Senior Software Engineerat NZ Qualifications Authority
NZ Qualifications Authority
Wellington, NZ
3d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About the role

This is your opportunity to join our Information Services Software Engineering Team who are doing awesome things and making a real difference to education in New Zealand!

The role will involve close engagement with the Architecture team as you will need to ensure the development effort of the team aligns with the architectural principles and direction of NZQA.

Participating in quality assurance activities across our development practises. You will regularly engage with business stakeholders on new ideas, initiatives, and existing challenges.

We offer a fantastic team culture and environment, provide great technical challenges and career development.

Currently there are positions open for Senior Software Engineers.to be part of the transformation of one of the most important sectors in New Zealand.

Your workload will be a mix of project work, operational support, and scoping. The successful candidate will be comfortable at context switching as you will act as a technical lead to business stakeholders.

Skills and experience

We are looking for a self-motivated Lead Software Engineer with knowledge of the following technology stacks :

  • Core Java and Java enterprise (Must have solid proven experience)
  • Spring (SpringBoot and common libraries), Hibernate, JPA, XML, SQL
  • Web development and frameworks JSP, JavaScript (including common libraries), HTML / CSS
  • API / REST development and integration
  • Maven / Gradle, Jenkins, Git
  • AWS experience, Docker and API development on ECS / Lambda a big bonus
  • You also will need :

  • Experience in enterprise Java development.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • To possess a strong desire to learn
  • The ability to multi-task and context-switch
  • About us

    is a te reo Māori learning organisation and is committed to equity and lifelong learning. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds that will enrich our understanding of the education system.

    We prioritise the importance of understanding tikanga in building a culturally responsive workplace. NZQA is dedicated to providing a welcoming environment to Māori and Pacific staff and has active Māori and Pacific staff networks which contribute to NZQA's strategic action plans - and .

    What we can offer :

  • A supportive team / whanau environment
  • A role with lots of variety
  • Development and career progression opportunities
  • To find out more click here NZQA Staff Benefits
  • Apply Now!

    For more information about this role and NZQA please refer to the job description, NZQA's Customer Charter and Organisational Values.

    If you are applying / viewing through Seek, please click apply now' to access these links.

    If you would like to discuss further, please call Alistair Nicholls on 021 251 5296.

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