Cloud Engineer

Cloud Solutions · Auckland, CBD
Department Cloud Solutions
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Who are we?

Equinox IT is an NZ-owned technical IT consultancy that offers DevOps & Agile, Cloud and Business Transformation services to help our clients succeed. We do this with a focus on people over process over (technology) platforms, because for us people come first.


We work in highly pragmatic ways, right-sizing approaches to New Zealand conditions and bringing a fierce determination to deliver excellent results.

Our people have autonomy, work with broad and challenging problems, and get lots of opportunity to learn and grow. They make a difference every day for our clients and the communities our clients serve.


In 1995, Equinox IT was borne out of a desire to do things differently to other consultancies. In over 25 years, as the landscape of technology changes, so too have we and the nature of work we do. We adapt to the market and what is being asked of us which has added to our success.

We are immensely proud of what we have achieved in that time. We've made a material, tangible difference to small businesses, to local communities and nationally through the projects that we've been involved in.


We hope you will want to be a part of, and actively involved in the continued evolution of Equinox IT and the ongoing impact of change we provide to our customers.


The role

As one of our Cloud Engineers, you will enjoy a variety of project and managed services engagements, and be able to:

  • Provide technical advice to our key managed services clients
  • Consult with a variety of clients, across multiple domains and situations
  • Strive for continuous improvement to how we engage with, support and manage our clients
  • Deliver solutions by helping internal and customer teams as well as hands-on delivery work
  • Form and grow long-term trusted advisor relationships with clients
  • Share your knowledge and expertise with the wider business
  • Participate internally within Equinox IT, be mentored and contribute to the ongoing development of services we provide


What we are looking for

  • A focus on Microsoft technologies, particularly Azure and Office 365
  • Experience working in a support role
  • Growth mindset with a desire to obtain Microsoft certifications if not already achieved
  • Empathy – this is crucial to your success in understanding a client's needs
  • Breadth and depth of hands-on infrastructure experience, covering Security, Networking, Operations, and Operating Systems modernised to cloud-based technologies
  • Superb communication skills, with a willingness to learn and share knowledge through coaching, mentoring and training.


What's in it for you

  • This is a permanent, full-time position
  • Flexible working when you need it
  • A respectful work environment that values individual strengths
  • We provide you with all the equipment you need to fulfil your role
  • Professional development plan including training, workshops, courses, conferences
  • Career coaching with like-minded people to help you achieve your personal and/or professional goal(s)
  • Medical insurance
  • Staff events


Equinox IT is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


Note for Non-New Zealand residents:

While we welcome international inquiries, we will only consider and respond to candidates for this vacancy who are legally entitled to work in New Zealand and have obtained work permit status. This is due to some of the strict requirements our clients need pertaining to security clearance. We also expect that candidates can make themselves available for face-to-face interviews in New Zealand.

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  • Location
    Auckland, CBD
  • Department
    Cloud Solutions
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience