Senior Software (Systems) Engineer

About the role…
As the Software (Systems) Engineer you’ll be leading system design, integration, deployment and support of new media systems, applications and solutions. You will work directly with users of the systems, vendors, internal cross-discipline development team and wider business stakeholders to understand, design, deliver, integrate, verify and support media management solutions. 

You’ll need to be an expert problem solver who enjoys working collaboratively, learning and is comfortable seeking and providing feedback to continuously improve the way we deliver to our internal and external customers.

The key areas of focus will include:

  • Managing media and broadcast application enhancements and support to improve business performance
  • Taking the lead on delivering system solutions that cross multiple systems and platforms (media, broadcast, ICT, networking, security, monitoring and operations)
  • Advising on application security, licensing, upgrades, backups, and disaster recovery
  • Taking appropriate action to anticipate, investigate and resolve problems in systems and services
  • Analysing patterns and trends to come up with recommendations or solutions
  • End to end incident management within appropriate policies and procedures, ensuring a continuous improvement approach through root-cause analysis and active implementation of changes based on lessons learned

What Skills and Experience you’ll need…

  • Computer Science, Engineering or similar degree or have an equivalent body of knowledge/experience
  • At least  5+ years experience in software or systems engineering
  • Previous experience of media management systems is a must
  • Previous experience of broadcast, ICT infrastructure, networking, cloud computing (AWS or similar), monitoring, alerting, JAVA development and CI/CD systems is advantageous
  • Previous experience of working in an Agile/SCRUM team

The Cherry on the top…

  • An excellent salary package
  • Free Sky and Free Neon
  • Flexible Working Hours and Location
  • Discounted Gym Membership at the YMCA 
  • Free parking onsite

A Bit About Us…
We’re Sky, an entertainment company that has been connecting New Zealanders to the stories and sport they love for nearly 30 years. We’re proud of what we’ve achieved and are excited about where we’re heading. We’re redefining our boundaries and challenging ourselves to do better. We’re moving fast, listening to our customers, creating solutions and taking calculated risks.   

How to Apply
Please send your CV and Cover letter to  A full role profile can be provided upon request