Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Te Papa is looking for a Technical Technology Solutions Systems Engineer to join our truly iconic New Zealand institution. Te Papa's mission is to understand the past, enrich the present, and meet the challenges of the future. Te Papa is more than just the national museum that houses New Zealand's treasures. It is a meeting place, a place for lifelong learning, and a place that inspires a sense of wonder and connection.

The Technology Solutions Systems Engineer will be in the Technology team and report to the Manager Creative Technology and Development. This team delivers high quality technology services to support Te Papa's audience facing programs and initiatives. The Technology Solutions Systems Engineer builds, evolves and maintains world leading, cutting edge Audio Visual (AV) technology and experiences.

The Technology Solutions Systems Engineer is expected to have experience in providing technical solutions from requirements gathering and design, through to development, deployment, and ongoing support.

You will also have:

  • ideally five years of experience as a Technology or Audio-Visual Systems Engineer and previous hands-on technical experience in the AV industry
  • an in-depth working knowledge of integrated AV-IT system design, installation and operation
  • experience in technical installation of integrated AV-IT technology systems
  • experience in technology system programming
  • excellent relationship management and communication skills
  • availability to be rostered for weekends, early mornings, evening duties and occasional public holidays.

The expected commencing salary range for the position is $76,500 to $95,500pa. with further room for progression through the band. Offers will be made within the range to reflect the skills and experience offered by the candidate and those required of the role, and internal relativities with other employees.

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Applicants must have the ability to obtain and maintain the legal right to work in New Zealand.

From 1 July 2022 appointment to a position at Te Papa will require a declaration of Vaccination Status (confirmation that you are currently 'up to date' with vaccination against COVID 19 or, you are not currently vaccinated or 'up to date' with vaccination against COVID-19). Future appointees will also need to agree to comply with any future Government or Te Papa mandates or requirements relating to vaccination against COVID-19.

Prior to Te Papa confirming any offer of employment, pre-employment checks will be undertaken including criminal conviction history and reference checking as a minimum.

Applications close on Tuesday, 27 September 2022.

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