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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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Software Developer: Edge Learning

We are looking for a passionate, fast-learning software developer to join us here at edge learning solutions. We are a small, tight-knit team, that values teamwork, good communication and the ability to learn quickly and perform well under pressure. Ideally, we are looking for someone with experience/ knowledge in the following technologies: JavaScript C# HTML / CSS SQL Optionally, it would also be great if you had experience with: MongoDB Azure DevOps/Git ASP.NET (AJAX, Web API, MVC) Windows PowerShell Python As well as these optional technologies, having a solid understanding of New Zealand primary and early childhood educational systems and processes would be preferred. Your role here at edge will involve: Front-end improvements. Fixing bugs. Develop and release new feature requests. Run database scripts, data updates and database improvements/changes. Manage virtual environments and servers. Code review pull requests and do basic user testing.


Business Intelligence: Palmerston North City Council

Do you have a passion for analytics? We are looking for a Business Intelligence Developer to design, implement and support BI solutions for our organisation. We are constantly looking for ways we can create efficiencies. As our Business Intelligence Developer, you will work with key stakeholders to promote and deliver the use of data to help the business gain insights for informed decision making. Your ability to look at all aspects of a project from design through to implementation will be critical in this role. You will be able to conduct research, make design recommendations, anticipate potential issues and performance-tune these applications where necessary. Using your initiative, you will provide excellent customer service to a wide range of stakeholders across multiple projects. Being able to multi-task is essential! This is a fixed-term, 40 hour per week position, for approximately 12 months.


Mechatronics Engineer: Metalcraft

Autonomous navigation is here at Metalform, and we are diving right in with the development of several of our own industry-leading products involving RTK GPS and Computer Vision enabled robots. Our team is highly skilled and knowledgeable, but we need specialised skills to join our team of designers including three Mechatronic Engineers to help take these products to market. Being a member of the Metalform team means you will be a part of the full lifecycle of different products. As a manufacturer of hi-tech products, our design and engineering staff are key drivers for our concept to reality process. This involves developing a succinct brief of user requirements, then designing/prototyping and field testing our products to develop a highly functioning product that maintains our brand position and reputation. Skills considered essential for this role: Bachelor’s degree or similar in Mechatronics Engineering or Electronics Engineering. 2+ Years’ experience developing Mechatronics Systems. Experience with ROS and SLAM Navigation systems. Solid knowledge and experience with C/C++ and Python languages. Solid knowledge and experience developing Embedded Systems. Solid knowledge of Electronic Hardware development (Designing PCBs). Ability to work collaboratively with a team of people working towards the same goals.


Product Development Engineer: Biolumic

The Opportunity BioLumic’s growth has meant there is a need to expand our dedicated Product Development team. We are looking for a talented Product Development Engineer to be part of our team, to support the electrical/firmware/software/mechanical engineering development of BioLumic’s Seed and Seedling Treatment Systems. This includes PCB design, firmware, mechanical and product design. This is a full-time permanent position located in Palmerston North, New Zealand. About Us BioLumic develops new biological tools that revolutionise sustainable food production. We apply UV light to seeds and seedlings to trigger biological mechanisms that increase plant yields and disease protection. Our technology is at the cutting edge of multiple disciplines, and we are involved with some of the world’s biggest Ag players - it is an exciting time to get involved. We are a successful, venture capital-funded, agbiotech B2B start-up and we are looking for the right person to come on board. We offer a competitive remuneration package, and all of the resources needed to do your job well (including coffee!). We look after each other at BioLumic and have each other’s backs – you won’t ever been treated like a resource or a number – your wellbeing and growth is important to us.


Hardware/Software Project Engineer: Beta Solutions Ltd

Broadly, this role will be required to: Research and develop unique solutions. Architect technical specifications to ensure the final product will meet customer expectations. Design robust, cost effective, hardware and/or software for new and/or existing products. Additionally as a Project Lead you will: - Project manage the execution of projects. - Confidently communicate directly with our customers and other stakeholders: (i) Apprising them on the status of existing project (ii) Capturing opportunities (in a sales capacity) for new exciting projects. To be considered for this role, you will have all (or most) of the following: 6+ years relevant industry experience; with remuneration levels being commensurate with experience. Bachelor (or higher) of Engineering level qualification in the field of mechatronics, electronics, software or similar. Experience with PCB CAD package (Ideally Altium Designer). Knowledge and experience of writing and maintaining code in C for ARM, AVR, and other similar microcontroller architectures. Experience with writing portable and testable firmware for a microcontroller (bare-metal and/or RTOS) on a custom PCB (Bootloaders, Applications, HAL, drivers etc). Experience with writing a scripting language (Python, etc) to automate testing and repetitive engineering tasks. Knowledge and Experience with Project Management ...


Service Desk: MidCentral DHB

Provide excellent digital services by delivering collaborative and broad-based systems and technical support services to MidCentral District Health Board. 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. You will have a passion for exceeding customer expectations and getting stuff done. Able to acts 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 DHB. 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 Developer: Integration Technologies Limited

Would you like to join a team developing software for overseas customers? Our product teams work on a mixture of Cloud, Desktop, mobile and embedded applications. We focus on delivering quality products that meet our customers needs. Collaborate with the internal product team or external customers. Get involved in the whole process - ideation, development, test, deployment, and support. Be part of a workplace where ideas are valued. Strong applicants for this position will have: Computer Science or Software Engineering degree. Strong programming and debugging skills. Good written and verbal communication skills. Desktop Application Development experience. Experience using Microsoft SQL Server.


Senior React / Front End Dev: Nodero

We’re looking for a senior React / Front-End developer, passionate about great software. Develop web and cloud solutions, primarily with React and Node Lead other developers in continuous improvement and best practice Collaborate with our designers, business analysts, testers, and support staff to ensure we release quality code that delivers exceptional outcomes Represent Nodero to clients and provide guidance to enhance their technology platforms Requirements Expertise in React and other JavaScript technologies Project and people leadership Comfort with both high level system design and in-deep coding Work with enterprises in a consultative capacity Analytical and problem-solving skills Contributions to team culture It would also be great if you have: Good knowledge of DevOps practices Experience with Azure, .Net Core and M365 environments Full stack experience, especially NodeJS


Business Application Support: Plumbing World

Support applications currently in production, and the smooth transfer and integration of new technologies into 'business as usual support' arrangements within the IT team. With the mix of applications, we support changing from predominately on-premises to include a wider range of SaaS-hosted applications, we have looking to employ a person with experience in supporting SaaS applications. In this role you will be dealing directly with a range of people across our business, to facilitate swift solving of issues with applications they use to keep the business humming. It's therefore not a normal support role, we are looking for strong application experience at level 2-3 and someone who is able to deal with complex issues and vendor management. You will be significantly experienced in IT projects, release management, and configuration management, have worked closely with vendors and in-house development teams, and able to hit the ground running.


Technical Delivery Team Leader: Yorb

In this role you will be leading, mentoring, and developing your team members so they are inspired and empowered to strive for excellence. You will be supporting the team throughout the various engagements we have with our clients, whilst driving service improvements with a proactive and positive approach that deliver outcomes for both the team and clients. What we're looking for: A talented individual, with a great attitude looking to make a difference as well as; Experience and a passion in people management and leading high performing teams Energy and drive to try new things, looking outside the box to be innovative A 'how can we' attitude for achieving continuous service improvement An understanding of an ICT environment would be beneficial Ability to work as part of a team in an agile environment, juggling multiple demands on time. Strong analytical skills and the ability to multi-task Excellent collaboration, relationship building, communication and interpersonal skills Self-motivation, flexibility and resilience to work in a changing and dynamic environment


Various Roles - Support Centre, Snr System Engineer, Technical Consultants: Yorb

We are looking for Support Centre Analysts, Senior System Engineers, and Technical Consultant stars to join our team. What we're looking for Talented individuals, with a great attitude looking to make a difference as well as having; Strong analytical skills and the ability to multi-task Self-motivation and passion, capable of understanding new technologies and their potential to benefit Yorb and our clients. Excellent collaboration, relationship building, communication and interpersonal skills Flexibility and resilience to work in a changing and dynamic environment


Product Manager - Data: Think Hauora

Strategically roadmap our key product - Te Kete Korero. This is a highly meaningful data warehouse enabling insights to support decision making to improve equitable health outcomes. And we want you to be the software focus conduit between the BI Manager (the technical one) and our vendors and partners. Leading a team, you will drive and advocate Te Kete Kōrero, advocate health data and be the “go to” person for vendors and partners. Day-to-day you’ll be working with the team and stakeholders to understand, translate and validate needs for data and information, set the overarching product direction with a focus on maximizing impact to stakeholders, work with the BI Manager to bring the product roadmap to life, identify technical and non-technical opportunities to continue to grow user adoption, and ensuring all product design creates a user experience that inspires.