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Systems Engineer - Infrastructure

NZ Qualifications Authority
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Systems Engineer - Infrastructure

We are looking for a Systems Engineer - Infrastructure to join our Systems Team.

 The Systems Team is the custodian of the existing platforms. It ensures that:

  1. the NZQA environment is available and supported, service issues are resolved as required
  2. the NZQA environment is managed in accordance with good practice
  3. any constraints in the NZQA environment (for example recovery times for systems) are understood, reviewed and agreed


The Systems Engineer - Infrastructure achieves these responsibilities by proactively monitoring, managing and enhancing all operational infrastructure to ensure that it meets its availability, reliability and performance targets. 

In this role, you will:

  • Proactively monitor, manage and enhance all operational infrastructure.
  • Actively contribute to the implementation of infrastructure engineering best practice (including networking, virtualisation, storage and security).
  • Troubleshoot infrastructure issues within NZQA's complex systems and networks.
  • Provide technical analysis and estimation for project and BAU tasks.
  • Investigate, evaluate and prototype new technologies.
  • Document progress and issue resolutions in issue tracking system.
  • As assigned, participate as a member of project teams, meeting accepted milestones.
  • Communicate progress to the project manager/team lead on regular basis.


If you have practical experience with current skills in virtualisation, storage and networking, preferably within complex environments, can troubleshoot infrastructure issues including performance and security and recommend appropriate solution(s) and are positive and energetic with the ability to remain calm under pressure then this is the role for you!

For more information about this role please refer to the job description, NZQA's Customer Charter and Organisational Values.

If you would like to discuss further, please call Peter Smith on (04) 463 3228.

Applications close at 5.00 pm on Monday 26th February 2018

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