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Looking for work in Palmerston North? Many local companies are looking for talented software engineers and tech staff, especially at intermediate or senior level. Companies are tagged Currently Hiring if we know they want to employ someone soon, or we have seen a job ad for them in the last month or so.

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Service Delivery Manager: Advantage

We are one of the last remaining independent MSSPs in New Zealand. Our Security Operations Centre operates 24x7 and we have a dedicated team of highly skilled cyber-security analysts, engineers and consultants located in Palmerston North and Auckland. As the Service Delivery Manager, you will report to the Operations Manager and be responsible for the management and delivery of all services from our Security Operations Team. The Service Delivery Manager is responsible for ensuring that services delivered meet the contracted specifications and expectations established with customers, whilst improving quality and customer satisfaction. Lead, Manage & Mentor the Security Team Develop and enhance the strategic relationships with customers Drive performance improvement and customer satisfaction. Drive the profitability of the business unit Ensure Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are continually being followed, created & improved to continually deliver better levels of experience to our clients Compile monthly customer service delivery reports Provide effective tactical and strategic advice, coaching and guidance to staff with a focus on operational delivery Ensure effective resource management, influence and identify required resources within the Team and wherever possible forecast ahead in a timely manner Manage and control the contractual scope and Advantage compliance against the scope more...


Business Analyst: Booths

We are seeking an experienced Business Analyst to join our growing business. Our successful candidate will be proactive and motivated with excellent problem-solving skills, and will be a customer service star, aiming to deliver exceptional service to the business. What we are looking for Strong technical skills and experience in business analyst methodologies, frameworks and guiding principles Extensive background and current knowledge of systems analysis and application support Background and current knowledge of business software platforms and applications, information and systems (people, process and technology) Ability to communicate, present and promote change to an organisation outside groups and individuals Ability to achieve targets while working under pressure Ability to simplify and communicate complex issues to people not proficient in ICT


Support Centre Tech: Advantage

The Support Centre Technician handles the initial support request that come in from our clients. They are vital to our Support Operations, ensuring that any request is handled quickly and that our clients are informed of what to expect every step of the way. When help is needed the Support Centre Technician can get help from or escalate issues to other members in the Technical Delivery Team. Skills and attributes (desired) • A love of (and ability to) Solve Problems & Challenges • A team player with great work ethic • A deep desire to deliver an amazing Client Experience • Great Communications skills, founded in being a good listener • The ability to speak both Geek and human • An understanding of support tools, techniques and how technology is used to provide services • Understanding of operating systems, business applications, printing systems and network systems • The ability to keep up with & adapt to the fast-paced IT world


ICT Support Tech: DTSL

We are on the hunt for an ICT Support Technician to work in our Palmerston North office supporting a large network of clients including schools and businesses. You will be required to provide onsite Tier 1 support to these businesses as well as remote support when required. Training in our cloud-focused service environment will be provided but you will be expected to have a sound working knowledge of the following areas in order to help us create and maintain stable and efficient ICT solutions for our clients; The candidate must have the following skills and experience: Microsoft 365 packages Windows and Apple iOS (let us know your strengths) Wireless and switch networking Printers/Copiers Laptop/Desktop maintenance


Integration Developer: AgResearch Grasslands

In collaboration with internal teams, you'll construct tailored data transformations and manipulations while working with top-notch Microsoft Azure technologies. This will be a hands-on role which will include writing code, developing data integration solutions and pipelines, supporting testing activities and leading troubleshooting and diagnostics exercises in problem solving solution components and configurations. Collaborate with the wider team to implement high quality data integration solutions using Microsoft Azure services. Contribute to the development of Solutions Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC) and coding standards. Design, develop and support the Logic Apps platform and ETL processes. Work with the Science Community and Platform Owners to help meet their Data Management Improvement activities. 5+ years experience in implementing cloud integration solutions on Microsoft Azure or similar platform with a deep knowledge of data integration patterns, implementations, standards and protocols. Understanding of being able to recommend Data Integration Styles, Patterns, and Protocols Documentation and experience in modelling languages. Develop build automation. A programming background in C# or JAVA with experience in building API and data pipeline solutions.


IT Services Technician: NZ Pharmaceuticals

Reporting to our IT Manager, you will be a part of a small IT team who provides on-site support to our NZ team, and remote support to our UK team. This role is the first point of contact for staff and will provide a high standard of Level 1 support for IT issues and develop and maintain IT service related documentation. Due to the nature of this role, we are looking for an IT technician who has the tenacity and resourcefulness to resolve a wide range of technical issues. Although not essential, experience with Microsoft SQL, Microsoft Exchange, VB.net development and formal ITIL training would be desirable. About You: Computer related degree or equivalent Previous work experience in IT and/or customer service The flexibility to work with a wide range of IT systems and tools The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team The ability to problem-solve and provide solutions to a wide variety of IT issues An understanding of IT systems such as Active Directory and Microsoft Office 365 This role would ideally suit a recent IT graduate and provides an exciting opportunity to grow your IT career. However, the most important factor is finding someone who can bring the passion and drive we need in our IT Department.


Digital Transformation: Rangitikei District Council

We want someone to design and implement strategies to reinvent our customer experience. This is a full time permanent role based in Marton. In this role, you’ll be advising, shaping and delivering technology led transformation programmes. We work within a Microsoft environment so knowledge of SharePoint and Teams would be an advantage. What you'll do Run and lead short discovery strategy phases of work, develop RDCs transformation vision, value roadmap, high-level target solution designs, target experiences. Provide expert advice on shaping complex platform transformation programs. Work collaboratively with internal and external teams to co-create solutions Support an innovative, digitally savvy workplace culture that builds organisational capability and capacity Provide mentoring, guidance and specialist advice to staff as required Provide advice and support to the Information Services Manager around cybersecurity policies, processes, incidents, priorities, and risk mitigation. Responsible for planning and managing assigned Information Services Projects. Liaise with third party suppliers and contractors to deliver services to RDC in a timely and appropriate manner. Facilitate and provide technical and IT governance advice to the Information Services Steering Group


Cyber Defence Support Engineer: NZ Defence Force

The Cyber Defence Support Engineer tests, implements, deploys, maintains, and administers the infrastructure, hardware and software that conform to NZDF DDG architecture in support of 1 CSR outcomes. They are the Subject Matter Expert, influencing deployments and security architecture across the deployed Defence Information Environment. They are responsible for the sustainability of cyber security solutions to support the command and control of operational networks. Key area of work will be aiding in the development of the cyber defence of the Army’s Tactical Area Network Environment (TĀNE), in conjunction with a small team of IT professionals. A normal day will be a mix of hands on engineering tasks, combined with consulting with and advising other staff on future projects to enhance cyber defence within the NZ Army.


Service Desk: MidCentral DHB

The purpose of this role is to provide digital services by delivering collaborative and broad-based systems and technical support services to MidCentral. This role will be required to maintain a domain of specialty knowledge and mentor/support others to develop their skills in this area whilst actively pursuing development into other domains of specialty. About You You will have a passion for exceeding customer expectations and getting stuff done. You will act as the routine contact point, receiving and handling requests for support and responding to a broad range of service requests. You will be constantly looking for opportunities to improve the services we provide and work collaboratively across Digital Services and across MidCentral. Your sense of humour, energy and drive will be infectious across the team to support the change in culture and modernise how we deliver.


Software Support: Objective

The Software Support Analyst is a product specialist and assists our customers in overcoming technical challenges in their day-to-day operation of our products. The prime focus is remote technical support to ensure that the Objective solution is working as designed in our customer environment. This role is crucial for building and maintaining relationships and growing customer environmental knowledge over time to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction. What we are looking for High degree of knowledge in Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Advanced MS Word, Outlook) General use and administration of Microsoft operating systems (Windows Server, Windows) and Knowledge of Linux (Ubuntu CLI). Experience with PHP scripting language (desired but not essential). Knowledge and experience with Relational Database Management Systems such as MySQL or SQL Server. Customer Focused High degree of professionalism Excellent written and verbal skills Flexibility and adaptability


Java Software Engineer: Objective

You will need at least five years of software development/analyst/programming experience or the equivalent formal qualification; Sufficient experience in commercial advanced Cloud Java development building scalable SaaS applications Proven experience in Commercial advanced cloud Java development; Java Build Tools and Frameworks, including Spring, Spring Boot, Maven; Databases such as PostgreSQL and MSSql, Stored procedures, JDBC and performance tuning It would be good if you have understanding of Infrastructure-as-code (Terraform), Cloud Development experience (AWS), Selenium, Kubernetes, Aspect Oriented Progamming (AspectJ) and Python Excellent communication (both written and verbal) skills


Senior Business Analyst: Waka Kotahi NZTA

You will collaborate with stakeholders to develop product design, product roadmaps and fit for purpose technical deliveries. This role involves creation of project artefacts and documentations, such as business requirements, models and system/solution specifications according to Waka Kotahi SDLT (Security Delivery Life Cycle Tool) and traditional SDLC. This role is leading Project deliverables through business analysis and supporting the transition of the solution to operations. We are looking for a critical thinker and confident communicator with exceptional problem-solving skills. The official Job title for this role is "Senior Business Analyst". To be successful in this role, you will bring: Significant and proven experience in Business Analysis (at least five years) with advanced analytical skills and ability to evaluate and resolve highly complex issues Strong customer service orientation Able to translate complex business and customer needs into audience appropriate language Relationship experience in a complex business and technology environment Experience in building advanced technical understanding of business problems Comfortable working with both internal and external senior stakeholders


Support Centre Analyst: Yorb

As a key member of the support centre team, you will be Client focused, outcome driven, and committed to the highest quality delivery standards. Ideally 1-2 years’ experience on a Technical Support Desk where Level 1 support is provided, however a person displaying a passion for the industry and technology would be considered. Experience in the use of Service Management Systems and the associated disciplines required to use these toolsets successfully. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Back Office technologies, cloud skills and associated management tasks, such as but not exclusive of: User Administration - User creation, access rights etc. Group Management Mailbox administration (Microsoft 365), Windows Desktop Management Phone & Tablet Management Understanding the importance of security to business and the risks associated with a breach. An understanding of Backup & Disaster Recovery technologies as well as best practice Have fundamental knowledge regarding TCP/IP Confident in the support of windows desktop operating system Have an awareness of the different cloud technologies with attention on Office 365 and Azure Have sound and logical troubleshooting skills Confident working with and across multiple clients, delivery/technical teams, and technologies.


IT Support: Booths Transport

Some of what will be expected of you is as follows: Manage the IT asset website, ensuring information is entered and updated in a timely manner Responsible for the IT helpdesk support site. Assigning jobs to the appropriate people and updating the documentation Desktop support for all BTL staff, including PCs, Laptops, cell phones and tablets Create and update customer information, ensuring data accuracy Ensure data integrity and accuracy for all applications Document changes to EDI and any other systems Responsible for data integrity Develop and design reports Document system interface requirements Our people are critical for our success, therefore, we expect you will have the following: Full class one licence A minimum of 1+ years help desk/service desk experience Advanced use of MS Excel (Including VBA, Macros and formulas) Advanced use of MS Word Basic networking skills / understanding MS Administration experience particularly around Active Directory and users SQL and general database skills Power BI experience Sharepoint experience


Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity: Massey University

As our Disaster Recovery BCP Specialist you will be accountable for the University's disaster recovery capability and IT Services business continuity plans. You will be responsible for the continuous review, improvement, and quality assurance of the University's disaster recovery plan and business continuity plan to ensure that these remain effective and able to perform in a disaster situation and incorporates new processes, systems and technology developments as a result of the University digital strategy. Qualifications and experience required includes: ideally at least five years of experience in the IT industry at an engineering level in a complex organisation experience in auditing technical and business services and associated infrastructure experience with prioritising work and managing resources in a disaster situation to ensure recovery objectives are met a proven track record of delivering quality projects and self-sufficiency in delivering assigned tasks experience working in a large, complex environment comprised of both cloud and on-premise infrastructure experience with DRP and BCP development and execution broad architecture experience with Windows Server and Linux operating systems, storage systems, databases and cloud-based solutions experience with process associated with Information Technology infrastructure Library (ITIL).


Software Support Analyst: Objective

The Software Support Analyst is a product specialist and assists our customers in overcoming technical challenges in their day-to-day operation of our products. The prime focus is remote technical support to ensure that the Objective solution is working as designed in our customer environment. This role is crucial for building and maintaining relationships and growing customer environmental knowledge over time to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction. What we are looking for High degree of knowledge in Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Advanced MS Word, Outlook) General use and administration of Microsoft operating systems (Windows Server, Windows) and Knowledge of Linux (Ubuntu CLI). Experience with PHP scripting language (desired but not essential). Knowledge and experience with Relational Database Management Systems such as MySQL or SQL Server. Customer Focused High degree of professionalism Excellent written and verbal skills Flexibility and adaptability


GIS / SAP Solutions Specialist: Powerco

Reporting to the Solutions Architecture Lead, you will participate in one of our value streams, building and delivering solutions to business problems. In addition, you will contribute to developing a suite of practices to match our agile delivery methods. These roles aren't for the faint-hearted we are after deep technical specialists that have been there and done that with experience in one of our core platforms, ESRI GIS, SAP, and Salesforce but with the ability and desire to add more strings to your bow. To successfully carry out the role, you will need the following: ​To demonstrate experience in a similar position, ideally in an asset-intensive industry Ability to develop solutions in one of our core platforms. ESRI GIS, SAP To enjoy working with stakeholders and showing them what's possible with the technology we have Knowledge of agile practices and ways of working To be passionate about your role and love coming to work and having fun


Senior Software Engineer: Author-it Software Co. (ASC)

Bring your people skills, not just coding Do you get just as much satisfaction from inspiring/mentoring/coaching a team as you do from writing bug-free code? Perfect. Software development is always a massive team effort, so along with your hard skills in software engineering, you'll also be someone your team can count on to bring a cheerful outlook, who encourages them to do their best work together. That said, of course, you will bring significant experience in building scalable, production-quality software that achieves that mightiest goal - for the end user, it 'just works'. Ideally you'll have four to eight years professional software development experience, preferably with SaaS applications Experience in managing and working with DevOps Experience with JavaScript as a main application language, or a language that compiles to JavaScript such as TypeScript or CoffeeScript Experience using Backbone, Angular, React, or a similar front-end JavaScript framework Experience using Node.js as a platform for developing web applications Experience building or consuming REST and GraphQL APIs. ​ Familiarity with relational and non-relational databases (SQL Server, Postgres, MongoDB etc.) ​ Familiarity with some of the AWS platform offerings. ​ Familiarity with Agile/Scrum/Kanban development methodology Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines in an agile/iterative software development process without losing sight of longer-term goals or the big picture ...


System Support: Fletcher Building

The System Support Analyst supports the roading applications applicable to the Fletcher Group. These applications include RAMM, M5 Machinery Management, Laserfiche and BIP. You will also work closely with the other members of the Roading Applications team to ensure that everyone is able to deliver and meet their targets. This role is expected to take ownership of the relevant support processes from start to finish, as well as escalating any issues to Level 3 technical support within the Roading Applications Team or external vendor, as required. We are looking for a customer focused individual with a good understanding of IT services to support Fletcher Building's Roading Application environment. Here's what experience we will be looking for: Ability to deliver a high level of service Collaborates with colleagues to deliver a high quality of service to end users Is a clear communicator with a good phone manner Strong verbal and written communication skills Extremely high attention to detail, produces high quality work, and has pride in output and presentation Knowledge of service management workflow systems (such as ServiceNow) RAMM, M5 and/or Laserfiche would be a great advantage


Digital Communicator (Senior): UCOL

We are looking for a skilled digital professional to lead UCOL’s online presence to support our marketing and communications campaigns. You will need to be a knowledgeable web administrator as you will design, develop, maintain and troubleshoot websites. You will implement security protocols, modify programmes, create backups, resolve software problems, update content and more. Specific responsibilities include. You will join a small but supportive Communications Team and work closely with IT, Marketing and other clients. The role is based at our Manawatū campus in Palmerston North, and you will support staff on our campuses in Whanganui, Wairarapa and Horowhenua. Join UCOL as we begin our exciting transition to New Zealand’s largest tertiary training provider – Te Pūkenga – the New Zealand Institute of Skills & Technology.


Support Technician: DTSL

We are on the hunt for an ICT Support Technician to work in our Palmerston North office supporting a large network of clients including schools and businesses. You will be required to provide onsite Tier 1 support to these businesses as well as remote support when required. Training in our cloud-focused service environment will be provided but you will be expected to have a sound working knowledge of the following areas in order to help us create and maintain stable and efficient ICT solutions for our clients; The candidate must have the following skills and experience: Microsoft 365 packages Windows and Apple iOS (let us know your strengths) Wireless and switch networking Printers/Copiers Laptop/Desktop maintenance


Data Quality Specialist: Horizons Regional Council

Horizons is seeking a suitably experienced Data Quality Specialist to support our regulatory function. You will be working day to day as part of our Resource Consents, and Consents Monitoring teams, while being supported by Data and Information, and Geospatial Specialists from our Information Management team. You will be someone who can think spatially, with an innate ability to see how activities on the ground relate to data against resource consent applications and consent monitoring activities. You will also be able to draw linkages and connections between these data and wider organisational data holdings, ensuring stakeholder requirements are being met. We're looking for someone with Bachelor’s degree or higher in a technology or related discipline or with relevant qualification and experience to be able to deliver in this role Experience working in local government, and ideally for regional councils or unitary authorities At least 2-3 years' in a role focussed on data management and data quality assessment Demonstrated ability across analytical technology, such as SQL & SSRS, Tableau, Power BI, etc Highly adept and compelling communicator, both written and verbal. Exceptional documentation skills, with the ability to convey complex material as clearly as possible