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GCSB
GCSB

Service Centre Technician

  • Take the next step in your ICT service centre career
  • Permanent - Wellington

 

The ICT Capability Directorate within the GCSB works across the New Zealand Intelligence Community (NZIC)to deliver and operate technology solutions. 

As Service Centre Technician you will join the team working directly with customers to provide support and administration to critical IT systems and infrastructure.  In this environment, you will maintain and problem-resolve unique systems and specialist tools that are outside of the standard set of corporate applications.  

You will be looking for the next step in your career as you become recognised as a subject matter expert and learn new and sometimes complex skills, and advise customers on a range of technical matters.  You will be supported with career and training opportunities to ensure your skills are kept up to date.

Our ideal person will have:

  • experience in a service desk environment
  • experience in system administration of Windows or Unix / Linux based systems
  • a practical troubleshooting philosophy
  • excellent customer service skills and be results oriented
  • Qualifications:  Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), NZQA Level 4 or higher Diploma in Computing, Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) desirable

 

As well as interesting work, we also offer a range of benefits including competitive salary, professional development, free health insurance and on-site gym and fitness facilities.

If you are up for this challenge, and you have the energy, drive and motivation to work with a purpose at the heart of New Zealand’s national security, make your application now. 

We believe that diversity is our first line of defence and encourage all parts of the community to consider a career with the NZIC.

Salary range $56,628 to $84,941 depending on experience

 

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 C2/18/50 and your 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 / 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 Tuesday 26 June 2018.

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

Vetting Delivery Manager

In this position of Vetting Delivery Manager you will be responsible, at the operational level, for leading, managing and developing one of our Wellington based vetting teams to ensure the secure, efficient delivery of NZSIS operational security and intelligence objectives. 

As well as providing leadership and technical guidance to your direct reports (which may include secondees), you will be responsible for ensuring the team achieves its vetting performance and quality targets including the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). 

You will have proven leadership experience, ideally in leading operational teams.  In addition, you will be a confident communicator with demonstrated planning experience and provision of operational risk management and guidance.  Your leadership will inspire others to challenge their views and welcome opportunities for change.  Experience in security vetting or personnel security will be highly regarded. 

The following experience and attributes are key to success in this role:

 A successful background leading and managing people

  • Proven experience coaching, mentoring and developing others and building high performing teams
  • Demonstrated planning experience and provision of operational risk management and guidance
  • A continuous improvement and customer experience focus
  • Demonstrated analytical capabilities, sound judgement and decision making
  • Proven experience in building and maintaining positive and productive work relationships

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

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

Salary range: $77,497 - $116,246. 

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 D2/18/39 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 5pm Monday, 2 July 2018. 

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

Technical Writer

We have a great opportunity for a technical writer who is up for the challenge of working in a unique and rewarding sector.  

This positon is located in the ICT Capability Directorate which comprises the core engineering, software development and data management functions.

We have a major programme of work underway and your skills in understanding technical processes and producing elegant, coherent documentation will be in hot demand.    The Technical Writer is part of our Information Development team, which includes our business analysts, content management, training & design specialists. You will be working in a positive and appreciative environment with people who are committed to keeping New Zealanders safe from outside threat.

This position is located in Wellington, but there will also be opportunities to spend time in our other facilities. 

What you will bring to the position:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills,
  • Ability to break down complex technical processes into succinct and well-designed documentation,
  • Knowledge of high-level technical principles, particularly relating to systems and telecommunications engineering,
  • Strong planning and time management skills,
  • 5+ year’s relevant experience.

Familiarity with Jira and Confluence would also be a bonus.

What we can offer in return is:

  • Varied work in an interesting environment,
  • Support to develop your skills,
  • Competitive salary appropriate to qualifications and experience,
  • Private medical insurance and vision care benefits,
  • A good work-life balance. We promise you will never have to take work home with you!

Salary from $66,387 - $99,580 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 C2/18/51 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 July 2018.

 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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