- Do you have an interest in the security and well-being of New Zealand and New Zealanders?
- Do you want to become one of the good guys in the fight against advanced cyber security threats?
- Would you like to work at the heart of New Zealand’s national security?
Expressions of interest are invited for an Applications Engineer within the Information Assurance and Cyber Security Directorate (IACD) of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB), based in Wellington.
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is an integral part of the GCSB. We are an engineering team responsible for the design, development, implementation and management of all aspects of our capability that underpins our internal platforms.
We are looking for someone with a strong design/engineering background, to continue the work achieved to date but also evolve our systems in line with the dynamic technology and security threat landscape.
This role allows for a high degree of autonomy, flexibility and agility. You will be designing and implementing solutions that meet required organisational outcomes and delivering operational capabilities to our stakeholders across government and the private sector, both nationally and internationally.
The existing team is a highly capable and experienced group with a great can-do culture - willing to try new things and push the boundaries.
To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate your experience, passion and enthusiasm for Engineering and Information Security.
You will be able to demonstrate:
- The ability to use or learn about a wide variety of Open Source technologies
- Experience working in Continuous Integration environments
- Experience with Docker
- Experience Developing for Linux
In addition to the technical experience, you will also have:
- Enthusiasm for solving complex problems
- Effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to create concise and effective technical documentation
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 $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 email@example.com quoting reference number C2/19/38 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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: 26 May 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.