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System Engineer II

NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
IT & computing
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Fixed Term Contract
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Job Description

What you will do

As System Engineer you will, support, operate and maintain platform solutions that conform to NZDF CIS Architecture in support of NZDF strategic outcomes. You will work within a CITRIX environment handling general enquiries while providing first level and second integrated support for complex systems.

What we need

Our ideal person will have a can do attitude and be willing to roll up their sleeves and get on with the job!  Along with your excellent communication skills you enjoy positively contributing to a small team and be willing to learn and ask questions when needed.
You will have 1-3 years' experience in a relevant role and perhaps formal qualifications relevant to technology methodology and processes applied within CIS branch.  You will be familiar with, Citrix, Microsoft Engineering, desk top technologies, Lotus Domino, infrastructure and systems requirements as well as problem assessment and diagnostic techniques.
This role will require you to be available to work outside core hours and on standby when needed.
Who we are

The Communications and Information Systems (CIS) branch is a consolidated organisation that provides global information, communications and technology (ICT) excellence to sustain NZDF maritime, land and air operations. CIS provides ICT support to equip and sustain Navy, Air and Army to enable them to meet operational outputs now and into the future.
Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.  As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. 
Why Us

This is your opportunity to bring your passion, knowledge and experience to CIS Branch.  In return for your knowledge, experience and drive, we can reward you with challenging opportunities working in a supportive, motivated and forward-thinking team and working environment based in Wellington.

Check out the great benefits for you and your family when you join NZDF! 

The remuneration band for this position is $55,313 to $68,328 inclusive of a 4% employer superannuation contribution

How to Apply

To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please use the links on this page. For further information, contact Steve Bundy on (04) 496 0839, quoting NZDF-1808005.

Applications close at 4:30pm on Monday 20 August 2018.

This is a fixed term position until end of June 2019.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Higher level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in this country for the last 10 years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last 10 years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA; and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

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