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2it Recruitment for Telecommunications 

2it Recruitment provides a strong specialisation in recruiting for the telecommunications industry. Recruiting for telecommunications roles requires a thorough understanding of the specific skills and knowledge needed for each position. Our recruitment capability is facilitated through extensive market experience, partner channels, professional networks, and participation with industry associations.

The current telecommunications market in Australia is characterized by a mix of major carriers, challenger companies, and a rapidly evolving landscape of technological advancements. Here's an overview of the key aspects and players in the Australian telecommunications industry:

Major Carriers:

  • Telstra: Telstra is the largest and most established telecommunications provider in Australia. They offer a wide range of services, including mobile, fixed-line, broadband, and enterprise solutions. Telstra has a strong presence in both consumer and business markets.

  • Optus: Optus is another major player, providing mobile, broadband, and television services. They are known for their strong competition with Telstra and have a significant share of the consumer market.

  • TPG Telecom (Vodafone): Vodafone Hutchison Australia, now trading as TPG Telecom Limited, is a major carrier offering mobile and fixed broadband services. They compete primarily in the consumer and small business markets.

  • Vocus Group Limited: Vocus is a major player in the Australian telecommunications market, offering a wide range of services to consumers, businesses, and wholesale customers. They have a strong presence in the enterprise and government sectors. Vocus provides services such as data centers, cloud solutions, internet connectivity, and managed network services.

Challenger Companies:

  • Superloop: Superloop is involved in the rollout of fibre networks and submarine cable capacity, with a focus on providing high-speed connectivity solutions to businesses, data centers, and cloud providers.

  • Megaport: Megaport is a prominent player in the telecommunications industry, offering Software-Defined Networking (SDN) solutions and services. They focus on enabling flexible and scalable connectivity options for businesses, data centers, and cloud providers. Megaport operates a global network of data centres and connectivity points, allowing customers to connect to cloud services, data centres, and other network providers with ease. Megaport's services are valuable for enterprises, cloud service providers, and businesses with diverse connectivity needs.

  • Macquarie Telecom: Macquarie Telecom is a prominent telecommunications and data centre company in Australia. They offer a wide range of telecommunications and hosting services, targeting business and government customers. Macquarie Telecom is known for its focus on providing secure and reliable solutions, including cloud services, data centre hosting, and business-grade internet connectivity.

  • Swoop (Swoop Holdings Pty Ltd): Swoop is an emerging telecommunications company in Australia, primarily focused on the business and enterprise markets. They provide a range of services, including business-grade internet, managed networks, and cloud solutions. Swoop has been gaining attention as a challenger in the business telecommunications space.

Telecommunications Markets: Our focus on recruitment in the Telecommunications sector assists out clients target various markets, including:

  • Enterprise: Large corporations and multinational companies with complex communication needs.

  • Government: Government agencies and departments requiring secure and reliable communication solutions.

  • Small and Medium Business (SMB): Smaller businesses seeking cost-effective voice and data services.

  • Cloud Service Providers: They provide cloud service providers with connectivity options to expand their reach and improve service delivery.

  • Data Centers: telecommunications plays a crucial role in connecting data centers, enabling businesses to access colocation facilities and cloud providers.

  • Wholesale: Telecommunications carriers and service providers purchasing network access and services from wholesalers.

2it Recruitments experience in telecommunications covers engineering, operations, sales and customer support.  Typical engineering roles we recruit for include; -

Engineering Roles in Telecommunications: Functional engineering roles in telecommunications rollout and network management include:

  • Network Engineer: Responsible for planning, designing, and managing telecommunications networks.

  • Fibre Optic Engineer: Specializes in the deployment and maintenance of fibre-optic networks.

  • Transmission Engineer: Manages the transmission of data and voice signals over telecommunications networks.

  • Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer: Focuses on wireless communication technologies and spectrum management.

  • Telecommunications Project Manager: Oversees the planning and execution of telecommunications projects.

  • Network Architect: Responsible for designing and planning network solutions, ensuring scalability and reliability.

  • Network Engineer: Manages the deployment and maintenance of network infrastructure, including data centers and SDN platforms.

  • Cloud Network Engineer: Specializes in configuring and optimizing cloud connectivity solutions.

  • Service Provisioning Engineer: Focuses on provisioning services and ensuring seamless connectivity for customers.


Sales, Operational, and Customer Service Roles:  2it Recruitment has a significant network in Sales, operational, and customer service roles in the telecommunications sector,  typical roles we work on include:

  • Sales Manager/Director:  Sales Managers or Directors are responsible for developing and executing sales strategies to achieve revenue goals. They lead a team of sales professionals and work closely with clients to understand their data centre needs. Duties: Sales Managers/Directors set sales targets, monitor performance, and provide coaching to the sales team. They establish client relationships, negotiate contracts, and ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Account Executive/Sales RepresentativeAccount Executives or Sales Representatives are on the front lines of sales efforts, engaging with potential clients and identifying opportunities to promote data centre services. Duties: They prospect for new clients, make sales presentations, provide information on data centre solutions, and work to close deals. Account Executives build and maintain relationships with existing clients, ensuring their needs are met.

  • Channel Partner Manager / Partner Relationship Manager The primary function of a Channel Partner Manager or Partner Relationship Manager in a telecommunications company is to build and maintain relationships with external channel partners, such as resellers, systems integrators, value-added resellers (VARs), and consultants. 

  • Service Delivery Manager:  Service Delivery Managers focus on meeting client expectations and ensuring that telecommunications services are delivered in accordance with SLAs and contractual agreements.

  • Operations ManagerOperations Managers oversee the day-to-day activities within the network, ensuring that all processes run smoothly and efficiently. Duties: They manage a team of technicians and engineers, allocate resources, and ensure that service level agreements (SLAs) are met. Operations Managers are responsible for incident management, change management, and the overall security of the network.

2it Recruitment has over 20 years of experience recruiting for the telecommunications sector.  Leveraging our deep expertise is crucial for effective talent acquisition.


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Our clients find it refreshing that

  • We will thoroughly research their business, understand their culture, their business vertical and competition.

  • We will be genuine and knock back opportunities where we feel we cannot get the best result..

  • We exhaust every avenue to identify the best talent for the position; we can be innovative and creative in developing new sourcing strategies.

  • Only highly relevant screened candidates will be sent to you, not a flood of average matches.

  • It’s not about the fee but about delivering a successful contributing employee, a happy employee who is culturally matched and skills matched to your environment.

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