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GCSB
GCSB

Digital Collaboration Specialist (JAVA)

  • Java development focus
  • Full time  - Wellington

 Do you know the difference between Java and JavaScript?  Are you more than just a coder? More than just an administrator?  Can you talk geek and wield a mouse equally as well as a keyboard?  Are Jira and Confluence just keywords that will appear in your search history moments after reading this advert?  Do you know who Linus Torvalds is? (How’s that searching going?)  Ok, maybe you don’t know Linus, but you should know what the C in CSS means, and whether a petabyte is bigger that a terabyte

We’re looking for an enthusiastic person to join our existing team of Digital Collaboration Specialists within the Information and Data Management Unit.  Collectively they have a broad range of skills and talents, covering design, engagement, training and technical prowess.  This new position is for a technical role within that team with a focus on writing code, taking ownership of your work, supporting (and being supported by) your team and making life easier for everyone.

This role covers

  • installing, configuring and maintaining our collaborative browser-driven applications
  • developing templates & blueprints, macros and workflows
  • writing, testing and installing plugins
  • streamlining interfaces between our systems
  • Guiding and supporting technical and non-technical users to get the most out of the tools we provide
  • Working with infrastructure (a bonus but not essential)
  • Making our user’s days better where we can

What we hope you will bring to the mix is:

  • Some Java programming skills
  • Expertise with Jira & Confluence (or similar transferrable experience)  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A focus on delivering results
  • Problem solving
  • Amazing baking skills, or at least an appreciation of ours

And of course, we are happy to hear about other skills and talents you can bring to the team.

We realise that it’s hard to find someone with everything we want – but if you tick a few of the boxes already and you’re smart, personable and ready to learn then you should apply.  Our team is like nowhere you’ve worked before, and you will never be asked to take work home with you!

Salary range:  $68,316 - $102,474.

 

About us:

Technology Directorate delivers technology for GCSB, 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.

Working in a unique, supportive and inclusive environment, you will have an opportunity to apply your expertise and ingenuity to a wide range of stimulating subject areas. You will help us solve complicated technical problems and deliver services that realise measurable benefits.

We offer interesting work plus a range of benefits including professional development opportunities, free medical insurance and on-site fitness facilities.

If you want 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.  We encourage all parts of the community to consider a career with us.

 

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 C2/18/89 and 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 NZ Intelligence Community (NZIC) you must have been a NZ citizen for at least 10 years.  Alternatively you must hold NZ Permanent Residence / 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 Monday 8 October 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

MANAGER, CYBER THREAT RESPONSE

We have a great opportunity for an experienced people leader to manage the Cyber Threat Response Unit within GCSB’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). You will play a key role in the national security of New Zealand, and will make a difference to how the NCSC responds to and reports on cyber security incidents.

We are looking for an outstanding manager with a proven track record in managing and motivating teams of technical specialists. 

Our teams work closely with cyber security professionals across government and the private sector.  Whilst a background in Cyber Security, Computer Science or Software Engineering expertise is useful, our top priority is to recruit people who are as passionate about people management as they are about cutting-edge technology. 

We are looking for a manager who enjoys communicating and who is prepared to put the needs of customers at the centre of everything they do.  You’ll need to be ready to step into a role where your actions will make a real difference to the security and prosperity of New Zealand.

If you are successful, your days could be spent:

-         liaising with customers and senior stakeholders;

-         driving the operational response to significant cyber incidents and leading teams working to counter sophisticated malware undetectable by commercial tools;

-         providing advice and solutions to policy-makers on the future of cyber security in New Zealand;

-         briefing politicians and senior officials on the rapidly evolving cyber threat. 

A desire to learn really matters to us.  We invest significantly in our people and expect you to be hungry to acquire new skills and experience.  We offer training and development opportunities online, in New Zealand and overseas.  We’ll help you build a career where you fulfil your potential.

Our values are central to everything we do.  We want to find people who are honest and courageous, curious and resilient, agile and self-aware.  And we want to know that they’ll encourage the same traits in those they lead.

As well as interesting work, we also offer a range of benefits including competitive salary, on-site gym and fitness facilities.  We also promise you will never have to take work home with you!

Salary from $106,860 - $160,290 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 C2/18/66 and placing your full name in the subject line of the email.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 at 5pm on Sunday, 30 September 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

Radio Frequency/Telecommunications Engineer (Technical Emanations Security Engineer)

The High Assurance Services unit within the GCSB helps protect New Zealand’s most valuable information and networks from advanced technology-borne threats. 

We have a unique opportunity for an Engineer ready to solve interesting problems in a fast-paced and changing environment.  The work will vary, including conducting emanations/technical security inspections, research and development, supporting accreditation programmes and working with internal teams and external customers.

Using your engineering background and experience you will be able to translate the technical details/information for non-technical audiences.  The environment and technology is forever evolving so as well as dealing with today’s problems, you will be keen to contribute to the research and development effort to combat tomorrow’s threats.  This will align with your commitment to ongoing learning as you will need to acquire new knowledge and skills to stay current and be fully effective in the role. 

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Practical experience in an electronics environment (RF engineering, telephony, electronics servicing, ICT)
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications – electronic engineering, telecommunications or computer science
  • Other desirable skills/experience: Electrical Service Technician Registration; Site Safe Certificate; Familiarity with HVAC systems, power reticulation, building management systems, alarm systems. Knowledge of EMI/EMC techniques
  • A good understanding of test equipment
  • Full drivers licence 

You will need to be organised, have an eye for detail and commitment to accuracy and quality and be able to operate independently or as part of a small team both in New Zealand and overseas.

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. 

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

Salary from $77,711 - $116,567 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 C2/18/76 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 5pm on Sunday, 30 September 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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GCSB
GCSB

FINANCE MANAGER

We are looking for an experienced Finance Manager to lead a talented team of finance professionals to ensure the effective delivery of all financial management services across GCSB and NZSIS. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a unique environment.

This is a busy and challenging role.  Not only are you an experienced technical accountant, meeting financial reporting deadlines and documentation, and managing a wide range of stakeholder relationships; you are also a people leader used to the multiple demands of managing a team.

You will have experience in managing and motivating teams, delivering financial policy, processes and practices and an in-depth knowledge and understanding of finance policies, principles and trends. You will have the ability to keep looking forward and anticipating issues, and be able to analyse and solve complex situations that may occur.

Your ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders is vital to the success of your role. You will be working collaboratively across the GCSB, NZSIS and central agencies to keep them informed of the financial performance of both agencies.

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

If the challenge of this role appeals to you – then don’t delay apply today!

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

Salary range:  $106,860 - $160,290 circa.

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 C2/18/94 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, 4th October 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

Systems/Financial Accountant

We are looking for an experienced Systems/Financial Accountant to join our Finance team who provide expert financial accounting advice to the GCSB and NZSIS.  This is an exciting opportunity to work in a unique environment.

This is a pivotal role in the team and we are eager for you to bring your high level financial analytical and systems development skills to us, along with your ability to provide strategic financial advice to managers and leaders alike. 

You will be part of a talented team of finance professionals who make a real contribution to the New Zealand Intelligence Community.  In this role, you will lead and maintain improvements to the GCSB and NZSIS financial systems including the FMIS system and the business intelligence budgeting, forecasting and reporting tools.

You will have experience in and enjoy financial systems development and implementation.  You will have in-depth knowledge of accounting systems, spreadsheets and databases, an understanding of financial management and processes in the public sector, experience in using modelling and forecasting tools and techniques, and experience in an environment that at times, demands tight deadlines with competing demands

Your ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders is important to the success of your role. You will be working collaboratively across the agencies to deliver to deadlines and need to possess sound judgement to implement solutions to complex problems.

Your keen eye for attention to detail and high level of accuracy, along with excellent written and oral communication skills will ensure sound and professional financial advice is delivered to both agencies. 

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.  We also promise you will never have to take work home with you!

If the challenge of this role appeals to you – then don’t delay apply today!

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

Salary range:  $77,711 - $116,567 circa.

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 C2/18/95 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, 4th October 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 Security Team Lead

In a world where our adversaries operate without rules or borders, GCSB’s mission to protect New Zealand’s most valuable information has never been more relevant. Our teams have the job of protecting the nation’s most highly classified sites and systems.

We are recruiting to fill the role of Team Lead: Technical Security in the High Assurance Services unit in Wellington.

The Team Lead provides senior oversight of the team trusted to protect New Zealand government information from eavesdropping devices and technical espionage threats at home and abroad, and subsequent reporting to customers. The Team Lead also drives engagement and collaboration with our customers and international partners.

Our teams work closely with information security professionals across government. You will need to have completed formal Technical Security training already to undertake this role. This will be underpinned by a background in telecommunications, electronic engineering, or a related field. Our top priority is to recruit people who are as passionate about people management as they are about cutting-edge technology and intelligence.

We are looking for leaders who enjoy communicating – the ability to accurately and clearly set requirements, document findings, and articulate areas of risk is essential. They must be outcomes-focussed and prepared to put the needs of customers at the centre of everything they do. They will need to be ready to step into a challenging role where their actions will make a real difference to the security and prosperity of New Zealand.  We need people who have the potential to develop into outstanding managers, who understand the business, and have the desire and skills to guide and motivate teams of technical specialists who are subject matter experts in their field.

If you are successful, your days could be spent:

  • Driving standards and leading a team of world-class expert Technical Security engineers;
  • Liaising with technical specialists both in New Zealand and overseas;
  • Overseeing the production of highly specialist reporting;
  • Conducting Technical Security inspections of sites both in New Zealand and abroad;
  • Ensuring that areas are safe for senior government officials to discuss findings of national significance;
  • Keeping our cutting-edge inspection equipment up to date through capital acquisitions;
  • Providing advice on changes in threats or capabilities to ensure that the team continues to operate within New Zealand law.

This role will involve some international travel – to locations that will sometimes be dangerous but will always be interesting. However, the Team Lead must strike the balance between travelling to conduct inspections and providing continuity for planning and advice within the unit.

To be successful in this role you will be enthusiastic, pragmatic, and self-motivated. You will be able to work both alone and in a team, and display sound judgement. You will also have:

  • Experience in leading a specialist team.
  • A working knowledge of Technical Security equipment, tradecraft and capability.
  • Excellent written communication skills and an ability to evaluate, synthesise, and summarise data.
  • Highly developed negotiation and relationship management skills.
  • Presentation, public speaking or training skills and experience.

Our values are central to everything we do. We want to find people who are honest, curious and resilient, agile and self-aware. We want to know that they’ll

encourage the same traits in those they lead, and that they can provide constructive and honest developmental feedback to their team.

A desire to learn really matters to us. We invest significantly in our people and expect you to be hungry to acquire new skills and experience. We offer training and development opportunities online, in New Zealand and overseas. We’ll help you build a career where you fulfil your potential.

As well as interesting work, we also offer a range of benefits including competitive salary, on-site gym and fitness facilities.  We also promise you will never have to take work home with you!

Salary from $90,366 - $135,548 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 C2/18/100 and placing your full name in the subject line of the email.and placing your full name in the subject line of the email.and placing your full name in the subject line of the email.and placing your full name in the subject line of the email.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.

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GCSB
GCSB

Team Leader, Information Management

  • Delivering information services
  • Permanent - Wellington

Technology Directorate delivers technology for GCSB, 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.

As Team Leader Information Management you will be responsible for delivering information management services to the GCSB and partner agencies.  You will manage one of two teams with expertise in information and archival management, or web development, graphic design, training, business analysis and technical writing.  You will manage the operational activities of your team and assist the GCSB to derive greater business value from its information assets.

As an experienced information professional, you will provide leadership in the delivery of information management and related services, with a focus on enhancing adoption and strategic use of information, data and collaboration tools.  

Ideally you will bring:

  • Experience in managing and motivating high performing teams
  • A passion for developing teams and staff
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Substantial experience in delivering solutions to business problems through the use of information and content management tools OR
  • Substantial experience in managing information assets and monitoring organisational compliance with relevant standards and legislation.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills and able to prioritise tasks to meet deadlines and manage changing priorities
  • Strong commitment to providing a high standard of customer service

 

Working in a unique and supportive environment, you will have an opportunity to apply your expertise and ingenuity to a wide range of stimulating subject areas. You will help us meet complicated technical challenges and deliver services that realise measurable benefits.

We offer interesting work plus a range of benefits including professional development, free medical insurance and on-site fitness facilities.

If you want 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.  We encourage all parts of the community to consider a career with us.

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 C2/18/85 and 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 NZ Intelligence Community (NZIC) you must have been a NZ citizen for at least 10 years.  Alternatively you must hold NZ Permanent Residence / 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 Monday 8 October 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.