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In our experience, good people are hard to find at the best of times and they're impossible to find at the exact moment we really need them. Which is why we ask talented people to get in touch with us whenever they darn well like. Who knows, we might have the perfect role for you right now and if we don’t we will get back in touch with you the moment we do.

 

Product Owner/Digital Business Analyst

We're a special bunch. The push the boat out kind of folk who do more than tech, more than websites, more than digital and more than bottom lines for business. We're about creating a tangible difference, for real people.

We're all about freedom. The freedom to solve the problems our clients face, not just the ones they think they do. Freedom to do things differently - to grow, be challenged and make a difference. No two days are the same. No two people, no two projects. It's the nature of who we are. We're a joint team of creative collaborators, driven by the Why? in EVERYTHING we do. We seek people with similar values to join our growing team of 40 people. Right now we are looking for an exceptional Product Owner/Digital Business Analyst.

 

What you’ll be doing…

Our Product Owner/Digital Business Analysts own and communicate the vision of our projects to core and extended team members, including designers, tech leads, solution architects, project managers, developers and testers. They are critical in creating and inspiring a motivated team working collaboratively towards delivery of the vision.

You will:

  • Carry out content audits and analytical reviews across systems, identifying and presenting valuable insight to help define and understand current state.
  • Facilitate internal and client facing workshops to define and understand goals, success criteria, personas and user journeys to drive innovative solutions for the desired future state.
  • Create high level backlogs that communicate the roadmap for the solution and create user stories with clear and concise acceptance criteria that can be clearly understood by the whole team.
  • Work directly with digital experience designer(s) to develop high and low fidelity design outputs that effectively communicate design direction and support the user stories.
  • Apply your technical knowledge and collaborate with technical leads and solution architects to test solution theories and ensure stories can be technically achieved within project constraints.
  • Lead stakeholders, clients and the technical team to continually refine and prioritise user stories so that the right business value is delivered within each iteration/sprint, taking into account technical dependencies and risks.
  • Lead customer demos to showcase deliverables, obtain early feedback, build relationships with stakeholders and core team and generate excitement for the solution being developed.

What we need to see…

  • 5+ years of Digital Analyst and Agile experience with a strong emphasis on Product Ownership
  • A collaborative attitude and ability to work well with cross-disciplinary teams
  • Accountability for and leadership of your digital projects
  • Ability to think laterally and come up with innovative ways to solve our customers biggest problems
  • A strong background in digital technologies, solution architecture and/or development

What else you’ll bring…

  • An ability to communicate effectively at all levels of an organisation and to influence people positively towards achieving common goals
  • Enthusiasm, positive energy and passion for connecting humans and digital tech
  • We like to have fun, bring your sense of humour
  • Ability to juggle multiple commitments that are at different stages and keep the plates spinning

Where we are…

Our HQ is in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, but our customer base is across New Zealand and Australia. Our region is building a reputation in technology innovation, has a great climate and offers an excellent lifestyle.

Excited…?

If you're as fired up as we are about what the future holds for our industry, our company and our team, come and join us on our exciting journey.

Head of Development

Here at Cucumber, we use technology and innovation to help our customers engage with their customers, to increase efficiency and their improve business performance. We don't just design beautiful and useable digital experiences, we get under the hood of our clients' business objectives to ensure we're delivering the best possible solution for them both now and for the future.

Cucumber is undergoing massive change and growth and we're currently looking for a Head of Development who can take charge through this phase and lead with passion. This pivotal person will work on innovative projects, whilst leading a super smart bunch of 20+ staff who live and breathe tech.

Cucumber uses cutting-edge technology that requires our technical team to constantly stay ahead of the game, and be the experts in exciting fields including Computer Vision, Computer Graphics and Machine Learning. For this role, you will:

  • Be a part of one of New Zealand's most respected technology companies
  • Work with other highly experienced technical professionals on challenging projects
  • Be rewarded with a competitive salary
  • Work for an employer who encourages continual up-skilling and learning

As Head of Development, you'll be involved in leading and directing the software development process, setting short-term objectives and assessing progress as defined by the software development methodology. This role will also serve as an escalation point for any technical issues from our technical leads and development teams.

This is a key leadership role responsible for owning and driving the delivery of our company's technology strategy forward, so we're after someone really unique. You'd be leading the development team to ensure the successful delivery of technology solutions for our clients, ensuring Cucumber is implementing scalable, best practice solutions to create and maintain long-term and sustainable relationships.

A hands-on role, you'll at times require getting deep into the detail and be the "doer" to support the team, and at other times work with clients to understand the bigger picture and their ideal solutions.

So what skills does our ultimate Head of Development look like?

  • A commercially astute technical leader who has a background in software development
  • Significant experience leading, influencing and coaching development team
  • Experience in engaging and having strategic converstations with senior executives including CTOs, CIOs and CEOs focussing on both business and technology outcomes.
  • Superior anaytical, evaluative and problem solving abilities.
  • 10+ years of hands-on programming experience in a range of development technologies, preferably including .NET.
  • Understanding of enterprise architecture and related technical areas, and familiarity with systems lifecycle management and the related commercial issues.
  • Deep understanding of agile environments, and the needs of people in these settings.
  • Experience in containerisation and orchestration technology, such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience with Single Page App technology, such as React or Angular.
  • Knowledge of a range of CMS platforms.
  • Solid understanding of software development methodologies, object oriented programming, database design and development

Cucumber is where technology passion and family values combine to make a truly unique company. So if you would like to exercise your true potential, be mission critical to the team and clients you are servicing, and be highly valued.....then please contact us today!

Mobile Application Developer

We're looking for a senior Mobile Application Developer who has a strong background in mobile development and has evolved into the Mobile Application space, or equally having worked for an organisation where they were developing the mobile application for an embedded product.

Here at Cucumber, we use technology and innovation to help our customers engage with their customers, increase efficiency, manage risks and improve business performance.  We don’t just design beautiful, useable digital experiences, we also have a higher purpose in mind.  Our vision is to use technology to improve and support the prosperity of local communities.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Experience with BOTH Android and iOS operating systems
  • A portfolio of Android and or iOS mobile applications (client or personal)
  • In depth knowledge of at least 1 or more mobile development languages (Java, Kotlin, Objective-C, Swift, Flutter, Xamarin, React Native etc).
  • Understanding of application development and lifecycle of both Android and iOS applications
  • Integrating 3rd party sdks and services for things like RESTful apis, Analytics etc
  • Strong familiarity and understanding of OOP design principles
  • Preferably experience with both native and cross-platform technologies
  • Bonus points for: .NET Core, CouchBase/CouchLite, Docker, Kubernetes, React, Angular2+, Mobile GIS
  • Passionate about Mobile world

 

COMPANY CULTURE

Cucumber is where technology passion and family values combine to make a truly special culture.  So if you would like to exercise your true potential, be mission critical to our internal team and clients you are servicing and be highly valued.....then please contact us today!

NOTE to overseas enquiries and non-NZ residents: Whereas we welcome international enquiries, only applicants that are legally entitled to work in New Zealand and can make themselves available for interviews in New Zealand will be considered for advertised positions.

Sitecore Developer

We’re always looking for talented fresh-thinking Sitecore developers to join our team. If the stuff below makes sense to you we would love to talk.

  • Sitecore Certified Developer with 12months+ of hands on development experience in Sitecore.
  • 4+ years of hands-on development experience in Microsoft C#. Net, ASP .Net (4.0 upwards)
  • Experience with HTTP Protocol and web services.
  • Good javascript and jquery development skills with a high level of knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • MSSQL Database design and development.
  • Hands on development experience of Sitecore DMS and/or WFFM
  • Knowledge of/experience of configuring ECM 2.0
  • MVC, Entity Framework design patterns
  • Experience with other CMS platforms (preferably Umbraco or Kentico)
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Equivalent
  • Passionate about the online world
  • Good team player
  • Good communicator
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