Senior Software Developer/Software Engineer


Senior Software Developer/Software Engineer

·  Be one of the first to drive Devops in our organisation

·  Work in one of the largest IT teams 

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team:What we do

Our Information Services Group works hard to support our organisation by providing digital solutions that enable improved health outcomes. Within that, the Capabilities team supports hundreds of applications, some of which are hosted for use in District Health Boards across New Zealand.

It’s an exciting time to be part of our team, we’re in the initial stages of a major cloud transformation project which requires an evolving approach and new ways of working. 

The Role: Where you fit in

In this role, you will be responsible for:

ISG maintains hundreds of applications as well as the devices and systems to support them. You will be developing and implementing automation technology and associated processes to deploy new applications. You will also be modernizing existing application infrastructure and applications so that they become are part of the same Dev Ops deployment and management approach.

You will be building repositories of code and processes that take that code into a staged environment. You will also be developing test automation to prove the staged environments. You will be available ‘out of hours’ to cover cutovers of staged systems into production.

Essential skills required for this role:

- Frameworks: .Net Framework, ASP.Net Core, MVC, Bootstrap CSS

- Programming languages: C#, JavaScript/Typescript, T-SQL, HTML 5, jQuery

- Databases: MySQL, MS-SQL, ORACLE

- Scripting: PowerShell, Windows Batch, Python, Groovy, Maven

- Version Control: SVN, GIT, TFS

- Web Services, AJAX, Restful Web APIs

Experience with the following is an advantage:

- Cloud technology: Azure, AWS

- CI/CD Tools: Jenkins, IBM Udeploy, Concourse

- Infrastructure automation: Ansible, Chef

- Scrum or other Agile methodologies

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi

Putting people at the heart of all we do 

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity. 

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

If you are interested in this role please apply directly on our career site here. Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.

Contact us on for additional information.

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: PC0498435

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Closes 1/10/2019 - Apply Now!