Manager Cloud Technologies

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    6 months ago
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  • Category: Information Technology
  • Location: Multiple Locations
  • Date Advertised: 03-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: NZTA/1508782
  • Job Title: Manager Cloud Technologies
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  • Summary:
  • Lead the outcomes of Waka Kotahi’s Cloud Platforms
  • Contribute to the success of the technology value chain
  • Wellington / Auckland / Palmerston North

Ko wai mātou | About us

At Waka Kotahi, the NZ Transport Agency, it all starts with our people. The organisation’s performance and success depends on the people who choose to make this a great place to work and make a difference for Aotearoa. The Transport Agency has a strong future focus, understanding that new technologies and changing customer expectations mean the transport system we know today will not be the one we deliver in ten years time.

Te Aukaha | Digital and Workspace strengthens Waka Kotahi through supporting our people and delivering future-focussed solutions. We enable digital change, provide quality data, information and security services, and create flexible and collaborative workspaces.

Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity

The purpose of this role is to lead and manage the Cloud Engineers to meet the required Transport Agency technology operations outcomes for our Cloud platforms.

You will lead the Cloud Technologies team to manage, configure and provide day to day support, management and monitoring (including incident response through to restoration of services) of Cloud platforms to meets business requirements.

This is an opportunity for you to establish Cloud Operations team and the functions required to manage it: Governance, Cost management, Configuration Management, Security and Protection. You will have excellent relationship and stakeholder management skills to be successful in this role.

Ko koe tēnei | About you

To be successful in this role, you will bring:

  • Significant experience leading and managing technical operations teams
  • Significant experience in a complex technology operational environment with significant expertise in sustainable technology operations of cloud platforms
  • Experience in the use of multiple modern operations methodologies
  • Experience of technology methodology and frameworks
  • Experience in proactive technology risk management

As part of the review process we will be asking shortlisted candidates to complete a short Sparkhire video interview.

Rā Katinga | Applications close: Wednesday, 10 February 2021.

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To be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.

NZ Transport Agency is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). At the Agency we recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces these values. Please let us know if you need any support or have any access requirements that will help you through the recruitment process.