Systems Engineer

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 week ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: IT & computing
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 16-NOV-20
  • Job Reference: 151934
  • Job Title: Systems Engineer
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About Us | Mō mātou

At Tatauranga Aotearoa, Stats NZ, our vision is to unleash the power of data to change lives.  As New Zealand s official data and statistics agency, we are tasked with leading the way for New Zealand s data future, enabling data-led innovation across society, the economy, and the environment.

The role | Mō te tūnga

Our DevOps team is seeking an enthusiastic System Engineer skilled with (Azure) Windows servers (2019) platform build & administration, MS SQL/Server (2019).

You’ll have knowledge of or experience with Windows Security patching and hardening (GPO). Previous Linux (RHEL) would be an advantage as well as working experience with Agile and/or DevOps.

Reporting to a DevOps Analytics Manager, you will assist with the development and support of StatsNZ Tier 1 and 2 statistics, and the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI). As a Windows specialist you ll advise on best practice, provide support, maintain and improve our Windows platforms.

The SAS software deliverables from this position will support transformation and analysis of our data to enable doubling of the value of our data by 2021. Your development and communication skills will contribute to the further implementation of our DBS strategy, and you’ll learn about our business processes while working in our DevOps life cycle.

About you | Mōu

The successful applicant will bring the following to this role:

  • An open and fresh approach to supporting and maintaining a Windows Server platforms, in time and on budget
  • Experience with being consulted and providing advice on Windows environment improvements
  • Knowledge/familiarity with the DevOps model, in-house standards, and best practice
  • A proven ability to establish collaborative relationships
  • Proactive reporting of progress on work assignments (including delays) to appropriate managers
  • Active engagement in up-skilling in new technologies


Why us| he aha mātou

You ll be joining an inclusive environment where people, regardless of gender, race, disability, religion or background are supported to be able to do their best work. This includes:

  • Balance life with work, 37.5-hour work week
  • Clear career pathways and skills-based advancement opportunities
  • Access to a wide variety of benefits including banking, discounted health insurance, cash-up and purchasing of annual leave, flu vacs, eye tests, etc.


How to apply | Me pēhea te tuku tono

If you feel your skills and experience would be suitable for this position, then we would welcome your application! Please note that we will screen applications as we receive them. 

Only applications submitted via our online system will be considered.

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Recruitment agencies please note, any unsolicited CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: Monday 30th November 2020 (11.55pm) 

You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand to apply for this job.