Senior Software Engineer, Auckland

Last update 2024-07-23
Expires 2024-08-23
ID #2226606148
Senior Software Engineer, Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified July 5, 2024


Propellerhead is a leading software services company that designs, delivers, and maintains large-scale, custom-built digital platforms across a range of technologies. We place emphasis on producing technology which is meaningful, has value, and can make a difference in the world. We foster long lasting and trusting relationships with all our clients, and we have worked with a diverse range of commercial, non-profit, and government organisations over our 20 years in the market.
How We Build Software:
We build software by structuring solutions in a product-centric manner and focusing on continuously delivering improvements from a backlog of features. These features are taken from real stakeholder needs linked to clear objectives. As a result, our digital platforms are a mixture of custom components and external services which produce a powerful and engaging experience when combined.
Propellerhead operates a hybrid working model (work from our office and/or from your own home). We welcome applications from Developers located throughout New Zealand, and from Developers located internationally who are interested in moving to New Zealand. (Please note: if working remotely, you will be required to work across NZ work-day hours.)
The Role:
Propellerhead is looking for an experienced

Senior Software Engineer

to join a new service delivery team. You will be designing and building interesting and challenging software products for our customers. Your team will consist of like-minded software craftspeople and will operate with a degree of autonomy seldom experienced in other organisations. We are looking for someone who will enthusiastically help our customers move into the next generation of the internet (Web3), with a particular emphasis onedge computing and self-sovereignty of data and identity. Your team will be active in research-and-development, building proof-of-concept software and evolving that to high-quality, enterprise-grade solutions.
Role Responsibilities:

Investigating, together with your team, the set of technologies that would best serve the solution you are designing and building.
Active participation in all aspects of software solution design, including code structure, deployment architecture, Dev Ops, automated testing and integration of third party systems.
Collaborating with client stakeholders and with fellow Propellerhead Developers, Analysts, and Solution Architects, to create a shared understanding of the solution design and roadmap delivery in line with agreed budgets.
Constructing software at every layer of the stack, from user interfaces, back end services, data repositories, interoperability, infrastructure-as-code, deployment pipelines, automated testing and system monitoring.
Providing second-line support of the systems you build and actively seeking ways to keep your software secure, performant and reliable.
Passing on your learning of new technologies or techniques to the broader organisation as part of our knowledge sharing programme.
Skills and Experience Required:

High proficiency in at least one enterprise-quality programming language and its ecosystem. For example, C#. NET or Java and Spring.
Some experience with a lower-level language for application or systems development such as Rust (preferable) or C++.
Experience in Type Script and React or similar front-end frameworks, and a well-developed understanding of web application development.
Hands-on experience deploying to Azure and/or AWS, including participation in building CI/CD pipelines.
Experience with Terraform or similar infrastructure scripting framework is desirable.
Demonstrable experience in software design for distributed and asynchronous architecture. In particular, you will need to show examples of projects using microservices and messaging where you have been a key contributor to the design and construction.
Experience using techniques such as user stories to express the work to be done as business outcomes.
You can produce clear and concise design documents.
You have excellent written and verbal communication skills to translate between requirements and technical tasks.

Contribute to interesting, diverse, and commercially minded work for well-respected clients.
- Join a Developer-led organisation full of world-class colleagues.
- Join a culture of learning and collaboration.
- Fortnightly Developer knowledge sharing session, with lunch.
- Work within our beautifully designed Auckland office and/or from the comfort of your home (hybrid working model).
- Propellerhead is an equal opportunity workplace which is free from discrimination.
Cover Letter:
Please note - only applications with a cover letter will be reviewed. Please ensure you specify your location, and whether you wish to work in Auckland or work remotely. It's very important to us that you submit a cover letter with your application - it's your chance to tell us more about who you are and what you value.
Candidates that progress may be asked to agree to a police background check, credit history check, other assessments and provide evidence of qualifications.
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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Senior software engineer

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