Senior Developer
Department of Internal Affairs NZ
Wellington City, NZ
6d ago
source : Jobnos

Wellington City, WellingtonContract

The Senior Developer provides software development services in support of the National Digital Heritage Archive (NDHA) digital preservation programme.

This programme supports the development and accessibility of digital collections within the National Library and is responsible for their long-term safekeeping.

You will engage in all aspects of the development of the entire suite of NDHA applications. This includes application design, programming, enhancement and bug-

fixing, testing, maintenance in a Git code repository and documentation.

As a Senior Developer, you will mentor less experienced Developers, lead development workstream activities, and will be involved with steering the best practices and approaches adopted by the team.

You will coordinate with the department’s Technology Services & Solutions (TSS) group to ensure that the PRC’s development practices, standards and security measures are consistent with the department’s.

Working at the Department of Internal Affairs, you’ll have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of New Zealanders.

Preservation Research and Consultancy sits within the Information and Knowledge Services branch, the Department’s centre of information management, culture and heritage.

Our branch is all about collecting, storing and preserving important things that are precious to New Zealand.

The Senior Developer will :

  • Develop and maintain digital preservation applications
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the Library’s digital preservation technical infrastructure
  • Liaise and collaborate with staff throughout the Library and externally
  • Key skills and experience (see the job description for the full list) :

  • Minimum 8 years application development experience
  • Java development (other languages such as Python an advantage)
  • Unix / Linux scripting
  • Both back-end and front-end (e.g. JavaScript, CSS, HTML) development
  • Technical designs and specifications
  • Developing project plans for software development including schedules, milestones and delivery dates
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • If you want a job where the work you do matters to New Zealand, we would like to hear from you.

    Applications close : 5pm, Wednesday 28 August 2019

    For more information please contact : Andrea Goethals, Andrea.Goethals

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