Geospatial Data Technician
New Zealand Army
Devonport, Auckland , NZ
23h ago

What you will do

The data technician will be part of the Data and Data Analytics Team, which is responsible for providing GEOINT data for operational support as requested, maintaining & implementing GEOINT data services across the NZDF enterprise network, as well as developing and promoting a data analytic capability.

This role involves collating, verifying, manipulating and administering geospatial and imagery datasets and ensuring the data is available to GNZ, NZDF, other NZ government agencies and international partners.

What we need

We are seeking a person with some practical experience in GIS / Data Management discipline, who is able to assess and interpret geospatial data as well as managing their discoverability.

However, you may also be a recent graduate in Geospatial Sciences or equivalent discipline looking to start your career.

  • Being able to liaise and communicate effectively with a wide and diverse target audience is key to this role. You will showcase excellent interpersonal skills and value the relationships you build within a team;
  • contributing to the team’s success is important to you.

    We are looking for a person who is enthusiastic, committed and flexible.

    Your technical mind ensures you have great attention to detail and accuracy in the work you do. You have adaptive thinking skills and are responsive, ensuring a customer focussed approach.

    This role offers you the opportunity to support Defence operations and to work across all of government. Regular domestic travel is a pre requisite of this job.

    Who we are

    GEOINT New Zealand’s role is to provide imagery and geospatial intelligence to NZDF, supporting policy, planning, operations and training in order to meet NZDF outputs.

    GNZ is also the national and international lead for Geospatial Intelligence in New Zealand, providing imagery and geospatial intelligence to government departments and other customers.

    Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.

    As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.

    Why Us

    NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs / opinions, or family circumstances.

    In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with :

  • Fully funded life cover up to $300,000;
  • Access to holiday accommodation across NZ;
  • Discounts Handbook for selected retail, entertainment and service providers;
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year;
  • Free onsite parking and great nearby amenities;
  • Flexible working environment and positive culture;
  • Opportunities for career development.
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