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Full medical, life and income protection insurance + flexible working options
About WEL Networks
Based in Hamilton, we play an essential role in the region's economic and social development by identifying and investing in new technologies that will modernise our network and future-proof our region. We’re excited to be broadening our horizons as we diversify from a traditional lines company into a multi-utility.
As the world is going through a period of significant change and adjusting to a new normal, so too is WEL Networks.
With the energy landscape changing at pace, through the acceleration of Electrification, Solar, Batteries, and EVs driving changing customer expectations, we are focusing now more than ever on unlocking our energy potential and realising our vision: to create an innovative energy future.
We are looking for skilled, innovative and enthusiastic individuals to join our team in supporting the company through this exciting new chapter and into the future.
About the role
The Technology group will play a key role in delivering WEL’s strategy; ensuring we provide the business with support, technical expertise and guidance along the way.
As a Software Engineer, working within the Software Engineering Team, you will be responsible for the effective design and delivery of information systems at WEL. You will be committed to delivering both solution design and software work products to a high quality.
You will work closely with the Architecture Team to ensure solutions are delivered within the Solution Delivery Framework, proactively engaging stakeholders and customers along the way. As a Software Engineer at WEL you will quickly gain a good understanding of Solution Delivery and Design practices and be continually looking to make improvements, enabling us to “Build the Business”.
What can you bring us?
A tertiary qualification (preferably in IT) or comparable experience
Experience in IT Technical Design, with a portfolio of work that evidences a high quality product and high technical challenge
A problem solving and analytical mind - you will be good at fact finding, using your initiative and working cooperatively as part of a team
At WEL, we look after our people – with medical, life and income protection insurance, a variety of flexible working options, the safest equipment and plenty of upskilling opportunities. We will also help you with relocation expenses when moving into the Waikato.
We are committed to making sure our people go home safe every day, and with a drug and alcohol free worksite we will require you to take a drug and alcohol test before you join us.
How to Apply
At WEL we value diversity and innovation, and want extraordinary people with vision to join us. It is important to us that we get to experience a little bit of the ‘real you’ in your application. Apply now with your CV and please take the time in a cover letter to tell us what really floats your boat – what sets you apart, why you want to be a part of our team and some of your proudest achievements.
View the full position description for more details and if this opportunity sounds like the right fit for you, please apply!
Applications close 21 January 2022
Although we are really keen to fill this role - it is crucial we find the right fit for WEL, so we are prepared to close applications early or leave the role open until we find the right people.
Please Note: As an essential service, WEL Networks has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy to ensure we can continue to deliver our services and keep our community safe. We require all our employees (and visitors to WEL sites) to be fully vaccinated.