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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.

The list below is summarised from a number of sources like Seek and Trademe. Please make sure you click Apply to read the full job description at the original source. We snip just the highlights to help you quickly skim. The list may also have "word of mouth" opportunities that are not publicly listed elsewhere. Sign up for a daily email of new jobs, and add your name to our CV database.

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Back end Software Engineer: N Squared

Mission critical telco systems. N-Squared's backend architecture is built on a multi-faceted technology stack developed in Perl and Java (with Eclipse Vert.X). You'll need to have relevant commercial/open-source development experience with at least one of these languages, an appreciation of the design and architecture of micro-service based solutions, and experience with inter-process communication, asynchronous programming, protocol parsing and API design. You'll have at least three years development experience, with experience in or familiarity with Perl, and/or modern Java (i.e. Java9 and later), REST APIs, Relational and non-relational databases, such as Oracle, PostgreSQL, and MongoDB. Intermediate / Senior


Business Intelligence Developer: 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. You will work with key stakeholders to assess long-term strategic goals and explore how BI solutions could contribute to these being achieved. 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, performance-tune and maintain data integrity with these applications where necessary.


Technical Admin / Release Manager: Author-it Software Co. (ASC)

We need a talented Technical Administrator to support product release and deployment of our products to our customers - we're wanting a release coordination administrative whiz! You might already know that the release management process is all about planning and managing a software build through the stages of developing, testing, deploying and supporting the release. So this role is all about working closely with the Release Manager, being her right-hand person, being super organised and having an open and curious mind around exploring new processes that will help the team work smarter. This is a role where you must follow and coordinate the release management process - and you'll be supported (and be trained where required!) in a role where you will take charge of all the detail around managing work items in Jira, scheduling CABs (Change Advisory Board meetings) and supporting your team with capturing a snapshot of requirements and design item documentation. In addition to release coordination, you'll thrive on providing good service delivery with monthly internal and external stakeholder reporting, documenting customer configuration, and support the implementation of configuration changes as new features are added to our product.


Head of Digital Solutions: Palmerston North City Council

Lead PNCC’s information, technology and data practices; modernise the way we work; and provide organisational leadership of the role the digital environment in achieving Palmerston North’s vision of ‘big city ambition, small city benefits’. You will be the technical authority within the organisation, working alongside the executive leadership team and collaborating with the wider team to ensure successful technology growth and development across all arms of the business. With a keen focus on high performance, delivering results and strong track record of partnering with business users, the role leads our internal technology team (approximately 22 people) to ensure that our investment in technology enables success, enhances experience and delivers value. You will bring with you, previous experience in leading people through the modernisation of all facets of technology, together with a deep understanding of best practise and experience of delivering stable and resilient systems. You’ll have a strong understanding of the existing technology landscape and future trends and how these can be practically applied at the Council.


Digital Engineer: Yorb

The position requires you to understand technology, being able to architect, implement, and support complex systems while being quickly able to absorb and understand leading edge technology. Working to ensure a client's vision can be achieved through the robust, reliable, secure and efficent use of technology. 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 at a Tier 3 technical level with advanced technical experience in advising/supporting commercial off the shelf business systems and integration with cloud services


Senior Systems Engineer: Yorb

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. Strong analytical skills and the ability to multi-task


Software Engineer: Integration Technologies Limited

Software Development experience with C/C++ and C#, SQL, Understanding of computer networking and communication protocols, Interest in software products from design through to packaging, deployment, and support, 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). Knowledge of mobile or cloud development.


Cyber Security Analyst: MidCentral DHB

Ensure the DHB can detect, respond to, and recover from cybersecurity incidents, and implement tooling and systems to continuously improve this capability. You will be flexible in the playing the most appropriate role during incidents, including being able to act as an incident coordinator for security incidents, expert advisor, coordinating with vendors, or carrying out / overseeing forensic activities either directly or under the supervision of an appropriate investigatory authority. This is a fixed term contract for six months until 17 December 2021.


Senior Software Developer: Trio Technology

We’re looking for a senior level developer, someone who has some business acumen, an understanding of architecture – and a bit of life experience won’t go astray! You will be a solid generalist who can do a bit of everything and isn’t afraid of a challenge. We work with a PHP framework to deliver solutions – so the ideal is for you to have excellent PHP development skills with an expert knowledge of SQL and JavaScript libraries. Java would certainly be useful but not necessary – what we would really love is to see is some project work you’ve done, stuff that shows your experience and knowledge.


Systems Specialist: MidCentral DHB

Help desk Level 1 phone support. You need: relevant technical experience with a couple of years working with an IT client in a support role; to hold or maintain a current accreditation on a domain speciality (or be working towards); excellent communication skills.


Payroll Support Specialist: SmoothPay

You'll be spending 80% of your time on the phone with our customers, guiding them through our system, troubleshooting and teaching. You'll be there at every stage of the journey, from onboarding brand-new customers to updating major multi-business accounts. The other 20% will be spent on the upkeep of customer information, working with the team to support each other and find smart solutions. Ideally, you'll have at least 3 years experience in an employment admin role. You might come from payroll, HR or small business administration. We’d like you to display confidence in using and talking about software in simple terms that are easy for our customers to understand.


Digital Manager: Property Brokers

Property Brokers are looking for a digital leader who will help transform current technology systems to meet the ever-changing needs of the industry. This will include providing strategic advice to the senior leadership team while building capability in data analytics, web and apps through the development and advancement of a digital roadmap. You need 5-10 years of experience in developing digital tools and technologies. You will be confident in your knowledge and understanding of the current digital landscape and be able to create positive relationships with a wide range of stakeholders and sell your solutions to senior management.


Senior Systems Engineer: Waka Kotahi NZTA

Ensure the effective delivery and management of O365 - MS Azure andcloud-based solutions across the Transport Agency. You will be responsible for day to day technology environment management, monitoring of technology hardware operations including incident response through to restoration of services - this includes both traditional on-premises hardware and cloud-based infrastructure. You will ensure service integrity and quality of technology operations and support meets agreed business outcomes. You will have at least 5 years significant experience in technology infrastructure operations teams: MS Server and O365 Applications - level 2 and 3; Experience administration and maintenance of: MS Teams, MS Azure and MS ATP


Senior Software Engineer: Biolumic

Front and back-end development, testing, cloud development and IoT. We are looking for hands on extensive experience and excellence in: React, Redux, Typescript and modern JavaScript; C++; AWS (Lambda, EC2, ECS, RDS API Gateway, IoT etc); Writing unit tests, system testing and UAT; Experience developing and consuming REST APIs; IoT


Network Engineer: NZ Defence Force

The CIS Branch are seeking Network Engineers to work in cross functional teams. As part of the Communications and Information Systems (CIS) Branch you will use a range of technologies to support 14,000 personnel, many of whom are operating in geographically remote or hostile environments to protect your whanau, your country and our environment from harm. Knowledge of, exposure to, one or more of the following: Azure Virtual Networking, Azure Platform and Azure Stack; Cisco, Juniper, Netscaler or related technologies; IP Networking and routing protocols; Network Monitoring and Management Tools; Cryptographic e.g. HSM; NZISM and ITIL.


Service Delivery Manager: Fujitsu

Are you Service Management specialist in the IT industry? Can you monitor, manage and report on the efficient, cost-effective delivery of IT services to a large customer, while ensuring high levels of satisfaction? To thrive in this role, we envisage you having: Leadership skills, preferably within IS outsourcing; A breadth and depth of knowledge of SDM standards & practices; Experience managing service delivery under an ITIL framework; Proven experience that includes client operations, contract adherence, monitoring and reporting, financial management of projects and services, and risk management; Demonstrable skills in thinking strategically, making an impact, leveraging expertise, changing and improving, and winning with energy


Front End Software Engineer: N Squared

N-Squared uses Angular with Typescript for frontend development, however some work in older frameworks will also be required. You'll be capable of working with Javascript, developing new Angular components and wrangling CSS for pixel-perfect interfaces. You'll have a strong sense for good user experience design, and be aware of (and have opinions on) modern guidelines such as Material Design. You'll have at least three years development experience, with experience in or familiarity with JavaScript, TypeScript, with Angular, CSS, REST APIs, Relational and non-relational databases, such as Oracle, PostgreSQL, and MongoDB. Intermediate / Senior


Service Desk Support: AgResearch Grasslands

The Technology & Digital Services (T&DS) team's purpose is to provide high quality, efficient and effective computing, phone and video conferencing services across AgResearch. This includes user support and training, managing PCs, maintaining LAN and WAN links, software and hardware support and software development. The Service Desk Support Engineer will be the first point of contact for all T&DS interactions with the wider organisation to deliver a professional, high quality and efficient service to our customers.


Development Manager: Objective

We’re looking for a Development Manager to join our Objective Trapeze team – our software application that is purpose-built for council planners and automated redaction software that makes redaction much faster, internal review much easier, and keeps your most sensitive information safe. This role requires leading complex software development projects for Trapeze, delivering new products and features for release and supporting existing customers. You also have an opportunity to manage a diverse small team of software engineers and QA analysts.


IT Support Officer: Palmerston North City Council

We are looking for two IT Support roles that will provide customer focused IT support throughout Council and organisations that Council provides after hours call centre support to. You will need great problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify problems quickly and support our users with timely resolutions. We are looking for candidates with experience in a technical support role, servicing customers both directly and remotely.


Senior Front End Engineer: Objective

Working with React designing and developing an outstanding user experience alongside our UX design team. Designing, implementing and testing new features of the product working in cross-functional teams. 6 to 10+ years commercial experience developing large applications. Proficient experience with Front-End engineering using React. Experience with GraphQL would be highly advantageous.


Information Management and Research Advisor: Fonterra Research and Development

Establish and provide ongoing development and implementation of information, records and data management strategy, policy, processes and systems. You will hold overall responsibility for the FRDC information management system and research reporting which is user-focussed, and at the leading edge within the profession.


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

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. As a Systems Engineer you will have responsibility for: level 2 service desk support troubleshooting customer incidents; managing and monitoring all installed systems, infrastructure, and integrations; technical on-boarding of new customers including database creation and user access; install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools; proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability; monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes; and more


Senior Tester: Author-it Software Co. (ASC)

You will be responsible for knowing the product, writing and documenting test cases, planning and executing tests based on analysis of each build/release, create and track defects, and produce reports on project status based on defects and testing status. You will also collaborate on testing best practices along with testers across our business.


Release and Service Delivery Administrator: Author-it Software Co. (ASC)

Provide release coordination activities to support product releases and deployment of our products to ASC customers with a focus on creating release documentation and completing configuration as required.  This includes creating release pages, ensuring the release process is followed, recommend improvements to the release process and documenting those, Service Delivery monthly reporting including recommending and implementing improvements as required, complete quality audits of release items within Jira to ensure data quality, and reduce friction in the service delivery capabilities. The role also includes actioning service requests for change to configurations using JSON, CSS and API calls.


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

Ideally you will have a relevant software degree or diploma, at least one year's development experience and will be familiar with the following: JavaScript, or a language that compiles to JS such as TypeScript or CoffeeScript; Backbone, Angular, React, or a similar front-end JS framework; REST and GraphQL APIs; Relational and non-relational databases, such as SQL Server, Postgres, or MongoDB; AWS platform offerings; Agile/Scrum/Kanban development methodology


Change Manager: FMG

Based in either our Wellington or Palmerston North office, the Change Manager will create the change management strategy and approach, and coordinate and assist with the delivery and execution of the deliverables of change initiatives to ensure the adoption and embedment of the change across FMG. In doing so, they will partner with Project Managers, key stakeholders, project teams, delivery teams and subject matter experts to provide expertise, guidance and tools, to enable and support the implementation of change management strategies and help employees and managers/leaders to embrace the change. Minimum of five years’ Change Management experience. Prosci certification is essential, along with a strong understanding of the project lifecycle.


Technical Support Analyst: Author-it Software Co. (ASC)

Ideally you'll have three or more years in a remote client support role providing technical support for a commercial software product. Your hands-on knowledge with an enterprise application software/SaaS company in an IT support role and exposure to Document Management Systems like OpenText or Veeva will definitely serve you well in this role. Got Life Sciences industry experience? An understanding of the ITIL framework? Knowledge of AWS? Great! While not essential this gives you bonus brownie points!


Assistive Technology Consultant: DTSL

The Assistive Technology Team is dedicated to providing support and assistance, nationwide, to people with specialist learning or physical needs. This opportunity is for a literate, caring, customer focused, professional team player. Suitable candidates will be highly organised with a friendly outgoing personality and a can-do attitude. A demonstrable knowledge of technology is crucial. An affinity with supporting and assisting people is essential along with well-developed written and verbal communication skills.


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