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Lead Windows Systems Engineer

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

IT Infrastructure and Services - VMware Architect



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 Lead Windows System Engineer – AD\VMware Architect role provides solutions within a multi-platform integrated environment as part of Windows and Integration Team.


To be successful in this position you will require proven commercial or government experience working in large organisations with Microsoft Windows Server(s) & workstation operating systems in both a hardware and virtual environment. You will have demonstrated experience designing, integrating and 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 and WebSense technologies.


Essential Skills & Experience


  • Develop, document and maintain the Infrastructure design principles for all of the managed and virtual Server Environment.
  • Research new technologies for incorporation into future traditional hardware and virtual Roadmap designs.
  • Input into the designs and implementation of the following technologies:
    • VMware 6.5
    • Microsoft Windows Server(s)
  • Design all Infrastructure management standards to adhere with system management processes and tools, system monitoring processes and system access processes.
  • Proven experience in writing technical design, development, and implementation documentation of the above systems as well as SAN storage, networking, PowerShell Scripting will be advantageous.
  • Proven experience with systems planning, security principles, and software management best practices.


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.


All external applicants including Ministry of Vulnerable Children employees please apply through the apply button and upload your CV and cover letter to our applicant tracking system. Please note all applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any questions please contact us through


We look forward to hearing from you.


Closing Date: Friday 20th October 2017

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