At Enlighten, we live and breathe the web.

Our talented team agree that there’s nothing better than contributing quality content to the online world and bringing people together to share experiences. If you agree with this, then you’ll probably fit in here pretty well.

Senior Systems Engineer

What is the opportunity?

You will be responsible for driving the shape and build out of our IT offerings to staff including local infrastructure, cloud resources and staff hardware. You will need to be equally comfortable in the technical space and working directly with our leadership at the CFO/CEO level. You will be working within and enhancing our governance, with our Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework based Azure architecture.

The role is broad with constant learning required on new technologies and platforms. You’ll need to be highly automation and processed focussed to keep our workload management and transferrable.

What do you need?

Technical Skills

  • Success leading deep technical architecture and application design discussions with senior leaders.
  • As a Microsoft partner our infrastructure is primarily Microsoft-based and experience with managing Windows, Office 365 and Azure.
  • 2+ years of architecture, design implementation, and/or support of applications designed to run in the cloud or across hybrid cloud and on-premises environments.
  • A computer science or related engineering degree is required or equivalent industry experience
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends. We use infrastructure as code in Azure and skills with automated deployment of Azure would be a key requirement.Understanding of cloud governance technologies for cost management and control
  • Understanding of common Microsoft technologies such as Microsoft SQL Server, Active Directory, Endpoint Manager, Windows Deployment Services
  • Technical experience in enterprise identity, and access control, and security solutions
  • Working knowledge of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) with one or more of the following programming languages: PowerShell, Bash, .NET, Java
  • Solid understanding of modern DevOps practices, including automation, continuous delivery, continuous deployment, and continuous integration methodologies
  • Deep understanding of cloud-based Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery practices
  • Experience helping users with the hardware and software problems and challenges

Non-technical Skills

  • Energised by building great working relationships
  • Proven track record building deep technical relationships with senior team members
  • Proven track record of driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts, and ensuring follow-through
  • Prior work experience in a consulting/architecture position within a software and services company
  • Creative problem-solving mentality – energised by looking for solutions
  • A clear and understandable verbal and written communication style
  • Happy to muck in with a team to share tasks and workload to keep the team humming

Why should you choose Enlighten?

  • You’ll be working with an amazing group of individuals who understand our talented people are our most valuable asset.
  • An office in the heart of Hamilton CBD; close to the best cafes and restaurants.
  • Hacky sack with a bunch of enthusiasts at 3pm each day (optional but recommended!).
  • You’ll be able to influence and create real change, we love new fresh ideas!
  • Our culture of collaboration means learning and development is a core value.

We value fun and building real relationships, so we are available to connect with one another with regular team lunches, 3pm hacky, Friday night drinks and lunchtime boardgames! You'll soon learn we take every opportunity to celebrate, starting with all team members getting birthday cakes on their birthday. 

Please note: This role requires you to be in our Hamilton office and is not open to overseas candidates.

At Enlighten we believe in equal opportunities for all and offer an inclusive team culture with flexible working arrangements. Our talented team agree that there’s nothing better than contributing quality content to the digital world and bringing people together to share experiences. If you agree with this, then you’ll probably fit in here pretty well! 

If this role inspires your curiosity, connects to your strengths and fuels your desire to be part of an extraordinary workplace, then send your CV and Cover Letter, outlining why you're a good fit for this role, to

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