Product Owner – Infrastructure

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 03-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/DF-2003009
  • Job Title: Product Owner – Infrastructure
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  • Division:
  • Summary:

The team:

These positions sit in the Infrastructure Tower and are domain based:

  • Identity & Access Management (IDAM) & Public Key Infrastructure (PKI);
  • Gateway.

The role:

As a Product Owner, you will act as the voice of the customer. You will demonstrate strong stakeholder engagement, as well as a strong understanding of your domain – seeking and providing direction and leadership to the product team. You will be accountable for product development and continual improvement across the entire product life cycle and all security environments. You will also work with your fellow product owners and product managers across domains to ensure product development is aligned to NZDF strategy and vision to ensure that mutually beneficial goals are achieved.

Technical skills:

Based on the domains, you will have knowledge and experience in:

  • Identity and Access Management – PKI essential;
  • Gateway – Firewalls, proxies.

Additional skills:

Experience in, or knowledge of:

  • Creation of sustainable and evolving products across the life cycle;
  • Communication and presentation skills;
  • Stakeholder collaboration and management;
  • Prioritisation of requirements and backlog management;
  • Agile ways of working;
  • Commercial and financial management;
  • Strong team leadership and development skills;
  • Understanding of the Portfolio and Programme business planning processes and how this relates to roadmap development and delivery.

How to Apply

The recruitment of this role is being managed exclusively by an external recruitment company, Absolute IT. 

To find out more please see this microsite link:
And apply online please follow this link:
To the NZDF CIS Careers microsite hosted by Absolute IT, who will consider your application in the first instance.

For further information please contact Amanda Halka at AbsoluteIT on 0800 29 89 99.  
Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Tuesday 17 March 2020.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Higher level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in this country for the last 10 years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last 10 years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA; and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.