Senior Analyst Developer

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    6 days ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: IT & computing
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 16-NOV-20
  • Job Reference: 151935
  • Job Title: Senior Analyst Developer
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About us  Mō mātou

At Tatauranga Aotearoa, Stats NZ, our vision is to unleash the power of data to change lives. As New Zealand s official data and statistics agency, we are tasked with leading the way for New Zealand s data future, enabling data-led innovation across society, the economy, and the environment.

The role  Mō te tūnga

We are seeking a Senior Analyst Developer with generalist software development skills to join our DevOps team in the Analytics service line of Digital Business Services. As part of the team you will  work with other developers, experience assurance engineers, and systems engineers.

As the Senior Analyst Developer you will have expertise in one or more of the following:

  • Hadoop, or similar Big Data based fram
  • Some previous coding expertise in Blaise 4.8, Delphi/Pascal and/or Python would be a bonus.
  • eworks
  • SAS Enterprise Guide and SAS programming
  • Java-based programming, e.g., Java, Scala, Spark
  • R – programming language, and operating environments

Within the role you will be able to:

  •  Engage with our business to understand their needs and requirements
  • Contribute to the improvement of team processes and performance
  • Carry out solution analysis and design work
  • Develop, debug, document, deploy, and properly manage the quality of, programs and systems, on time and to budget
  • Undertake organisational security monitoring and reporting
  • Provide support and ongoing optimisation of solutions already in production

In addition ideally you will have several years of relevant software development experience and will be able to:

  • Lead others in delivering successful outcomes for the team from their activities.
  • Participate in the creation of roadmaps for our digital solutions.
  • Mentor, coach, and peer review, other members of the team and their work.
  • Answer technical and procedural questions.

Starting salary will be negotiable depending on skills and experience.

About you  Mōu

To be successful you will include in your application how you can bring the following to this role:

  • An effective and open approach to planning the delivery of solutions, developing of systems, and the supporting of them.
  • Previous coding expertise in Blaise 4.8, Delphi/Pascal and/or Python would be a bonus.
  • A proven ability in establishing, and maintaining, collaborative relationships.
  • Experience with being consulted and providing high quality advice.
  • Proactive managing of work items in an Agile environment, including reporting of progress to the DevOps manager.
  • Commitment to growth of technical competencies and organisational knowledge, in oneself and others.
  • Some previous coding expertise in Blaise 4.8, Delphi/Pascal and/or Python would be a bonus.


Why us| he aha mātou

You ll be joining an inclusive environment where people, regardless of gender, race, disability, religion or background are supported to be able to do their best work. This includes:

  • Balance life with work, 37.5-hour work week
  • Clear career pathways and skills-based advancement opportunities
  • Access to a wide variety of benefits including banking, discounted health insurance, cash-up and purchasing of annual leave, flu vacs, eye tests, etc.


How to apply | Me pēhea te tuku tono

If you feel your skills and experience match the above, then apply now as applications will be screened as we receive them. Only applications submitted via our online system will be considered.

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Any questions please email

Recruitment agencies please note, any unsolicited CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: Monday 30th November 2020 (11.55pm) 

You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand to apply for this job