate about developing our people to their fullest potential. Joining us means joining a caring and collaborative environment with people who enjoy getting stuff done – not to mention that this is an opportunity to be part of a high profile, nationally significant project that will grow your career and shape the future of Christchurch!

     

    Next steps

    Our values underpin the delivery of our purpose, and our promise to ensure that our customers never stop getting more out of life.

    · Smash boundaries – Work together to create bold new outcomes

    · Keep it simple and fresh – Innovation loves clarity

    · Own the experience – Take charge and make great happen now

    · Show the love – Care for each other, our community and environment

     

    Fibre Ambassador Job Description & Application

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Chris Gant

Network Services Manager

Chris has been with Enable since 2011 and is responsible for working with our connection partners to improve the quality and efficiency of installing our network to homes and businesses, and regularly interacts with a range of stakeholders.

The role requires an extensive technical background in the telecommunication network sector, as well as good communication skills and the ability to complete tasks on time. With over 35 years’ industry experience, and having completed training to an advanced trade level, Chris continues his personal development by completing certification courses as technology develops.

“I enjoy being part of busy team, providing solutions to a range of requests, and liaising with various parties throughout the business.”

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