Team Leader, Engineering

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 16-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/C2/19/132
  • Job Title: Team Leader, Engineering
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  • Summary:

Provide technical expertise and leadership of the engineers delivering technology solutions 

Technology Directorate delivers technology for GCSB, NZSIS and the wider security and intelligence sector. Our purpose is to ensure that mission requirements are met today and in the future – realising positive outcomes for New Zealand.

As Team Leader, Engineering you will be responsible for leading and managing the staff that develop, support and maintain technical solutions within the directorate. This includes system development, deployment, integration and management.  You will liaise closely with other teams across the directorate to ensure fit-for-purpose systems are developed for customers.

As an experienced ICT professional you will be adept at people leadership and team management, and bring the technical experience and credibility to operate as a technical lead and subject matter expert in providing end to end engineering advice and support.

Ideally you will bring:

  • Experience in leading, managing and motivating high performing technical teams
  • A passion for developing teams and staff
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Extensive relevant experience in ICT management and technical positions
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills and able to prioritise tasks to meet deadlines and manage competing and changing priorities
  • Strong commitment to providing a high standard of customer service

Working in a unique and supportive environment, you will have an opportunity to apply your expertise and ingenuity to a wide range of stimulating subject areas. You will help us meet complicated technical challenges and deliver services that realise measurable benefits.

We offer interesting work plus a range of benefits including a competitive salary, professional development, free medical insurance and on-site fitness facilities.

If you want to work with a purpose at the heart of New Zealand’s national security, make your application now.

We believe that diversity is our first line of defence.  We encourage all parts of the community to consider a career with us.

A position description can be found on our website.                    

How to apply

Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter. These should be sent to quoting reference number C2/19/132 and placing your full name in the subject line of the email. Only completed applications will be progressed.

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

You must be able to obtain and maintain a high level 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.

Applications close 29 October 2019.

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.