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Technical Specialist - Fixed-Term to June 2020

Housing New Zealand Corporation
Job Category:
IT & computing
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Job Description

  • Fixed-term, full-time role until June 2020
  • Based in our Central Wellington Office
  • Annual salary of $97,221 plus five weeks annual leave

About Housing New Zealand

Housing New Zealand Corporation is a Crown agent that provides housing services for people in need. It isn't just about getting a roof over people's heads - we also work closely with others to ensure our tenants have access to good support services.

This is an exciting time to work in an organisation that is focussed on growth and delivering business outcomes through technology solutions. We have addressed areas that required remediation and we are now working at pace to deliver transformational projects to move the business forward. Some of these projects include; Office 365, a new intranet solution, customer self-service applications, meeting room technology improvements and many more.

Our Values - Kotahitanga - One Team

Housing New Zealand has important work to do and our aspirations are big. We believe that people do their best within an environment of trust, care, contribution, humility and learning. We also do our best when we take personal responsibility to achieve our shared vision and maintain a working environment we are proud of.

The values that drive us are:

  • we trust each other and share ownership
  • we care about each other as people
  • everyone's contribution matters
  • we are humble and genuine
  • we continually learn and innovate.

The role

Our vision is 'Building lives and communities by housing New Zealanders'. To help achieve this, we require a Technical Specialist who will be accountable for the delivery of specialised and complex core infrastructure services including Office 365, Exchange, Skype for Business, Active Directory, and Citrix Mobility.

What you'll need to bring:

  • Strong experience in a large organisation providing core or specialised infrastructure services
  • Experience with development of detailed technical designs
  • Strong experience with automation and scripting techniques and tools
  • Microsoft Server, Linux (RedHat) OS experience
  • Strong technical skills in Microsoft technologies; Office 365, Skype for business, Microsoft SCCM, Microsoft Active Director
  • Strong working knowledge of Networks, firewalls, routers, switches, load balancing (Citrix Netscalers)
  • NTFS and NFS skill and experience

What we offer

We offer competitive salaries and five weeks annual leave for all new starters as well as a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development. These benefits are described in more detail here

We provide a working environment with opportunities for self-development and new challenges. If you'd like to join a team of professionals who are passionate about people, improving the quality of the lives of our tenants and giving something back to the community we would love to hear from you. To learn more about us and the work we do click here

To apply please follow the online process.

The reference code for this position is 48025GJO.

To see a copy of the position description and apply for the job, go to

To find out more about this opportunity please contact the HR Service Centre at

Applications close at 10pm on Friday, 21 June 2019.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.

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