Senior Systems Specialist

Date: 06-May-2022

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

•    Bring your systems admin experience to a whole new level and lead the management of web servers and software environments in a full-time permanent capacity
•    Exposure to multiple systems, advanced technologies, and innovative projects involving Software Development Life Cycle Management from planning to maintenance
•    Bring together your knowledge in software development and platform management/deployment and help bridge the gap between these two areas for better productivity and cycle times.


He angitūtanga: The opportunity


This role is responsible for the coordination of ICT Web Solution environments, ensuring effective administration of the landscape. This role will also provide consulting services to development teams and works alongside partners within ICT and customer business units across the council implementing best practices.

Leading and maintaining systems in accordance with performance, security, and change management standards is key to the success of the Web Solutions Team.

He kōrero mōu: About you 


You have at least 5+ years of experience managing the administrative and software configurations for a full-scale Web platform implementation, along with hands-on exposure in Windows servers running Windows 2012 R2 or later OS, plus SharePoint On-Prem and Office 365 products such as SharePoint Online.


Your high-level skills in deploying Infrastructure as Code (IaC), using platforms such as Terraform, Ansible, Chef, combined with your expertise in SQL Server Management Studio and T-SQL will contribute to your success in this role. 


Since this role will be heavily involved in leading the management of Web servers and software environments, ensuring proper administration of security policies and procedures, your deep understanding of enterprise web platforms, systems, solutions and products and their administration best practice design will be heavily put into practice. 


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


You will have the chance to grow your technical expertise and get valuable experience that will set you up for career growth. You will have the support of an experienced team with a strong vision for growth.


You will work with new technology in a team and organisation that supports and nurtures its people. You will get exposure to multiple systems and innovative projects. Finally, you will help Auckland Council to increase efficiency across the organization ensuring we help make our customers' lives easier.

As a high-performing organisation, we place a high value on the quality of work done where achievements are regularly celebrated and recognised, embracing the culture of positivity, fun and passion into the workplace.  

Whakamaua kia tina! Be the how!

Tell us why you are interested in this opportunity and apply via the link. 

Applications close Sunday, 19th June

Please note that we may, however, be considering applications as they are received so please do not delay in applying.

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.


Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.