Team Leader Database and Integration Services

Fire and Emergency New Zealand

Team Leader Database and Integration Services

We have a great role now available for an experienced Team Leader to work in application/database development including middleware, Cloud and critical business applications within our Data & Integration Services team.

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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.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Team Leader to join our busy Data & Integration Services team. Reporting to the Manager Technology & Support Services, you’ll be responsible for leading a team of specialists (internal, external and vendors) that support, enhance and develop applications and databases, middleware, interfaces and data. You will be initially based in at our National headquarters Wellington and then later likely to be based in Newlands office.

The Data and integration Services team operates as a centre of excellence to ICT functional areas and the wider business units and therefore must be able to balance the demands of day to day support activities with new capability and enhancement requests. This role will require you to work in this context and provide a superior, quality focused and relevant service to Fire and Emergency New Zealand users and external parties as required.

Our ideal applicant would have:

  • Minimum 10 years experience leading a team of IT specialists in a critical business environment
  • Minimum 10 years experience in Microsoft technologies
  • Significant experience in API design, development and management
  • Has in-depth demonstrable skills in system and functional analysis and problem diagnostic, capability of producing high quality specification and documentation
  • Leadership experience – strong minded and tenacious problem solver with the ability to keep a team united and working at an elevated level
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in integration (middleware) products and development
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of the development and management of relational database environments including Oracle and SQL Server
  • Demonstrated experience in creating and maintaining business application and technical documentation
  • Extensive experience with SDLC and understanding of related processes and disciplines
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies and able to plan and successfully manage workload to completion and within SLAs
  • Has an ability to assist others in carrying out tasks such that they can use this skill without help in the future
  • Is capable of preparing training materials and is successful in training delivery of business and technical applications
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate (oral and written) to all levels of the organisation
  • Minimum ten years’ experience in application/database development including middleware, Cloud and critical business applications

So if you’re looking for chance to put your diverse skill set to use in an organisation dedicated to helping our communities, then we’ll provide you with a unique opportunity to utilise your knowledge within a supportive team.

The remuneration range for this role is $110,000 – $129,000 per annum. Benefits include matched Kiwisaver employer contributions of up to 6%, life and income protection insurance for KiwiSaver contributors, and unlimited fair use sick leave policy.

How to apply

Apply now by following the link below. Please ensure you include your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience.

Applications close: 5pm, Monday 28 January 2019

For more information about this role please download a position description or email