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Customer Support Engineer: Objective
The Support Consultant is a product technical specialist and assists the customer in overcoming technical challenges in their day-to-day operation of Objective software. The prime focus is remote technical support to ensure that the Objective solution is working as designed in our customer environment. You need: 3 years’ experience in a customer support role; 1 year hands-on technical experience with applications in Windows and/or Linux environments; 1 year hands-on technical experience with MySQL or Microsoft SQL Server databases.
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.
Support Engineer / DevOps: Nodero
We are looking to expand our application support offerings. Not only will you provide our clients with awesome support, deploying and managing their cloud applications, but you will be fundamental in establishing our application support team. This could be a great opportunity for an engineer looking to step up to the next level in their career. Your Responsibilities: Manage, monitor and regularly update Incident and Service Request queues; Researching and identifying solutions and software issues; Monitoring, reviewing and managing technical & security operations; Automation and configuration of Cloud Environments; Establish best practice tools and processes in the support team; Work in partnership with our customers to deliver outstanding customer service
Service Desk: Enable
Provide user support and customer service on company supported computer applications and platforms. Troubleshoot problems and advise on the appropriate outcomes to support Enable New Zealand.
Systems Analyst: Advantage
Provide operational support of Customer Systems and Network Infrastructure that meets agreed service levels of all customers, contribute to operational effectiveness and best practice, and to meet or exceed all business and customer expectations. Customer Support – Along with the other members of the technical team provide outstanding customer support and advice to Advantage Customers. Internal Systems Administration - Work with senior staff to provide proactive and reactive administration and maintenance activities relating to internal and hosting services. And more
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 Analyst: Fonterra Research and Development
The Business Analyst (BA) for the Fonterra Research & Development Centre is actively involved with key business stakeholders across technology, science and research and is at times involved with Laboratories, scientific equipment and systems. The role focuses on research and development mixed with varying technology platforms, adding value across a global organisation. Engaging with the wider business, adding to process and continuous improvement, you will be able to provide gap analysis, strong documentation (both functional and technical), as well as gather strong requirements to assist business cases. You will create initiatives while working with the business in continuous improvement and process improvement.
Senior Software Engineer: Biolumic
IT Manager: Enable NZ: MidCentral DHB
Lead the core technology systems and integration of our as-a-service platforms including End User Computing, collaboration technology suites and mobile device management. It is also at the heart of our IT Service Management functions that includes inhouse Service Desk. Reporting directly to the Director – Information Technology, the job entails also to work closely with our Business Service Manager, Product Owners, Program Management team and external partners to ensure the smooth running of the all IT functions, edge devices and ensure our people have a fantastic user experience. The role will lead and be accountable for the day to day operations of all IT and Digital Business Services’ systems and services. You will be part of a positive and productive working environment, driven by values and a people-centred culture.
Principal Java Engineer: 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)
Senior Front End Engineer: Objective
Experience building significant multi-user web-based applications using the latest industry practices is essential and a deep understanding of designing and consuming REST APIs will be key. The role will allow you to work in an energetic environment with high levels of ownership. What you will be doing: 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. Working as part of an agile software development team, following good software development practice such as TDD and unit testing. We're looking for someone who has: 6 to 10+ years commercial experience developing large applications; Proficient experience with Front-End engineering using React; Experience with GraphQL would be highly advantageous
Business Analyst: Tussock Line
What you’ll be doing: getting close to customers to understand their business needs; defining customer problems clearly and completely designing business processes and procedures in a way that is easy to understand; gathering requirements via workshops, interviews, and observation - then documenting them so they can be clearly communicated to stakeholders; figuring out the data - what’s needed to be known to deliver the right answer; providing business analysis mentoring and coaching to other team members and customers You’ll be great at: helping people find solutions that match the desired outcome; helping everyone around them figure out what happens, where it happens and who does it; taking everyone on the journey to get to where the change leads; explaining complicated concepts in a simple way; drawing from your own experience and know how to apply this to our customers; providing mentoring and coaching to other team members and customers
DBA / SysAdmin: FMG
As part of our Systems Reliability and Sustainability team, this role, alongside a team of Developers and Testers, will be tasked and responsible for developing and maintaining FMG’s core systems. We are big on automation, so we are looking for someone with solid core DBA skills, as well as scripting skills to continue improving our current processes. This is an exciting role if you are looking to expand your current skillset into other areas such as Azure services, virtual data copy, data obfuscation and among other great opportunities. Skills: 8+ years of MS SQL server database administration experience in an enterprise environment; Expert in installation, migration, monitoring, performance turning and optimization of SQL Server versions 2012+ and Azure SQL; Experience in creating reports using SSRS, PowerBI; Expert in writing PowerShell and T-SQL scripts; Experience in working and administering CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, Azure DevOps; Experience in other programming languages such as C#; Working knowledge of Change and Release as well as an understanding of Incident and Problem Management in an ITIL enterprise environment
DevOps Engineer: Author-it Software Co. (ASC)
Are you keen to be part of a tight-knit bunch of people who have each other's backs and value the teamwork integral to the team? Great, you'll fit in well here. Work in the engineering space is always a massive team effort, so along with your hard skills working with a combination of Windows and Linux servers and deploying new environments, you'll also be someone your team can count on to bring a cheerful outlook, who encourages them to do their best work together. That said, of course, you will bring significant experience with managing an AWS environment - which means you will have good familiarity with the below: CloudFormation, DataPipeline, DynamoDb, ECS, EC2, ElasticSearch, IAM, Lambda, RDS, SE. You'll have at least three years' experience with source control and basic SQL querying skills, so Windows and Linux administration and shell scripting, Ansible, Jenkins, the CI/CD process and Network management are all words you understand!
Junior Software Developer: Author-it Software Co. (ASC)
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