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Senior Software Engineer: Biolumic
Systems Administrator: Te Tihi
The Kaituruki will focus on providing high quality technical support for users of Whānau Tahi (CRM). Further, be responsible for the development and delivery of training and resources for this system and collation and submission of reporting. We will support you to build your skills to configure services and/or programmes within Whanau Tahi and increase your operational understanding of Power BI. This role will become familiar with and adhere to Nga Kawa o te Mana Whakahaere – Raraunga and Nga Tikanga o te Mana Whakahaere – Raraunga as the Te Tihi stance on our data governance and management.
Data Analyst: Toyota
This role will see you supporting Toyota New Zealand and the Dealer Network to effectively utilise data through the creation of reporting and data visualisations to support business decisions. This is a great role for someone who has already started their career as a Data Analyst OR a recent graduate who is looking to start their career as training will be provided. Some of your responsibilities will include: Taking ownership of data projects and working with customers to create a plan of work which supports the achievement of request objectives Unpacking customer requests to understand business issues and translate these into effective BI solutions Managing projects through Jira and confluence including project delivery timelines, prioritisation of projects and progress updates Taking ownership of data governance processes, practices and control measures and ensure these are followed across the business Ensuring data is correctly validated and quality is retained So what does it take to be successful in this role? A natural affinity for data and numbers Strong attention to detail An exceptional attitude and a real desire to learn Experience in Power BI is advantageous but not essential Exceptional verbal and written communication skills Competence with the Microsoft Office Suite.
Research Software Engineer: Landcare
Our organisation is growing, and we are looking for an experienced Research Software Engineer to join the dynamic and stimulating research environment at Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research. You will be working with scientists and informatics researchers on a range of interesting projects important to environmental issues and real-world challenges. Manaaki Whenua has a great data science culture with access to powerful and flexible internal compute environments as well as the NeSI High Performance Computer. This is a great opportunity for a skilled software engineer with a passion for making a difference to help us enable New Zealanders to better understand our whenua (land) and engage in its care and protection. You will have: a background or interest in science; knowledge of, and experience practicing, the principles of reproducible research highly proficient in the Python language and development environments experience with Bash and git (or other SCM tool) R, SQL and C/C++ experience are advantageous skills and experience relevant to scientific programming and data analysis, including data movement/management and compilation/installation of third-party tools and dependencies demonstrated experience in delivering outputs on time and to quality standards, as part of funded research project or programme activity. familiarity with Software Engineering principles and experience working in an Agile environment ...
Senior full stack Developer: Fleetwise
You will be the lead developer in a small team, working closely with our product team to build and improve our SaaS fleet management systems, developing and implementing solutions that meet business requirements and will contribute to the formation and integration of best practices and standards. With the help of contractors and junior developers, you will be leading the project of rebuilding a legacy application that manages pooled vehicle bookings (Angular, ASP.NET Zero, MSSQL on Azure cloud), while maintaining and extending the functionality of a fleet management system, with the intention to merge the two products into a single offering. Your technical skills will include: Experience in designing, building, deploying, monitoring and testing a modern, scalable solution Experience in software development across the full stack Experience with Microsoft Azure platform and services Web development experience – including web frameworks like Angular and Angular JS Expert level proficiency with ASP.NET, REST API, SQL Excellent understanding of backend architecture and infrastructure Working knowledge of Agile/SCRUM principles The ability to identify and communicate any potential issues that may present a risk to Fleetwise and our software. Experience leading a small team of developers and co-ordinating with outside contractors
Senior QA Engineer: Waka Kotahi NZTA
This role has a focus on Test Management and the skill set is more functional. You will be managing multiple projects at program level, and whilst you will be aware of test automation this is not the critical component. To be successful in this role, you will bring: Manage resource planning and estimate work effort Design and maintain testing outcomes for critical projects and programmes Collaborate and communicate with stakeholders eg, QA team, development team, vendors, projects & programmes Communicate test progress, test results and other relevant information Keep current with delivery lifecycles and testing methodologies
Data Analyst: Plumbing World
What you will be doing: Run/create/modify reports that assist in day-to-day margin analysis and master data file integrity Identify items/ranges that are reducing in margin and make recommendations where appropriate Product loading, promotions/ catalogue pricing, special pricing Work with IT to investigate and minimise data-related issues Maintain audit trail of changes made to master data file Assist with margin analysis of products within our master data file Skills & Experience: Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines Ability to create and modify reporting processes High level or written and oral communication Experience in a similar role would be preferred but not essential Strong problem-solving skills and a strong business acumen
Project Manager: Objective
The consulting team at Objective helps our customers maximise value from Objective’s solutions, ensuring long-term customer success. The Objective Project Manager within the Consulting team does more than manage projects. They take the time to understand the customer’s needs and take responsibility to work with the customer to best address them. They follow proven methodologies to build customer confidence and ensure value-add to customer implementations. We're looking for someone who has: 3-5 years IT Project Management experience with projects ranging from $100K to $1m. Professional services background in computer software implementations Strong project management skills and manages the delivery of projects Practical experience in successfully managing solution implementation into a business for a vendor/consulting firm Customer-focused and ability to coach customers Local government experience is highly desirable A pragmatic, dynamic attitude
Software Development Manager: Yorb
As the Software Development Manager, you will provide thought leadership, use modern methods to deliver software solutions, apply product management and oversight of the Software Team. In addition to this you will also be required to. solve business problems through automation and business systems with customised software support the Yorb ‘WE’ to build relationships with end users through trust and empathy. add value to our client’s business by translating client requirements into creatively designed purposeful and functional end user technology. to maintain a client outcome focused approach of ‘WE CAN’ As a key member of the software team, you will be Client focused, outcome driven, and committed to the highest quality delivery standards. 4+ years’ experience in a leadership role. 4+ years’ experience in business systems design and client leading software development engagements/consulting. Experience working in an Agile team environment Experienced in the use of Service Management Systems and the associated disciplines required to use these toolsets successfully. Experience developing in the Microsoft stack, including: SharePoint Node.JS PowerShell Power Suite Teams Azure React Knowledge of software engineering practices and methodologies Confident working with and across multiple clients, delivery/technical teams, and remote locations. Experienced in service improvement and conducting training and capability assessments. ...
Business Analyst: FMG
This exciting role is key to supporting a number of projects across the organisation. The role will be responsible for assessing, analysing and documenting requirements, and in addition, responsible for defining new business processes, facilitating workshops, creating backlogs, and coaching others in the practise of business analysis support. To be successful in this role, you will: Have 3+ years’ experience as Business Analyst in an agile environment; Be a self-starter who takes on new opportunities and tough challenges, and holds themselves and others to account; Be comfortable and effective working with remote teams; Have systems improvement experience, the ability to work across multiple functions of an organisation and Be able to build effective working relationships. Overall, we are looking for someone who is passionate and excited to be part of a team that is dedicated to achieving and ensuring successful projects are delivered; and wants to play a meaningful part in them!
Tech Support: Waka Kotahi NZTA
As a Technology Support Specialist, you will be the first point of contact for our internal customers, actively managing service requests and incidents, seeing them resolved within agreed service levels. There is lots of variety in this role to keep you on your toes. It not only covers level 1 -2 support, but also administration, improving processes/materials and developing a more automated service for the future. To be successful in this role, you will bring: Minimum of 2-3 years of working on a Technology Service Desk. Proven experience with process improvement and documentation. Strong relationship management experience and a confident communication style. The ability to communicate technical detail to non-technical audience at all levels of the organization. Experience in problem solving and issue management. A resilient and self-driven approach Strong customer service skills and approach. Experience using Office 365. You will demonstrate knowledge of, or a willingness to gain an understanding of Te Ao Māori and promote tikanga and Te Reo Māori. You will also have knowledge of, or a willingness to gain an appreciation of te Tiriti o Waitangi (the Treaty of Waitangi) as it applies in the public sector.
Desktop Support: New Era IT
Technically savvy and keen to support future-focused learning, you will be the face of New Era as you provide technical support for our customers. Working as part of the school community and engaging with all levels of users from students and teachers to ICT Managers, the ability to communication with non-technical people is a must. Key to this role is ensuring the smooth running of school ICT infrastructure including printers, projectors, SMART Boards and will be in charge of maintaining and troubleshooting issues with firewalls, servers and networks. Who we are looking for Be a team player Excellent communication and relationship skills An understanding of the New Zealand education system Completed relevant certification to demonstrate you are up to date with new technology trends and changes Proven ability to meet assigned targets and be organised New Zealand Restricted or Full Drivers License Are Fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus Desirable but not essential: Practical technical knowledge in supporting and implementing: - Windows 10 - Windows Server 2012-2019 - Firewalls (Fortigate) - Switching (Ruckus, HP, Allied Telesis) - Wireless (Ruckus, Aruba/HP, Aerohive) - Printers/Copiers
App Developer: Frog Parking
Software Engineer: Integration Technologies Limited
If you love problem solving, want to learn new things and then apply that knowledge in new ways, keep reading. Our product team builds a mixture of Cloud, Desktop, Mobile and Embedded applications. We focus on delivering world class quality products that exceed our customer’s needs. We work in a highly collaborative environment. You want to contribute to the whole process - ideation, development, test, deployment, and support. You will be part of a workplace where ideas are genuinely valued. You’ll have strong programming and debugging skills. You’ll have a Software Engineering or Computer Science degree. You’ll have Desktop Application Development and Microsoft SQL Server experience. We also look for people that - Have an openness to learning from failures Enjoy customer interactions Have a keen eye for product enhancements Encourage others and are honest Want to ‘own’ the product Enjoy a bit of travel from time to time