Career Opportunities with OSS

Senior Linux Engineers wanted!

Auckland & Wellington positions available

  • Do you have 5+ years of experience as a Linux Engineer?
  • Do you want to work in a team of highly skilled open source specialists?
  • Do you want to be involved with some of NZ’s best-known and most innovative organisations spanning a variety of sectors?
  • Do you want to keep on developing your skills and learning new stuff?

We are looking for the best Linux Engineers to join our team of, well, the best Linux Engineers!

You will be using best of breed open source and commercial tools and technologies to configure, deploy, orchestrate and manage Enterprise Linux systems running on VMware, in AWS or Azure, even on bare metal and anywhere else that Linux can run!

Some of the things we use: AlienVault, Ansible, AWS, Azure, Bitbucket, CentOS, Docker, Elastic Stack, Foreman, FortiGate, GitHub, Jenkins, Katello, Kubernetes, Nagios, OneView, OpenShift, Packer, Puppet, Python, QRadar, RHEL, Satellite, Splunk, Terraform, Unix, VMware…. And if you know something about Microsoft stuff, then that’s cool too!

If you think you can handle all of this and more, please send a cover letter indicating your interest and a copy of your c.v. to the attention of Mark Finlay at careers@oss.co.nz.

  • Applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand and be available to interview in New Zealand.
  • While all applicants will be reviewed, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 

Backup and Storage Support Engineer - Auckland

Key skills

  • Windows Server & Desktop operating systems.
  • Linux experience is not necessary though some understanding of its existence and a willingness to learn would be beneficial.
  • VMware virtualisation and VMware products.
  • You must be comfortable with the command line interface.
  • PowerShell.
  • Backup software: Veeam, Commvault, Backup Exec, Spectrum Protect.
  • An understanding of Operating System level backup and restore. Hypervisor based backup knowledge also beneficial.
  • An understanding of some of the following:
    •  MS SQL Server Backup & Restore
    •  MS Exchange Server Backup & Restore
    •  Oracle Backup & Restore

You should have some experience of owning the responsibility for backups and restores being completed.

Excellent oral and written English.

An ability to clearly articulate an issue, a method of analysis, and propose a solution to both technical and non-technical audiences.

Additional skills

Experience with storage management (Pure, IBM, NetApp, HPE, Dell)

Experience with SAN's (Cisco/Brocade/iSCSI/CNA)

Job description

To provide BAU support to clients running Spectrum Protect or Spectrum Protect Plus backup software and to assist with logical fault finding and assisting client’s technicians with backup issue resolution.

To provide consultancy and design assistance for any of the following products: Veeam, Commvault, Spectrum Protect, Spectrum Protect Plus.

Receive tickets from systems that have generated warnings and interact with clients to see issues through to resolution.

Systematic fault finding. The root cause may be outside of what we have access to (e.g. OS or network related) so the ability to identify such issues and causes is important.

You may also be required to work on out-of-hours changes and participate in an on-call roster.

You must be able to work from the OSS Auckland office 8:30 AM to 5 PM (though some flexibility can be arranged).

+80% of the job will relate to backup and restore work/technology, but there will be opportunities to extend your knowledge of enterprise storage, Linux, AIX administration and other technologies via hands on experience and/or vendor training courses and certifications.

Valid full NZ driver licence and access to a vehicle. Some travel to client sites across the region may also be required.

If you think you can handle all of this and more, please send a cover letter indicating your interest and a copy of your c.v. to the attention of Mark Finlay at careers@oss.co.nz.

  • Applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand and be available to interview in New Zealand.
  • While all applicants will be reviewed, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.



IT Solutions Architect

Auckland positions available

  • Do you have 5+ years of experience as an infrastructure focused Solutions Architect.
  • Do you want to help transform the IT landscapes of some of NZ’s best-known and most innovative organisations spanning a variety of sectors?
  • Are you a people person with a client centric, consultative approach?

We are looking for experienced Solutions Architects with an infrastructure focus to join our growing team of IT Architecture consultants.

You will be designing on premise, cloud and hybrid infrastructure solutions that use best of breed open source and commercial tools and technologies.

Your technical skills are broad, and you will be engaging with colleagues, clients, partners and vendors, so you must be able to listen and communicate well.

You are open and willing to consider all ideas and feedback that come your way.

This position will require you to get on the tools, roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty as and when required!

A qualification or experience with an industry standard architecture framework such as TOGAF is an advantage.

If you think you can handle all of this and more, please send a cover letter indicating your interest and a copy of your c.v. to the attention of Mark Finlay at careers@oss.co.nz

  • Applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand and be available to interview in New Zealand.
  • While all applicants will be reviewed, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Auckland

Phone: +64 9 984 3000
Level 1, 162 Grafton Road,
Auckland 1010, 
P.O. Box 8833, Auckland 1150,
New Zealand

Wellington

Phone: +64 4 260 5300
Level 11, Legal House, 101 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011
P.O. Box 25035, Wellington 6146,
New Zealand