Senior Software Engineer (Front End)

About Gallagher

Gallagher is a rapidly growing technology company and global market leader, focused on protecting what matters most to customers around the world. Our technology protects some of the world’s highest security environments and agriculture businesses in 160 countries, which makes us New Zealand’s leading privately owned global tech exporter. 

Every day we push the boundaries of what’s possible in prisons and palaces, universities, technology parks, government buildings and global businesses who are themselves developing leading products that are changing the world.  

The Opportunity

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Front End Senior Software Engineer to help design and develop the user-facing aspects of our award-winning security products and features. Reporting to the People Leader, you’ll be mentoring, sharing your technical expertise, and helping solve problems with our collaborative and agile development team.  A key focus of this role will be leading engagement with the UX Team to help define the scope of work, through processes such as Design Sprints and techniques such as early prototypes and / or user story mapping. Additionally, you’ll be taking the lead in furnishing Front End Designs to help guide project scope and implementation strategies.

This is a permanent full-time role (40 hours min per week – 50 hours max per week) located in Melville, Hamilton, New Zealand.  The annual remuneration for this role is $95,000 NZD - $130,000 NZD depending on experience.

The Fit

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about knowledge-sharing and is keen to mentor a great team.  You’ll have at least five years’ experience in commercial development and be comfortable working with multiple programming languages and platforms. To succeed in this role you’ll also have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification.
  • Proficiency in cloud & web skills sets.
  • Proficiency with ReactJS and Redux.
  • HTML, CSS and a modern front-end JavaScript framework such as React or Angular
  • Experience with security aspects of UI development, including OWASP, CORS policy, etc.
  • Experience in version control tools and process.
  • Experience using debugging tools relevant to the product. The experience and ability to track down problems in products using these tools.
  • Experience designing and documenting features or modules that are a part of a product or project.
  • Experience developing line of business Mobile/web applications.


Why Gallagher?

We work in a highly collaborative environment and believe in everyone having a voice. We have a strong focus on keeping up to date with industry trends through mentoring, regular development seminars, conferences, and working alongside customers who encourage us to push the boundaries every day. 

We have a clear vision for the future and a drive to continually refresh the technology stack and architecture of our product to ensure long-term success for customers and ourselves.  We also offer:

  • Competitive salary and annual bonus.
  • Hybrid work environment – when you’re in the office you’ll have free parking, subsidised on-site café and great eateries nearby.
  • Family-friendly work culture with genuine flexibility.
  • Retirement plan contribution up to 5% (on top).
  • Life & Disability Insurance.
  • Boost App membership; Gallagher staff discounts at a variety of NZ stores.

Make a significant impact in Gallagher's Security team and contribute to the success of our global business. Apply now to become a valued member of #TeamGallagher.

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Permanent - Full time

Job no: CSAV46240

Location: Hamilton - New Zealand

Closing Date: Monday, 3 June 2024