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Software Engineer job responsibilities
- Create, design, and maintain software systems.
- Gather data and establish criteria for the system or application to be created
- Consult with designers, business analysts, and project managers to figure out the most effective way to develop and deploy the software
- Write code and execute tests on the software to ensure that no additional bugs are found
- Review their individual code and the code of their colleagues
- Launch the program and continue to monitor up until the final release
- Identify any limitations in current systems or processes and present viable solutions
Learn more about the responsibilities outlined in a typical Software Engineer job description.
Industries offering Software Engineer jobs in New Zealand
A wide range of industries offers Software Engineer jobs in New Zealand, including:
- Financial Services
- Energy and Utilities
- Retail and E-commerce
Any company that needs to create sophisticated software will engage development engineers. These professionals are vital for ensuring that business software systems fulfil the functional, security, and other criteria required for organisations to flourish.
Your Software Engineer job questions, answered
Where can I find Software Engineer jobs in New Zealand?
What does a Software Engineer do?
What skills does a Software Engineer need to have?
- Attention to detail
- Programming and Coding
- Software testing and debugging
Learn more about the most vital Software Engineer skills and qualifications.
What type of employers hire Software Engineers?
The demand for Software Engineers has never been higher. Many businesses have started to shift their business model approach towards a greater emphasis on the impact of technological resources, particularly software systems.
These professionals are in great demand in a variety of sectors, including technology companies, financial services/fintech, retail, government, start-ups/scale-ups, and any organization undergoing digital transformation.
What technologies does a Software Engineer use?
Databases: Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, MongoDB
Other: Experience with UNIX, Linux and Cloud systems, e.g. AWS, Azure
Communication Platforms: Slack, Teams, Zoom, Google Meets etc
How much do Software Engineers earn in New Zealand?
As a junior, you may anticipate earning between $80,000 and $95,000 per year, while as a senior executive, you may expect to make between $120,000 and $130,000
Learn more about how a Software Engineer salary progresses from entry-level to senior.
How to become a Software Engineer in New Zealand?