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ICT Senior Library Systems Specialist

Date: 21-Dec-2020

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

•    Drive new ICT services from inception through to Go Live – from identifying business needs, product selection, business case development, to process mapping and integration design
•    Deliver innovative products for Auckland Council Libraries
•    Work on On-Prem applications, SaaS, APIs and digital web solutions on a permanent full-time capacity, based in Auckland CBD


He angitūtanga: The opportunity 


You will provide technical advisory services to Auckland Council’s Libraries acting as their go-to application expert. You will be working closely with business stakeholders and vendors on a variety of different applications including the delivery of new technologies. You will continually provide technical application expertise and consultancy services to the business while ensuring the Library ICT services are kept at optimal operational levels. Finally, you will be working closely with vendors and stakeholders ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget and to scope.


He kōrero mōu: About you 


You must be applications expert and have worked with different types of application and different deployment models throughout your careers. 5-7 years of broad experience in IT including in-depth application experience. You have 3-5 years of experience in the implementation of applications and software in highly complex business environments. You have experience in modern technologies such as SaaS solutions enablement, integration technologies, digital and web service solutions as well as modern API management. You have outstanding communications and stakeholder management skills. You will you have knowledge of emerging development and cloud technologies and you can build applications using java or Microsoft stack technologies. You will also be charged with ensuring high level service agreements are articulated and solidified upfront and then maintained throughout the support phase.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


You will be joining a growing progressive business unit that wants to improve its service and product knowledge to help Auckland Council libraries deliver a high value service to its customers. You will assist a large internal client that has more than 50 libraries across the Auckland region covering Whangaparaoa in the north, Great Barrier island in the gulf and Pukekohe in the south. You will be able to deliver innovative products to the libraries such as smart shelves and other RFID technology. There are many more exciting initiatives currently underway within this large and complex business unit so if you think Libraries means they are slow or boring you’re wrong.


Tell us why you are interested in this opportunity and apply via the link. For more information you can also contact Toby Edrada at toby.edrada@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz for a confidential chat.


Applications close Monday, 18th January 2021


NOTE: While we will be assessing applications as they are received, interviews will likely not take place until the New Year and there may be no follow up correspondence until after Monday, 25th January 2021


Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process