Senior Systems Engineer - Cloud

Posted 11 October 2023
Job type Permanent
Discipline Cloud & Dev Ops

Job description

A hugely successful global brand with a strong presence in New Zealand.  They have a technically talented technology team going through an exciting period of transformation that you will play a key part in. This team works hard but have lots of fun doing so.  Offering a great working environment and supportive leadership.

This newly created role is responsible for the overall management and support of the network infrastructure. You'll bring your experience supporting medium to large networks; data centre management; cloud infrastructure management; and will have worked with various networking tools and protocols. This is an ideal role for someone with a good understanding of network security; and a desire to stay current with modern technology solutions.

This is a full time, permanent role working 37.5 hours a week in Auckland.

  • M365 and Azure expertise including complex Active Directory.
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) expertise (e.g., EC2, account access, security groups).
  • Maintain and monitor cloud infrastructure (e.g., AWS, MS Azure, Office 365).
  • Configuration in AWS (e.g., Fortinet web filtering, VPC backup and Mgmt., KMS).
  • Manage and support Linux systems and Windows systems.
  • Maintain and build scripts to manage the cloud infrastructure and server instances.
  • Conduct short-term and long-term network architecture planning to meet current and expanding business requirements.
  • Troubleshoot router and switch connectivity.
  • Provide top level network support within defined SLAs.
  • Work with the Information Security and Software Development departments to design an operating environment and data flow that is secure.
  • Develop testing and implementation plans for projects with multiple moving parts.
  • Actively participate in troubleshooting and RCA for security and INF events.
  • Consistently provide high quality work in a deadline driven environment.
  • Accountable for accomplishing tasks both independently and collaboratively.

  • 5+ years of cloud transition or cloud management experience in a technical networking role, including – but not limited to – design, implementation, disaster recovery, network security architecture and engineering.
  • Proven ability to provide automation solutions using PowerShell, Python and JSON.
  • Must have strong prior scripting experience.
  • Must have extensive Cloud experience with AWS; experience with MS Azure, Office 365, and/or is a plus.
  • Platform and OS experience: Linux, UNIX, Server 2003, Server 2012 à 2022, Windows 11, Android, iOS.
  • Prior experience with Dell and Fortinet, Aruba hardware.
  • Strong experience with WAN/LAN technologies, legacy protocols, and networking techniques.
  • Experience with various networking components such as: Fortinet and Aruba equipment, VMware, Forti manager, ACLs, Firewalls, VPN, SDWAN MPLS, SSL, TLS, SMTP, DNS, DCHP.
  • Experience with remote access technology such as: SSL VPN, ADFS, etc.
In addition you will need proven analytical and problem solving skills, the ability to multitask, and will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Please apply online, or for more information, contact Jessy Wilson on

Please note, we are closed over the Christmas / New Year break and will respond to applicants in 2024.