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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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Digital Systems Specialist (Moodle): UCOL

Provide operational systems administration (sysadmin) for the UCOL Learning Management System – Moodle, alongside our current Digital Systems Specialist in order to provide a consistent support service. You will work collaboratively and share responsibility to maintain and support the LMS ensuring that it runs smoothly, is upgraded in a timely manner in conjunction with our vendor, liaise with UCOL IS&T on problem resolution, backups and improvements, and ensure that continuity of service is maintained.

Senior Infrastructure Engineer: HybrIT Services

An exciting opportunity has arisen as HybrIT Services expands its UK operation into NZ. HybrIT Services delivers a portfolio of solutions for UK and global customers. This role offers the opportunity to support and deliver projects to an expanding list of both NZ, UK and international customers. We are looking for a senior infrastructure engineer. This is a hybrid role, which will work with customers to deliver support services within the managed services team and assist with internal and external projects. The role will be varied and provide opportunity to get involved in a range of products, services, projects and client types.

Developers Wanted: Integration Technologies Limited

Join a team that punches above its weight on the global stage. Be part of a workplace where ideas are valued. A strong applicant for this position will have: Software Development experience with C/C++ and C#. Knowledge of SQL database and query language. Understanding of computer networking and communication protocols. Interest in software products from design through to packaging, deployment, and support. Any of the following would be beneficial: Interest in electronics or computer hardware. Embedded programming experience. Good written English language skills (writing user documentation or web content). Other language skills (Chinese, Russian or Spanish). Experience helping software developers, or working directly with customers. Knowledge of mobile or cloud development. This opportunity for a software developer is based in our office in the Palmerston North. This is a full-time, permanent role. If we think you're the right person for the job we will tailor a salary package to reflect your skills and experience. If you're keen email

Service Desk: Landcare Research

Application and Desktop Support is a mid-tier technical role key in supporting Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research's (MWLR) applications and user-facing technology devices. At MWLR we have a focus on cloud and mobility solutions and support a range of science and business applications, including Microsoft 365 products. We have a mix of supported operating systems and knowledge of modern Microsoft desktop operating systems is fundamental to the success of this role. Whist not necessary, a fundamental knowledge of Linux would be advantageous.

Software Developer: Massey University

This position reports into the Application Development Manager and you’d be joining a team of 9. You’ll work closely with other software developers, business analysts, software architects and IT professionals to develop solutions. To Work With Us You Will Need: A relevant qualification in information technology, information systems or equivalent. Experience in software development including analysis and solution design experience across the SDLC. Experience with Microsoft products e.g. SharePoint, Microsoft Dynamics 365 and/or PowerAps or SITS Vision SMS is an advantage

Team Leader Data Analytics: MidCentral DHB

Our Knowledge & Insights team is responsible for capturing and utilising health information to support decision making to improve the health of the population. We’ve spent the last couple of years creating a modern data warehouse and an analytics platform from the ground up. Influence the direction of our insights strategy, drive the delivery of data and analytics products but most importantly lead and inspire our amazing team. Because we believe in nurturing talent, we are open to an experienced and motivated Analyst who has perhaps identified that this is their next career step, or it may be that you are a ‘mover and shaker’ strategically managing an analytics team and want your next career defining role. Either way, you will possess leadership competencies and of course an analytics toolbox – perhaps data modelling & ETL, or dashboarding and product development or data storytelling.

Senior Systems Engineer: Advantage

Provide a high standard of remote, onsite, telephone and email support to clients, by providing service excellence in every engagement and acting as the escalation point for the level 1 & 2 support team. You will be responsible for solving complex business wide IT networking and infrastructure issues for our 1500 plus user portfolio. In addition, we have a large pipeline of project work which you will work with clients to scope, deliver and manage. We expect all senior engineers to be involved in a degree of pre-sales work and be actively involved in the development of roadmaps for your your assigned customers to assist them on their technology journey.

Product / Industrial Designer: Idea Developments Ltd

As a Product Designer for Idea, you will report directly to the Managing Director and need to deliver 'real world' value and problem solving to a diverse range of projects. You will have a passion for product design and engineering, and be a highly-organised and self-motivated person, ready to hit the ground running in fast-paced and exciting environment. Working for Idea you will be involved in projects from beginning to end, continuing to grow your knowledge and expertise as a product designer - where no two days or projects the same, it is an excellent place for someone with a passion for product design. What Skills and Experience do I need? Previous experience (2+ years) in a similar role. A degree in a relevant design field, preferably Industrial Design Modelmaking and workshop experience with prototype build techniques Excellent visual communication skills (Sketching, Illustration and presentation) Software proficiencies in 3D CAD modelling (we use Siemens NX), KeyShot and Adobe Creative Suite. Excellent problem solving, project planning, time scheduling and record keeping skills Excellent project and client management skills Industry experience with plastics/metals/alloys, toolmaking, electronics and manufacturing etc. will be an advantage.

Senior Security Analyst: Author-it Software Co. (ASC)

The Senior Security Analyst will be responsible for leading and managing the development and evolution of ASC’s security design and cybersecurity practice. This role will lead security designs and patterns; highlighting and clearly articulating risk mitigation requirements to both technical teams and non-technical teams and wider stakeholders, including the Information Security Team. You will be responsible for leading ASC's ISO 27001 alignment, creating security roadmaps and design artefacts, co-authoring regular security control reports, and making improvement recommendations for ASC’s overall security posture. This role will be a part of the Information Security Team responding to customer security questionnaires and review proposed customer contracts. Other tasks will include involvement in the implementation of new security solutions, participation in the creation and or maintenance of policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures as well as contributing to vulnerability audits, security advisories and risk assessments. This role is expected to be fully aware of ASC’s security goals as established by its stated policies, procedures, and guidelines, and to actively work towards upholding those goals. You will be someone who has a strong interest or understanding of security concepts, infrastructure or application development and use this to develop an understanding of practicing good security disciplines. This role reports to the Head of IT Operations.

Product Owner: Author-it Software Co. (ASC)

We’re looking for a smart, detail-oriented Product Owner with a strong background in SaaS Services (preferably Enterprise level products) who will contribute to the company’s software development efforts. As a Product Owner, you’ll work closely with the rest of the Product Team (Product Managers, Product Owners, UX/UI) and the functional leads in Technology and QA to ensure the efficient and timely development of features for our customers.

Solution Architect: Author-it Software Co. (ASC)

The Solution Architect is a technical leader with a deep understanding of business goals, business processes, and enterprise architecture who works to conceptualise and assemble technology solution architecture designs to ensure that solutions meet business needs and are compatible with existing architectures. Solution Architecture (SA) is an architectural description of a specific solution. SAs combine guidance from different enterprise architecture viewpoints (business, information and technical), as well as from the enterprise solution architecture (ESA). Within the software development life cycle, the Solution Architect plays a similar role to the Agile Architect, but at the large solution level, and is focused on creating technical alignment for the full solution rather than concerns for specific components.

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

The part you'll play: You’ll build SaaS applications in collaboration with program managers, UX designers and testers, as well as developers in our New Zealand, US and Europe-based teams. Working with our senior technical staff, you’ll also have a say in the technologies we use, and how we use them, for solving complex problems on an enterprise scale. This role is all about doing things efficiently and making them even better. So as well as continuous improvement to our design, development and quality processes, you’ll also help to continuously evolve the Docuvera engineering strategy. Check out our job listing at the link below:

Technical Trainer: MidCentral DHB

Work with stakeholders across the business to identify and document training requirements and processes needed to support the implementation of new technology products and services, and provide on-going training of staff in use of those technology products as they change over time. Documentation and other training material will need to be developed and made available for users to transition to, or continue learning to use, Enable’s technology solutions. This will include supporting Project Managers, Business Managers and Team Leaders to identify training needs and SME’s for technology solutions. It includes managing or participating in user acceptance testing and training planning and delivery relating to the change. Also ensuring standard operating procedures or manuals are updated, working with the communications and marketing team.

Graduate Developer: Firecrest Systems

We are looking for a person who is smart and loves technology. The work will be very challenging; however, you will be supported and mentored along the way. The Graduate Programme is a 2 year programme. Designed to transition the new graduates into their permanent position at Firecrest Systems. The ideal person would have just finished their Masters Degree or Honours degree in IT. This year we are focusing on software developers The first year will mainly involve gathering an understanding of what we do under guidance and support. The tasks are generally smaller and will be part of a larger project, with a senior person taking overall responsibility. The second year involves moving you to your own role, with larger projects, but still under supervision. Several roles available. Part and full time available

Senior Security Engineer: Advantage

Whether you are an experienced security engineer or a senior systems engineer looking to move your career into security - we would love to hear from you! In addition to technical skills, you need to be a good communicator, have a commitment to continual learning and have a customer centric approach. Being part of the Advantage SOC Team is a great opportunity to work with some of the latest products in the industry. You will have access to some very talented and experienced people that will take an interest in your future growth. In addition, you will gain some more certifications and knowledge, becoming a valued member of a forward-thinking company that fundamentally believes in making things better for everyone.

Technical Lead - Java + AWS Cloud: Objective

We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer/Technical Lead to lead and mentor team a team working on our product, Objective Build. You will be instrumental in designing, implementing and testing the latest product features, plus the underlying cloud platform. Working as part of an Agile Software development team you will be coding using the latest technology including Java Build tools and AWS. Contribute to a cross-functional environment that is underpinned by Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) processes. Collaborate with testers, tech writers, developers, development managers and product owners to drive continuous improvement in products and processes. The skills and experience you will need: a minimum of 10 years of commercial advanced cloud Java development, building scalable SaaS applications. Plus proven experience in: Java Build Tools and Frameworks including Spring, Spring Boot, Maven. Databases such as PostgreSQL, and MSSql, Stored procedures, JDBC and performance tuning. AWS deployment environment and containerisation (Docker & Kubernetes). Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) principles. Agile methodologies and testing approaches such as BDD.

Senior DevOps/Systems Engineer: Lindsay Corporation

Assist in the day-to-day operational aspects of the software organization, including infrastructure management/monitoring, code deployment to environments/version control, code-base management, and software quality assurance. Assist in the design and implementation of build, deployment, and configuration management, along with documenting the process and policies associated with each for the software organization. Acts as the subject matter expert, mentoring others while providing technical guidance and educating team members both within and outside of the software organization on development and operations and how they fit together. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent technical education or equivalent experience. 6+ years of relevant experience in software development, infrastructure development, IT, DevOps or related field, including 2+ years of experience leading the on-time delivery of net-new DevOps projects/solutions

Electronics Internship: Beta Solutions Ltd

We have a challenging and rewarding summer internship position available for a competent Student Mechatronics/Electronics Engineer!. 
Millimetre-Radar is a new and emerging technology. An R&D project will be undertaken to prove the concept of whether it will be a suitable technology to measure the level of material inside large storage vessels. Broadly, this role will primarily involve the following: Undertaking systematic research and testing of mmRadar on large storage vessels; Procurement and Assembly of products and prototypes; Mechanical and materials design using CAD such as Solidworks; Firmware design using languages such as ‘C’; Higher level software design; Documenting research findings in a clear and adequately detailed reports; Devising and documenting standard operating practices as appropriate. Applicants must have completed their 3rd year or higher in a Tertiary qualification in the field of engineering (majoring in electrical, electronic, software or similar), computer science, information systems, or other relevant technical disciplines.

Digital Engineer: Yorb

Provide Tier 3 remote or onsite technical support to our client base. The position requires you to ensure a client's vision can be achieved through the robust, reliable, secure and efficent use of technology. The successful applicant will have 4-6 years' + experience in providing either business internal or Service Provider ICT engineering support and project delivery services to SMB/Corporate organisations. Experience providing Tier 3 remote and/or onsite technical support. Ability to support businesses with advanced technical experience in advising/supporting commercial off the shelf business systems and integration with cloud services Advanced technical experience (design, configure, deploy) on the Microsoft stack - Server OS, Back Office applications, Office 365 suite and Azure suite of services.

DevOps Engineer (Azure): Objective

This role will be primarily responsible for the management and delivery of the Objective ECM hosted Azure solution, relevant network connectivity and associated interfaces, based on existing design patterns incorporating any customer specific requirements. The role will require engaging with the key customer contacts in the initial stages of project execution and working with internal Objective teams to deliver to a supportable and compliant platform. This role reports to the Cloud Operations Director and will work under the guidance of the lead Azure DevOps engineer

Operations Manager: Yorb

We are looking for an Operations Manager who knows the balance between people and productivity. An innovative and collaborative approach is required to drive initiatives that will fine tune both performance and productivity throughout our technical delivery teams. You will be well-accustomed to a fast-paced and ever evolving work environment with the ability to work under pressure to tight timeframes. Your ability to build relationships at all levels, understand and challenge existing processes will be your strengths as will your exceptional analytical skills. The ideal candidate will have; At least 5+ years’ experience in a similar role. Proven experience working within cross-functional, collaborative teams. Experience in leading, inspiring, motivating and building high functioning teams. An understanding of technology and its application within a business environment. Ability to translate business / product strategy into requirements and functional specifications. Strong analytical skills and the ability to multi-task...

Senior Backend Dev: Totara Learning Solutions

We are looking for a Senior Backend Developer with a deep understanding of enterprise-quality web application development to join our R&D team on as a full time-remote employee initially. The position won't be full-time remote permanently, we are keen to establish a Palmerston North office in the near future. You will have experience developing high quality web applications for large scale deployment. You will be highly skilled in PHP, or be highly skilled in a similar language and willing to upskill. We've converted our fair share of Java, Ruby, Python and C# developers. You won’t be afraid to touch front end code and have a good understanding of the whole user flow. You understand the best solution can take many shapes and forms. You can recognise and apply a variety of software development methodologies, principles and patterns. You will have a very strong understanding of what good quality code looks like, and how to write testable code.

Software Test Automation Engineer: Trio Technology

We're looking for an experienced Software Test Automation Engineer. This is a lead role within our bank project team and we're looking for experience in designing and developing automated tests and frameworks. This role defines the test automation systems that we are executing on within our 20+ developer project You'll be driving all levels of testing e.g., unit test, integration test, end-to-end test and across the whole software test cycle – test analysis, design, execution, report. We're looking for a good knowledge of OOP and Design Patterns as well as code management and experience in Git.