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Senior Systems Engineer

The Treasury
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Wellington - Wairarapa
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Job Description

Senior Systems Engineer


The Central Agencies Shared Services (CASS) IT team have an opportunity available for a Senior Systems Engineer to join their team on a 12 month fixed term.  In this role you will focus on the innovation and maintenance of the IT infrastructure on which all Treasury, State Services Commission and Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet staff rely.   As an experienced Senior Systems Engineer you will have strong skills with Exchange, Blackberry/Good (mobility), VMware, Microsoft System Centre suite and Windows server 2012r2.

To be considered for this role you will have good technical, communication and interpersonal skills with the following experience ideally supported by relevant industry certifications:

• In-depth experience with the Microsoft software suite (e.g. Exchange, Active Directory) • Experience with Blackberry infrastructure • Experience with enterprise storage systems & storage area networks • Experience with the VMware product suite (e.g. ESX, vCenter) • Basic understanding of network administration and support (switching, routing, security)

We are interested in you because you have:

• A strong technical aptitude and demonstrated skill in performing technical problem determination and analysis • A can-do attitude • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills • A computer science or ICT related university degree or equivalent industry qualifications or experience

This role offers plenty of variety and the chance to work in a friendly and collaborative team environment. As well as server, storage and hypervisor management there are elements of network management required as a part of this role.  There are also opportunities to extend into other areas important to CASS such as disaster recovery, business continuity planning, and security.

You should consider this role because this is a chance to:

• Enhance your career path in computer systems infrastructure design and support • Work in a team providing leading edge information technology services to key government agencies • Work closely with the Architecture team in developing and delivering new and innovative solutions for our agencies.

We offer you:

• A friendly team with expert advice on-tap and a culture of knowledge sharing • Involvement in decision making and project planning • The opportunity to learn new technology • A collaborative work environment where you will interact with a range of people across the Central Agencies and with external stakeholders

To apply, please click the 'apply now' button and follow the online process to register and submit your online application.

Applications close 8th December 2016. All applications must be made online. If you have any queries regarding this role please contact Matt Dunne, Technology Manager on