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NZSIS
NZSIS

Protective Security Engagement Manager

The New Zealand Intelligence Community (NZIC) is currently recruiting for a Protective Security Engagement Manager in Wellington. You would be part of a small, outgoing and progressive team that is making a tangible contribution to lifting the protective security capability of New Zealand. 

As a member of our Protective Security Requirements (PSR) Engagement Team, you will be working with a diverse portfolio of government and private customers, helping them to understand and manage their security risks.  A key mitigation tool is the PSR  Framework (www.protectivesecurity.govt.nz), and knowing where, when and how to access the support we offer.  

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • The ability to act proactively to influence decision-makers
  • An awareness of, and interest in, current affairs and issues that affect New Zealand on a domestic and international level
  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to interact with a wide spectrum of customers from a variety of backgrounds
  • Responsiveness to and awareness of customer needs, issues and limitations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

You may already have knowledge or experience working within the security or risk management sectors but this is not a necessity.  Your energy and drive, and proven ability to translate concepts into practical advice are equally important.

The portfolio focus will change from time to time as the PSR grows and the risk environment changes.  This will require you to foster relationships and manage internal and external stakeholder relationships that encourage customers to seek protective security advice. You need to be flexible and adaptable – we also encourage innovation and continuous improvement.

If this sounds like you and you can demonstrate the above requirements, we are keen to hear from you.

As well as interesting work, we also offer a range of benefits including additional leave, professional development, free health insurance and on-site gym facilities. We also promise you will never have to take work home with you!

Salary per annum -

Level 1 - $68,724 - $103,086
Level 2 - $79,797 - $119,695
Level 3 - $93,497 - $140,245 

A position description can be found attached here.

How to apply

Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter. These should be sent to careers@nzic.govt.nz quoting reference number D2/20/17 and placing your full name in the subject line of the email. Only completed applications will be progressed.

Please direct any enquiries regarding this role to careers@nzic.govt.nz 

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

You must be able to obtain and maintain a high level security clearance. Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken. Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed.

Applications close Wednesday, 26 February 2020. 

The NZIC treats all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality. You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.

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NZSIS
NZSIS

NZSIS Intelligence Analyst

  • Do you want a unique and challenging career like no other?
  • Do you want a job that directly impacts on the security and well-being of New Zealanders?
  • Would you be interested in a role in the Intelligence Community?

NZSIS Intelligence Analyst is a newly defined role within the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) that incorporates a range of analytical and investigative functions.

We are looking for people with a wide range of skills and qualities to identify, investigate and analyse national security threats facing New Zealand and New Zealanders, at home and abroad.

In this role you will plan, develop and manage investigations in a fast-paced environment. You will collate, analyse and assess diverse streams of information to provide insight and advice to decision-makers; and you will support a range of dynamic operations and activities.

Whilst you may never have considered a career in intelligence, you could have the education, life experience, background and transferable skills to start a career like no other.

Training, variety, specialisation

This is a role with both variety and opportunities to specialise.  You will receive a range of training along with three structured placements in the first three years of your employment undertaking work in specific analytical and investigator roles. 

As these roles are available in Wellington and Auckland, you may be asked to move between these locations during your employment.  Your initial 6 weeks of training will take place in Wellington.

Thinking of applying?

You will be experienced at collating and analysing information from a variety of sources. You’ll also be a strong problem solver, able to ask difficult questions and make persuasive recommendations. Your influential interpersonal and communication skills will enable you to confidently deliver assessments to a range of stakeholders. Also key will be your can do attitude and growth mind-set.

Some of the specific skills and qualities we are looking for:

  • Critical thinking, judgement and analytical skills
  • Ability to challenge accepted positions and make objective decisions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate and influence people with a confident and professional communication style
  • Ability to build and maintain effective and productive working relationships
  • Risk management experience
  • Affinity with the service’s values: collaborative, courageous, positive, driven and self-aware
  • Ability to juggle competing priorities, and work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • A tertiary qualification and/or equivalent life experience

We value diversity, share common values, and embrace our mission to protect and advance New Zealand’s security and way of life.

Key points in our selection process

If shortlisted, you may be invited to complete the following activities:

  • Cognitive and psychometric testing; and
  • Attend a one day assessment centre in Wellington tentatively planned for the week of 6 - 9 April 2020; and
  • Attend an interview in Wellington tentatively planned for the week of 20 - 24 April 2020.

Successful applicants will start with us in October 2020, and will be required to commit to approximately six weeks of initial training in Wellington. Prior to each placement in your first three years, you will need to attend specific training modules in Wellington.

We also complete background vetting checks. Information on what this includes can be found on our website.

Benefits

In addition to salary, we offer a range of benefits including personal development, structured career progression, subsidised health insurance, as well as unique and exciting work experiences.

If this role appeals to you and you have the skills we are looking for, we are keen to hear from you. Apply now!

A copy of the position description can be found on this page.

Starting salary range: Level 1 – $58,549-$87,823 (Band F). Our Career Pathways framework enables future progression within the job to Levels 2 and 3 and their associated salary bands on demonstration of the necessary levels of expertise.

How to apply

Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter.  These should be sent to careers@nzic.govt.nz quoting reference number D2/20/19 in the subject line of the email.  Only completed applications will be progressed.

Please direct any enquiries regarding this role to careers@nzic.govt.nz.

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

You must be able to obtain and maintain a high level security clearance. Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken. Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, you can check to see if you might be eligible to apply for a security clearance by using an online eligibility tool. This can be found at https://protectivesecurity.govt.nz/personnel-security/clearances/eligibility-tool/ and takes less than 5 minutes. You will get a response immediately, but should note that the response generated is indicative only and does not form any part of the actual security clearance process.

You must also be over 18 years of age to obtain this level of security clearance. Where the required checks are unable to be made, your application may not be able to be progressed.

Applications close on Monday, 24 February 2019.

The NZIC treats all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality. You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.

GCSB
GCSB

IT Infrastructure Engineer

The Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) is currently recruiting for an IT Infrastructure Engineer. 

Are you enthusiastic about the maintenance and care of high-end IT systems and want to take that passion into a new and exciting environment? Do you feel like you could be doing more with your skills? Do you want the opportunity to expand into other areas of IT technology? Are you interested in being part of an organisation that is committed to the security and well-being of New Zealand? 

If the answer to these questions is yes, you need to seriously consider working for us at our Marlborough site. Yes, sunny Marlborough. Working here is about making a positive lifestyle choice and carrying out satisfying work. Whether you want to enjoy the great outdoors, raise a family or take advantage of the wonderful weather at the centre of New Zealand’s wine industry, Marlborough should be the choice for you and your family.

What you'll bring to the position:

  • A passion for IT systems with experience administering them from the command line
  • Interest in working in a security focussed environment
  • Practical work experience and hopefully some formal training like a tertiary qualification
  • Enthusiasm for solving complex IT problems
  • Enjoyment working in a high functioning team

These are some of the skills that the successful applicant will have (you don’t have to have all of them, but hey, we can dream right?):

  • Linux or Windows system administration and be a master of the terminal.
  • Networking (switches, routers and firewalls)
  • Security (The why’s and how’s of IT security)
  • Understand IT power demands and the impact on cooling and system support
  • Experience in configuration and effective use of system monitoring.

Your experience might get you in the door, but we will be expecting you to learn a whole lot more. It’s more important that you bring the right attitude and a desire to improve your skills in a unique environment.

What you get from us:

  • Unique and extremely interesting work that you don’t get to do anywhere else
  • Career and training opportunities
  • Close knit culture and community
  • Competitive salary appropriate to qualifications and experience
  • Private medical insurance and vision care benefits
  • You'll never have to take your work home with you

You will join a technology centric team who collectively do fascinating things with computing and electronic technology, but you should also be comfortable solving complex problems on your own. You know that with great performance comes great responsibility and being an Infrastructure Engineer is its own reward.

We're a little bit different. The work is always challenging and it's important for the security of New Zealand.

Would you like to join us? Apply today!

A copy of the position description can be found on this page.

Salary range:
Level 1 - $68,724 - $103,086
Level 2 - $79,797 - $119,695
Level 3 - $93,497 – $140,245

A position description can be found attached here.

How to apply
Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter. These should be sent to careers@nzic.govt.nz quoting reference number C2/20/32 and placing your full name in the subject line of the email. Only completed applications will be progressed.

Please direct any enquiries regarding this role to careers@nzic.govt.nz 

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

You must be able to obtain and maintain a high level security clearance. Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken. Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed.

Applications close 1 March 2020.

The NZIC treats all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality. You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.

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GCSB
GCSB

Technical Analyst, Data Analytics

We have an exciting opportunity for a new Technical Analyst to join our Data Analytics team within the Intelligence Directorate.

As a Technical Analyst supporting the Intelligence Directorate mission, you will have the opportunity to work on unique datasets and overcome technical challenges. You will be making a real contribution to the security of New Zealand while pushing the boundaries of technology and innovation.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have a relevant degree and/or technical or analysis experience, such as computer science, systems engineering, data science or mathematics.
  • Be able to learn new technical and analytical skills as required.
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative and creative work environment.

You will be responsible for supporting the intelligence mission by:

  • Collaborating with non-technical analysts to deliver outcomes.
  • Developing custom data analytics.
  • Prototyping suitable technology platforms to support data analytics.

We are a diverse team of dedicated people who are mission-driven and enjoy the unique challenges that come with working in the Intelligence Directorate – you cannot do this type of work anywhere else.

We offer a range of benefits including professional development, free health insurance and a great work life balance. Whether you are early in your career or an industry expert, we have a variety of positions across 3 levels (depending on experience):

Level 1 – $58,549 – $87,823

Level 2 – $79,797 – $119,695

Level 3 - $93,497 – $140,245

We support diversity in the workplace and believe it is our first line of defence. We encourage all parts of the community to consider a career with us.

A position description can be found attached here.

How to apply

Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter. These should be sent to careers@nzic.govt.nz quoting reference number C2/20/29 and placing your full name in the subject line of the email. Only completed applications will be progressed.

Please direct any enquiries regarding this role to careers@nzic.govt.nz 

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

You must be able to obtain and maintain a high level security clearance. Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken. Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed.

Applications close 27th February 2020

The NZIC treats all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality. You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.

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GCSB
GCSB

Technical Analyst, Access Pursuit Team

Does the sound of working in a dynamic and interesting environment while making a real contribution to the security of New Zealand appeal to you?

The Government Communications Security Bureau is seeking a Technical Analyst for our Access Pursuit Team. This is a unique role where you have a chance to apply your analytical skills and knowledge over a broad range of activities, interesting work and complex tasks. The team is responsible for the analysis and management of data used to produce intelligence and to develop or inform collection activities.

Teamwork is key so you will enjoy working in a collaborative environment, engaging and sharing knowledge with a wide range of enthusiastic, smart people.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A relevant degree and/or experience with an analytical or technical focus, such as computer science, engineering, telecommunications or mathematics
  • The ability to learn technical and analytical skills required for network analysis
  • Familiarity with data management and analysis, some knowledge of scripting and programming
  • Enjoy technically challenging work in a collaborative and creative work environment
  • Experience working within the telecommunications industry or similar experience

A sound understanding of the technology underpinning modern telecommunications networks and the ability to analyse diverse information sets and reach sound conclusions are essential for success in this role.

Your professional development is important to us. Once we identify you as the right person, we will dedicate significant investment in developing your career path within the team and organisation.

As well as interesting work we offer a range of benefits including professional development, health insurance and the promise you will never have to take work home with you. Whether you are early in your career, or an industry expert, we have a position for you and these positions sit across 3 levels (depending on experience):

Level 1 – $58,549 – $87,823

Level 2 – $79,797 – $119,695

Level 3 - $93,497 – $140,245

This is a unique opportunity to bring your skills, experience and ideas to a stimulating and challenging environment. If you fit the criteria above and are looking for a fulfilling career that makes a real difference, we encourage you to consider a career with us.

This is a Wellington or Auckland-based role.

A position description can be found attached here.

How to apply

Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter. These should be sent to careers@nzic.govt.nz quoting reference number C2/20/30 and placing your full name in the subject line of the email. Only completed applications will be progressed.

Please direct any enquiries regarding this role to careers@nzic.govt.nz 

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

You must be able to obtain and maintain a high level security clearance. Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken. Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed.

Applications close 27th February 2020

The NZIC treats all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality. You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.

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GCSB
GCSB

Technical Analyst, Cryptanalysis Operations Team

Does the sound of working in a dynamic and interesting environment while making a real contribution to the security of New Zealand appeal to you?

The Government Communications Security Bureau is seeking a Technical Analysts for its newly-created Cryptanalysis Operations Team. The team is responsible for software development projects that integrate and automate sensitive software and hardware capabilities to meet customer needs.

International engagement with partner intelligence agencies is also an important responsibility of this role, and there are opportunities for short and longer-term international travel.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have a relevant degree and/or experience with an analytical or technical focus, such as computer science, engineering, telecommunications or mathematics
  • Have software development skills
  • Identify innovative and unique opportunities to support the intelligence mission
  • Enjoy technically challenging work in a collaborative and creative work environment

A sound understanding of the technology underpinning modern telecommunications networks and the ability to analyse diverse information sets and reach sound conclusions would be an asset for this role. A post-graduate qualification is desirable but not essential.

We are a diverse team of dedicated people who are mission-driven, and enjoy the unique and important work we get to do – you cannot do this type of work anywhere else.

Your professional development is important to us. Once we identify you as the right person, we will dedicate significant investment in developing your career path within the team and organisation.

As well as interesting work we offer a range of benefits including professional development, health insurance and the promise you will never have to take work home with you. Whether you are early in your career, or an industry expert, we have a position for you and these positions sit across 3 levels (depending on experience):

Level 1 – $58,549 – $87,823

Level 2 – $79,797 – $119,695

Level 3 - $93,497 – $140,245

This is a unique opportunity to bring your skills, experience and ideas to a stimulating and challenging environment. If you fit the criteria above and are looking for a fulfilling career that makes a real difference, we encourage you to consider a career with us.

This is a Wellington or Auckland-based role.

A position description can be found attached here.

How to apply

Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter. These should be sent to careers@nzic.govt.nz quoting reference number C2/20/31 and placing your full name in the subject line of the email. Only completed applications will be progressed.

Please direct any enquiries regarding this role to careers@nzic.govt.nz 

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

You must be able to obtain and maintain a high level security clearance. Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken. Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed.

Applications close 27th February 2020

The NZIC treats all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality. You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.

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GCSB
GCSB

Business Coordinator

We have a unique opportunity for an experienced Executive Assistant and/or administrator to join the Intelligence Directorate within the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB).

You will work with the Business Manager to coordinate key business activity within the Directorate, facilitate business support functions, and proactively identify and improve business processes.

Primarily this position exists to provide high quality administrative support to the Directorate’s leadership team.  An important part of this role is developing and maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders, driving the Directorate’s customer-centric objectives. 

The role is busy and varied. There is opportunity to use your current administration and coordination skills, with ample room for growth and development.

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • A strong Executive Assistant and/or administration background and a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • The ability to handle multiple projects, work well under pressure and use good judgement
  • To be well organised with an ability to plan, prioritise and pay attention to detail
  • Demonstrated relationship management skills and the ability to work effectively with staff and leaders at all levels

Public sector experience and the knowledge of machinery of government planning and reporting cycles would be advantageous.

We offer a range of benefits including professional development, free health insurance, on-site gym, childcare facilities, and a great work life balance.

If you want to work with a purpose at the heart of New Zealand’s national security, make your application now.

Salary from $58,549 - $87,823 per annum

A position description can be found attached here.

How to apply

Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter. These should be sent to careers@nzic.govt.nz quoting reference number C2/20/33 and placing your full name in the subject line of the email. Only completed applications will be progressed.

Please direct any enquiries regarding this role to careers@nzic.govt.nz 

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

You must be able to obtain and maintain a high level security clearance. Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken. Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed.

Applications close 2 March 2020

The NZIC treats all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality. You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.

 

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NZSIS
NZSIS

Portfolio Analyst

At the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS), we’re not content to watch the world change around us – we need to stay ahead of the curve to make sure we’re doing the best we can for New Zealand.  We want to inject new perspectives, fresh ideas and innovative ways of doing things.  We’re looking for a talented Portfolio Analyst of business change programme and projects to join our newly formed Change Delivery team.

The NZSIS Capability Directorate is responsible for ensuring the NZSIS is well positioned to keep New Zealand and New Zealanders safe – both now and into the future.  We deliver business and capability development, while ensuring our investment in technology and other capabilities is prioritised to deliver our strategic outcomes.

We have a busy change programme, across a broad an exciting portfolio of programmes and projects. We need a Portfolio Analyst to achieve the following:

  • Enable Leadership to have effective oversight of Strategic Change by providing detailed insights, trend analysis and reporting (including project and programme milestones, deliverable, finances and other key performance metric) of the NZSIS Portfolio of projects and programmes
  • Be responsible for assessing, monitoring and reporting on Projects and Programme’s across the NZSIS
  • Build confidence and resilience through effective portfolio reporting that enable the NZSIS to effectively plan and manage change
  • Support the Capability Directorate to deliver on current and future requirements by influencing sustainable investment decisions through highly effective analysis and reporting products

This is an 18 month fixed term contract with the potential to become full-time in the future.

Our successful candidate will have a high degree of professionalism and integrity, and will be a great team player.

As well as interesting work, we offer a range of benefits that include training opportunities, health insurance, a fun social club, and on-site gym and fitness facilities. We also promise you will never have to take work home with you!

If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an exciting and dynamic environment and make a contribution to New Zealand’s national security, then this is the role for you!

Salary from $68,724 - $103,086 per annum 

(Midpoint of the salary range is $85,905 reflecting full competence in the role)

A position description can be found attached here.

How to apply

Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter. These should be sent to careers@nzic.govt.nz quoting reference number D2/20/22 and placing your full name in the subject line of the email. Only completed applications will be progressed.

Please direct any enquiries regarding this role to careers@nzic.govt.nz 

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

You must be able to obtain and maintain a high level security clearance. Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken. Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed.

Applications close 4 March 2020

The NZIC treats all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality. You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.

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NZSIS
NZSIS

Operations Officer

  • Do you want to work with a group of people who are passionate about protecting and advancing New Zealand’s way of life?
  • Looking for a meaningful and rewarding career where you will make a tangible contribution to the security of New Zealand?

The New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) is currently recruiting for an Operations Officer in Auckland. We are looking for a highly talented and professional individual with a range of life experience to work within this diverse and exciting area of our organisation.

The Operations Officer is responsible for the delivery of critical intelligence between deployed operational teams and key stakeholders in support of national security investigations and operations throughout the country. It would suit someone who is keen to take on a challenging and dynamic role.

Is this for you?

To be successful in this role, you need to be resilient, able to work in a high pressure environment, and be committed and enthusiastic about the role of the NZSIS. You will be comfortable working both in a team environment and alone, and your ability to multitask and prioritise information will be key. Working in a dynamic operational environment, you will be comfortable managing periods of relative inactivity, together with often unpredictable periods of intense and fast-paced activity. Ideally, you will have experience in an operational control centre or communications centre.

Key skills and attributes required in this role are:

  • Experience handling, understanding, processing, analysing and communicating intelligence, or similar information
  • Strong attention to detail and keen observation skills
  • Excellent judgement and decision making ability
  • An appreciation for technology and the ability to learn new systems
  • An awareness of, and interest in, current affairs and issues that affect New Zealand on a domestic and international level
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • A professional, can-do approach
  • A high level of integrity and trustworthiness

As an Operations Officer, you will be required to work unsociable hours at any time of the day or night to meet operational requirements.

Our team includes people who come from all walks of life, all ages, and are from many cultures; but we all share common values and are committed to doing beyond ordinary work everyday to keep New Zealanders safe.

We offer a range of benefits that include professional development opportunities, 20 days’ annual leave plus additional leave entitlements and subsidised health insurance.

Would you like to join us? Apply today!

A copy of the position description can be found on this page.

Salary range: $58,549 - $87,823 per annum

How to apply

Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter.  These should be sent to careers@nzic.govt.nz quoting reference number D2/20/21 in the subject line of the email.  Only completed applications will be progressed.

Please direct any enquiries regarding this role to careers@nzic.govt.nz.

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

You must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Special (TSS) security clearance.  Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken.  Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed.

Applications close on 4 March 2020

The NZIC treats all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality.  You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.

GCSB
GCSB

Windows System Engineer – Level 2 or Level 3

  • Are you passionate about Windows, data and IT in general?
  • Keen to develop enthusiasm in a new and exciting environment?
  • Do you feel like you could be advancing your skills?

If the answer to these questions is yes, you need to seriously consider working for us at our Wellington office!

This opportunity will give you the chance to expand into other technology areas while being part of an organisation that is committed to the security and well-being of New Zealand.

Our Technology Directorate delivers technology for the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB), New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) and the wider security and intelligence sector. Our purpose is to ensure that mission requirements are met today and in the future – realising positive outcomes for New Zealand.

What you’ll bring to the position:

  • A passion for Windows, including system admin skills
  • Platform knowledge
  • Scripting and programming
  • Virtualisation technology experience
  • Complex multi-server processing system knowledge
  • Storage and web technology experience

Joining a technology centric team, who collectively do amazing things with information technology, you should also be enthusiastic solving complex problems on your own.  Some formal training such as a tertiary qualification would be helpful, but we’re interested in relevant work experience or even a long term obsession!

We refer to a person with this expertise as a Cryptologic Engineer. Don’t let the word ‘Cryptologic’ spook you (see what we did there!). It’s not code breaking but you can expect to do some unique things with your computing / networking / problem solving skills.

What you get from us:

  • Unique and extremely interesting work that you won’t get to do anywhere else
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Supportive team environment
  • Competitive salary appropriate to qualifications and experience
  • Free health care and on-site gym
  • Active social club

Level 2 salary from $79,797 to $119,695

(Midpoint of the salary range is $99,746 reflecting full competence in the role)

Level 3 salary from $93,497 to $140,245

(Midpoint of the salary range is $116,871 reflecting full competence in the role)

A position description can be found attached here.

How to apply

Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter. These should be sent to careers@nzic.govt.nz quoting reference number C2/20/36 and placing your full name in the subject line of the email. Only completed applications will be progressed.

Please direct any enquiries regarding this role to careers@nzic.govt.nz 

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

You must be able to obtain and maintain a high level security clearance. Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken. Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed.

Applications close 4 March 2020.

The NZIC treats all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality. You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.

NZSIS
NZSIS

Senior Legal Advisor

 

The Legal Team of the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) is looking for a talented, smart and high energy solicitor to join them in their Wellington based team - a highly functioning, collaborative unit where no two days are the same.

The core function of the team is to provide quality legal and risk management advice on all matters relating to the operational activities of the NZSIS, including warrants, inquiries and reviews.

You’ll be advising on stimulating and unique situations including human intelligence activity, covert collection capabilities, privacy, international and human rights law.  You’ll also be engaging with internal and external stakeholders, including the Director-General and domestic and foreign partners.

To be successful in this role, you will bring:

  • An ability to manage and strategise across complex legal issues
  • An ability to find practical solutions to novel issues
  • An awareness of, and interest in, current affairs and issues that affect New Zealand – domestic and international
  • Legal drafting and “plain English” writing skills
  • Commercial experience and at least eight to ten years’ PQE.

As well as never a dull moment in your day, we offer:

  • Ongoing development and training
  • Kiwisaver employer contribution over base salary
  • Four weeks’ annual leave plus additional leave entitlements
  • Generous parental leave and childcare benefits
  • Subsidised health insurance and vision care
  • Flexible working environment; family friendly
  • Free on-site gym (take out if not Wellington role)
  • Active, fun social club

If you want to join our team at the heart of New Zealand’s national security, make your application now.  We believe that diversity is our first line of defence.  We encourage all parts of the community to consider a career with us.

Salary range:  $112,196 - $168,294

A position description can be found attached here.

How to apply

Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter. These should be sent to careers@nzic.govt.nz quoting reference number D2/20/24 and placing your full name in the subject line of the email. Only completed applications will be progressed.

Please direct any enquiries regarding this role to careers@nzic.govt.nz 

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

You must be able to obtain and maintain a high level security clearance. Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken. Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed.

Applications close 5 March 2020.

The NZIC treats all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality. You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.