Based in Wellington
At the Ministry of Education, our people shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes. Our sights are set on ensuring our education system serves every individual child and young person fairly, and creates the best foundation for equal opportunity. Our organisation is full of hugely talented people, from a wide range of backgrounds. They work collaboratively, setting goals and reaching them, to shape a world-leading education system. Our people are broadening their own horizons and, ensuring our education system is equipped to broaden the horizons of our children and young people, thus ensuring the best possible future for New Zealand.
We get the job done – Ka oti i a mātou ngā mahi
We are respectful, we listen, we learn – He rōpū manaaki, he rōpū whakarongo, he rōpū ako mātou
We back ourselves and others to win – Ka manawanui ki a mātou, me ētahi ake kia wikitoria
We work together for maximum impact – Ka mahi ngātahi mō te tukinga nui tonu
Great results are our bottom line – Ko ngā huanga tino pai ā mātou whāinga mutunga
About our team
The Web and Applications Services team provides Business Analysis, Development, and Testing for priority business applications. We ensure that the applications used throughout the ministry (and increasingly by the wider Education Sector) are available when they are needed, are reliable and are of high quality. We provide resources, including staff, for projects. Once a project is delivered the Web and Applications Services team is responsible for supporting it.
About the role
The Developer is responsible for building and supporting software systems that are efficient, effective and provide value to the business. The Developer also provides technical assistance during the design and development of systems. The role makes a valuable contribution to the Ministry of Education, delivering excellent and equitable outcomes.
The role reports to the Application Development Manager, and works within a team of developers working on a variety of small business systems. The Developer liaises with other technical specialists, business people, teams and vendors.
To be successful in this role you will have technical skills, and strong written and verbal communication skills.
You will also offer the following:
- Confidence using Visual Studio, Resharper, Azure DevOps, and Git
- Experience with C#, ASP.NET MVC, Angular, KockoutJS, and Entity Framework.
- Experience implementing web applications and APIs
- Ability to support websites running on either Windows Server and Azure App Service
- Confidence writing code that is SOLID and DRY
- Confidence with SQL Server, writing stored procs and queries with T-SQL
- Experience with, or desire to learn about, agile software development methodologies, production support and test driven development
- Proven ability to work in a small, close knit team, and to communicate with a variety of audiences, at both a general business level and technical level
If you’d like to bring your skills to a rewarding role within an organisation that’s continuously reaching goals and striving for a better future for New Zealand, we’d love to hear from you.
There is more information in the job description attached, please review and if this opportunity interests you and you meet the requirements, please apply now using the apply online button.
For further information please contact Benjamin Wilson at email@example.com or 04 463 8914.
How to ApplyIf this sounds like you, please visit our website to apply for the role.
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Applications close midnight - Friday, 26 April 2019.
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