DevOps Engineer
Auckland, NZ
4d ago

Want to be part of a quick thinking and fast-moving development / support team where vision becomes reality on some of the most exciting ICT projects around?

Put your development and support experience to the ultimate test and contribute to the ongoing operational success of our core monitoring and management toolsets that are crucial to maintaining our primary technology platforms that touch thousands of Kiwis every day.

The Operational Analytics Chapter develops and supports near real time operational data analytics involving : data onboarding, visualisation and alerting development, primarily using Splunk Enterprise.

Splunk's core purpose is to provide actionable insights from the data and is widely used across Spark NZ.


  • With the rest of our team you will be accountable for support and development work associated with our Enterprise Splunk platform (including application integration, data onboarding, configuration, dashboard design / development, analytics solutions involving machine learning etc)
  • Working with stakeholders to translate new requests from the business into workable solutions. This often involves an iterative process of refinement and improvement
  • Working with other Developers and Engineers across the business to integrate applications, troubleshoot issues and test solutions
  • Provide Splunk Enterprise Security (SIEM) support where required
  • Incident remediation and minor tasks for updates and changes
  • Providing specialist subject matter expertise and training to the wider business. This includes championing best practices
  • You'll be working predominately using DevOps methods that embody the DevOps approach to delivery

  • 2 + years' experience in Splunk development, implementation, and support of Splunk solutions (some Security experience would be beneficial)
  • Good working experience with Unix / Linux based systems
  • Some knowledge of SQL based databases and SQL language
  • Working experience with scripting / mark-up languages (JavaScript, Python, Shell, HTML, CSS etc as well as API use / development)
  • Good understanding of IP Networking
  • Some experience in systems administration would also be beneficial
  • Relevant Tertiary qualification
  • Proven troubleshooting skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven track record of being able to work autonomously as well as within a team, self-managing workload, taking ownership and delivering under pressure
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