Full STACK developer

At McCarthy’s, we develop integrated plant-based systems for management of core meat processing and value-added food production, throughout Australasia. Since our inception in the 1980s, we have forged a reputation as trusted, reliable innovators in our industry. We are looking for a talented Software Developer to join our team. Based in sunny Hawke’s Bay, this position combines very interesting work in a wonderful part of New Zealand, no traffic jams, beautiful beaches, mountains, rivers and world-class wineries on your doorstep.

About the Role

The types of things you could expect to be doing include:

  • Developing business applications - from the Java back-end Server up to the Web front end
  • Working with varied technologies such as Web Services, Java Persistence and JavaScript browser front ends
  • Supporting our Business Analysts with technical design solutions
  • Engineering database solutions
  • Creating automated tests
  • Responding to issues raised by Testers
  • Keeping Jira up to date with development status
  • Creating source code documentation
  • Participating in Agile team discussions


About the Candidate

We are looking for a Developer with proven back-end Server-side Java, as well as front end, Web based, JavaScript development experience.

Important qualities include;

  • Good problem-solving approach
  • Good communicator. Comfortable speaking in small groups, conveying design concepts and ideas, receptive to suggestions.
  • An ability to work with and build relationships with personnel in all the facets of the business

Experience in any of the following will be valuable:

  • A JavaScript framework (Sencha Ext JS an advantage)
  • Unix, HTML, CSS
  • AJAX, JSON, Rest Web Services
  • Java EE, OSGi, Spring, Hibernate, PostgreSQL, UI Testing tools.

If you believe you would be a good fit for this role then we would love to hear from you!

Please supply quality references. You must have a New Zealand drivers licence and valid passport.

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