Senior Software Engineer (Contract)
Auckland, New Zealand
6d ago

Our purpose

Here at Datacom we connect people and technology in order to solve challenges, create opportunities and discover new possibilities for the communities we live in

The Nut and Bolts

We have over 6,200 people across our global offices, and generate an annual revenue of over $1.2 billion, this makes us one of Australasia’s largest professional IT services companies.

We have extensive expertise in operating data centres, providing IT services, software engineering and application management, as well as payroll and customer service design and operations.

With this comes a long list of significant clients Datacom is committed to hiring, developing and promoting the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds.

We are local at heart, yet world-class in capability.

About the Role

The Senior Software Engineer is responsible for applying effective analysis, design, programming and testing skills to produce software systems.

This role involves assisting with the technical direction of projects.

About you

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technology or a related discipline.
  • Expert knowledge of various software and performance monitoring techniques.
  • Developed skills and knowledge of one of the major relational database packages such as Oracle, SQL Server, Access, Sybase or DB2.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Experience.

  • Comfortable developing C# and Microsoft based tech stack
  • 5+ years of experience in Programming, with a minimum of 2 years in a large IT environment.
  • Proficient with modern DevOps Tools and utilities.
  • Exercise’s judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining results.
  • Establishes and assures adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance requirements.
  • Effective presentation skills with the ability to convey technical information across various levels.
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts and align them with client business goals and objectives.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent customer relationship building and management skills.
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts and align them with client business goals and objectives.
  • Responsibilities

  • Some responsibilities of the Software Engineer are;
  • Conducting analysis of project and software requirements as part of specific assigned work packages, in accordance with designated standards of methodology, style and quality.

    Developing software designs coding and testing according to specific work packages and project needs, in accordance with company standards of methodology, style and quality.

    Performing technical tasks, including unit test functions, as required, to support the internal quality and control arrangements as defined by company policy and project requirements.

    Undertaking assigned integration planning and software building definition tasks.

    Providing supervision and guidance to junior Software Engineers on assigned activities.

    May act as technology authority in short- or long-term planning, making recommendations on technical policies within an overall program.

    Assisting in the preparation of project proposals. Identifying areas of design that have potential to be patented.

    Providing proactive and reactive support services to maintain the availability and reliability of the client environment.

    Developing software components and hardware for new and emerging technology projects and aligning these with business strategies and objectives.

    Providing expert advice and guidance to other technology teams and business stakeholders to deliver on both the short- and longer-term goals of Datacom.

    Why you want to join us

    At Datacom we believe that doing good, is good for business. We’ve maintained our local family feel whilst expanding globally, across Australia, ASIA, US and the UK.

    Our brand and reputation depend on proving the promise’ and we aspire to be the trusted advisor for our customers across Government and the private sector from enterprise scale to regional business.

    We offer our staff a competitive salary package, fantastic perks and benefits like healthcare, life insurance, discounts at local retailers and a supportive, flexible working environment.

    If you want to join a company making a difference, apply now!

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