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Senior Software Developer

  • LocationPetone, Wellington 5012 - New Zealand
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions2 Positions
  • Software - Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Software & Applications Programmer
  • Software Development
  • Job no: DHGJE

At the TAB we are on a mission to enhance Kiwis' involvement and enjoyment of racing and sport, by providing a thrilling betting, racing and sports experience and delivering increased returns back to these great industries. 

To help us continue our exciting journey, we are looking for experienced Software Developers to join us, supporting the design, development and maintenance of our software systems.

This is a fantastic opportunity to combine your technical expertise with a love for sports and racing and as a key member of our Technology team, you will be based at our Head Office in Petone. 

Why This Role? 

  • You’ll be working on our bespoke IS platform so will have the opportunity to expand your skills and help build interfaces with systems across our technology stack, including finance reconciliation, customer records, identity verification and pricing data.
  • Love data? There will be plenty of opportunities to help optimise our data translation processes as the IS system is the central hub for data from multiple systems before passing it on to our data analytics team.
  • You’ll have the chance to influence how things are built and work collaboratively as a team to achieve success through innovative solutions 
  • We value your opinion and you’ll be encouraged to put forward your suggestions to help us move forward, recommending solutions for current systems or potential software upgrades
  • We are embarking on the journey to a full cloud solution that will give our whole team the opportunity to build their skills and develop the platform using modern cloud technologies. 

Why Us? 

  • We’re totally Kiwi operated and what we do touches the lives of a great number of people, the length and breadth of Aotearoa. 
  • We also offer paid medical insurance and you get an extra day off for your birthday!!
  • We embrace flexible working and have a positive office culture

Why You? 

  • You’ll be an experienced Software Developer with extensive knowledge of Perl, looking to take your career to the next level 
  • This is a real opportunity to showcase your specialist technical skills and add real value to our team, in particular knowledge of linux, postgres SQL and jenkins would be highly beneficial 
  • You’ll naturally have an analytical mindset, strong attention to detail and be customer focussed. 
  • You will have excellent interpersonal skills and comfortable communicating technical features to a range of stakeholders across the business


For more information about the role, check out the Position Description attached and submit a copy of your CV now. In order to be considered for this position, you must currently reside in and have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

TAB requires all employees to be and remain fully vaccinated throughout their employment. We will also require a copy of your Covid 19 Vaccination Passport or medical exemption (if applicable), should you get to the final stage of the recruitment process