Application Support Engineer

For over 150 years MetService has kept New Zealanders informed, 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. With a global reputation for using science and technology to creatively solve weather challenges and deliver scientific meteorological services and products, MetService has been recognised as one of New Zealand’s most trusted public-sector organisations.

We have a new opportunity for a customer focused and results driven individual to join our Application team. As one of our Application Support Engineers you will be part of a team responsible for maintaining the operational effectiveness of MetService systems to ensure high availability, reliability and responsiveness. This role has a strong service delivery focus and continuous service improvement and it is called upon to provide advice and expertise to support the efficient resolution or closure of incidents and requests. There is also an on-call requirement.

You will come to us with prior experience in a similar role. You will have extensive knowledge of API development and support, Unix / Linux and Windows and scripting languages based on Java, Python, Ansible or other. You will be a team player, a clear and confident communicator and someone who builds positive relationships across an organisation.

Why join us? Aside from arguably the best views in Wellington from the top of the Botanic Garden, we enjoy achieving, we appreciate creativity and we recognise everyone’s unique skills and qualities. This allows us to be passionate about what we do; and to deliver products and services that have positive outcomes for our commercial customers and the people of New Zealand. 

If this opportunity sounds like you, please click "Apply Now" and complete an online application.

Please note:

Applications close: Sunday 29 September

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10 Sep 2019
Work Type:
Permanent - full time
North Island