Applications Developer- Auckland

IT v5

Recreational Services is on a journey to make our use of technology a differentiator in the industry. As we move into cloud-based technologies, we are looking for a software developer, who is passionate about the cloud journey.

Reporting to the ICT Manager, your role will be to support legacy systems, while being a key contributor in the design and development of quality software that delivers great customer experience.

Essential Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you must be able to demonstrate:

  • IT Graduate with at least two years’ experience as a software developer
  • SQL Server 2012+: Must have experience in creating normalized schemas, stored procedures, functions and views.  Must know how to use and configure synonyms and linked servers.  And must have working knowledge on how to run SQL Traces to troubleshoot issues.
  • Developed skills in appropriate software development languages, frameworks, and technologies (e.g. VBA, .NET/C#).
  • Experience in RESTful API / API design and implementation
  • Experience working in a virtualised environment (e.g. VMWare, Hyper-V, Docker)
  • Be customer-focused, with a great work ethic, as well as a team player
  • Good written and oral communications.
  • Solid troubleshooting ability and skills.

 Highly desirable skills and experience:

  • Project Management Experience
  • Experience in test methodologies
  • Process development
  • Experience with or knowledge of Git and automated deployment systems
  • Sys Admin Scripting experience
  • An understanding of Agile and Scrum methodologies.
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms, AWS in particular

 Here’s what we can offer you

  • To be part of a unique, family orientated company which cares about their people
  • A work-life balance so you can spend time with the people you care about
  • The opportunity to give back to the community
  • We are committed to developing our people and offer opportunities for internal and external training

Recreational Services is a family-owned business which specialises in Sports Turf Management and have diversified into a professional full facility parks maintenance company, operating across New Zealand. Recreational Services prides itself with our very special culture that is committed to professionalism, ownership, people and knowledge.  Enough about us, you can read more on our website - we want to hear about you.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a passionate and enthusiastic team, so if your skills and experience match, then we want to hear from you. To apply for this role, click ‘apply’ or email your CV along with your cover letter clearly defining why you are interested in this position to

All applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (this means having NZ citizenship, permanent residency or a current work permit).

Applications close Thursday 30th January 2020.


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