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Java Developer

Ministry of Social Development
Job Category:
IT & computing
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Java Developer

This position will be based in Wellington CBD

The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) is undergoing transformation to ensure we deliver better products and services for New Zealand's most vulnerable citizens. We're keen for you to inject your creative thinking and talent to help make this happen.

You'll be someone who lives and breathes software development and enjoys building design-led software using a wide range of technologies.

What you'll be doing

You will play a key role within the wider IT group and deliver the product vision across complex multi-platform environments. Working closely with other designers across multi-disciplinary teams you'll ensure the products we develop are scalable, adaptable and ultimately improve the wellbeing of NZ's vulnerable citizens.

So what are we looking for?


  • Someone with a social conscience committed to providing creative solutions for our clients
  • It is desirable if you have experience of working with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and DevOps
  • A strong team player who takes pride and ownership of their work
  • A self-starter/ completer
  • Excellent development experience in Java / J2EE using Swing and/or Hibernate
  • Experience with WebLogic and/or WebSphere Message Service would be an advantage

What's in it for you?

  • Work for and serve the people of NZ doing what you love!
  • Great culture and collaborative working environment
  • Work/life balance
  • Unparalleled scale and scope of complex projects you won't see elsewhere
  • Fantastic modern offices in Wellingtons CBD

Our fast-paced and supportive environment offers you scope to work on high profile, complex projects, a competitive salary, flexible working arrangements, opportunities for training and development, plus a great bunch of people to work with. This is a challenging role that will deliver great rewards to the right person. It's an exciting time to work at the Ministry as we move forward at an ever increasing pace towards a full SAFe & DevOps implementation.

Please make your application online.

Applications close: Sunday 18th March

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