Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Fire and Emergency New Zealand

Senior Infrastructure Engineer

We are seeking expressions of interest for a 12month fixed term role of Senior Infrastructure Engineer (Security), within the Technology & Support Services Team based in our IT office in Newlands, Wellington.

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is a Crown Entity established on 1 July 2017 under the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017. The role of our new organisation is to reduce unwanted fires, respond to structural and vegetation fires and other emergencies including motor vehicle crashes, medical emergencies, hazardous substance related incidents, natural disasters and support increased community resilience.

Our new, unified organisation provides a fire and emergency service that delivers for communities, and the firefighters who serve them, now and in the future.

This position is part of the Infrastructure team and will provide expertise to ensure the ongoing security and protection of all information assets and systems. Reporting to the Team Leader Infrastructure, you will provide support and specialist security advice to all aspects of the business including on premise data centres, cloud, network and perimeter security.

As Senior Infrastructure Engineer (Security) you will work with internal teams and any 3rd party vendors to ensure that the Infrastructure team is able to monitor, detect and respond to events impacting the security of Fire and Emergency and any partner agencies.

The ideal applicant:

  • Is a self-starter and possesses a can-do attitude
  • Lead the research and analysis required to identify and develop strategic security priorities
  • Experience in supporting O365 and Microsoft Azure Cloud security suites and environments
  • Develop, configure, administer and enhance security tools to continuously improve the detection, prevention and analysis of security vulnerabilities and incidents
  • Keep informed as to emerging security threats that have the potential to impact Fire and Emergency NZ and implement/recommend mitigating strategies. Utilise available threat intelligence sources to inform and improve attack detection techniques
  • Support the investigation of security incidents
  • Has experience in a similar role in an IT environment of comparable complexity and size.

The remuneration range for this role is $86,970– $96,634per annum. 

How to apply

For more information about this role please contact Andrew Cowan at Andrew.Cowan@fireandemergency.nz

If this sounds like you, please apply now by downloading a copy of the position description and the application form

You’ll need to complete the application form and attach your CV and a cover letter.  Please make sure you carefully consider the position description in the link above, so that your CV sets out your relevant experience.  

Please send your completed application to NHQjobs@fireandemergency.nz. We will send you an email confirming your application has been received.  If you do not get an acknowledgement email, please email us again at NHQjobs@fireandemergency.nz.

Applications close 9am Monday 22 July 2019