Pou Pūkaha Matua | Senior Systems Engineer

Ministry for Culture & Heritage

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Wellington

Pou Pūkaha Matua | Senior Systems Engineer 

Vacancy 2021/74
Salary Range: $87,420 - $102,847

He ngākau titikaha, he hononga tangata
Promoting a confident and connected culture

Would you like to work as part of our small, collaborative Information Technology team?

Kōrero mō te tūranga | About the role

This role supports Manatū taonga to deliver its outcomes by providing the technical ‘know-how’ to ensure there are reliable and fit-for-purpose infrastructure and systems in place. 

Working in a hybrid of cloud hosted and Infrastructure as a Service operating environments and closely as a team, this role has responsibilities for providing the full range of systems and infrastructure support. You will work across all parts of Manatū Taonga and provide advice on technical solutions by drawing on your extensive technical knowledge and experience.

The team brings their own specialist areas of knowledge and expertise and we work together to develop our skills and provide cover for each other.  

Kōrero mōu | About you

You will work within a small and agile team and our vendor support partners, and can establish rapport with people from different backgrounds, with varying levels of technical abilities. You will confidently provide sound technical advice by identifying business needs. You help us progress from strategy to delivery and will thrive in the challenge as technical lead for the development and delivery of technology projects.

You will have extensive experience in configuring and maintaining a variety of technology systems including but not limited to Microsoft M365 cloud services, Microsoft active directory and virtual server environments. You will identify opportunities to strengthen our information security and resiliency and ensure delivery of system improvements identified in our technology roadmap. 

Ko wai mātou | About us 

Manatū Taonga has a broad mandate and wide reach across a complex system. With around 150 staff, we operate a lean and flat structure, with the added advantage of knowing everyone by name. We embrace diversity and inclusiveness, are passionate about our mahi, and welcome experiences from different sectors to strengthen and support the pou of our whare. 

We work in a sector that contributes $11 billion to New Zealand’s GDP over 90,000 jobs, ranging from screen production to symphonies, broadcasting to ballet, kapa haka to heritage, and more. Our mahi helps the government promote our unique cultural identity and Aotearoatanga – from policy to programme delivery. With our partners – Māori, public sector agencies and our funded agencies – we connect local communities to cultural experiences to enrich our mātauranga. Our sector funds and tells stories reflecting who New Zealanders are today, helping us to navigate our future – building an inclusive and cohesive nation we want our tamariki to grow up in and call home.

Want to know more about us go to https://mch.govt.nz/about-ministry/jobs-and-careers

Me pēhea te tono | How to apply 

For the position description and to apply for this role, click ‘Apply’

We are looking for the successful applicants to start as soon as possible. 

For enquiries about this position, please contact Tom Gudopp, People and Culture Coordinator – tom.gudopp@mch.govt.nz

Applications close 5pm, Monday 27 September 2021

*Te Mahi Hangore | Working Flexibly

Manatū Taonga embraces flexible working. We’re open minded about how you can be your best both inside and outside work so please tell us what working arrangements suit you.

Āheinga | Eligibility

If you are not a New Zealand citizen, you must hold current eligibility to work in New Zealand in order to work for Manatū Taonga. Please refer to the New Zealand Immigration Service for further information.



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