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Windows Systems Engineer

Ministry of Social Development
Job Category:
IT & computing
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Windows Systems Engineer


Your opportunity to develop your Windows & Integration capability


The Ministry of Social Development has one of the largest IT Groups in the country, managing the full Solution Delivery Life Cycle from strategy and design to management and on-going support of IT Systems. In order to enable the Ministry to deliver business outcomes to its clients, the Infrastructure and Services team must deliver reliable and secure technical solutions underpinned by excellent service and support.


The Windows System Engineer role provides solutions within a multi-platform integrated environment as part of Windows and Integration Team.


To be successful in this position you will have experience working in large organisations with Microsoft Windows Server(s) & workstation operating systems in both a hardware and virtual environment.  Ideally you will have experience supporting Windows Servers & VMware environments, HP SAN, HP One view, Exchange 2013, Active Directory, DNS, SCOM, Azure AD, DHCP, Group Policy, DFS-R, DFS-N, SCCM, File Servers, ADFS,  Web proxy technologies, Citrix technologies, Email archiving tools and Endpoint protection tools.


Core functions of this role are:


  • Provide Lv3 Operational support for the ‘Windows and Integration' infrastructure.
  • Maintaining server management systems.
  • Help maintain policies and standards within the managed environment.
  • Provision and deployment of new equipment and software.
  • Apply knowledge and skills to ensure service levels are adhered to by external service providers.
  • Development and maintenance of Windows server documentation.
  • As we are a 24 hour team, there will be a requirement to be On Call.
  • Monitoring the Windows desktop & server platforms using tools provided.
  • Primary responsibility is to the server team, however secondary responsibility to cover desktop team when required.
  • Enthusiastic, self-starter with a trustworthy personality.
  • Excellent social, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • You are able work effectively in both independent and team setting.
  • Deliver variety of infrastructure related project work.


This is an excellent opportunity to join a high performing team and to be involved in the design, build, and implementation of Windows Server Infrastructure.


How to apply


Internal MSD Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work. This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.


External Employees - Please apply online with your CV and cover letter via the "apply" button. All applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact


We look forward to hearing from you.


Applications close: 19th October 2018

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