Careers at Synergy Tech

SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER/TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

  • Do you get excited about automating repetitive, manual tasks?
  • Are you passionate about availability and reliability of critical systems?
  • Do you want to work with the best and the brightest team players while positively impacting the community?

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Systems Engineer to join our team in Mount Maunganui full-time. This is a varied role and is perfect for somebody who can confidently optimize multiple streams of work.  You will be responsible for a mixture of BAU systems support, development of our internal monitoring and systems management platforms while working with some of the Bay of Plenty’s best organizations on the deployment, management & continual improvement of their systems.

Headquartered in Mount Maunganui in the sunny Bay of Plenty, Synergy Technologies provide support services to some of New Zealand’s most recognizable brands.

As technology experts, Synergy Technologies has built a reputation as professionals in IT infrastructure design and implementation, as well as being a leader and innovator in the deployment and management of highly complex systems monitoring and management operations across a variety of Small, Medium, and Enterprise customers throughout New Zealand and abroad.

We are a vibrant IT support team with outstanding technical capacity focused on creating an exceptional support experience for our customers, while making a positive difference in the community where we live and work.

We provide exceptional service and unique insights that empowers organizations to achieve great things while positively impacting our community.

 At Synergy Technologies we are guided by these values:

  • People First
  • Always Listening
  • Always Learning
  • Always with Integrity

As part of our commitment to “People First”, a percentage of all services revenue is donated to support those in need in our community via our community organisation partners.

For more information, click here to read more about Our Community Focus

Given the nature of the IT industry and the variety of challenging work involved in providing our clients and customers with competitive products and services, it is important that you understand what is required in the various aspects of the business. As a result, you will be required to carry out a variety of different responsibilities.

The ideal candidate will have:

7+ Years of Server Infrastructure Support/Systems Administration with WINTEL & Linux (Optional) Environments including:

  • Windows Server operating systems (2008 R2 and up)
  • Linux (CentOS, Ubuntu)
  • Microsoft Active Directory
  • Microsoft 365 (Exchange Online, Teams, SharePoint)
  • Cloud platforms (Azure preferred)
  • VMWare vSphere, vCentre
  • Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Backup & DR Tools (Veeam, Commvault, Azure Backup & Site Recovery)

(Preferred) 3+ Years Experience & Skills in the Use, Deployment & Management of Infrastructure Monitoring and Dashboarding Tools, including:

  • CheckMK/Nagios
  • SolarWinds
  • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
  • Azure Monitor
  • Grafana
  • Influx
  • Telegraf
  • Graylog

(Preferred) Experience in Networks Support/Administration

  • Firewall Deployment & Management (Fortigate or Palo Alto Preferred)
  • SD-WAN and or WAN Deployments
  • Switch Deployment & Management (Aruba/Cisco Preferred)
  • Wireless Network Deployment & Management
  • Cloud Networking Experience (Azure preferred)

Additional Requirements:

Experience with version control, such as Git, GitHub or GitLab (Preferred)
Experience with web services (REST, JSON) (Preferred)
Experience with container technology such as Docker and associated tools (Preferred)
Experience with scripting languages: Python & PowerShell
Strong Documentation skills and practices
Excellent communication skills
Hold a current unrestricted NZ drivers license

NB: Due to border restrictions, we are only able to consider candidates currently residing in New Zealand with full work eligibility, or NZ citizens/residents returning home in 2020.

    To apply for this job, please fill in the above form or contact us on [email protected] should you require more information. Please use “Senior Systems Engineer/Technical Consultant” as a subject reference.