Systems Engineer

- Be part of a vibrant research organisation
- Support a diverse IT environment including Windows, Linux, MacOS, Azure, AWS
- Flexible and collaborative working environment BRANZ Systems Engineer
  • Be part of a vibrant research organisation
  • Support a diverse IT environment including Windows, Linux, MacOS, Azure, AWS
  • Flexible and collaborative working environment
Company

BRANZ is an independent and impartial research, testing, and consulting company focussed on inspiring the industry to provide better buildings for New Zealanders. BRANZ is a dynamic and ambitious organisation which is moving at pace.

They are located on a large modern complex in Judgeford, a beautiful rural area a short drive from Wellington city.

BRANZ are expanding their IT team and are looking for a Systems Engineer to continue the evolution of our IT platforms. This newly created role will be involved in a range of interesting technical projects and contribute to the shape of the organisation's IT infrastructure. This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated and proactive team player who is looking for an autonomous role with exposure to a wide range of IT technologies

The Role

Reporting directly to the IT Manager, you will be responsible for the maintenance, support and effective operation of BRANZ's various business critical IT systems. The ideal candidate will be someone who has a broad range of experience across multiple platforms and technologies, who is looking to make an impact.

Key Responsibilities:
  • ┬ĚSystem Management - Ensure best practice of operational on-prem and cloud IT systems. This includes configuration of physical and virtual servers, Active Directory support, and responsibility for cloud systems including Azure, AWS & Salesforce.
  • Network Support & Control - Design & maintenance of LAN/WAN networks, including monitoring and fault resolution.
  • Backup, business continuity and disaster recovery - Design and operational management.
  • Collaboration with other team members - Work closely with teams across the business.
  • IT Security - Design and implementation of security systems, monitoring, and best practice standards.
  • Technical Support - Oversee the operation of desktop support.

Key Skills:
  • Five years' experience in IT systems management and operations
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Windows stack (Hyper-V, Azure, Windows Hybrid Active Directory, Office 365)
  • Experience with network design and operations (WAN/LAN)
  • Experience with system administration in the cloud (ideally AWS, Azure and Salesforce)
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly to different audiences

Company Culture

BRANZ have a collaborative environment that provides support and encourages personal development. They offer free onsite carparking, a subsidised cafeteria and eligible staff also receive income protection and health insurance. They also have an active social club and there are numerous opportunities for outdoor activities on the doorstep including walking, running, biking and golf.

If you're interested in working with smart people and solving some complex technical problems, please apply now for a prompt response.

You MUST have the right to live and work in NZ and be available for an interview in person at short notice.

JO-1910-50881

Job reference: JO-1910-50881


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