Development Specialist

Technical & Support Services · Wellington, CBD
Department Technical & Support Services
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

We’re looking for an ambitious IT professional with a wide range of interests across different types of technologies to join our team in our central Wellington office. This is a multi-disciplined role that will require you to:

 

  • Dig below the surface to get at the specifics of what’s needed
  • Get stuck into the nitty-gritty and do a wide range of activities from analysis, to development, to the hands-on technical stuff
  • Pragmatically apply DevOps approaches
  • Be a real agile team member who can get stuck in and do anything… ‘swarming’ in the true sense
  • Use your excellent communication skills and have a willingness to learn and share knowledge.

 

Working with us will accelerate your IT career, you’ll be exposed to a wide range of assignments with a variety of clients. You'll work in ways that are inspired by Agile and Lean in a pragmatic and client-focused way.

 

As far as the tech goes, you do not have to be an expert in everything, but you will have had at least two to three years' hands-on work experience in front end development technologies. You need to have good technical systems analysis skills, and be willing to undertake a multi-disciplined role, with activities including requirements analysis, test scripting, test automation, manual testing as well as software development, database development, and software installation.

 

The types of technologies that we would like to see some of in your background:

  • Front end development experience – .Net, Angular, Javascript, React, Java, 
  • Mobile app development
  • UX design skills, and experience with responsive design
  • Experience with front-end frameworks and scripting languages
  • Front end test automation
  • Developer concepts such as SOLID, DRY
  • Good understanding of SQL language and database concepts

 

The types of analysis and development approaches we'd like to see:

  • Acceptance Test Driven Development or Behaviour Driven Development
  • Gherkin scripting
  • Customer experience mapping
  • System testing experience
  • Processes – Scrum, the Kanban Method, Specification by Example, Design sprints, Lean Startup, design thinking, or other flavours of Agile/Lean

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  • Location
    Wellington, CBD
  • Department
    Technical & Support Services
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level