Lead Development Support Analyst
Ministry of Social Development
Auckland, NZ
3d ago
source : Maori Pacific Jobs

Job Description

The Ministry of Social Development is a people-centred organisation. We’re in communities across the motu, working with partners to help New Zealanders be safe, strong and independent.

We provide social policy and advice to government and assistance, including income, employment and housing support to people of all ages, families, whānau and communities.

As a Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner we are committed to supporting and enabling Māori, whānau, hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.

Our people are as diverse as the communities we serve. We care about the wellbeing and success of our people and provide a supportive and inclusive working environment where people can thrive and be who they are.

Lead Development Support Analyst

Auckland and Wellington based

The purpose of this position is to work within the organisation’s infrastructure and Middleware applications team. You will be supporting effective development, implementation, management and monitoring of over 300 applications.

This is a highly complex role where no two days will be the same. As a result, you will be adaptable and pragmatic in your approach and love a challenge as this role provides plenty of challenges and problem-solving opportunities.


  • The day-to-day operations and support of both current and future Middleware applications.
  • Responsible for innovation, continuous improvement / continuous delivery and process development.
  • Participation in the development and operation of key projects across the wider group.
  • Utilise of your technical and business communication skills to ensure cross-functionality.
  • Role Requirements

  • Experience installing, configuring, tuning, operating, monitoring and troubleshooting middleware platforms.
  • Working experience in enterprise productions environments (100+ applications) where you have had to balance a range of different applications and tasks.
  • Extensive scripting experience either across Python, Unix, or Linux.
  • Experience in Developing and implementing technical efforts to design, build, and deploy Cloud applications at the direction of lead architects.
  • Troubleshoot incidents, identify root cause, fix and document problems, and implement preventive measures.
  • Able to participate in all aspects of the software development life cycle for Cloud and Non-Cloud solutions, including planning, requirements, development, testing, and quality assurance.
  • Experience on building and setting up new CI / CD tools and infrastructure.
  • Able to participate in all aspects of the software development life cycle for Cloud and Non-Cloud solutions, including planning, requirements, development, testing, and quality assurance.
  • Employ exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to see and solve issues before they affect business productivity.
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams of business analysts, developers, data scientists, and subject matter experts.
  • Working experience with software developers and software engineers to ensure that development follows established processes and works as intended.
  • Experience in supporting developers from source control, through build automation, merge resolution, CI, test automation, deployment based on tools usage and policies, standards.
  • Experience on moving code from Dev / Test to Staging and Production. Troubleshoot issues along the CI / CD pipeline.
  • Experience in planning out projects and being involved in project management decisions.
  • Benefits

    Alongside a competitive market package, this opportunity offers you a healthy work-life balance, health discount, and the opportunity to make a difference across New Zealand.

    Position Description

    http : / / www.msd.govt.nz / hr / documents / position-descriptions / dce-people-and-capability / information-technology / lead-senior-development-support-analyst-tiered-feb20.docx

    Salary range : $108,585.00 $132,715.00

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