Windows System Engineer – Level 2 or Level 3

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 21-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/C2/20/36
  • Job Title: Windows System Engineer – Level 2 or Level 3
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  • Summary:
  • Are you passionate about Windows, data and IT in general?
  • Keen to develop enthusiasm in a new and exciting environment?
  • Do you feel like you could be advancing your skills?

If the answer to these questions is yes, you need to seriously consider working for us at our Wellington office!

This opportunity will give you the chance to expand into other technology areas while being part of an organisation that is committed to the security and well-being of New Zealand.

Our Technology Directorate delivers technology for the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB), New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (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.

What you’ll bring to the position:

  • A passion for Windows, including system admin skills
  • Platform knowledge
  • Scripting and programming
  • Virtualisation technology experience
  • Complex multi-server processing system knowledge
  • Storage and web technology experience

Joining a technology centric team, who collectively do amazing things with information technology, you should also be enthusiastic solving complex problems on your own.  Some formal training such as a tertiary qualification would be helpful, but we’re interested in relevant work experience or even a long term obsession!

We refer to a person with this expertise as a Cryptologic Engineer. Don’t let the word ‘Cryptologic’ spook you (see what we did there!). It’s not code breaking but you can expect to do some unique things with your computing / networking / problem solving skills.

What you get from us:

  • Unique and extremely interesting work that you won’t get to do anywhere else
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Supportive team environment
  • Competitive salary appropriate to qualifications and experience
  • Free health care and on-site gym
  • Active social club

Level 2 salary from $79,797 to $119,695

(Midpoint of the salary range is $99,746 reflecting full competence in the role)

Level 3 salary from $93,497 to $140,245

(Midpoint of the salary range is $116,871 reflecting full competence in the role)

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 C2/20/36 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 4 March 2020.

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.