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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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Application Support: Objective

As a Software Support Analyst, you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring our customers get the most out of our products. Your primary responsibility will be to provide remote technical support, helping customers overcome day-to-day technical challenges. A Day in Your Role: - Drive Customer Satisfaction: Your mission is to create high levels of customer satisfaction, which leads to loyalty and long-term relationships. - Technical Expertise: Provide remote technical support for Objective solutions, drawing on your up-to-date knowledge of our products and the customer environments they operate in. - Issue Resolution: Diagnose and solve customer issues, ensuring they receive timely and effective solutions. - Incident Management: Professionally manage incidents, adhering to established timelines and departmental standards. - Collaboration: Collaborate with Technical Account Managers to deliver exceptional outcomes for our customers. Here are some of the skills we appreciate: Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Advanced MS Word, Outlook) General knowledge of Microsoft operating systems (Windows Server, Windows) and familiarity with Linux (Ubuntu CLI). Experience with Relational Database Management Systems like MySQL or SQL Server. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Excellent customer service skills.

Security Architect: FMG

Reporting to the Head of IT Architecture, this role will be responsible for formalising and implementing Security Architecture principles and standards, to ensure that all FMG systems and Technology services are built in line with those principles, for accessibility, utility and security. Working closely alongside our Information Security Officer and Manager Security Operations, this role will also provide security architecture expertise in support of FMG's existing applications, as well as delivering enhanced or new solutions that cater for FMG's core business needs We are looking for someone with – A relevant tertiary qualification Proven experience in Security Architecture and designing Cloud native Enterprise Security capabilities Proficiency in Zero Trust Architecture Familiarity in Identity and access management. Up-to-date knowledge of industry standards and best practices in relation to security architecture A positive and enthusiastic attitude; with a never-ending commitment to ensuring FMG's ongoing success

Software Engineers: Biolumic

Our mission is to make plants grow better to feed the world. We program plants with light, unlocking natural plant potential without the use of chemicals or genetic modification. We are a well-established Series B funded start-up, growing in New Zealand and the United States of America. Join us and build tech for good. BioLumic has been named in Matchstiq's Top 100 best Kiwi startups and Tech companies to work for in 2023. We’re office-first, because we like the people we work with. We get hands-on with tech hardware, but if you need to work from home, we can make that work too. We offer engineers competitive salaries plus equity through our employee stock options platform. You get 8 DIY Days a year to learn by working on your passion projects plus a BioLumic Me Day – take an extra day of leave on us. Day to day, you'll be working alongside engineers, data scientists, plant scientists, and agronomists in NZ and the US - and during our all-staff hackathons, you'll be teaming up to solve our most difficult problems. About you You are a fast-learning intermediate or senior developer. You specialise in front-end, back-end, DevOps or full-stack development, and you have some years of industry experience behind you. You’re excited about working in BioLumic’s super modern stack: JavaScript/Typescript, React, Redux, NodeJS, AWS, Docker and IoT. You want to contribute to the entire development process from initial concept to shippable product and beyond. Doing the best work

Asset Information Analyst: Palmerston North City Council

We are looking for an Intermediate Asset Information Analyst with the skills to match… or are we! Do you want to learn the intricacies of good asset management? Do you have an aptitude to learn Data reporting (Power BI)? Have you previously worked with data collection software (even if it’s just Microsoft Excel!). Do you enjoy filling in the blanks and organising data? Our Asset Information team has a depth and breadth of knowledge to teach you how to input/ collate and curate Asset data, you would become familiar with various industry standard systems along with getting out and about round town investigating gaps in our asset data and learning about the types of things PNCC installs and maintains for its rate payers. This role will also work in collaboration with the GIS team for a period of time. About you You may have 2 years’ experience in an asset management or infrastructure-related role OR you may be searching for an exciting career path to move into and learn, either way you could be the person we are looking for! You will have exceptional communication skills and organisational skills. Your background will be complemented by your desire to learn and ability to think laterally and problem solve. Desirable skills (but not essential): Experience within local government. Experience within an Infrastructure / Civil Engineering environment. Familiarity with managing and maintaining Asset Management Information Systems.

Helpdesk Specialist: Firecrest Systems

Are you a tech-savvy problem solver with a passion for helping others? We're looking for a talented individual to join our dynamic team as a Helpdesk Specialist! At Firecrest Systems ltd, we pride ourselves on providing top-notch customer support, and we need YOU to help us continue delivering exceptional service. If you're ready to embark on a rewarding career in tech support, this could be the opportunity you've been waiting for! What are we looking for? 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 candidate must have: - A well rounded knowledge of technology - The ability to learn and understand quickly - Excellent English - Excellent organisation and communication skills The ideal candidate will have at least ONE of the following skill sets: - Comfortable with computer hardware repairs, maintenance and procurement. - Project / Customer management (very good organisational and communication skills required). - Experience in programming (.net, Html, JavaScript and SQL) - Experience in scripting languages ( JavaScript, Powershell, linux, AWS CLI) - Experience with Office 365 and SharePoint. We have a number of different pathways available, So if you think you match one of the main skills please apply. (Part Time and Full Time roles are available.) If you are interested, send a copy of your CV to

Data Architect: Fonterra Research and Development

We believe nutritious food is essential to sustain people today, and for future generations to thrive, which is why we challenge ourselves to find new ways to bring our dairy goodness to people around the world. With approximately 350 people, the Innovation & Brand business unit’s key purpose is to deliver sustainable value through innovative product and technology development to derive the best value from NZ milk. With a highly investigative mindset and a keen interest in developing technology you will be focussed on defining and implementing our target operating model for data and analytics at FRDC. You will also be providing guidance and developing standards that determine how our data will be categorised, managed, discovered, and accessed to support our aspiration of accelerating research. We are looking for an innovator with a broad range of practical experience who can architect and deliver data solutions that support our business within an existing framework. You’ll have a BSc in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, or any closely related field. A few other key attributes will be: Extensive experience in overall architecture in a similar role, including previous use and exposure to Azure and SQL Ability to comprehend and work with all components in a data and analytics platform and contribute to its end-to-end design and delivery. Experience and exposure to design and implement solutions in the Microsoft Azure stack....

IT Engineer: Fonterra Research and Development

You will play a pivotal role in coordinating and managing multiple support vendors, supporting all aspects of Information Technology, software/apps, IT systems, and IT processes. Reporting to the IT Service Delivery Manager R&D, you will work closely with business leaders, IT teams, and third-party service providers to ensure the smooth operation of FRDC's IT infrastructure. A few skills we will be looking for include: Bachelor’s degree in information technology or a related field. Extensive knowledge of and experience with, Laptops, PCs, mobile phones, servers and networks Good understanding of Server Room management Knowledge of Microsoft operating systems Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams. A strong ability in problem identification and resolution and completing impact assessments for users Knowledge of the principles of support of information systems, service, and technology Experience with project management

Desktop Support: DTSL

Responsibilities Provide support for the deployment and maintenance of computer infrastructure and cloud technology and the diagnosis and resolution of technical problems. Communicate at all levels within our diverse customer base. Build rapport with clients and colleagues. Minimum Skills & Experience Diploma of Information Technology or similar, or 3 years relevant experience in ICT hardware and software support across common computer platforms. Excellent customer service skills, friendly and outgoing. Autonomous, resourceful, self-motivated and able to work unsupervised. Enjoys a challenge. Proactive and productive. Works well under pressure. Advantageous - certifications on hardware repairs for common brands of equipment - especially HP, Dell, Lenovo, Apple.

IT Applications & Engarement: Horizons Regional Council

Do you have a passion for IT and customer engagement? In this newly formed 12-month fixed-term role, as an Applications and Engagement Partner, you will be the ‘jam in the sandwich’; engaging with internal customers, bringing together the needs of the business, working collaboratively across the IT team to make improvements. and updating back to the business areas. Research, review and analyse the effectiveness and efficiency of existing applications against the requirements; all with the wider view of getting greater value for money across the organisation. Join the team and make a difference in the way we work with technology at Horizons Regional Council. About you We are looking for someone who is comfortable in both areas with experience in infrastructure technology and applications, supporting business requirements, and effective in the relationship management space and customer services. Ideally, we are looking for someone with: Practical working experience in IT systems and applications. Knowledge and technical competence with SLA management software and /or applicable systems. Relevant qualification at degree or diploma level. Excellent customer service skills and relationship management skills. Proven experience in making complex information easy to understand and user-friendly. Able to work autonomously and deliver outcomes.

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

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. You'll have some or all of these technical skills, experience and knowledge ​ 3+ 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. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely (both written and orally) Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines in an agile/iterative software development process without losing sight of longer-term goals or the big picture. ​....

Digital Workplace Specialist: FMG

The Digital Workplace Specialist supports the use and the adoption of the productivity and collaboration tools within M365 to ensure FMG can achieve its vision of ensuring “Everyone at the Mutual has its collective knowledge at its finger-tips”. This will include responsibilities including: Contribute to strategy and best practice approaches for managing FMG’s intranet and semi-structured electronic information; Work with business units across the Mutual to ensure use and adoption of M365 Teams and the integrity of our intranet is maintained; Identify opportunities to utilize the M365 tools to provide productivity gains; Provide expertise and advice to business units on getting the best out of the M365 product suite Understand your business partners information assets and ensure that best practice is being followed Provide ongoing training and support to our employees on information and knowledge management practices To be successful in this role, you will have: Relevant business qualification (in information management related subjects is desirable); Experience in M365 Product Suite – particular emphasis on productivity and collaboration tools Information Management and Knowledge Management practices Has appropriate level of awareness of relevant legislation e.g. the Privacy Act, Records Management Act etc; Excellent and proven stakeholder management, alongside a solutions orientated approach.

IT Services engineer: NZ Pharmaceuticals

Your Key Responsibilities: Business Analysis: Drive continuous improvement through requirements gathering and business process analysis Project Management: Lead change projects to implement new hosted systems and improve existing ones Hosted System Lifecycle Management: Ensure the availability, reliability, and capability of hosted systems, and assisting various stakeholders Compliance Assurance: Ensure systems meet relevant IT quality standards, including GaMP, FDA 21 CFR part 11, GDPR, and relevant security standards To excel in this role, you should possess: A degree in Computer Science or equivalent Demonstrated project management experience At least 3 years’ experience working within in the Pharmaceutical or other highly regulated industry High level of both written and verbal communication skills with the ability to liaise at all organisational levels Ability to work at a conceptual level while being comfortable with the detailed practical implementation of change at the functional level Ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic working environment Desire to work as part of a team with the ability to also work independently Proven problem solving skills together with critical thinking ability Preferred Skills (Advantageous): SQL, VBA, Scripting, Power Apps, Flow, and PowerBI A project management certification Systems validation under the frameworks of GaMP and FDA 21 CFR part 11 ITIL experience

Sales Upport Specialist: Advantage

The Sales Support Specialist is a key member or our Sales Team, they work closely with both Sales and Delivery teams to ensure that we are constantly keeping our valued clients updated on product, pricing and sales support. The Sales Support Specialist is also an initial point of contact for day to day customer queries and requests. They are vital to our Sales Operations, ensuring that any request is handled quickly and that our clients are informed of what to expect every step of the way. 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. • A strong understanding of the sales and quote renewals process. • A strong understanding of sales reporting and forecasting techniques. • Understanding of Security, SAAS and MSP business. • The ability to keep up with & adapt to the fast-paced IT world. Skills and attributes (nice to have) • Experience working in SAAS, Security Sales and MSP businesses. • Experience providing sales support, quote renewals and sales reporting. • Experience in internal sales and customer engagement. • Experience and ability to do comprehensive sales reporting, forecasting. • Proven track record of previous or similar roles • Experience handling multiple projects and customer engagements.

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 Web, Desktop, Mobile, and Embedded applications. We focus on delivering world class quality products that exceed our customer’s needs. We work in a collaborative and multi-cultural 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. We are looking for people who: Completed a relevant degree course (e.g. Mechatronics, Computer Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, or Computer Science). Have strong programming and debugging skills. Encourage others and are honest. Have experience with Application Development and SQL Databases. Enjoy providing technical assistance to customers. Understand serial, TCP/IP and web communication technologies. Enjoy a bit of travel from time to time. Have an openness to learning from failures.