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System Administrator

Job ID: R0099989 Location: Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Full time, Regular Employment
Thales people architect solutions that support 85 million mainline and suburban passenger journeys, worldwide, every day. Our Rail Signalling and Communication systems are used on metro lines across major cities, and 72,000 kms of route, 52,000 trains per day in 16 countries are controlled by our Traffic Management Systems. Together We deployed the first-ever nationwide ticketing system which processes over 50 million ticketing transactions in 100 cities daily.


  • Provide daily support for Thales applications and resolving related technical issues.
  • Lead, as a subject matter expert to provide advice as and when required.
  • Running reports and publishing to a central location on regular basis or as requested by the Customers.
  • Monitor and manage the security, capacity, load and performance of Thales Business Systems.
  • Define and control accurate asset records and configurations in the Configuration Management Database (CMDB) for Thales Business Systems.
  • Assist in documenting and maintaining system changes, administration or business procedures, work instructions and forms.
  • Comply with Incident Management, Change Management, Service Management, and Problem Management processes in accordance with ITIL guidelines.
  • Attend regular departmental meetings with manager to build in continuous feedback mechanisms.


  • Tertiary Qualifications in Information Technology and or Commerce
  • Excellent English oral and writing skills
  • Demonstrated experience as a System Administrator supporting over 100 users.
  • Windows and Linux Server experience.
  • Exposure to HP Blade Centres, SAN and VMware systems.
  • SQL or DBA experience.
  • Networking and fault finding experience.
  • Experience with change release protocols in an IT Operations Environment.
  • Experience in IT service delivery industry.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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