Senior Software Developer
DEFEND Limited, New Zealand

1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Jan 23, 2023
Last Date
Feb 23, 2023

Job Description

  • Fast-growing, award-winning Cybersecurity company
  • Flexibility with work hours and work from home and/or office
  • Location Open anywhere within New Zealand

About the Role:

Our Service Development team is growing and we're looking for a Senior/Intermediate who is passionate about cloud-native software development. This role will enable you to work on ground-breaking projects that will ultimately lead to building a cyber-resilient New Zealand! Your primary focus will be to build, test, deploy and maintain full stack cloud-native software and systems using a SecDevOps approach.

Working in a SCRUM methodology, on 2-weekly sprints cycles, your day-to-day responsibilities:

  • Implement project technical elements
  • Implement, document, and maintain project components, aligning to DevOps best practices
  • Develop applications (coding, programming)
  • Debug and testing code (Including writing automated tests)
  • Design and build front-end user interfaces
  • Create and test infrastructure-as-code
  • Ensure applications are built to be observable, traceable, and resilient to failure
  • Create, capture, and utilise data from our applications and environments to provide data driven insights and functionality within applications
  • Document and test new software applications
  • Research, investigate and fix a wide range of technical issues


Signs of success:

You’ll need a rich combination of experience, proven skills, and you’ll be outcome driven, along with working within an agile/scrum environment. See below to find out if you’re the person we’re looking for.

Skills We Can’t Do Without

  • Experience with .Net specifically C#
  • Experience working with public cloud platforms, especially Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python or Powershell
  • Experience developing against Cloud REST APIs
  • CI/CD amp; Azure DevOps experience
  • Able to work with ambiguity, and learn quickly in an innovative, fun, and dynamic environment
  • Care about doing a great job and exceeding expectations with the quality of what you do

Skills we’d like

  • Web development experience including exposure to MVC amp; React
  • Proven experience with cloud operations automation, deployment, monitoring and alerting capability
  • Working knowledge of IaC technologies including Terraform
  • Containerisation technologies such as docker and kubernetes



We're a business-centric cybersecurity organisation founded by a team of passionate cybersecurity experts whose mission is to - BUILD A CYBER RESILIENT WORLD. Over the last five years, we've experienced phenomenal growth, working with a wide variety of customers in New Zealand and across 66 countries and winning several industry awards, including Microsoft's 2022 New Zealand Partner of the year!

Each customer we work with is different. Our dedicated approach is to help organisations progress on their cyber resilience journey by delivering outstanding industry services with the highest level of professionalism and care.

We hold ourselves accountable by our core values. Our People First culture sets us apart, and we believe working with DEFEND will be a time in your life you will look back on and truly believe you made a real difference.

What’s great about working for DEFEND?

By joining our innovative and creative team you will have the opportunity to contribute a variety of cybersecurity outcomes, from culture amp; awareness of cyber resilience, through to offensive amp; defensive security, developing yourself in technology and digital delivery across multiple sectors.

Work life balance:

  • With a national focus throughout New Zealand, our team is made up of skilled individuals at different stages in their careers, therefore we can offer flexibility in base location, as well as embracing remote working
  • Flexible working arrangements are available to suit your lifestyle

Career / Professional Development:

We will build on your learning to solve our customers most complex business challenges in the digital age, whilst developing commercial and business skills, along with:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way
  • Mentors: You’ll be joining a team of truly passionate and highly skilled individuals who are at the top of their game and who enjoy imparting their knowledge and experience to others
  • Opportunity: Progress into other exciting roles across DEFEND

Diversity amp; Inclusion:

We’re committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our goal is to be recognised as an employer of choice for all, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation, or disability. Each addition to our team is an opportunity to grow and diversify our ideas, experiences, and viewpoints.

Job Specification

DEFEND Limited

Information Technology and Services - Wellington, New Zealand