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Java Software Developer: Trio Technology
If you're sick of delivering updates and support patches week after week, we have a role for you. We're rebuilding and re-engineering the project stack in Java and need experienced developers to join our team here in Palmerston North working on this large application for our very large Australian client
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.
Senior Business Analyst: Norwood
Wanting to drive more business value from D365 F&O we are looking for two experienced Senior Business Analysts to define and document Norwood’s sales, supply chain and after sales processes. In this role you will be evaluating options, identifying and implementing best practice solutions to enable Norwood to grow and deliver more value to NZ farmers and growers. You will be part of a small focused and motivated team, based in Palmerston North, reporting to the D365 Programme Manager. You will have strong business analysis skills, the ability to work collaboratively with the business and the D365 F&O vendor, and a desire to see solutions implemented. You will be familiar with software development lifecycles (SDLC) and comfortable problem solving in both a reactive and proactive manner.
Tech Support: Waka Kotahi NZTA
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. Relationship management is another important part of this role as the team further implement the DevOps and Agile methodology. You will be responsible for liaising across Technology and providing support up to senior management and Board level. We are looking for an excellent communicator able to effectively communicate technical detail to a non-technical audience.
QA Engineer: Waka Kotahi NZTA
Charged with supporting the implementation and delivery of high-quality products within engineering teams. The responsibilities include performing exploratory tests, implementing automated tests and preparing necessary testing documentation that would enable the team in delivering software up to the quality standards. You will be part of a high performing agile and cross-functional product team, where the delivery of quality software is the team's primary goal. You will not only deeply care what and why you deliver features, but also take intense pride in how. You will participate in the test plans creation for newly implemented features, troubleshoot system failures and identify root causes. You will actively work with our Developers to plan and review possible use cases and variations. One of the key accountabilities is contributing to Waka Kotahi commitment to delivering accessible websites and applications
Cloud Engineer: Waka Kotahi NZTA
Ensure the effective delivery and management of cloud platforms across the Transport Agency. You will be part of the Cloud Team working closely with experienced SRE's and Infrastructure engineering teams to develop and drive excellence in technical strategy, standards, and practices across the cloud landscape. You'll be working primarily with Microsoft Azure but may also be exposed to AWS, GCP and SaaS services. The agency has an extensive pipeline of work that incorporates everything from Data Warehouses to Internet of Things and you will have the chance to be involved with all of it.
Senior Project Manager: MidCentral DHB
Support other members of the Digital Services team to successfully deliver projects, and support our business to successfully achieve outcomes through the delivery of projects and programmes. With the focus specifically on our Digital Modernisation Portfolio you will have extensive experience and knowledge in a technical environment.
Senior Project Manager: Waka Kotahi NZTA
You will actively manage larger, complex, multiple technology projects to ensure that agreed scope is delivered on schedule, to budget and to the required quality. You will have experience in building business cases, be able to conduct independent quality analysis and ensure quality and governance standards are being adhered to throughout the project lifecycle. We are looking for a champion with an IT background, excellent project management skills and excellent stakeholder management skills.
Business Analyst: Yorb
We are looking for a Business Analyst to join our team to build trust and rapport with individual users to explore, identify, scope, and define ways clients can improve the efficiency and productivity of business processes utilising technology. In this role you will work as a bridge between end users and the Software Development team to ensure business requirements are adequately documented into a Technical Specification. 10+ years relevant business experience
Application Specialist: Enable
Develop and support core technology systems and integration of our as-a-service platforms, end user compute services, meeting room technology, web services and mobile device management. We are looking for someone with Minimum of 3 – 4 years of technical expertise, specifically in SQL Query/SQL Server Administration/ HTML/ MS Dynamics CRM/Field Service. Knowledge of ERP systems and broad business and accounting processes (invoicing, purchase orders, etc) would be advantageous.
Business Development Manager: LANTech
We are looking a dedicated individual to help grow our existing client base working with a team of professionals to uncover IT opportunities within the Manawatu-Wanganui and surrounding areas. We expect the successful candidate to have 5+ years' experience in selling managed solutions to corporate level customers. It's important that you understand the market and our competitors and it's most likely you already have an existing network of clients and business leads.
Applications Engineer: Waka Kotahi NZTA
The Application Engineer is charged with implementing, configuring, monitoring and supporting the Waka Kotahi (NZ Transport Agency) Microsoft Power Platform environment. This includes day-today deployment, management and monitoring of applications and resources mainly within the Power Platform environment, including incident response and developing operational procedures. Along with your day-to-day role, you will also be involved in various application development projects, providing technical support to the project team. Microsoft stack.
Tech / Sales person: Harvey Norman
Undertake Tech2Home work performing upgrades, repairs and installations for customers, both in-store and on-site at customer premises as required. The includes, but is not limited to: Dismantling a laptop or desktop computer for data recovery, backup and storage upgrades; Opening a laptop or computer to perform RAM upgrades safely; Performing wired and wireless network installations and configurations for personal/home use; Installing, uninstalling and troubleshooting a wide range of software programs; Identify faults and follow up with suppliers and repair agents to ensure customers products are repaired promptly; Advise, serve and assist customers with inquiries on technical Computer issues.
Systems Engineer: Yorb
We are looking for a Systems Engineer to join our technical services team. The position requires you to work with end users to ensure their systems are operating as expected. Building relationships with the end users through trust and empathy is critical to the success of the role. With your understanding of the impact that technology has on end users you work proactively to ensure that the impact is positive. Providing operational support to clients, ensuring system issues are dealt with promptly and efficiently, you are capable of supporting in-place systems and proactively identifying where improvements can be made.
Senior Business Analyst: Waka Kotahi NZTA
Support the Product team to meet business outcomes. Collaborate with Product Managers to develop product design and product roadmaps. This role involves creation of project artefacts and documentations, such as business requirements, models and system/solution specifications according to Waka Kotahi SDLC. Lead project deliverables through business analysis and support the transition to operations. We are looking for a critical thinker and confident communicator with exceptional problem-solving skills. 5+ years experience needed
Technical Lead - Java: Objective
Experience building highly scalable and reliable cloud applications in Java with a background in moving enterprise applications to the cloud utilising best practice cloud patterns will be key. Lead your team and mentor your colleagues. Key Skills: Minimum 10 years of commercial advanced Java development on a cloud SaaS offer. Proven experience in Java Build Tools and Frameworks: Spring, Spring Boot, Maven. Experience building high performing, scalable, enterprise grade cloud SaaS applications. Strong understanding of application development, XML, Web Services, object relational mapping, and Open Source frameworks. Strong Understanding of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) principles. Use BDD and other testing techniques to ensure quality and efficiency in testing. Experience with databases such as PostgreSQL. Database programming skills including SQL, JDBC, stored procedures, performance tuning, security, transactions, ORM, JPA and Hibernate. Experience with SCRUM methodologies. Experience in AWS deployment environment and containerisation (Docker & Kubernetes)
Application Support: Author-it Software Co. (ASC)
Help users resolve issues with computer hardware or software. You’ll respond to user inquiries, assess problems and issues with IT equipment and applications, and help resolve these issues for users. This includes receiving, prioritising, documenting, and actively resolving end user help requests. Problem resolution may involve the use of diagnostic and help request tracking tools, as well as require that the individual give in-person, hands-on help at the desktop level.
Systems Engineer: Author-it Software Co. (ASC)
As a key part of the operations team, you’ll work with our sharp team of engineers to maintain our existing AWS hosted infrastructure and troubleshoot incidents to support our customers. Day to day, you’ll work with a combination of Windows and Linux servers, AWS Services, deploying new environments, and performing general operational duties. You’ve got a real knack for spotting where tech can improve process, so you’ll also be constantly working to automate existing manual processes where possible.
Digital Engineer: Yorb
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 in designing IT infrastructure solutions, including Cloud, on premise servers, LAN's, WAN's, backup solutions and back office systems; Ability to support businesses with advanced technical experience in advising/supporting commercial off the shelf business systems and integration with cloud services
Senior Technical Consultant: Yorb
We are looking for a Senior Technical Consultant (Infrstructure) to join our highly talented team of engineers. You will be identifying, designing, installing, and maintaining solutions that align to our clients desired business outcomes. The work undertaken by the branch is varied and no day is the same, our engineers work across multiple systems/technologies to support our diverse range of clients, products, and services. You need 4-6 years' + experience in providing either business internal or Service Provider ICT engineering support and project delivery services to SMB/Corporate organisations at a Tier 3 technical level; Advanced technical experience working with MS Office 365, Hyper-V, and Azure
On Site Support Technician: Fujitsu
Looking for an IT Support Technician who enjoys getting out and about. In this role you will provide phone and on-site support to two key clients, and branches of corporate customers in the Manawatu/Wanganui area. This will involve regular scheduled site visits to provide on-site services. In addition to scheduled visits, you will also accept and respond to cases logged via a Fujitsu Service Desk, while being aware of and meeting Service Level requirements, and updating cases in real time where practical.
IT Services Technician: NZ Pharmaceuticals
As an IT Services Technician, you will be a part of a small IT team that provides on-site support to our NZ team, and remote support to our UK site. This may include addressing the occasional urgent out-of-hours issues on both sites. In this role, you will be the first point of contact providing a high standard of Level 1 support for IT related requests and issues. This role would suit a recent IT graduate who is looking to begin their IT career and can bring the passion and drive we need.
IT Services Engineer: NZ Pharmaceuticals
As our IT Services Engineer, you will be a part of a small IT team that provides on-site support to our NZ team, and remote support to our UK site. This will include addressing the occasional urgent out-of-hours issues on both sites. In this role, you will provide Level 2 IT Support, maintain, and improve IT Service Catalogue while also assisting our System Administrator with creating and updating systems documentation. Experience with Active Directory, Microsoft Office 365, PowerShell, Microsoft Azure, and an understanding of IT Security, IT Architecture, IT Service Management.