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Applications Developer

Stats NZ
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Canterbury - Christchurch
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Applications Developer

Do you have a passion for craftsmanship and being in an environment where you are expected to learn and adapt, trying out new technologies and collaborating with others to continually improve our DevOps journey within the organisation? Then you will enjoy a role with the Digital Business Solutions team at Stats NZ.

 If you would like to apply for this role you will:

  • work in a small team using Agile practices
  • actively contribute to software design and software practices
  • innovate and challenge ways to continually improve
  • build and support our core API, user interfaces, and backend processing systems
  • integrate our systems with Vendor provided software
  • develop high performance and reusable software with excellent test coverage
  • embrace continuous integration and continuous delivery process
  • identify automation opportunities to improve DevOps operations.

 At Stats NZ Tatauranga Aotearoa, our vision is to unleash the power of data to change lives.  As New Zealand's official data and statistics agency, we are tasked with leading the way for New Zealand's data future, enabling data-led innovation across society, the economy, and the environment.

We encourage you to apply if you are conversant with the following:

  • Agile and SCRUM
  • C#.NET
  • Java
  • Microsoft SQL Server

Some experience or skills in the following would be desirable.

  • Web development using React, ES6 and Typescript
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
  • Scripting languages such as PowerShell and Python
  • Source Code Management tool such at Git and TFS
  • Test Driven Development and Behaviour Driven Development

 You'll be joining an inclusive environment in which all people, regardless of gender, race, religion or background can come do their best work. Our goal is to provide our staff with a working environment that provides them with the opportunity to:

  • have challenging, varied and interesting work
  • develop and grow their careers
  • balance life and work, and
  • work in an agile, dynamic and flexible manner. 

We work hard and play hard and operate as one team. Check your ego at the door. We don't allow them on the property.  We care about our people, and value your drive, energy and inquisitive nature. Bottom line, we are in search of real people that don't believe in the status quo and seek to add value every day.

If you are a passionate and talented person relishes the idea of becoming part of NZ's data ecosystem, then come join our team!

Contact details*

For more information about this role please contact Andrea Woodley For more about working for us see,

Applications close:  30th September, 2018

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