Senior Software Engineer

Auckland, New Zealand expand job description ↓


We’re looking for a passionate, self motivated, keen and committed Senior Software Engineer to join us. If you:

  • Are excited about developing an innovative and world leading product
  • Want to be part of a creative, enthusiastic and supportive team
  • Have a desire to work in a fast moving startup that spans the world
  • Are self motivated and have a willingness to learn and teach

Then we want to talk to you.

We strongly believe that our people and culture come first, and prioritise having a great time while creating an amazing company.

As a Senior Software Engineer at PredictHQ, you will:

  • Be comfortable working in an agile environment
  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient code for our APIs and other backend systems
  • Collaborate with our talented engineers, data scientists and product managers to solve particular problems
  • Design, lead and deliver innovative solutions to existing and new challenges

Your must have qualities or skills:

  • Strong coding, testing and debugging skills
  • Professional experience in building an application with Python
  • An understanding of, or familiarity with, functional programming
  • At least 4yrs experience in a Software Development role
  • Ability to quickly adapt to a new environment, and actively suggest ideas or improvements based on past experience
  • Experience or familiarity with any (or all!) of Docker, Kubernetes, Elasticsearch or Kafka

Bonus points if you have:

  • An interest in, and understanding of the “Reactive Manifesto”
  • Experience or familiarity with message-based microservices
  • Experience in optimising the performance or scalability of an application

Data and data quality is of the utmost importance to us, so you should have an excellent attention to detail. You may not have experience with all of the technologies mentioned above, but as long as you have a passion for learning, then our dev team will help and support you.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Birthday Leave
  • Healthy snacks
  • Fancy Coffee Machine
  • Social Fridays
  • Work environment centred on collaboration, agility and fun
  • Monthly Events (after all, we can’t be the Event Experts if we don’t have a few of our own!)

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