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Senior Developer

Land Information New Zealand
Job Category:
IT & computing
Wellington - Wellington
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Looking to contribute to setting up an Agile programme from a development perspective?
  • Do you have experience in DevOps?
  • Can you take an agile approach to modelling and documentation?


About LINZ

At Land Information New Zealand (LINZ), 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.

From the best way to develop farm land, build a new suburb, manage a high country farm or navigate on land or at sea, our work and location information help people make better decisions and create economic, social, environmental and cultural value for New Zealand.

About the Role

LINZ has initiated a long term programme to modernising New Zealand's Land Information Platform & Services. To achieve this, we have designed a comprehensive work programme to modernise and future-proof Landonline through an incremental rebuild to provide a reliable, available and secure platform.

We are looking for a Senior Developer with a good understanding of modern Agile development. 

This role will be involved in different tranches of the design, creation, testing and maintenance of the revamped system and you will be developing, testing, and implementing product solutions in an agile DevOps environment. As a member of a DevOps squad, you will be part of backlog creation, refinement, and development and collectively own your product. You will work closely with a product owner and the rest of your squad, including working with test automation from the outset.

Skills and Experience

  • Proven analytical and commercial experience in development
  • A relevant computing qualification/degree
  • Excellent coding and digital development skills, particularly in JavaScript and Java
  • Operational knowledge of agile project and development tools
  • Understanding of how public cloud impacts development and deployment is an advantage


This is a unique opportunity to work in a small team and on an ambitious programme to make a genuine difference across LINZ. This fantastic role will allow you to be involved in challenging and politically visible work that impacts positively on New Zealand's future. 

How to Apply

Click on the ‘Apply online' button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website.  You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter.  We are looking for evidence of how you meet each of the key selection criteria.

Please note the deadline for applications is 5:00pm on Sunday 30 June 2019.  

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