Team Leader, Data Analytics – work with data you&#8217ve never seen before!

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Government
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 02-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/C2/21/2673
  • Job Title: Team Leader, Data Analytics – work with data you&#8217ve never seen before!
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Our work is secret, but the reason for our success isn’t. It’s our people. And we’re just like you. We’re ordinary people. But together, we’re doing extraordinary things to protect New Zealand and New Zealanders.

While we’re ordinary people, we’re not all the same. We welcome diversity, in all its forms, in fact we consider it a strength.

Join us and become part of a Community where your skills, experiences and ideas are valued and you’re encouraged to be curious, to share your ideas and of course, have fun along the way.

If you’re up for the challenge, become Beyond Ordinary with us.

The Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) has an exciting opportunity for a new Team Leader, Data Analytics within the Intelligence Directorate.  For this role, you will be a motivated people leader with technical expertise, and will lead our advanced data analytics team to support the intelligence mission.

As the Team Leader you will shape the team’s long-term strategy, design data-driven solutions, and provide both technical and personal guidance to your staff. You will have the opportunity to identify, design and lead projects using unique datasets from a variety of sources and rapidly deliver new capabilities, this is work you can’t do anywhere else!

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have the technical skills (this could include software development, systems engineering, or data analysis) to lead and understand the work of your team;
  • Identify innovative and unique opportunities to support the intelligence mission; and
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative and creative work environment.

The team itself is responsible for:

  • Creating and automating new data analytics to make the most of our available data;
  • Empowering non-technical analysts to ask question of our data and work with them to make it happen; and
  • Developing and prototyping suitable solutions for enabling data analytics.

We are a diverse team of dedicated people who are mission-driven, and enjoy the unique and important work we get to do – you cannot do this type of work anywhere else.

We want our people to succeed, whatever success looks like for them. Join us and we’ll give you significant professional development opportunities aimed at taking your career in the direction you want it to go. You won’t stand still with us as we’re committed to ongoing learning and continuous improvement.

We’re also committed to your wellbeing. We want our people to be the best they can be, both at work and at home. We offer our people comprehensive benefits, access to staff networking groups, flexible working and great work-life balance.

If you want to love coming to work each day, let us help you become Beyond Ordinary.

To be eligible for employment within the NZIC you must have been a NZ citizen for at least 10 years. Alternatively you must hold a current NZ Residency Class Visa and ideally have been a citizen of UK, USA, Canada or Australia for at least 10 years.

You must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Special (TSS) security clearance. Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken. Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed.

Use this online tool to self-check your eligibility for a TSS security clearance. Please note that this tool is not part of the formal security clearance process: http://www.protectivesecurity.govt.nz/eligibility-tool

The NZIC treats all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality. You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.