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Where can I find Full Stack Developer jobs in New Zealand?
What does a Full Stack Developer do?
What skills does a Full Stack Developer need to have?
What are a Full Stack Developer’s job responsibilities?
- Liaise with other stakeholders including design teams to translate samples into front-end code
- Develop visually appealing and engaging front-end website architecture
- Collaborate with UI/UX to ensure ideal visual elements and user interactions are created
- Optimise experience by maintaining responsiveness across all platforms including desktop, mobile and applications
- Utilise HTML and CSS skills to add web content and style website
- Design, understand and manipulate database queries through the use of database technology (MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle etc)
- Create and maintain security and data protection protocols
What skills and experience are employers looking for from Full Stack Developers?
- Project Management
We have found that employers are looking for certain character traits. Full Stack Developers who have a creative vision and analytical mindset have performed well according to employers. Those who have displayed good time management skills and have looked to expand their knowledge through additional education are preferred.
With a Full Stack Developer covering a wide range of areas, communication skills are high on the priority list of employers. Those with experience forming effective relationships with other stakeholders such as designers and engineers are in high demand. Moreover, experience in managing critical projects will not be overlooked. This emphasises that a Full Stack Developer should be familiar with a wide range of communication platforms and source control software such as Git, GitHub or StackOverflow.
What type of employers hire Full Stack Developers?
We are seeing a genuine spike in the demand for Full Stack Developers. Their wide range of skills and comprehensive knowledge of web development have made them a high priority for employers.
Here are just some of the industries who are aggressively hiring Full Stack Developers:
- Information Technology – The opportunities in IT are limitless for Full Stack Developers. From web development to software, there is no shortage of roles available in this space.
- Retail – With high turnover in online retail, the demand for Full Stack Developers is significant. These organisations are turning to web developers to provide a stable platform and improve their user experience to boost sales.
- Financial Institutions – As the financial industry continues to shift online, these large institutions are looking to employ in-house Full Stack Developers to provide holistic solutions in the pursuit of achieving organisational goals.
- Digital Agencies – This deserves a separate mention as Full Stack Developers can sometimes earn a premium from such employers. Many digital agencies provide complete solutions to clients which include website/application design and maintenance, as well as content solutions.
Some of the other industries offering Full Stack Developer jobs include education, manufacturing, logistics, public sector, telecommunications, and an array of consultancy firms.
What technologies does a Full Stack Developer use?
- Back End Languages/Frameworks: C, C++, Java, Python, PHP, .Net, Ruby
- Databases: Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MongoDB etc
- Source Control: Git, GitHub or comparable
- Communication Platforms: Email, Slack, Teams, Zoom, Google Meets etc
- General Software: MS Office or equivalent
- Other: Cloud platforms and technologies such as AWS, Frameworks (API and mobile)
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