Network Engineer

Job Type: Permanent
Posted: 5 days ago
Contact: Rachel Hamilton
Reference: BH-15678
  • Are you a sharp troubleshooter?
  • Exceptional Benefits Package
  • Unbeatable Career Progression
Be involved in the development, delivery and maintenance of Aotearoa’s most important network environment!

About the Organisation:

The New Zealand Intelligence Community (NZIC) is looking for an experienced and highly competent L2 Network Engineer with the necessary ‘tight-lipped’ skills to get amongst enhancing Aotearoa’s national security.

You will work for a national organisation with diverse, talented, and committed individuals who are anything but ordinary – creating a better and safer environment for all New Zealanders. With exciting growth opportunities within the community, and where curiosity and inquisitive minds are encouraged, the work you do with the NZIC will be like nothing you’ve ever done before.

This role sits within the Tech Directorate who are responsible for ensuring high quality technology outcomes for the community.

This next step could shape your career forever. If you prefer your martinis shaken, not stirred, then read on!

About the Environment:

This is an outstanding opportunity to develop your world class engineering skills in a unique environment.
  • Work with a range of technology and situations that will see you demonstrate your problem-solving capacity to the utmost
  • Develop an exceptional career that could take you places you never thought possible
  • This is an extremely supportive environment where you will be provided with the tools and training to excel in a role with real meaning
About You:

Networks are a bit of a passion for you. You know how to get them sorted, and how to make them as robust and secure as possible. It’s what you do!

You will: 
  • Be a focused and proactive network engineering expert, with the proficiency to oversee the lifecycle of network and security environments
  • Have a strong foundation of networking skills and experience including: TCP/IP, Telephony and VTC systems, LAN, WAN management, switching, firewalls, routing protocols and network security
  • Have experience in providing exceptional network and infrastructure support including incident, problem-solving and preventative maintenance
  • Demonstrate first-class attention to detail, with the ability to effectively manage changing priorities in complex time critical environments
  • Be highly self-motivated with excellent planning and organisational skills; and the ability to prioritise tasks to meet deadlines
  • Have excellent computer programming skills e.g. Ansible, Java, Python, scripting languages (desirable)
  • Have a solid understanding of service management frameworks, such as ITIL (desirable)
  • Be CISCO Certified or equivalent, and have NZQA Level 6/7 or equivalent Tertiary degree
To apply:

For more information including a position description and further information on the application process, apply now.

To be eligible for employment within the NZIC you must have been a NZ citizen for at least 10 years. Alternatively you must hold a current NZ Residency Class Visa and ideally have been a citizen of UK, USA, Canada or Australia for at least 10 years.