Network Architect – High Tech Crime Group

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 28-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/16246
  • Job Title: Network Architect – High Tech Crime Group
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Network Architect – High Tech Crime Group

Police National Headquarters


Salary Range: $92,940.00 – $125,744.00

Permanent, Fulltime

Job Requisition ID 16246


The High Tech Crime Group is seeking a talented Network Architect to join our small team. This role will give you a unique opportunity to work and develop in a key growth area and you will be exposed to technologies and concepts that few other organisations can offer.


You’ll need to know networking inside out, and an ideal candidate will have good skills in at least two of the following: storage, servers, virtualisation or security. Telco experience would be a real bonus. There may be a need to work in the field from time to time so you will need to be physically and mentally able. There may be requirement for a physical and psychological assessment.


This role will suit someone already working as a Network Architect, and is looking for a “hands on” role or someone who has significant experience as a Senior Network Engineer in complex enterprise environments. You will have exceptional project management skills, the ability to prioritise conflicting tasks effectively, and proven analytical/problem solving skills.


As a Network Architect in the High Tech Crime Group, you will be able to demonstrate the following technical requirements:

  • Show a broad range of knowledge and experience relating to network technologies including monitoring
  • Demonstrates sound and recent experience in enterprise information security
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of Government Security guidelines and requirements
  • Recent demonstrable experience in complex, high security network design, implementation and management


The successful candidate for this role will:

  • Be self-motivated and have excellent organisational, research, and communication skills
  • Pay attention to detail and have the flexibility to cope with change
  • Have the ability to rapidly absorb, understand and apply new concepts and technologies
  • Be capable of making sound decisions under pressure
  • Work well in team environments


Core Competencies: Level 1 Individual Contributor

  • Communicate – Two-way communication is an essential part of what we do as an organisation. We listen carefully and convey information in a clear, constructive, and professional manner at all times
  • Solve – We consider situations from different perspectives, explore alternatives and assess their consequences before taking action. We take responsibility for our decisions and are prepared to review and change our approach when required.
  • Deliver – We are committed to delivering a high standard of service. We take personal responsibility for our performance – setting clear goals and expectations, planning and prioritising our work, and seeking feedback from others in order to achieve our objectives.



For more information about the above Core Competencies, visit “Our Values” on our website to view our Core Competency Framework: How We Do Things.



Additional information:

  • Successful applicant must reside in the Wellington Area



Special Requirements:

  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full reference and security check prior to any offer of employment being made.
  • Must have, or be able to obtain and maintain Top Secret Security Clearance. This requirement means you must have resided in New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, or United State of America for the last ten years.



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If this position sounds like you, click APPLY NOW or visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies’ to apply today!


IMPORTANT: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies’ to apply for this position.


PLEASE NOTE: If you are an existing Police Employee, you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.


If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae which provides a brief account of your relevant skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in applying for the position and how you meet the Core Competencies of the role, using no more than 4000 characters (including spaces), approximately 600-650 words per section.


If you are an existing Contractor working for Police, you must apply through the NZ Police career site and create a profile as an external candidate. Please do not include your QID.


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact the High Tech Crime Group by email at



Applications close at 5pm, Friday 13th March 2020