Senior Network Engineer

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Manawatu – Wanganui
  • Date Advertised: 08-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/581
  • Job Title: Senior Network Engineer
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Finance and Technology 
Palmerston North 

We are seeking a Senior Network Engineer who has experience working on complex, multi-site networks. As the point of escalation for technical matters, you will be extremely confident working with wired and wireless technologies, datacentre and campus architectures, QoS, advanced routing and multicast protocols.

You will also be a strong communicator and an inclusive team member who values sharing of knowledge and helping staff develop. Your technical background and experience will enable you to help improve the way we monitor and manage the network.

ITS is responsible for the provision, maintenance and support of information and communication technology for staff and students at Massey University. Spanning three campuses; Auckland, Palmerston North and Wellington we currently employ over 3,500 people, both full and part-time. Approximately 18,000 students are enrolled across those campuses, with an additional 17,000 students enrolled as national and worldwide distance learning (extramural) students.

Massey University has served generations of learners. Our students experience research-led teaching, innovative modes of delivery, outstanding student support services and high-quality resources. Our learning and teaching objectives and digital strategy depend upon a robust and reliable data network. The network provides connectivity for users on all three sites, external users within New Zealand and offshore, and underlying infrastructure serving applications to users

What’s in it for you

Not only will you contribute to the smooth operation of the University, but you will also have the opportunity to influence significant change. In conjunction with our Network Architect, you will be involved in planning and development, as well as supporting capital development projects running throughout the year.

The role can be based at any of our campuses:Auckland, Manawatū, or Wellington.

In addition to a salary, Massey also offers:

  • up to 6.75% employer contribution to the UniSaver Superannuation Scheme
  • five university holidays per year in addition to your annual leave
  • Subsidised Southern Cross Healthcare plan for you and your family
  • discounted membership to our fully equipped recreation centre and gym facilities
  • access to a wonderful on-Campus crèche /day care facilities for dependents of staff on our Manawut? and Auckland campuses
  • comprehensive professional development and training programme
  • university staff study provisions.

We embrace diversity, talent and performance, and provide staff and students with an extensive range of opportunities to develop intellectually, professionally and personally.

Applications close 11.30pm Sunday, 24 November 2019.


Closing date: 24 November 2019
Reference number: FT_ITS_581_10/19

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