Senior Technical Systems Analyst

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Information Technology
  • Location: Christchurch
  • Date Advertised: 17-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: MPI20/1447128
  • Job Title: Senior Technical Systems Analyst
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Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the Role

As a Senior Technical Systems Analyst you will cover the gamut of support, operations and development, working directly with customers, vendors, stakeholders, developers, architects and testers to deliver great software. You’ll add value by bridging the gap between deep technical requirements and sophisticated business users.

Strong communication skills are essential for this role, as is the ability to be able to work closely and develop relationships with people both within the team and across the wider business. This is a role for a self-starter who enjoys working in a complex, fast-paced environment. In return we can offer you meaningful work with a leading, science focused Government Agency

Mōu – About You

Skills and Experience

  • Experience supporting applications or business teams
  • Knowledge of Software Development lifecycles
  • Requirements analysis, user story and use case development
  • Business analysis and workshop facilitation skills
  • System administration and reporting
  • Problem solving
  • A powerful communicator
  • Experience with any of the following would be advantageous;  Continuous Deployment,  Automated Testing, Cloud Development, Agile and DevOps methods

Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua – About MPI

Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is responsible for ‘Growing and Protecting New Zealand’. It’s no mean feat and we have a team of hard working and dedicated people in a variety of roles supporting us to make this happen. Our overall ambition is for New Zealand to be the most trusted source of high value natural products in the world. Join us to help this ambition become a reality.

We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture. We are fair in our behaviour and our policies promote equal opportunity for all. We provide numerous training programmes and opportunities for people to continuously improve their skill sets and keep up to date with global best practices. MPI has a focus on career pathways so this is the first step in your career with us and we will help you grow.

About our Team

As part of Business Technology and Information Services, you will join a constantly evolving team that exists to develop and support technology solutions across our business. You will face exciting opportunities covering our diverse technology stack and learning about the business of growing and protecting New Zealand’s primary industries.

Our diverse team is rapidly evolving to adapt to changing needs, and to develop an Agile and DevOps operating model. We’re embracing new ways of working and our team supports flexible working in an inclusive work environment.

To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here


To view the position description and/or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae), please click “APPLY NOW” or visit the MPI Careers Site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.

To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.

If you have any questions about the role, please email  

Applications close: Monday 2nd March 2020

The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you’ll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you’re growing your career here in NZ and internationally. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.