Careers At Enable

  • Service Centre Technical Advocate

    We’re always on!

    This is your chance to join the best team at Enable! Our NOC team are the superheroes of Ōtautahi, ensuring you’re always connected to the internet.

     

    Who are we?

    Enable is 100% owned by you, the Christchurch community. Our Fibre broadband reaches over 200,000 homes, businesses, and schools. One of our core values is ‘Show the Love’ and we aim to do that everyday with our work and how we continue ‘Connecting our Community with Unlimited Opportunity’ and build on our community’s fibre network asset.

     

    The opportunity

    As a member of our NOC team you will be a part of the Tier one support team, proactively monitoring the network to ensure our local community never loses internet connection. You will be working on a 24 by 7 roster facilitating the timely restoration of any circuit and faults. Our NOC team is the best team at Enable, you will be entering a high trust environment where everyone has your back and will provide you with a supported 5-6 weeks of training.

     

    The team works on four 10 hour shifts with three days off. The shifts swap weekly from Morning (6:30-4:30), Afternoon (12pm-10pm) and Evening (9pm-7am). This vacancies roster is Wednesday to Saturday.

     

    That’s where you come in

    Because we work with faults and fast turn arounds for fixing connectivity, you will need to bring your customer centric nature and ability to keep cool and calm under pressure. Experience in working with networks or GPON is an advantage but if you have great technical aptitude, don’t shy away from submitting an application. Most of all, you will be a team player and be ready to join our close-nit team.

     

    Just some of the benefits of working at Enable

    • Monthly broadband allowance
    • Annual wellbeing and sustainability allowance
    • An annual paid ‘RefreshMe’ day off
    • Flexible work arrangements that are as flexible as they get
    • Based out of our brand new offices in Christchurch CBD
    • Supporting your career growth

     

    Does this sound like you? Submit your application today. You can view a full position description here. For further questions please email opportunities@enable.net.nz

  • Developer

    Skyrocket your career forward!

    Are you looking for a new growth opportunity to develop your career develop code that involves more than just staring at a screen? We’re using some fun new technologies based around AWS & Kafka that will add to your skillset – skyrocketing your career forward.

     

    Who are we?

    We are the Fibre Broadband provider for greater Christchurch and have worked hard to bring ultra-fast fibre broadband to over 200,000 homes, businesses and schools in Christchurch and towns in the Waimakariri and Selwyn districts. We are wholly owned by Christchurch City Holdings Limited, the commercial arm of the Christchurch City Council. Every day we come to work we are “Connecting our community with unlimited opportunity”.  Are you ready to join team Enable?

     

    The role:

    This role is perfect for you if you love integrating applications in a close-nit team. Your days will look different, some days you will collaborate in the office over coffee and others sitting at home in your slippers with lines of code.

    We have a large volume of system change, moving from an in-house built development model to purchasing off the shelf cloud-based solutions and integrating them within the business. You will be developing python-based solutions running across our

     

    What you’ll bring:

    Ideally, you’ll have 1-2 years’ experience and evidence of relevant further study along with experience in implementing API solutions. You will be an excellent self-starter with the ability to remain on task when working autonomously. You’ll be a problem solver and a change agent that isn’t deterred when facing a complex task.

     

    Just some of the benefits of working at Enable

    • Monthly broadband allowance
    • Annual wellbeing and sustainability allowance
    • An annual paid ‘RefreshMe’ day off
    • Flexible work arrangements that are as flexible as they get
    • Based from our brand new offices in Christchurch CBD

     

    You can view a full position description here. For further questions please email opportunities@enable.net.nz  

  • Senior Network Engineer

    Who we are

    In Christchurch we're incredibly lucky to be able to own our own fibre broadband network, employing local members of the community and generating wonderful benefits for our City. We have worked hard to bring ultra-fast fibre broadband to over 200,000 homes, businesses and schools in Christchurch and towns in the Waimakariri and Selwyn districts. Our mission is ‘Connecting our community with unlimited opportunity’ and in order to keep fulfilling that mission we’re looking for two Senior Network Engineers to join the Enable team.

     

    The opportunity

    We are currently upgrading our Layer 2 network that falls out of support next year.  This creates a ‘once in ten year’ opportunity to work on a technically challenging project that will underpin Enable’s world class UFB network for the coming decades.

     

    To support us in the technical leadership of this we’ve created two new Network Engineering opportunities to join the Enable team. This is an exciting and varied role, you will be the technical pillar to developing our technology view of our future strategy, making technology evaluations to make business growth a success. You will be developing an engineering centre of excellence and sharing the knowledge by mentoring other engineers in the organisation.

     

    And that’s where you come in

    You will have a tertiary degree in Engineering, ICT or equivalent as well as relevant networking certifications. You will bring 5+ years’ carrier experience in designing, configuring and assurance of networks. You will be experienced in presenting have the ability to translate technology jargon to all levels of an organisation.

     

    Just some of the benefits of working at Enable

    • Monthly broadband allowance
    • Annual wellbeing and sustainability allowance
    • An annual paid ‘RefreshMe’ day off
    • Flexible work arrangements that are as flexible as they get
    • Based from our brand new offices in Christchurch CBD

     

    Does this spark your interest? Submit your application now, we’d love to learn more about you! You can view a full position description here. For further questions please email opportunities@enable.net.nz 

     

  • Service Centre Customer Advocate

    Are you a customer experience champion? You sound perfect for a Service Centre Customer Advocate role here at Enable. We need people who can support our customers in a way that makes them feel heard and understood. Want to help us on that mission? Apply now!

     

    Who are we?

    Enable is the fibre broadband network provider for greater Ōtautahi. We are 100% owned by you, the Christchurch community. Our Fibre broadband reaches over 200,000 homes, businesses, and schools. One of our core values is ‘Show the Love’ and we aim to do that every day with our work and how we continue connecting our community with unlimited opportunity and build on our community’s fibre network asset.

     

    The opportunity

    As a Service Centre Customer Advocate you will be working amongst your team to proactively connect the people of Ōtautahi to Fibre Broadband. You will be engaging with our customers via multiple communication channels, and managing the complex component of the customer Fibre connection journey. There are a variety of tasks across multiple systems and processes, so there’s lots of opportunity to utilise your attention to detail and problem solving skills. No two days look the same for our team, you won’t get bored!

     

    That’s where you come in

    You must be technically savvy and will be able to pick up new concepts and systems easily. You will be well versed at keeping cool under pressure and be able to problem solve autonomously. Bring along your customer centric mindset, positive attitude and we’ll teach you the rest!

     

    Just some of the benefits about working for Enable

    Working at Enable means you are 100% working for the city of Christchurch. Being an Enable employee is about living our values, doing the best work you can do and committing yourself to be a part of something that’s bigger than you or me because everything we do is for Ōtautahi. In exchange for your amazing mahi you will get:

    • Flexible working arrangements
    • Monthly broadband allowance
    • Annual Wellbeing and Sustainability allowance
    • An annual paid ‘RefreshMe’ day off
    • A brand new office in the heart of the CBD

     

    You can view the full position description here. If you have any questions, you can contact us through opportunities@enable.net.nz 

  • Communications Lead

    Newly created role! Are you full of creative ideas and a great storyteller?

     

    Who are we?

     

    Enable is the fibre broadband network provider for greater Ōtautahi. For almost 15 years, Enable has been providing Christchurch and its surrounding areas with Fibre Broadband – reaching over 200,000 businesses, homes and schools. We are 100% owned by Christchurch City which means we are owned by Cantabrians. Day in and day out, we are connecting people to fibre, but additionally, we are always looking for new ways to serve the community. Did you know in February 2018 we went to Antarctica and installed fibre broadband?

     

    The Opportunity

     

    We are looking for a proactive, passionate, and skilled Communications Lead to find exciting ways to engage with customers and our community.

     

    Our newly formed Commercial team needs an experienced communications expert who’s passionate about delivering consumer-focused communications campaigns utilising events and activations, and digital, social media, PR activity and media response.

     

    You will be working closely with your peers in the Marketing and Engagement team to deliver great work across all communications disciplines.

     

    That’s where you come in

    • Relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent experience is required in business communications, public relations or journalism
    • 5-7 years' experience in a communications role
    • Specific experience managing communications in the Christchurch environment and strong local stakeholder relationships 
    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build relationships and influence
    • Experience in communications strategy development and passion for delivering communications initiatives – across a range communications functions

     

    You will be passionate about Ōtautahi and driven to ensure our customers, community and stakeholders are engaged and informed in all the things Enable is doing that benefits them.

     

    Enable is growing and we have ambitious goals and we need you to help us communicate our achievements. If you are looking for their next exciting adventure this role is for you.

     

    Working at Enable

    Our people are the beating heart of our business and how they work tirelessly for the community of Ōtautahi is so special.

    We celebrate our team by giving them access to perks that are centred wholly around our employees’ wellness. We truly believe if our people are happy and well, their work will reflect that!

     

    The perks:

    • Flexible working arrangements, as flexible as they can get! If you need to take the kids to school and pick them up, no worries!
    • Trust, we believe in output, not input.
    • $50 toward a monthly broadband allowance.
    • An annual paid ‘RefreshMe’ day off, a free day off to fill your cup!
    • $250 toward an annual sustainability and wellbeing allowance. Spend it on running shoes, a bike rack, someone once spent it on a worm farm!

     

    You can view the full position description here. For any enquiries please reach out to our People and Culture team at opportunities@enable.net.nz

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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.”