Application Support Specialist – NIWA

  • Company:
    Science New Zealand
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
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NIWA is one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most dynamic research organisations, with expertise in areas vital to the future economic and environmental prosperity of the nation. We are New Zealand’s leading natural resources and environmental science services provider to public and private sector customers.

We are looking for an Application Support Specialist to join our busy team and contribute to the delivery of NIWA’s meteorological and environmental forecasting services by developing, configuring, supporting, and maintaining the broadcast graphics/spatial software and hardware used by NIWA.

The key purpose of this position is to support our use of Visual Cortex software, but it will also involve the configuration, development, and maintenance of the wider weather visualisation platform.

A qualification in spatial information systems, information technology science or computer science and/or relevant experience in spatial/graphics software or an IT administration role is required. Experience in Linux, application support and/or Git source control systems is preferred, while a degree in meteorology and/or a WMO forecasting qualification is an advantage.

This is an exciting opportunity to join New Zealand’s internationally renowned environmental research and forecasting organisation. We are offering a competitive remuneration package, a vibrant central Auckland location, free car parking and the opportunity to work as part of a progressive and highly innovative team.

Note: while international candidates may apply, please note due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Immigration New Zealand has imposed restrictions when issuing Visas and for non-residents wishing to enter the country.