Senior Technical Infrastructure Administrator

Tihei mauri ora! 

Nau mai, haere mai, tahuti mai ki Heretaunga!

Heretaunga haukūnui, Heretaunga ararau, Heretaunga haaro te kaahu, Heretaunga takoto noa!

Welcome to Heretaunga, the area renowned for its rich and fertile landscape that is sustained by its life-giving dews and waterways. Welcome to Heretaunga, whose beauty is observed by the sharp eye of the harrier hawk; a landscape rich in history and with an esteemed legacy of caring and providing for its inhabitants.

Taitara Mahi –Senior Technical Infrastructure Administrator

Permanent Full-Time

We are looking for a Senior Technical Infrastructure Administrator who will be known for their quality and ability to deliver expert support and advice. This role is an integral part of our Information Management & Business Transformation Team.

This role will ensure the high availability of all IT infrastructure and hardware related services used by Council staff. This role has a number of key work areas which include IT Security, DR & Business Continuity, Maintenance and Upgrades, Advanced Systems Troubleshooting and Configuration. These key work areas ensure the ICT infrastructure is well maintained and supported.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in the IT industry with practical networking, server & PC operations knowledge

  • A strong focus on service delivery with a desire to innovate, improve process, support others and share ideas

  • Technical experience with:


    • VMWare EXSi, vSphere, vCentre & Remote access solutions

    • Windows Server 2008 R2 – 2019, Windows 7 / 10

    • Office 365 administration - Exchange Online / Hybrid, Azure AD, Active Sync

    • DNS, DHCP, Group Policy, AD, RDP, PowerShell

    • Backup and anti-virus solutions

    • Server, Storage and Networking hardware

    • Basic SQL & web server technologies

    • Broad ICT knowledge and excellent problem-solving skills

    • Mobile Device Management



Situated in the heart of Ngāti Kahungunu, the Hastings district and Hawke’s Bay offer an enjoyable environment in which to live, work and play.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. Are you keen to be a part of our journey?




Permanent Full Time

Job no: FGAM939322

Location: Hastings

Closing Date: Thursday, 20 June 2019