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Senior IT Consultant (Telco)

Inland Revenue Department
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Job Description

12-month Fixed Term and/or Secondment opportunity

We need a Senior IT Consultant to join our ICT Operations Telecommunications Services team. This team is responsible for managing a complex telecommunication network environment that is represented through multiple vendors. They are responsible for ensuring high quality support and solutions that meet the needs of the business.

As a ‘Telco’ Senior IT Consultant you will provide hands-on technical knowledge, expertise and leadership, with advanced analysis and design ability, incorporating integration across a number of IT systems and platforms. You will analyse the performance of Inland Revenue’s IT environment and make recommendations where appropriate, and provide advice on use of technology, software, and information to support business strategy.

Your specific technical and personal competencies should include:


  • Extensive experience in telecommunications technologies with both solution design and operational skills
  • Strong systems administration skills and experience with Linux systems and virtualised environments
  • Detailed working knowledge of data networks and routing protocols
  • Working knowledge of Internet and email solutions
  • Experience supporting large and complex Boundary, Security and infrastructure deployments e.g. McAfee or Checkpoint technologies
  • Knowledge and experience with web infrastructure, including load balancing (F5)
  • Networking qualifications such as CCIP, CCNP, CCSE or JNCP will be an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong verbal and written communication capability
  • The ability to impart your knowledge to others, resolve faults quickly and work effectively with Business Partner and Vendors

To learn more please refer to the Job Expectation for this position.  To apply, please provide your current Curriculum Vitae and a Cover Letter outlining the skills, knowledge and experience you can bring to this role, and click on the ‘apply online’ button.

Please contact Fiona Ramson on 0800 IR Jobs or 04 890-2126 if you require further information.  Previous applicants for this position need not apply.

Applications close 04 December 2016.