Senior Systems Engineer

Campus Trades and Services Lincoln, Canterbury


As the longest established agriculturally-based university in the Southern Hemisphere, Lincoln University’s story begins with farming, but it certainly doesn’t end there. As New Zealand’s economy has diversified, so have we. Lincoln University is here to enhance and enrich lives, to grow the knowledge of our students so they can shape a world that benefits from a greater understanding of the relationship between our land, the food produced from it and the ecosystems within it. With three academic faculties, one teaching division, several research centres and a range of corporate service units, the University draws its students from throughout New Zealand and from over 60 countries. Lincoln University has a student roll of around 3,000 and approximately 600 staff.

We are currently looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to join our IT infrastructure team on a permanent, full time basis. Working as the right-hand person to the IT Infrastructure Manager, the focus of the Senior Systems Engineer is to play a leading role in ensuring that our IT Services platforms are built, configured, operated and developed in an efficient and effective manner.

It's a given that you will be a technical expert in a number of key areas, with several years experience working in an IT infrastructure role. For us, attitude is key so you will need to be someone who is proactive, committed to getting things done and tackles tasks with a continuous improvement mind-set. You will be open to new ways of doing things and excited by emerging technologies. You will have experience of applying robust processes to how you work and be a progressive thinker, which in turn will allow you to make good recommendations regarding the on-going development of our IT environment. 

Some flexibility to occaisionally work outside standard business hours is required. 

In return we can offer you the opportunity to work within a collaborative team on a beautiful campus, a competitive salary, free parking and 5 weeks annual leave.

Please apply online with your CV and cover letter. No agencies please.

For more information, please refer to the position description on the Lincoln University careers page or contact Patrice Wilkin, Recruitment Business Partner, on 03 423 0312.

Applications close on Thursday 07/03/19 at 9am.  

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