Senior Network Engineer

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Nelson-Tasman
  • Permanent full-time, district-wide, position located in Nelson
  • Advanced level qualifications in Microsoft MCSA, CISCO CCNP and ITIL Practitioner level certification or equivalent
  • Several years of professional Networking experience
  • Experience in supporting applications in a production environment 

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

The Senior Network Engineer provides enterprise network architect services and expert level system administration assisting in the design, build and maintenance of a highly reliable infrastructure environment across Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH). 

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You will have several years’ experience as an ICT Engineer in a complex multi-site enterprise environment, and proven experience as a Network Architect and Engineer at a senior level.  As part of a small and collaborative team you’ll display the flexibility to perform a variety of IT support - ranging from tier 3 escalation advice to complex server and network issues.   

Strong technical leadership is required to take ownership of identifying and effectively project managing ICT infrastructure projects and you will be required to collaborate regionally on projects such as Telehealth, IaaS, and the regional WAN. 

Please note: Whilst we usually welcome overseas applicants, please be advised that due to the current circumstances as a result of COVID-19, we are only considering applicants who are currently residing in NZ. 

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. You will work alongside and collaborate with another similarly qualified Senior Network Engineer. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position) 

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to make a real difference.

We believe that if we want to be an exceptional healthcare service provider we don’t just employ people, divide them into functional departments and tell them what to do. Instead, we give our people a reason for belonging, the possibility of a bigger purpose and a hunger for the extraordinary.

Having a career with us means working with a team that is committed to your growth and development. We have ambitions to be a great healthcare ICT department delivering better outcomes for our patients and staff, and we know it's our people who are going to get us there.

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274. 

For role specific information please contact Dan Coe, ICT Services Manager at  

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form. 

Ref: N20-289

Applications close: Open until filled (Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so we encourage you to apply as early as possible.)


Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi. 

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves.
We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.  

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.


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