Team Leader, Applications Engineering
New Zealand Government
Wellington, New Zealand
3d ago
source : Findojobs

Do you have an interest in the security and well-being of New Zealand and New Zealanders? Do you want to work with a group of highly talented engineers?

Are you motivated by helping teams succeed? Expressions of interest are invited for a Team Leader, Application Engineering within the Information Assurance and Cyber Security Directorate (IACD) of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB), based in Wellington.

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is an integral part of the GCSB. The engineering teams are responsible for the design, development, implementation and management of technical solutions that enhance New Zealand's detection of, and resilience to, cyber threats.

In this role you will provide senior oversight of the development and implementation of software solutions to support networks and capabilities used for computer security operations and investigations.

You will also be representing the GCSB, so you will need to demonstrate the ability to build strong relationships and effectively communicate to our stakeholders across government and the private sector, both nationally and internationally.

We are looking for leaders who are prepared to put the needs of customers at the centre of everything they do. You'll need to be ready to step into a interesting role where your actions will make a real difference to the security and prosperity of New Zealand.

We need an outstanding manager with a proven track record in leading and motivating a team of technical specialists. Along with strong leadership skills you will be able to demonstrate : An ability to lead and manage a cross functional team of engineers Technical skills showing a mix of full stack software development Comprehensive knowledge of software solution design and implementation A desire to learn really matters to us.

We invest significantly in our people and expect you to be hungry to acquire new skills and experience. We offer training and development opportunities online, in New Zealand and overseas.

We'll help you build a career where you fulfil your potential. Our values are central to everything we do. We want to find people who are honest and courageous, curious and resilient, agile and self-

aware. And we want to know that they'll encourage the same traits in those they lead. As well as interesting work, we also offer a range of benefits including professional development, free health insurance, an active social club and on-

site gym and fitness facilities. We also promise you will never have to take work home with you! Salary from $93,497 - $140,245 per annum A position description can be found attached here.

How to apply : Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter. These should be sent to quoting reference number C2 / 19 / 125 and placing your full name in the subject line of the email.

Only completed applications will be progressed. Please direct any enquiries regarding this role to To be eligible for employment within the NZIC you must have been a NZ citizen for at least 10 years.

Alternatively you must hold NZ Permanent Residence or hold a current NZ Residency Class Visa and have been a citizen of UK, USA, Canada or Australia for at least 10 years.

You must be able to obtain and maintain a high level security clearance. Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken.

Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed. Applications close : 29 October 2019 The NZIC treats all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality.

You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.

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