IT Operations Lead


Join an established and leading organisation in Tauranga!

About the role
This is an organisation operating in the kiwifruit industry with their eye on the future and a clear vision of how technology will help them. Because of this there are a number of innovative, exciting projects in the pipeline.

As one of the largest companies playing in this space in the Southern Hemisphere and enjoying notable yearly growth this is an exciting time to join and see your career grow. This is balanced with a genuine people focus and environment that lives to their company values.

As IT Operations Lead, you will be taking leadership of computer systems and network infrastructure to ensure stable operation of company IT assets. This includes supporting and optimising new and existing network hardware, telephone, data centre, security systems and other infrastructure such as security, disaster recovery, etc. Reporting directly to the CTO, you will have one direct report and will be ensuring the vendors, such as the Network as a Service Vendor, are meeting their SLAs.

About you
To be successful in this role, you will have the following:
  • Experience managing vendor relationships, ensuring they meet their SLAs
  • Experience coaching/mentoring junior engineers
  • Exceptionally strong oral and written communication skills
  • Able to put yourself in customers/stakeholders shoes to understand how end users think
  • Experience in cost control, risk management and quality control
  • Some understanding of Cyber Security and Risk
  • Understanding of ITIL Framework
  • Understanding of NIST Framework

About Techspace
Become part of a dynamic NZ success story.  Techspace is a fast-growing NZ owned company that has developed an enviable reputation as one of NZ's leading independent IT Advisors, providing IT management and implementation expertise for many of NZ’s best-known companies.  Those companies trust us to support their most important business decisions – their team, and we are excited to work with them to find the right people to support their growth.
If this role sounds like you and you would like to know more, please apply now using the links provided addressing your application to Tyler Hunt.

Please note that this role is based in the Bay of Plenty region and you need a valid NZ Visa to be considered for this position.