This is an outstanding opportunity to join a growing New Zealand success story. You’ll be working with cutting edge technologies in this exciting new era of Cloud Architecture and Continuous Deployment. Come be part of our thriving, cross-functional and talented team!

The Role

LIC is looking for strong Senior Software Engineers to help build out and modernize our applications used by the majority of farmers all over NZ. Your day to day might include providing technical leadership to other engineers, working closely with product owners and architects to contribute towards the product direction, implementing interesting new features and related tests, constantly improving, refactoring and modernizing the codebase, reviewing PR’s, pair programming, and deploying your own work to production. You will champion continuous improvement in code quality, TDD, simplification, application performance, CI/CD, DX, agile practices, infrastructure-as-code, architecture of the application.

A Full Stack Engineer would have strong skills in React, .NET, JavaScript/Typescript, Node.JS, SOA and Microservices, Containers, AWS and Azure, Queues/messaging, CI/CD

A Mobile Engineer would have strong iOS and Android skills – Xamarin experience a bonus. .NET, SOA and Microservices, AWS and Azure, and CI/CD.

Some of the many perks working at LIC:

  • Flexible work/life balance with remote work options
  • Rural campus with onsite cafe and ample car parking
  • Swimming pool and tennis court
  • Summertime social sporting events such as volleyball
  • Active social club with table tennis and pool table
  • Growing EV charging program with the ability to charge at work
  • Real fruit ice cream and strawberry picking 10 mins walk away

Does this sound like somewhere you would like work? We are looking for someone who:

  • Has strong depth of knowledge just as much as broad skill sets
  • Is collaborative with excellent communication skills
  • Has a passion for technology and wants to continuously learn
  • Innovates and pushes the organisation forwards
  • Has an Agile mind-set
  • Consider non-functional requirements as important as functional requirements
  • Is laser focused on the customer experience
  • Bonus points – plays table tennis

Please note: Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Our Company:

At LIC we believe in constant improvement, never settling and always striving for greatness. We know little improvements can add up to huge gains for our customers, and for our country. We value the NZ farming industry and will do whatever it takes to support and grow our farmer community.  Our vision is to improve prosperity and the productivity of our farmers; and we want great people to join us on our journey. We’re down to earth and we’re a diverse bunch – a mix of super smart scientists, veterinarians, farmers, sales people and clever marketing folk. We are inclusive and count ourselves lucky to have people from all backgrounds working with us.

Join our growing community of diversely skilled people. We are implementing modern, scalable software solutions taking NZ-centric products to a global market. We operate agile working practices giving you an opportunity to grow and diversify. Our purpose is to take the organisation’s farm information solutions from great to state-of-the-art! Bring us your incredible skills; we’d love to hear from you.