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softwaredeveloper

Due to company growth, we’re looking for a talented and creative software developer to help us build websites and apps.

If this role sounds right up your street, then we'd love to hear from you.

 

a bit about us

We are an established and independent technology company. We work as a tight team and we use leading cloud and digital technologies to deliver innovative IT solutions. Our clients are across the commercial and public sectors in New Zealand including some well-known Kiwi brands.

 

about the role

We're looking to hire a software developer in a fantastic full-time opportunity. This role reports to the Head of Technology & Development and will work alongside three other software developers building and maintaining websites and mobile apps.

We’re looking for someone who enjoys a challenge, is keen to get stuck in, and is passionate about delivering innovative solutions. Naturally, you’ll be able to build and maintain efficient and reliable code. 

the role's responsibilities:

  • Frontend and backend development
  • Assisting with technical requirements design
  • Software design and development
  • Support of software solutions
  • Testing and delivery of software
  • Peer code review
  • Other duties as required from time to time

 

location

This role will be based at our central Hamilton office.

 

a bit about you

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about what they create and is good at building relationships and articulating their solutions to others.

Overall, we’re looking for a candidate who:

  • Has meticulous attention to detail
  • Has good communication skills
  • Works equally well on a team or independently
  • Has excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Can work under pressure and to time constraints
  • Possesses a desire to continuously learn, improve, and embrace the latest technologies

 

skills and experience

We’re also looking for someone with the following experience:

the substantial stuff

  • 3 to 5+ years of software development experience
  • Excellent HTML5 and CSS3
  • Excellent PHP and MySQL
  • Excellent JavaScript (ES6)
  • Silverstripe, WordPress and Laravel experience
  • Mobile app development knowledge e.g. iOS, Android, and React Native
  • An understanding of database and storage design principles
  • Responsive website development
  • CSS preprocessors e.g. SASS and LESS
  • Package management with NPM and Composer
  • Cross-platform and browser testing

bonus experience

Experience in the following areas would be handy, but they aren’t essential.

  • React Native or Flutter
  • NodeJS
  • Serverless development techniques
  • JavaScript frameworks e.g. ReactJS, AlpineJS
  • Task runners e.g. Gulp, Grunt
  • Command-line skills with Apache & Ubuntu Linux
  • Shopify integration knowledge
  • DevOps, CI/CD tools e.g. Jenkins (Groovy), CodePipeline
  • Configuration management tools e.g. Chef, Puppet
  • CSS frameworks e.g TailwindCSS, Bootstrap, Material UI
  • Understanding of SEO best practices
  • Google Cloud Platform or AWS knowledge

essential

  • The right to live and work in New Zealand

 

we’ve got the goods

We're a down-to-earth bunch. Our company isn’t about hierarchies, we don’t do politics or egos, we just work together to deliver amazing outcomes for our clients.

We encourage a good work-life balance. To support this we offer flexible working hours and a mix of office and work from home is available. Professional growth and development are enabled too.

We have that independent tech company vibe. We’re passionate about keeping a fun environment to work in. We have regular team activities, such as luging in Rotorua, drinks, and lunches out. Friendly banter is also welcomed in our team chats.


the benefits & perks are...

  • Awesome Hamilton CBD location
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Collaborative and supportive team
  • Fun and social working environment
  • Flexible working available
  • A company health insurance plan
  • This role is in: Hamilton
  • Application closes: 30 Nov 2022
  • Time to apply

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