Senior Technical Analyst

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    New Zealand Military
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    negotiable / month
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You are welcome to apply for as many civilian vacancies with NZDF as you wish. However, you must formally apply for each individual role. NZDF will not accept one application from you with an expression of interest in multiple roles.

Senior Technical Analyst

Vacancy Number NZDF-2011033

Region – Location Wellington – Trentham

Category Analyst

Total Remuneration $93746 – $115803 (including superannuation)

Applications Close Monday 30 November 2020

Description This is a full time permanent (civ) position

What you will do

The Senior Technical Analyst is accountable for the technical aspects of the use, support and implementation of Automated Identification Technology (AIT) across NZDF logistics. You will be dealing with a variety of AIT including linear barcodes, 2D barcodes and RFiD tags across 80,000+ inventory items.

A typical day could include:

  • Designing, building and testing AIT technical components (including scanning equipment and barcode label printers) to enable the delivery of business benefits;
  • Understanding and defining business problems and providing technical solutions;
  • Identifying opportunities for development or improvement of current AIT solutions;
  • Consulting with industry and other Defence Forces to ensure that NZDF systems are compatible and that NZDF makes the right AIT investment decisions; and
  • Working collaboratively with the AIT Manager and other parties to deliver complete AIT solutions.

Please note: This position may require domestic travel 1-2 times a month.

What we need

To be successful in this role, you will need to be able to translate business requirements into technical specifications to build successful AIT based systems. You will also need to be able to translate technical information into accessible information (free of jargon) to engage effectively with stakeholders and manage relationships across the organisation. You will be inquisitive and be able to actively investigate issues and provide practical solutions.

You will also have:

  • 5+ years of experience in the development and delivery of AIT systems, preferably in a logistics environment;
  • 10+ years of logistics industry experience, ideally Defence related;
  • 8+ years in information system development, management and/or operations, preferably in an agile software development environment; and
  • Previous experience presenting information and, providing coaching and training to users.

 Who we are

The Logistics AIT Centre of Expertise is a business unit within Defence Logistics Command responsible for the delivery of business benefits to NZDF logistics, through the adoption and use of AIT. They work in close collaboration with business enhancement and app development units in the delivery, implementation and support of software applications, standards, processes and procedures that can increase the use, and therefore the business benefits of AIT and mobility.

Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand. As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. 

Why Us

NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs/opinions, or family circumstances.

In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with:

  • Great benefits for you and your family ;
  • Fully funded life cover up to $300,000;
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year;
  • Free onsite parking and great nearby amenities.

How to Apply

To view the Position Description and to apply online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page. For further information, contact Phil Scarborough on 021 662 485.
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 Monday 30 November 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.

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