About Us

Incredible customer experiences

The company was formed by Simon Browne in 2003 to provide a more "customer focused" approach to the delivery of IT services. Whilst working in Europe, Simon experienced a small number of IT service providers who achieved world-class service. They delivered exceptional value to clients through their values, culture, and customer-centric approach.

Upon returning to New Zealand, Simon has mirrored this approach and has grown DDS IT into a highly-differentiated IT service provider, which prides itself on its “values + value” approach, customer-centric focus and world-class service.

DDS IT's approach has resulted in clients from a variety of business sectors including utilities, transport, insurance, healthcare, media and film, construction, retail and government. DDS IT is now a trusted partner to a growing number of corporate to enterprise-sized New Zealand companies.

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100
Staff
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20%
Growth
Per Year
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Locations
Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch
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Equal Opportunity
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2003
Founded
Our Leadership Team

“Culture eats strategy for breakfast”

– Peter Drucker

Our culture starts and ends with our people. At DDS IT we’re big enough to partner with some of New Zealand’s leading companies. But we’re small enough that any one of our clients can pick up the phone and talk to any one of our leadership team. Give it a go!

Simon Browne

Simon Browne

CEO and Founder

As the founder of DDS IT, Simon Browne, has established and built the company into one of the leading IT Service providers in NZ. He is a very hands-on leader and continues to manage some key clients and partnerships. Simon is the driving force behind the strong company values, including the people-centric culture which is a key ingredient in DDS IT's exceptional customer satisfaction and retention record.

Andrew Jurgens

Andrew Jurgens

Chief Digital Officer - Technical Services Group

Andrew Jurgens was DDS IT's first fulltime employee. Andrew is responsible for continuously improving operational best practice and developing the innovative methods that DDS IT uses to achieve a near 100% customer retention record. With over 20 years’ experience in various technical service industries and management positions, Andrew ensures the highest levels of service excellence are consistently delivered to our customers.

Mark Oliphant

Mark Oliphant

Managed Services Manager

Mark Oliphant leads our managed services team. He has over 10 years' ICT industry experience. What Mark enjoys most is making IT work for the client. Mark’s key driver is to make IT practical and understandable for the people that need to use it.

Craig Sutton

Craig Sutton

GM Sales and Marketing

Craig leads both the Sales and Marketing teams, focusing on delivering incredible customer experiences and improved customer value through innovative technology and solutions. Craig has over 25 years’ experience in the both the IT and telecommunications industries with expertise in sales and marketing.

Everard Borland

Everard Borland

Product & Practice Manager

Everard Borland leads our professional services team across our secondments and project arms. He has over 20 years' ICT experience in operations, pre-sales, management and consulting roles across many industry verticals. Everard has led and delivered a range of large cloud and on-premise infrastructure projects from design and build through to implement and run states.

Paulette Browne

Paulette Browne

Business Partner

As an experienced business manager, Paulette is responsible for providing service management to our enterprise customers ensuring that we exceed customer expectations, identify and establish continuous improvement initiatives, as well as supporting our enterprise account managers. Paulette takes pride in her ability to enable productivity and growth through IT solutions while maintaining a high level of integrity. Her passion to provide clients with the best offering is the foundation of delivering a market leading service to clients and colleagues alike.

Raj Jouhri

Raj Jouhri

Service Delivery Manager

Raj is a service management consultant with over 10 years’ experience in service delivery, account management, and people and remote workforce management. Raj specialises in service design and service transition by working closely with the clients to tailor solutions to their desired business outcomes. Raj is passionate about continuous improvement in both services and process and commitment to personal growth.

Aaron Kumar

Aaron Kumar

Professional Services Manager

Aaron is a professional services consultant with over 14 years’ industry experience, 11 of which have been at DDS IT. Aaron specialises in Microsoft environments and has a wide range of technical experience on medium to large-scale projects. Aaron has been instrumental in developing and deploying our “Windows as a Service” offering.

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Partners

As one of New Zealand’s leading IT companies we’ve built long-term, trusted relationships with some of the world’s leading IT vendors. If you’re considering a product or service from one, call us first – we’ll give you our honest opinion, help you understand the best options so you’re not overinvesting and make sure you get the kind of attention a cold call might not deliver.

Community

Giving back

We believe that every business has a responsibility to give back to the community it’s a part of.

At DDS IT, giving back is part of our DNA. Whether it’s helping the Life Community Soup Kitchen serve 1500 meals a week, buying World Vision gifts for our customers at Christmas or supporting our people to volunteer and serve on charity boards, helping comes naturally.

If your community group is looking for support, please get in touch.

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Careers

If you got to this page by Googling “IT Jobs,” stop

We’ve never hired people who are happy to work just anywhere. We’re looking for people who believe in the same things we believe in. Technical skills are super important, of course. But what matters most is how you feel about customer service, how you work with a team and what kind of person you are.

So please, before you click through to the job listings, have a look around the rest of the site, read the “about us” page and see what you think.

If you like what you see, pop back here and explore the positions we’re looking to fill.

See you soon.

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