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Systems Engineer

Canterbury District Health Board
Job Category:
IT & computing
Canterbury - Christchurch
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Be part of an exiting period of technology transformation
  • Work for the South Island's largest employer
  • Full-time permanent role, with a focus on career development

Specifically, the role is responsible for

ISG maintains hundreds of applications as well as the devices and systems to support them. You will be developing and implementing automation technology and associated processes to deploy new applications. You will also be modernizing existing application infrastructure and applications so that they become are part of the same Dev Ops deployment and management approach.

You will be building repositories of code and processes that take that code into a staged environment. You will also be developing test automation to prove the staged environments. You will be available 'out of hours' to cover cutovers of staged systems into production.

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Ideally five years in a System Administrator or System Engineer role
  • Hands-on cloud experience - deployment of minimum viable cloud solutions (MVC) and application migrations
  • A tertiary level qualification - post-graduate University degree in Software Development, Computing Systems, Information Services, Science, Engineering or related field
  • Public Cloud Certification(s) and experience in a popular cloud platform (Azure/AWS/Google) are highly desirable
  • Experience in Jenkins, Teamcity, Azure Devops or other CI/CD Pipline
  • Live and breathe Agile, Dev Ops and Automation
  • Experience of traditional IT Infrastructure Operations an advantage
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build good relationships at all levels
  • Experience working in a large organisation and/or in a pressured and ever-changing environment
  • Knowledge of Health environment would be preferable

You are willing to be T Shaped:

  • CI/CD
  • Dev Ops
  • Enterprise Device Management, Netwrking, Source Control, ITIL, Share Point, VDI, Windows

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Our people enjoy access to a fantastic benefits scheme, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

We hope you'll seriously consider joining us, but if this isn't a good fit for you, please share the opportunity with your personal networks and help us find our next rock star!

If this particular role isn't for you we do have other similar opportunities; please look on our careers page or give us a call to discuss.

Our Purpose: What we're here for

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We're world leaders in the delivery of integrated health care, and we're always striving to Make It Better. From the carers on the front line working directly with patients and communities, to our talented support teams who enable that care. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region and we're all about putting people at the heart of everything we do.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata
Putting people at the heart of all we do

For us to continue putting our communities at the centre of our health system, we're putting our own people at the centre of everything we do. Because health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility that all our people take for delivering outcomes, and that we go about our work with integrity in all we do.

What matters to us is doing the right thing, valuing everyone, and being and staying well ourselves so we can care for our community.

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Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!

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