Department of Computer Science


Careers and opportunities

Employers often approach the Computer Science Department directly to find suitable staff. These job opportunities are listed here.

  1. » PhD scholarship in geographic data science, University of Canterbury, NZ
  2. » Entrepreneur opportunity
  3. » Masters studentship in evolutionary robotics and dynamical systems Mathematics / Computer Science
  4. » New Bootcamp - Digital Research Skills (VCSDF Project) expressions of interest
  5. » IT and Design Associate - Part-time
  6. » Authentication, access management and identity in cloud services
  7. » Postgraduate with interests in computer vision wanted for summer work
  8. » Software Engineer
  9. » Web Developer/Programmer
  10. » New graduate programme - GovTech Talent 2017
  11. » Associate Systems Engineer, Auckland
  12. » Endace Intern Programme
  13. » Summer Research Scholar -- Making Research Available: Publishing data sources online (For Postgraduate Students Only)
  14. » Master scholarship in networking is available to be taken up at Victoria University
  15. » Part-Time Job Opportunity for a Startup Company
  16. » Toptal STEM scholarships for Women
  17. » Summer Internship Program Application Deadline | City Internships
  18. » Experienced Analyst/Programmer - Libraries and Learning Services- LADS
  19. » Developer/Co-founder wanted for travel start up!!
  20. » Have an altruistic bent? Like some work experience on the CV?
  21. » Python developer
  22. » 3 x exciting roles open in Emerging Technology Platforms and Digital at Accenture
  23. » Smart Parking Service Desk Support
  24. » Tech Summer Internship at Spark 64
  25. » Looking for a Co-founder Web/App Developer
  26. » Rocket Lab Graduate Opportunity - Embedded Programmer
  27. » Summer Intern at Datamine
  28. » Auckland CareerHub
  29. » Junior Technical Support Analyst at Health TV/Healthy Life Media
  30. » Front End Web Developer at Preno
  31. » Part-time job at DATACOM
  32. » Kiwi Interns in Silicon Valley, Winternz
  33. » Web Developer Opportunity at New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE)
  34. » Software Support position at Ubiquity
  35. » Front-end Developer Opportunity
  36. » Front-end Developer Opportunity
  37. » iOS Swift Developer at SuperLogical
  38. » Programmer at SavY

PhD scholarship in geographic data science, University of Canterbury, NZ


16 March 2017

The GeoKEA research group (http://geokea.ac.nz) in the University of Canterbury department of geography is offering a fully-funded, three-year, full-time PhD scholarship in the area of geographic data science. Particular topics of interest in our group include analytics on unstructured geospatial data (such as text and images), geographic information retrieval and exploratory search user interfaces (see e.g., http://frankenplace.com), artificial intelligence and deep learning for geographic knowledge discovery, spatial-temporal digital humanities, and cognitive modelling and geosemantics. As part of the position you will have the opportunity to utilise high-performance computing systems and work with big data. Please see the GeoKEA website for more information on current research.

Candidates with qualifications in computer science, geoinformatics or geographic information science are encouraged to apply. Candidates from other disciplines such as cognitive science or digital humanities are also encouraged to apply, given a strong technical background. Good working experience with at least one programming language (Python, Java, C++, etc.) is a prerequisite for the position, but the most important quality is a desire to do creative original research at the intersection of GIScience and computer science. 

Application

All applicants must contact Dr Ben Adams to discuss the position via email benjamin.adams@canterbury.ac.nz. Please include a CV, copy of transcript, and a one-page statement on your research interests and experience.

The application date is 30 April 2017 or until the position is filled. The scholarship can commence any time of the year. 

Entrepreneur opportunity


14 March 2017

We are three students with an idea that we believe will change the way students enter employment after graduating.

We have taken the concept successfully through the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship's Summer Lab programme and are now looking to build an online platform so we can bring the idea to life.

This is where you come in! We are looking for a website guru to join the team as co-founder — someone that knows how to handle back-end and front-end programming, along with some knowledge of database management.

If you're keen and capable, all you've got to do is send Bryce an email at bryce@factorx.co.nz briefly explaining why you’re keen to join. If you have an online portfolio then feel free to attach that also. Submissions close Monday 20 March 2017.

Masters studentship in evolutionary robotics and dynamical systems Mathematics / Computer Science


23 January 2017

A masters studentship covering (domestic) MSc fees for one year.

Background

People often compare our brains to computers, but there are many things that we can do that computers can’t and vice versa. If the brain isn’t a computer, then what is it? 

Evolutionary robotics allows us to investigate non-computational forms of artificial intelligence. A genetic algorithm is used to tune the parameters of a set of equations so that when those equations are used as a robot controller, a desired intelligent behavior is produced. The behaviour is then analysed so as to understand how it is accomplished. This allows us to investigate relatively simple, but intelligent behaviours that have been designed by evolution, which are generally quite different from those that have been designed by engineers.

Project Aim

Most work in evolutionary robotics has focused on a particular form of coupled differential equations called continuous time recurrent neural networks. In this project we will investigate other dynamical structures such as heteroclinic networks or systems of delay differential equations, to see how these systems can produce intelligent behaviours such as categorical perception or associative learning.

The project may involve some real robotics, or could be all simulation, depending on the successful candidate and their interests.

Other information

The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in Applied Mathematics or Computer Science, and will have experience coding in Matlab, Python or a similar language. The ideal start date will be Semester One (March 2017), but students who cannot start until Semester Two (July 2017) will also be considered.

The project will be co-supervised by Associate Professor Claire Postlethwaite (Mathematics) and Dr Matthew Egbert (Computer Science). For more information please email c.postlethwaite@auckland.ac.nz. To apply, please send an (unofficial) transcript and a covering letter to the same address. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

New Bootcamp - Digital Research Skills (VCSDF Project) expressions of interest


20 January 2017

Description

From 13 February to 3 March, 2017 we are running a brand new bootcamp course sponsored by the Vice-Chancellor's Strategic Development fund and too many fantastic individuals to list. 

This course will teach you the skills and scholarship at the leading edge of digital best practice for science research, and we’d love for you to get involved.

The intensive course will run for three weeks from 9am-3pm at City Campus and is open to everyone. Better still, it is absolutely free (bring your own lunch, though)!

If you join the course you will learn:

  • Project and data management
  • Programming and test-driven software development
  • Version control
  • Scholarship of software as a research artefact

The course is suitable for all levels of programming experience.

We are able to support programming in R, Python and Matlab. If you are interested in another language please contact us and we might be able to accommodate. 

Students are expected to bring their own laptop, although we have a few available for loan if needed. 

We are currently looking for expressions of interest from students and staff. Participants can work on their own projects or one can be assigned to them. 

If you are interested in being part of this initiative and are able to commit to the full bootcamp, we are asking that you contact Fabiana Kubke (f.kubke@auckland.ac.nz) before 25 January so we can make sure the course can meet your needs. 

This initiative was offered last year as a credit earning course and we are grateful to the Vice-Chancellor's Strategic Development Fund for extending our funding to be able to offer this course more widely. 

We have 20 places available, and they will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Contact

M Fabiana Kubke

Chair Advisory Panel Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand
Department of Anatomy | University of Auckland | New Zealand

Email:

f.kubke@auckland.ac.nz

IT and Design Associate - Part-time


12 January 2016

Description

ICE Professionals has a vacant internal role for an IT & Design Associate.  They are looking for a Computer Science/related student who can work in creating and maintaining web-portals that were built for their clients, on top of other IT-related duties.

They are looking for someone who is confident in all aspects of web-development (PHP, CSS, HTML5, Java and other common programming languages), along with being confident with incorporating functional capabilities into the web portal, such as working with third party APIs.

A full description of this opportunity can be found at http://theicebase.com/careers-board/job//2c80457a-9895-4dfd-8001-efeb4297340f/

Contact

Brett Kim
Associate Consultant (Campaign)
ICE Professionals
Level 7, 43 High Street, Auckland 1010
Tel: +64 9 557 1450 or Mob: +64 27 64 00 896 

Email: brett@theicebase.com
www.theicebase.com

Authentication, access management and identity in cloud services


08 December 2016

Identity and access management in cloud services is one of the foremost and critical areas in cyber security today. This workshop is designed to give delegates hands-on experience with the configuration and testing of a variety of leading-edge systems used in cloud service operations. This will involve using equipment for identity and access control via wireless/mobile devices, smartcards and multifactor authentication – all of which are essential for the secure operation of cloud services.

This workshop will be limited to 12 delegates only. The prime focus will be to use the equipment to build real cloud-based security systems. Thus this workshop will not be a series of lectures. It would be of benefit if delegates had a working knowledge of Linux commands as well as knowledge of the configuration of Windows services as a variety of wireless/mobile, smartcard and multifactor devices will be configured and tested.

In this workshop delegates will experiment with the security features commonly used for cloud services. These involve wireless/mobile devices, smartcards, RSA multifactor token authentication, QR code systems and cloud-based physical access controls.


Contact: Ray Hunt

M.E. Electrical (University of Canterbury), Ph.D. (University of South Australia)
Tel:  +64 (0)3 3371547
Mob:  +64 (0)21 1765504
E-mail:  ray.hunt@canterbury.ac.nz
Web:   www.cosc.canterbury.ac.nz/ray.hunt

Postgraduate with interests in computer vision wanted for summer work


23 November 2016

Alchemy Systems develops systems to sort domestic recycling. It looks to find and integrate (or perhaps even develop from the ground up) a mixture of barcode and text recognition software that can be used to identify particular products in recycling streams.

 

They are looking for a postgraduate who covers some/most of the following skills, who is able to understand requirements quickly and work with minimal supervision, and who has anywhere from 3-13 weeks of spare time (possibly part-time), then they’d be interested in seeing your CV:

  • C++ programming
  • Multi-threaded real-time systems
  • Computer vision (knowledge of OpenCV package a bonus)
  • Classification (e.g. neural networks, SVM, Bayesian classifiers, ADABoost)
  • Web apps/web servers (language(s) other than C++ expected)
Contact Paul Qualtrough at paulq@alchemysort.com

Software Engineer


23 November 2016

Campus:

Auckland City Campus

Full/Part Time:  

Full-Time  

Permanent/Fixed Term:  

Fixed Term  

Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

Software Engineer – (Fixed Term Contract: February to June 2017) 

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading University. It employs over 5400 academic and professional staff to support over 41,000 students making us one of NZ’s largest employers. The Faculty of Engineering is also the country’s largest and most successful with a roll of more than 3,900 students and a strong focus on research; with large scale research activities and collaborations with other institutions and members of the industry.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Fixed Term Software Engineer to join the faculty within our Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and work within a research team for the NHRP-MBIE project “Building Quake & People: A Serious Game Platform for Informing Life Saving Strategies”.

Reports to: Dr Vicente Gonzalez

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work with research teams to design video game with the aim to teach and to entertain (audio features and prototypes), storyline and character biographies (if required).
  • Generate game scripts, develop agent-based systems and develop user interface.
  • Document design process and technical specifications.
  • Implement unit tests and validation procedures to assure quality.

Experience: 

  • Essential: Video game development
  • Preferred: Agent-based systems

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelors degree in computer science, software engineering, or equivalent

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students. It provides on-site early childhood education centres for babies and pre-school children; it has parental leave and flexible work policies which support a balance between work, life, family and caring responsibilities.

Should you have any questions about this role, please contact Dr Vicente Gonzalez by email to: v.gonzalez@auckland.ac.nz

Applicaitons close on 14 December, 2016 NZST

Web Developer/Programmer


18 November 2016

About us

We are a new business start-up currently developing an exciting new model for our online trading.

The position

We have an exciting opportunity for a web developer to join our organisation for an initial six-week contract (with potential extension) to work on building a brand new online trading platform from a green field (end-to-end development).

The initial wireframe design, use cases, user flows and database table design have been completed.

Being hands on, you will hit the ground running.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop online platform based on requirements and ensure that the newly developed platform is compliant with web developments standards and promote best practice in web design.
  • Apply appropriate expertise and use judgement to make decisions where solutions are not obvious, to deliver professional services to meet business requirements.
  • Generate original ideas and innovative solutions through the provision of the trading platform.

The perfect profile

We embrace a positive and energetic work culture, so are looking for like-minded people who have:

  • A tertiary qualification in web development and multimedia design or related discipline.
  • Experience with building scalable e-commerce platforms from green field.
  • Understanding of web development technologies, standards and principles, including accessibility, usability, web authoring and presentation techniques; and an understanding of various internet technologies.
  • Experience with a variety of software and systems associated with web development such as (one or more) .NET framework, PHP, ASP, and so on.
  • Experience with building SQL and MySQL databases and integrate them with the online platform.
  • Experience with identifying the most suitable hosting environment (example Azure or Amazon or Softlayer) and configuring it to host the trading platform.
  • Experience with integrating payment gateways and ability to adhere to web security principles.
  • Experience with HTML and CSS.
  • Experience in cross platform, cross browser and device compatibility.
  • Experience in conducting system and user testing.
  • Ability to complete detailed documentation of the newly developed platform.
  • An exceptional eye for design and creation of attractive user interfaces (preferred but no essential).

On offer to you

Flexibility with working days with a December start date, acknowledgment of each employee's contribution to our success, huge variety of work and potential opportunities to move to or combine work with other business areas, ability to make instant decisions (which large organisations lack).

Contact

Hussam Shawani

hussam.shawani@gmail.com

+61449974426

New graduate programme - GovTech Talent 2017


7 September 2016

Description

A new 24-month graduate programme is set to open applications for its 2017 intake. The GovTech Talent Graduate Programme is being launched in Wellington to find the ICT and digital leaders of tomorrow. 

This is a cross-government initiative with six agencies in the New Zealand government participating. The programme will help integrate public sector services with ICT and digital capabilities, to create a seamless, interactive and responsive digital experience for New Zealanders. 

We are looking to recruit new graduates with a passion for ICT, digital technology and user-centred services in a digital world. We are also looking for graduates who want make a difference in New Zealand.


Where
: Apply now at https://govtechtalent.co.nz/

When: Applications are open, from 7 September to 12 October, 2016.

Contact Details: +64211487237 / info@govtechtalent.co.nz

Associate Systems Engineer, Auckland


30 August 2016

Description

The Associate Systems Engineer is an entry-level position within Interactive Intelligence Global Services, and has a specific career path within the services organisation. Potential career paths include: Systems Engineer, Senior Systems Engineer, Principal Engineer, Technical Account Manager, Technical Team Lead, Field Engineer, Professional Services Application Developer, Call Centre Consultant, Training Consultant, Project and Engagement Manager or Regional anagement.

Major Responsibilities and Activities

  • Contributes as a member of Support ACD queue to work on level 1/2/3 issues coming via telephone, call, chat or email from our partners'/customers' engineers.
  • Works as part of a services team to perform proactive support, MACs and monitoring of customer production environments/data centres.
  • Participates in onsite and professional services activities as required including: System Installation, Configuration and Customization and Application Development.
  • Serves as the direct point of technical contact to provide high-quality software and hardware support to experts from our partners and customers for ININ solutions and related technologies.
  • Participates in after-hours support coverage roster.
  • Remains up to date with current technologies, industry trends and develops advanced expertise in one of the following subject matters: telephony, networking, VOIP, DBs or programming.  
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Telecommunications or relevant field
  • Fluency in English is a requirement; in Japanese, Korean or Chinese languages fluency will be advantageous
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to handle pressure under critical situations
  • Excellent communication skills and a team player
Work Context
  • Communicates regularly with colleagues and management
  • Uses computer frequently
  • Moves objects weighing 5-10kg
  • Sits at desk the majority of the working day
  • Legally eligible to work in New Zealand
Other Information
 
Department and team: Support Services
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Job reports to: Regional Support Manager, ANZ
FLSA status: Non-exempt
Approved by: Srivatsan Sundaravaradan
 
Contact Details
 
Daniella Tamone - HR Administrator
Interactive Intelligence
Phone: +61289184800

Endace Intern Programme


22 August 2016

Description

Endace provides world-leading network visibility infrastructure. We are trusted by some of the world’s largest organisations to accelerate their response to network and security problems. Endace Intelligent Network Recorders guarantee to capture, index and record 100% of network traffic while scaling from 1 Gbps to 100 Gbps. The future is all about developing new products that help our customers to better connect, monitor and manage their networks.

At Endace we want to connect students to hands-on experience. We believe that Endace summer interns should have meaningful work, should own their daily responsibilities and should be contributing members of the team, just like everyone else. In other words, at Endace interns are NOT coffee runners or paper pushers.

We are pleased to announce details of our 2016/2017 summer internship projects.

Successful candidates will be based within our engineering teams in Hamilton. We will accept expressions of interest in joining our internship programme from high potential students with consistently high grades in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar disciplines who are currently enrolled in their last year of study or who have recently graduated from a New Zealand tertiary institution. Applications are now open and successful interns will start late November for a 10-12 week period.

For more details please visit http://www.endace.com/internships

Application procedures

If you are interested in being considered for one of the above opportunities, please email careers@endace.com with the reference Intern – Experience 2016. You will need to attach:

  • Your CV showing details of projects you may have completed as part of your studies, and any work experience you have had
  • Your academic transcript or equivalent
  • A covering letter outlining your key area of interest or specialisation, and the project of most interest to you including a statement on the benefits that your preferred project choice will add to your studies and future career path.

Applications close 23 September 2016.

Contact details

Mrs Karen Devoy
Phone: 07 959 2614
Email: karen.devoy@endace.com

Summer Research Scholar -- Making Research Available: Publishing data sources online (For Postgraduate Students Only)


20 June 2016

Description:

This project involves preparing and uploading research materials, specifically, (1) develop metadata categorisation and codebooks, (2) prepare objects to ensure confidentiality, (3) design file structure within FigShare, (4) disseminate information about repository through social media (e.g., LinkedIn, ResearchGate, Academia.edu, etc.), and (5) monitor preliminary impact. The scholar will also create a guidebook for EDSW academics as to how their digital research can be disseminated and a preliminary analysis of effectiveness.

For more details please visit : https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/for/future-postgraduates/scholarships-and-awards/summer-research-scholarships1/education_social_work/learning-development-and-professional-practice.html#5b55211cd2dd53ba6bc8459c4ad53e93

Send your CV on or before July 29, 2016 and please submit it to the contact information below:


Contact Info:

Prof. Gavin T L Brown, PhD

Director Quantitative Data Analysis and Research Unit
Faculty of Education & Social Work
The University of Auckland
Tel: +64 9 3737599 ext. 48602

Email: For more details contact: Prof. Gavin T L Brown, PhD  e.peterson@auckland.ac.nz

 

 

Master scholarship in networking is available to be taken up at Victoria University


30 May 2016

Description:

Master scholarship in networking is available to be taken up at Victoria University. The student will be supervised jointly between Victoria University and Auckland University. Several interesting projects are available in the field of Internet measurements and architecture. The funding will partially support the student for one year. Honours students with good GPA and basic background in networking would be needed. 

Contact Info:

Email: For more details contact: Aniket Mahanti a.mahanti@auckland.ac.nz

 

Part-Time Job Opportunity for a Startup Company


17 May 2016

Description:

A part time job opportunity for a newly started company.  They need someone who can help them develop an online shopping web-site and mobile app.

Contact Info:

Email: wzsophie2006@gmail.com 

Phone: 0221618851

 

Toptal STEM scholarships for Women


17 May 2016

Description:

Totptal.com will award 12 scholarships to aspiring female computer scientists, developers and software engineers. Every winner will receive $5,000 and a year of weekly one-on-one mentoring by a Toptal senior developer.

For more information and to apply, click here

The deadline to apply is the 15th of each month. The final deadline is October 14, 2016.

 

Summer Internship Program Application Deadline | City Internships


02 May 2016

Description:

With the Global Internship Program due to start in under two months and remaining places in short supply, I would like to extend an invitation to your students to join this summer's cohort in either London, New York or Los Angeles. We currently have 20 places remaining on the London summer program, a dozen in New York and ten in Los Angeles. The Sydney program is now full for the upcoming summer.
 
The application deadline is under two weeks away. Students may apply via www.city-internships.com/apply/
 
The deadline to apply for this year’s summer Global Internship Program is midnight Monday May 9th.
 
I am pleased to announce that we are open for fall applications across London, Los Angeles, New York and Sydney. Interested students can send their application via www.city-internships.com/apply/
 
For more information on the Global Internship Program this summer or fall, please see the 2016 Program Prospectus, the Where Are They Now alumni report, the 2015 program videos or sign up to join an informational webinar on Tuesday, May 3rd.
 
Announcing Society Sponsorship Winners
 
I am excited to reveal that the winner of this year’s $1,000 society sponsorship competition is the American Society of Civil Engineers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with over 20 referrals! An excellent achievement; we hope they use the sponsorship prize to good effect.
 
A special mention to the following university organizations that came very close… University of California, Riverside (Gamma Beta Phi), Cornell University (Society for Women in Business), Stanford University (Society of Latino Engineers), University of Georgia (Multicultural Business Student Association), Pennsylvania State University (Association of Women), Georgia Institute of Technology (Gamma Beta Phi).
 
Nebula: A brand new Career Community
 
Lastly, City Internships has partnered with innovative job board, Nebula. 
 
Nebula is named after the interstellar clouds of gas and dust where stars are born. Nebula will be launching in May and aspires to change the way students prepare for - and launch - meaningful careers by bringing together job-seeking students, hiring employers and educators. 
 
I have prepared the following survey that would greatly help to shape Nebula’s development as we conduct in-depth research combining data concerning students' experiences at university, the challenges they face when job-hunting and who is best placed to help them.
 
I would appreciate your participation in the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8VFXJTV
 
Next week, we will be in touch with a survey for students with similar questions to find out how their college experience correlates with their job-searching behavior and success. 


Best wishes,

Lewis Talbot

Managing Director, City Internships

www.city-internships.com

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Experienced Analyst/Programmer - Libraries and Learning Services- LADS


04 April 2016

Description:

We are looking for an experienced analyst/programmer to join a fast paced and dynamic team with key responsibility for the design, development and on-going management of software solutions to underpin the delivery of new library & research support services, and to enhance existing systems.

In this role you will liaise with key Library, ITS and Research Office staff, internal and external software developer communities, and related national or international collaborative forums to ensure new technologies are successfully integrated with Library and enterprise systems and reflect current international standards and practice.

You will have substantial skill in coding and software integration with enterprise systems and system administration – particularly Unix / Linux, and be experienced with the complete software development lifecycle. You will also have a good knowledge of current trends, developments and standards for software development and an appreciation of both open source and proprietary software solutions.  Strong experience with JavaScript, Java and PHP will be essential with knowledge of Python or Ruby advantageous.

You will hold a Computer Science Degree or equivalent with a minimum of three years work experience as an analyst/developer. Familiarity with the open source repository application DSpace or the institutional research management system Symplectic Elements would also be advantageous.

Any knowledge of university libraries and the research community would be highly valued but not essential as we would expect the successful applicant to gain this knowledge over time.

In return we will provide you with a supportive environment, on-the-job training and access to all of the tools you need to get underway with the role from day one.

For more information, please contact:

Associate University Librarian – Digital Services, Brian Flaherty, ph 09-923-7771

If this position interests you, please include with your online application, a letter indicating your suitability for the position, a current CV and two Referee contact details.

The University has an equity policy and welcomes applications from all qualified persons.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students.

Applications close: 20 April 2016

You can view and apply for this job at:

https://www.opportunities.auckland.ac.nz/psp/ps/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=18002&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

Developer/Co-founder wanted for travel start up!!


04 April 2016

Description:

Are you a developer who has recently graduated or about to graduate ? Does working in a start-up sound more appealing than a office job ? Do you love to travel ? Do you have experience building software for Big Data? We are looking for a developer to join a new travel start-up and help build NZ’s next success. This is a equity only position and you will be one of the co-founders of the company. If you are willing to take the risk and be the boss of your own destiny then email your CV to praveer.nz@gmail.com and tell us why you are the right person for this exciting opportunity.

Have an altruistic bent? Like some work experience on the CV?


24 Feb 2016

Description:

A government agency is looking to automate the entry of information from a PDF form into an Access database in Java.

Programmatically about 150 fields need to be read in from file(s) on disk and entered into a database. The program wants to check for a mandatory field before entering, and make sure that the record does not already exist. This needs to be accomplished in Java.

If you think you could help out, or want more information, then please contact Al Grant on 021 942 683

Python developer


22 Feb 2016

Description:

Are you looking to make a special difference in your life and others around the world with the skills you have acquired?

A once in a life time chance is here to join a startup company that’s ready to take off into something special.  This is a huge web project.

This opportunity is open to staff, postgraduate and honour students.

We are looking for developers who can fill the following technical needs:

Python developer
Handle scaling, handling millions or billion+ users
Establish secure E-commerce platform
Data Analytics

Contact:

Please provide your CV and references to inventnz@yahoo.com.

3 x exciting roles open in Emerging Technology Platforms and Digital at Accenture


11 Feb 2016

Description:

We have 3 x exciting roles open in Emerging Technology Platforms and Digital. These roles offer global opportunities, ongoing training and development and a chance to kick start your career working on projects with some of the most recognisable companies in the world. 

We are looking for smart, innovative, confident, team players. Our minimum requirements are a GPA of 70% and above, they must be domestic students (citizen or PR) and have or are about to graduate.

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 319,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries.  Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.  The company generated net revenues of US$30.0 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2014.

Contact:

Nicole Lange – Accenture Recruiter

Smart Parking Service Desk Support


26 Jan 2016

Smart Parking (SPT), which is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, is a fast growing technology business that specialises in parking management.  It employs around 300 staff based in NZ and the UK, supporting a wide range of international customers. With a suite of products, including wireless\infrared detection sensors, sign guidance, automatic number plate recognition, and comprehensive back office management and statistics software with web based reporting, SPT is a world leader in this market.

SPT customer sites vary in size and complexity, with all of the company’s equipment connected via the internet to their host site in Auckland and the UK from where they are remotely managed.

This is a unique opportunity for a graduate to combine their communication skills, and technical expertise with a passion for IT. SPT are looking for a self-motivated and driven individual to join their experienced team in this customer support focussed role. 

In this role, you will be responsible for managing the Helpdesk customer support system, supporting the physical and technical installation, back end site set up and the maintenance of these sites. Additional responsibilities will include ensuring client sites are operating at optimum efficiency, monitoring SPT hardware and software and proactively resolving any potential issues.

To be successful in this role, you will ideally be an exceptionally motivated graduate who is looking to start their career in IT with a company that is continuously working in the “leading edge”, of new technology. As customer support is a key focus for this role, you will need to have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and be able to translate technical IT terms into simple customer oriented language.  In addition, you must have a good eye for detail and continuous improvement, coupled with the ability to be process driven, as you will be developing and updating process and procedural documentation. 

This role, which is based in Penrose in Auckland, will include support for clients nationally and internationally, with the potential to travel as part of the role in assisting clients. It will suit a team player who is looking to join a company and professional climate that promotes brilliance, passion and the ability to function in a dynamic and fast paced environment. 

 

Job Title: ServiceDesk

Reports To: Head of Operations

Location: Auckland, New Zealand

Overview:

The purpose of this position is to:

  • Provide operational support to customers and other SPT staff to ensure remote sites are operating at optimum efficiency and manage related issues
  • The daily monitoring of SPT hardware and software at remote customer sites and the pro-active resolution of any identified issues

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with customers as required providing first line support
  • Maintain and operate the SPT Helpdesk system software
  • Maintain and update the customer Site Packs
  • Provide feedback to customers of issue resolution as required
  • Monitoring customer sites on a daily basis and provide timely response to any issues
  • Configure and test PCs and associated software prior to installation on new sites
  • Provide support to the installation team prior to and during new site installations
  • Work with both customers and SPT staff to assist with the “bedding” in of systems post installation
  • Maintaining comprehensive site records
  • Developing and maintaining procedural and process documentation
  • Preparing test sites for demonstrations
  • Act as liaison between the SPT R&D team and the customer
Relationships:
  • This position is required to relate to a variety of personnel both internally and externally, including but not limited to:
  • SPT staff at all levels
  • Contract development personnel
  • Customer and distributor technical and management personnel
Experience/Qualifications:

This position requires:

  • Practical experience in an IT or operational support role preferably in a technical environment
  • A tertiary qualification in IT, application installation or the technology fields
  • Preferably some exposure and/or understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Experience in managing and prioritizing multiple issues to achieve desired outcomes
Personal Attributes:
  • A high level of computer literacy
  • A high level of personal organisation
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A team player who takes “ownership” of the role
  • A practical “can do” attitude.
  • Troubleshooting/problem solving skills.
  • Ability to think outside the box.
  • The ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

Tech Summer Internship at Spark 64


30 Nov 2015

About Spark 64 Ltd

We’re a company founded on the belief that we can use technology and business to solve challenging problems and inspire change. Our current mission is to help people stay safe in the sun by providing live, local and meaningful UV and suncare advice through an app and web service. For a preview of our product, visit app.uvlens.com or www.uvlens.com

The company is based in Auckland City.

Requirement

An undergraduate student that has completed their second to last or final year of studies.

You can start immediately.

Useful skills to have

You will gain a rich and diverse range of skill from working in an agile, startup environment. We don’t expect you to know everything, just as long as you’re passionate and willing to learn (and sometimes teach too!)

However, these will help you stand out (not all required)

  • Experience with HTML 5 or similar. We’re building an app at the end of the day
  • A strong sense of initiative, opinions and autonomy. You are not a robot.
  • Experience with website development, SEO, Squarespace
  • Social media guru, marketing, someone who knows how to write blogs, bring in traffic to the website, get people to download our app
  • Making good coffee :)

You can expect

A high level of mentoring, coaching, working alongside experts and the founders of the company. We will bring you right under our wings and show you how to light a fire.

We believe having an internal drive of motivation creates the best work. You will be have some flexibility to work remotely and to your own schedule.

A chance to continue working with the company either as a contractor or staff member at the end of the internship.

Pay

We believe the most valuable thing you will gain is what you will learn. That being said, you will need to eat.

$16/hour for a total of 400 hours.

Contact

Please send through some info about yourself including

  • Why you would like to work with us
  • How you think you will be able to contribute
  • Your role on past projects that you are passionate about

enquiries@spark64.com

Looking for a Co-founder Web/App Developer


27 Nov 2015

Your Event Simple (YES) is a new company in the events industry. Our services are mainly online.

We are currently looking for a web/app developer with a great attitude, willing to work very hard and committed to work full time.
Our ideal candidate will have a hunger for learning and receive mentoring. With preferred skills in cross platform development, UX/UI design skills, modern programming languages, agile methodologies experience, computing/computer science degree or equivalent.
As an exchange we will offer you a great opportunity to be part of an amazing project with huge expectations and equity in our company.

If this sounds like you, please email your CV, cover letter and your motivation to be part of YES to info@youreventsimple.com

Rocket Lab Graduate Opportunity - Embedded Programmer


23 Nov 2015

About Rocket Lab

For most people the idea of a rocket launch brings up images from the Apollo era: monstrous booster engines, ground-shaking noise, and a behemoth of a machine slowly climbing against the grasp of Earth’s gravity. This iconic image, the one that transformed us into a space-going species, captures the power and strength of rockets. But it is not the image that will make space a commercial reality.

Replace this image with the bustle of a high speed assembly line, where rocket boosters feed off a conveyor belt connecting to pre-encapsulated payload stages, rolling out on to the launch pad one after the other. This image, by contrast, is about speed and efficiency and what the Rocket Lab Electron orbital project is all about.

Rocket Lab has created a legacy of excellence by developing innovative solutions to ambitious aerospace problems for the likes of DARPA and other technically demanding customers. Now fully funded by major Silicon Valley venture capital funds, Rocket Lab is focused on redefining how the world accesses space by building Electron; a revolutionary launch system designed to meet the launch requirements of the rapidly expanding small satellite market.

Known in the industry for rapidly developing cost effective solutions from the ground up, Rocket Lab believes in giving highly skilled engineers ownership of complex aerospace systems from start to finish. This ethos offers engineers the satisfaction of moving from the conceptualization and design phase through to hands on work; building, testing and ultimately flying their creations.

Rocket Lab offers a unique opportunity for the world’s best and brightest engineers to work with a young team passionate about what they are doing while also enjoying the high standard of living New Zealand has to offer.

About The Role

An opportunity for a recent graduate to join the Rocket Lab team working alongside an experienced Embedded Software Engineer, you will be assisting in the writing and testing of software that will be embedded into avionics hardware used to control the Electron launch vehicle. This fast paced role will also see you working closely with other members of the Rocket Lab team developing software and debugging on operational hardware such as liquid rocket engines. Minimum requirements

You will need a good understanding together with at least 12 months’ experience gained through your university studies or relevant work experience in:-

Essential Skills:
C
Embedded programming
POSIX
Git revision control

Bonus Skills:
C++
Linux kernel hackery
Raspberry Pi experience
Arduino experience
UDP socket network programming experience


You will also need to be a strong team player, with excellent communication skills and the ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines.

Important Information:

For security reasons detailed and in-depth background checks will be undertaken prior to any employment offers being made to successful candidates.

If you are interested please send your CV to careers@rocketlab.co.nz

You are most welcome to say Edward Yip eyip@nzstudentonline.com referred you to the role.

Summer Intern at Datamine


22 Oct 2015

At Datamine, we are the leading New Zealand analytics consultancy and it's all about using business intelligence to identify and address business challenges.

We are proudly data-driven and we're busy. Hence we're looking for a summer intern to join us in leading the pace of this fast growing industry.

The summer intern will join us for 10 weeks, commencing in January 2016, with the goal of capitalizing on research into conditional density regression by building a set of high-level wrappers in Python for a C++ class library, or by building a web delivery platform for our analytics products, depending on the student's skillset.

To qualify for this internship you will be a penultimate or ultimate year student with strong grades and ideally some part-time work experience.

Datamine offers a flexible environment where you will work with the best to deliver results that add real value to clients, and where there is such a thing as a free lunch!

We aim to make the journey both challenging and fun and be a place where you’ll love to work.

Clever is contagious, so join a group of talented individuals engaged in complex analytical work.

You provide:
• Strong C++ skills
• Python skills
• Interest in statistics and data analysis

We provide:
• An amazing and diverse company culture at NZ's leading analytics firm
• A work environment where you're supported, trained and developed
• Free lunch everyday – yes there is such a thing!
• A cool and unique office space in Parnell
• Working alongside a tight knit team of smart people engaged in making a difference to large organisations
• Advancement based on merit
• Exceptional work experience with a respected company


To join the team and be part of the ongoing growth and success of Datamine, please apply today by sending through your CV, covering letter and a copy of your transcripts to Datamine-Dtmn0082@applications.recruiterbox.com. We would love to hear from you!

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Auckland CareerHub


Starting to think about life after University?  Take advantage of these on-campus recruitment and networking events to explore your options.

The Business Careers Expo features a large number of organisations including Auckland Council, BNZ, UniLever, Xero and others that are interested in connecting with Engineering, Law, Arts and Science students.

There are also approximately 20 recruitment events feature leading global Management Consulting firms, Fonterra, banks and other organisations.

To find out more and register, visit careerhub.auckland.ac.nz or www.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/careers-at-auckland/job-opportunities.html

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Junior Technical Support Analyst at Health TV/Healthy Life Media


4 August 2015

Hours: 10-12 per week.

We require the services of a Junior Technical Support Technician to assist, deliver and maintain our internet delivered TV business. The successful applicant will possess a drive to deliver great customer service, enjoy the challenge of technical troubleshooting and a appetite for digital media.  The role is ideal for an individual who is currently studying computer science and/or information systems, as it will complement your chosen area of discipline with a strong introduction into the Information Technology industry.

This role is 1-2 hours per day, preferably from 8:30AM (can be on weekends as well as weekdays), plus 2-3 half days per month to work on TV scheduling etc.

Primarily the role will be based at our Takapuna office, but applicants will need their own vehicle which must be able to carry any tech support equipment for our customer callouts (we pay mileage cost, but a clean NZ driver’s license and insurance is required).

This role reports directly to the IT Operations Manager and responsibilities include:

  • IT support
  • Fault reporting 
  • Installations Troubleshooting
  • Desktop builds (Windows and network troubleshooting experience would be advantageous)
  • Media content editing (Adobe After effects)
  • Scheduling and publishing of content.

Applicants must demonstrate sound analytical and problem solving skills, strong communication and English skills (both written and verbal), an attention for detail, and the ability to follow through.  Applicants must also be self-motivated and self-managing.

In return, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to join a dynamic team and continue to develop your career as a technology professional.

If this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you please email ian.baker@hlmedia.co.nz cover letter and CV.

Front End Web Developer at Preno


23 Jul 2015

We are a small startup with a big goal of transforming the hospitality industry through the use of improved technology and software. Having just finished the Lightning Lab Auckland 2015 programme we are looking to expand and grow our team.

We are currently seeking a full-time, senior level developer to take over the front-end. As one of the founding employees, you will have all the creative freedom you need, albeit with the responsibility that comes with it. We need someone who is hands-on and is passionate about quality software.

Responsibilities

As a front-end developer, you will be responsible for:

  • Designing the product
  • Building high-fidelity prototypes and helping with user tests. At Preno, we favour the Google Ventures Design Sprint, you can read more about it here: http://www.gv.com/sprint/
  • Building and maintaining the front-end of our application. This includes:
    • Turning the prototype into HTML and CSS mockups
    • Fixing UI bugs
    • Testing the product across major browsers and devices

We will also require design work for marketing purposes:

  • Designing and maintaining our site
  • The design of any necessary collateral material

Every member of our current team has weekly interactions with customers:

  • Providing support when required
  • Responding to online enquiries

Skills and requirements

  • Strong knowledge of HTML/CSS/JS; Being able to write maintainable, modular, and standards compliant code
  • Confidence in all stages of product design: from initial wireframes, developing a prototype, performing user tests to building the user interface
  • Have passion for UX design
  • Confident in using a version control system (Git in our case)
  • Solid understanding of software development lifecycle

Important requirement: to have a passion for learning and a desire to grow your skills.

About Preno

At Preno, we are building the next generation of property management software. We believe that current systems are outdated and often create more work for an operator.

We are passionate about small/boutique properties and the people than run them. Our mission is help these operators, so they can deliver unparalleled experiences to each and every guest.

To apply and find out more, contact Max Podolian, max@prenohq.com

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Part-time job at DATACOM


12 Jun 2015

Basic attributes would be:

  • strong problem solving skills
  • good understanding of Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
  • understand relational databases
  • able to work in a team environment

Technical skills:

  • C# .NET
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • HTML

But it is not essential to have experience on any of these. Students who knows Java/OO concepts from the Software Engineering courses will easily pick up C# or any new programming languages. You will work on our enterprise Payroll and HR software.

Joining a software development team of around 25 at Datacom Payroll http://www.datacompayroll.co.nz/

Paid work with flexible hours. The successful applicant must be able to work at least 7.5 hours per week (though concessions can be made during exam time). There is an option to increase to full time hours (37.5 hours per week) during holidays.

The job will be fixed term, ending no later than 13 November 2015 (negotiable)

To apply and find out more, contact Paresh Deva, pareshd@datacom.co.nz

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Kiwi Interns in Silicon Valley, Winternz


04 Jun 2015

Finding bright, young, determined talent capable of achieving in the Silicon Valley is no easy task and the difficulty of finding good talent increases dramatically during the winter months, when most American students are working to achieve their qualifications.

Please look at the following links for detailed info:

http://www.keanewzealand.com/news/silicon-valley-looks-to-help-kiwi-students

http://www.winternz.com/

To find out more, contact Nuwanthie at nuwanthie@theicebase.com and stay up to date with further developments at www.winternz.com.

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Web Developer Opportunity at New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE)


14 May 2015

We are looking for a developer to help with expanding a JavaScript driven Geospatial/GIS Web Application into user-friendly, feature-rich decision support and analysis tools.

Skills required / preferred experience in:

  • JavaScript
  • HTML (5)
  • CSS (3)
  • SQL/POSTGRESQL (The design of queries is the most important thing)
  • Any experience with libraries like Leaflet, OpenLayers, CartoDB(.js) and front-end responsive design would be an advantage

This contract would be approx. 20 hours of work, with a possible extension for a further 20 hours.

To apply or find out more, please contact: Damian Willems damian.willems@nzte.govt.nz or by phone: 093549223

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Software Support position at Ubiquity


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14 May 2015

We are a local Software business with 50 staff. We would be interested in clever recent computer science graduates to train up into a Software Support position.

The ideal person will be passionate about technology and have outstanding communication skills. We will train them in our complex Digital Marketing Software Platform called Engage. They will become the Software Super User – the Go-To person for any enquires, both internally and externally.  

This is a fabulous opportunity for a graduate to commence their career.

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Front-end Developer Opportunity


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05 May 2015

Our research team is currently developing a cognitive remediation program to target learning disorders. Many brain training companies based on computerized software have been implemented in the last decades, intended at various populations (so-called brain games, e.g. Cogmed, Lumosity, PositHQ). Our project aims to identify effective components within current approaches, and implement a novel version focusing on learning disorders.

One aspect of the program will involve online-based computerized training. To this end, we are seeking applicants to help us with:

  • Software development (training game)
  • Programming, testing, debugging
  • Design and implementation of a web interface
  • Online implementation

The programming language is to be determined based on the team’s expectations, convenience and optimization. We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with strong programming knowledge, and who would work well as part of a team. Prior experience in gaming development is a plus, but not required.

To apply or find out more, please contact: A/Prof Karen Waldie k.waldie@auckland.ac.nz

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Front-end Developer Opportunity


28 Apr 2015

An exciting opportunity is available for experienced software developers; preferably post-graduate but current graduate degree students with relevant/industry experience will also be considered.

Brief Summary of Project

The University of Auckland project involves taking an existing Maori Language software application, extending it, developing new features, and providing technical support for two trials involving around 30 participants in each trial. The existing aid is written in Python, this is not a requirement for the final product, but it is highly desirable for the first iteration of product development. The design philosophy for this project is human centred software design, implemented under an agile framework.

Requirements of the Candidate

The candidate will need to be an experienced programmer with the ability to implement real time signal processing and pattern recognition algorithms, as well as having experience in software applications development, especially with strong graphical user interface (GUI) development skills. They need to be good at working in a team, and comfortable being in a multi-disciplined environment, thus they need to be both a good listener and good communicator. The role will involve product development, as well as technical support for two participants trials scheduled for July 2015 and Feb 2016. Therefore the ability to keep a strict deadline is an important requirement for this job. This is a part time position with funding for up to 0.7 FTE for 13 months. The position would suit someone with postgraduate experience although graduate degree students with industry experience will be considered; someone who can work independently but also works well with others. This is a research-led project so the candidate needs to be comfortable with a university environment and there is some scope for creativity too, but as mentioned above there are also strict deadlines that must be met.

This position needs to be filled as soon as possible. The position will remain open until a suitable applicant is found.

To apply or find out more, please contact: Dr Catherine Watson c.watson@auckland.ac.nz

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iOS Swift Developer at SuperLogical


21 Apr 2015

SuperLogical needs some talented iOS grads who are keen to learn. Should have the basic understanding of Swift and have a mac. Desirable skill is to be familiar with Git (Github).

Check out www.superlogical.org for more information about what SuperLogical does.

To apply or find out more, please contact: Nick Mitchell nick@superlogical.org

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Programmer at SavY


16 Apr 2015

SavY, a student-led NPO based in the Business School, is on the lookout for CompSci geniuses to help develop an intranet to manage workshop scheduling and sign-ups.

If you're an undergrad or postgrad student and want to apply your skills, gain hands-on client/solution experience or build up your portfolio, we'd love to hear from you!

Check out www.savy.org.nz for more information about what SavY does.

Applicants should, ideally,:

  • be familiar with an industry used development platform e.g. SilverStripe, SharePoint, .NET etc.
  • have app/intranet/database building experience
  • be able to work individually or as part of a team

To apply or find out more, please contact: Matt Bostwick operations@savy.org.nz

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