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Software Developer - Level 2 or 3

Government Communications Security Bureau
Job Category:
IT & computing
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Take the next step in your software development career
  • Solve complex analytical and technical problems
  • Permanent - Wellington based

This is your chance to join a talented team of software developers within the New Zealand Intelligence Community.  In this role you work to solve complex analytical and technical problems while keeping up to date with the latest advances in software development and integration.

We want people who enjoy being part of a high performance team and who are passionate about producing good quality code.  You will also be motivated by making a difference for customers and team mates working and finding better and smarter ways to make things work.

Our ideal person will have:

  • A proven track record in software development and experienced in the full software development lifecycle
  • Java, javascript, jQuery, web apps, Linux, source control systems, and testing are part of your toolkit
  • Documentation skills
  • Commitment to excellent customer service
  • Excellent communication skills.


Working in a unique and supportive environment, you will have an opportunity to apply your expertise and ingenuity to a wide range of stimulating subject areas. You will help us solve complicated technical problems and deliver services that realise measurable benefits while gaining exposure to the latest technologies in software development and integration. 

We offer interesting work plus professional development opportunities to ensure your skills are kept up to date and we guarantee that you'll never have to take your work home with you.  Other benefits include an onsite gym, free medical insurance, vision care benefits, and childcare assistance. 

If you want to work with a purpose at the heart of New Zealand's national security, make your application now. 

We believe that diversity is our first line of defence.  We encourage all parts of the community to consider a career with us.

Salary range:

Level 2 - $77,711 - $116,567 / Level 3 - $90,366 - $135,548


How to apply

Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter.  These should be sent to quoting reference number C2/18/107 and your name in the subject line of the email.  Only completed applications will be progressed.

Please direct any enquiries regarding this role to

To be eligible for employment within the NZ intelligence Community (NZIC) you must have been a NZ citizen for at least 10 years.  Alternatively you must hold NZ Permanent Residence / current NZ Residency Class Visa and have been a citizen of UK, USA, Canada or Australia for at least 10 years.

You must be able to obtain and maintain a high level security clearance.  Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken.  Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed.


Applications close Tuesday 23 October 2018.

The NZIC treats all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality.  You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.

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