Infrastructure Support Engineer: Unix (25381)

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
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  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 26-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/1232421
  • Job Title: Infrastructure Support Engineer: Unix (25381)
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Infrastructure Support Engineer: Unix

Infrastructure Support Engineer, it starts with you!

  • 12 month Fixed term
  • 2 positions
  • Remunation range: 88.404,00 – $119.307,00
  • JR25381


About the role

As an Infrastructure Support Engineer, you will be responsible for helping maintain operation of Police core systems and services. You will help clean things up if we are experiencing issues and more importantly, help us maintain processes and rules in place to ensure that our core systems function appropriately. You will also be responsible for the provisioning, deployment, configuration, and administration of many different pieces of Unix/Linux operating systems, the services that are hosted upon them and our middleware environments.

Key aspects of the role will be to:

  • Support the core operations team in the Unix/Linux server environment space.
  • Manage and identify risks to core infrastructure and implement mitigation strategies.
  • Liaise with related ICT teams and stakeholders within Police.
  • Support the Operations Manager on continuous improvement initiatives across Technology Operations and ICT.
  • Engage with other technology teams to provide support for Technology Operations.
  • Supporting our middleware, external DNS and SSL certificates


What you’ll bring

Being part of the Police whänau is about being our best to ensure our communities are safe and feel safe. Our Core Competencies provide a shared understanding of the behaviours, leadership and technical competence required for success at each level of Police. Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place high importance on your state of mind, the alignment of your values with ours, your ability to contribute to and work with high performing teams, and the way that you lead yourself.

This is a dynamic and challenging position, and the successful applicant will need to be able to demonstrate the following:

1. Experience in supporting/troubleshooting Unix/Linux systems in a large organisation;
2. Experience in Service Delivery in a large organisation;
3. Industry certification in a relevant field;

4. Be able to work in a high functioning engineering team; &

5. Successful applicant must be able to pass our Police vetting process and Drug and Alcohol testing.


This role is set at Individual Contributor level, this means your key purpose is “to deliver or enable others to deliver Our Business”.

We will ask you questions based on “How we will deliver Our Business – Core Competencies” and the appropriate role level, i.e. Individual Contributor. For more information on Our Core Competencies, please copy and paste this URL: These questions will be unique and specific to the role, focusing on the aspects the hiring manager believes are most important for that position at the time. For more information on Our Values, please copy and paste this URL:


About us

Our mission is to be the safest country by delivering services that ensure New Zealand communities are confident, safe and secure.


Working Flexibly

Your wellbeing inside and outside of work is important to us. We’re open to discussing flexible working options that work for both you and the business.

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How to apply

If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit an application form. Before confirmation of hire, pre-employment checks will be undertaken. For further information on the application process, please copy and paste this URL:


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Application close on 5pm Tuesday 9th of February 2021