Senior Software Engineer at Land Information New Zealand, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Are you looking for a role where your development knowledge will be highly valued?
- Do you want to be part of an exciting and highly important programme of work?
- We offer a highly engaged and supportive working environment to enhance your success!
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
This is a unique and exciting opportunity to lead design, deployment, testing, and maintenance of geospatial products and tools in an AWS environment. We are looking for a Senior Developer- Data Services Location Information. You will spend your time in a dynamic purpose driven team, with plenty of chances to share your knowledge and contribute to a range of Open-Source Software projects. You will be part of an agile team with genuine flexible working arrangements available and have access to exceptional mentors.
You will shape our best practice development communities and champion open standards and system interoperability within the Open-Source community. Part of your role is keeping the Location Information business group creative and innovative in the ongoing improvement of our systems and processes.
You will work collaboratively across the team to translate requirements into design, communicating technical ideas clearly to both general and technical audiences and providing input to user training support and documentation.
At Toitū Te Whenua LINZ, we are committed to developing and promoting an environment where our people feel included and valued. If you don't feel you have all of the experience, we're looking for but have the willingness to learn and align with our way of working, please consider applying. We believe skills are transferable, and enthusiasm goes a long way. Diversity is our strength and we're dedicated to bringing together people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.
Data Services is a positive, upbeat and supportive team. The team is composed of a diverse group of people from various backgrounds and demographics. The developers are encouraged to explore new ideas and upskill. The team has a strong culture of learning and knowledge sharing to ensure the systems we are design and developing are built well.
He pūkenga tou - Skills & Experience:
- Proven frontend and backend development experience
- Diverse programming skills, including an interest in JVM languages (e.g. Java, Kotlin, etc), Typescript and Python. You have a strong willingness to adapt and learn new technologies and programming languages (e.g. AI, Flutter, etc) as part of our evolving tech stack
- A strong grasp of relational databases, with a preference for experience with PostgreSQL.
- Experience with version control preferably in Git and Github
- Experience in automation processes, including testing and CI/CD pipelines.
- Experience with AWS and working with geospatial or scientific data would be an advantage
- Operational knowledge of agile scrum methodologies and development tools
- Experience mentoring other team members and leading technical discussions as required
The annual salary Range for this role is-$120k-140K- depending on skills and experience.
Ngā mea e tukuna ana e tātau – What we offer our employees
- Interesting work which impacts Aotearoa as we care for whenua, moana and arawai
- Eye & ear care reimbursements
- Annual Flu Vaccinations
- Reduced Health Insurance Premiums
- Diverse groups and networks
- A minimum of four weeks and three days annual leave
As an organisation Toitū Te Whenua embraces diversity, encourages work life balance and we have a flexible approach to the way we work which means you will quickly feel connected and valued. Toitū Te Whenua is one of the most engaged organisations in the public sector and people always say what a great place Toitū Te Whenua is to work.
Te Tākinatanga - Our Story
At Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand, our key role is to ensure New Zealanders have accurate information about where people and places are, that people have confidence in their property rights and that Crown property is well managed for future generations.
Our responsibilities include managing land titles, geodetic and cadastral survey systems, topographic information, hydrographic information, managing Crown property and supporting government decision making around foreign ownership.
Location Information contributes to increasing the value of geographic information by developing and managing new and existing data about our land and seas. These are released online, through the Toitū Te Whenua Data Service, for others to use and reuse. Using this data, we provide products and services (maps, charts and the geospatial reference system) to support critical national functions, such as emergency services responses and maritime safety.
Tono mai - How to Apply
if you're eyeing up this role and believe you've got what it takes, please apply, or get in touch with the team.
To apply, please click “Apply Online.” You'll be taken through to our Toitū Te Whenua Careers Centre where you'll be able to review further information about the responsibilities and accountabilities of this role in the Position Description. You'll be able to complete your online application form and upload a copy of your CV/Cover Letter.
Please note, while applications close 1st Dec 23, we may be reviewing applications as they are received and may progress with suitable applicants prior to the application closing date. Therefore, please apply as soon as possible if you are interested in this position.
For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process. You must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand to be eligible for this position.
You may notice that the Position Description title for this role doesn't match the advertised title. At Toitū Te Whenua we design our roles around shared capabilities (rather than focusing on tasks). This means our position descriptions are broad, one position description can cover many roles, this is known as Broad Based Role (BBR). Using BBR allows us to be responsive to our customers and to strengthen the connections across our organisation. It also gives us the flexibility to provide wider opportunities to our people, to further their careers.
If you have any questions about this role or working at Toitū Te Whenua, please email email@example.com and our Recruitment Team will be in touch with you.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Land Information New Zealand|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||IT & computing|
|Attachment:||Digital Specialist BBR - Level 3 (1).pdf (PDF, 177KB)
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