Systems Administrator – Core Systems Team

Our Purpose: What We’re Here For

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We’re world leaders in the delivery of integrated health care, and we’re always striving to Make It Better. From the carers on the front line working directly with patients and communities, to our talented support teams who enable that care. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region and we’re all about putting people at the heart of everything we do.


Our Culture: What Matters To Us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do 

For us to continue putting our communities at the centre of our health system, we’re putting our own people at the centre of everything we do.  Because health is ultimately all about people.  What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility that all our people take for delivering outcomes, and that we go about our work with integrity in all we do. 

What matters to us is doing the right thing, valuing everyone, and being and staying well ourselves so we can care for our community.


The Role: What This Opportunity’s All About

The Systems Administrator is responsible for working with the Team Leader for Core Systems Team to provide a level of service excellence across all Information and Communication Technology [ICT] solutions whilst maintaining the development and delivery of the ISG work plan.

In assuming this responsibility, the role enables the Systems Administrator to be an effective and valued partner of the business and supports the business to achieve its goals.


Part of this roles responsibilities will be to:

  • Manage the operations you are responsible for to ensure high quality, consistent and effective service
  • Implement service improvement plans where required through automation of repeatable processes
  • Develop and maintain administration procedures, knowledge articles and documentation
  • Assist with coaching, instruction and direction of team members
  • Act as an advisor to colleagues and customers
  • Respond to escalated enquiries from customers
  • Review the quality of service and assist the Team Leader with metrics reports
  • Provide services which are focussed on anticipating and exceeding customer expectations
  • Manage the request queues to provide a timely response to customers


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • At least 3+ years IT Industry experience
  • An in depth understanding of Active Directory and Group Policy, DNS and DHCP management.
  • Proven Technical experience should include Microsoft range including Windows Server 2008/2012/2016, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013/2016
  • Good experience with Citrix (XenApp) and VMWare Server virtualisation technologies.
  • Experience in VMWare View VDI solution
  • Extensive knowledge of System Centre Configuration Manager – SCCM
  • Good knowledge in cloud technologies


Belonging Here: Becoming Part Of Our Story

Our people enjoy access to a fantastic benefits scheme, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

We hope you’ll seriously consider joining us, but if this isn’t a good fit for you, please share the opportunity with your personal networks and help us find our next rock star!

If this particular role isn’t for you we do have other similar opportunities; please look on our careers page or give us a call to discuss.


Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Recruitment Specialist Anna Canning at 

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: 235218

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: 6th January 2019