We find IT professionals & gradUATES awesome IT jobs & Contracts in Christchurch & South Island of New Zealand

What do our IT Candidates say about Sunstone?

 “Paul has been a huge help getting me a job in the IT industry. He is friendly and approachable, and is widely knowledgeable about the industry. As a new graduate he not only knew of suitable jobs for me to get my foot in the door, he checked in to see how I was going during the first few weeks and to help with any questions I had. I would highly recommend him as an IT recruiter.”

Sandra - Software Developer (Mobile Apps), Christchurch NZ

“Paul helped me secure an IT position in Christchurch. He took time to meet with me, really find out and understand my previous roles, skills and experience, as well as my personal motivations and job requirements. He placed me in a company and role that is a 100% fit, being nothing but professional, approachable and efficient.”

Tara - Software Business Analyst, Christchurch NZ

 Kia ora koutou, I love getting people IT jobs as I'm passionate about technology & people.

I work closely with Christchurch, South Island & New Zealand businesses to attract the best IT Talent locally, nationally & from across the globe to Aotearoa. I'm an IT Recruitment Consultant specialising within Information Technology focusing on roles around Software Product Development (Web, Mobile, Big Data, AI, ML, Blockchain) & Systems / Infrastructure / Networks.

What makes me different than most IT Recruiters?

***I like to understand your needs face-to-face as I'm passionate about Organisational Psychology
***I'm a career IT Recruiter having studied my BA in Psychology
***I love technology & have even designed some of my own websites & enjoy Digital SEO/SEM
***Working & travelling internationally has given me a large global network of IT Professionals

We specialise in both Permanent IT Placements & short-term & long-term IT Contract Assignments

Here's some of the IT Industry jobs we recruit for in a bit more detail:

Software Development

Software Developer / Engineer C#.Net, Java, C/C++, Ruby on Rails, Python, whatever tools you choose working within Agile to craft great software products

Mobile Apps Developer Native iOS (Swift/ObjectiveC) or Android (Java) or maybe hybrid mobile tools (Xamarin or similar) to create a sublime user experience for mobile users

Software / Technical Architect Applications or Data you'll be designing new technical solutions using TOGAF and the like to architect great products

Solutions Architect You'll have the helicopter view to create new solutions and how to design, resource & map these out going forward

Software Tester / QA Engineer Manual, Automated and Regression Testing to sculpt quality software product

DBA / Database Analyst Maintain the complex art of the Database from triggers to performance tuning you'll be that go to whether it's Oracle, MySQL, PostGreSQL or MSSQL

BIG Data Analyst / Data Scientist Solving real world problems with BIG Data. You'll use multiple data avenues to spot trends and solve business problems

Agile Business Analyst Working with techies and 'the business' to understand those requirements and translate them into User Stories for the Scrum team to deliver

Implementation Consultant Own the process with the customer and ensure that software is in and working cleanly, you'll then go about your magic fine tuning functionality

Product Owner / Manager You'll be the 'Product Owner' within Agile and be the link between development, marketing and delivering superb software to customers

Software Project Manager Bringing all the software resources together, delivering to budget and on time across the full software development lifecycle (SDLC) within Agile

Technical Team Lead Hands-on Team Leader who codes/designs, project manages and mentors & guides the team

Web Development

Front End / UI Web Developer HTML/CSS/JavaScript (Angular/React/Vue) creating optimum performance for UI applications

Back End Web Developer PHP (Laravel Codeigniter, Symfony or SilverStripe), Node.js, MySQL make the engine room hum delivering super smooth web applications

Full Stack Web Designer HTML/CSS/JavaScript (Angular/React/Vue) with PHP (Laravel, Codeigniter, Symfony or SilverStripe), Node.js, MySQL or other tech - you like variety coding across the full stack

UI Visual Web Designer You'll create outstanding visual, sexy designs for websites using Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop/Sketch, HTML/CSS and so on

Creative / Digital Strategist The ideas guy (or girl) that comes up with great visual concepts & takes them through to execution to delighting users with excellent customer experience

Web Production The chief juggler, ensuring the webbies are delivering in-house, on time to spec and ensuring this flows out the door

UI/UX Designer UI/IA and behavioural requirements approach to UX, you'll get inside the User's head & deliver great user-centered designed software

Digital Marketer Understand the audience & deliver across multiple digital channels (web/social/mobile/in-bound)

Digital / Web Project Manager Organise the troops and whip them into shape from a digital resources perspective

Infrastructure & Networks

DevOps / Release Engineer Make sure those processes are smooth while you continuously integrate software releases to the cloud, you may be windows or linux or BOTH

Network / Systems Engineer Ensure the infrastructure security is bomber, the servers are humming and it's all backed-up safe & sound

Systems Administrator Configure & support OS, servers, desktops & devices automating processes with scripting - creating optimal performance

Project Manager Bringing all the resources together, delivering to budget and on time across the infrastructure stack

Helpdesk / Service Desk / Support Analyst Give those users some love at the coal face and trouble shoot their problems with a smile

IT Manager / Service Delivery Owning the ITIL processes, DR & vendors ensuring a seamless operation and keeping the peeps in the team happy

Executive IT Management

CIO / CTO / IT Director Influence the Strategy and lead your teams shaping the whole IT environment keeping stakeholders happy & delivering value to shareholders

IT Manager / IT Support Manager People Managing successful delivery of IT services & infrastructure in smooth style

Service Delivery Manager Managing SLA's and facilitating smooth IT change, it'll be rocky at times but you'll be the person who smooths it out

Business Development Manager Looking for that person to break into new markets, open channels, build relationships and promote your product/service at the highest level bringing in revenue

IT Account Manager / IT Sales Executive Sell to those clients, manage those expectations and get great win-win outcomes

Software Development Manager Inspire developers within agile / scrum teams, provide modern tooling & smooth processes to deliver quality software products

We also have experience within Human Resources, GIS, Digital & Automation Marketing, Finance, Construction, Engineering, Public Sector & Local Government appointing Senior Leaders & Management



Please feel free to send your CV to paul@sunstonetalent.com


OR if you are thinking of a move (haven't updated your CV) I'd love to find out more about you - let's catch up for a coffee (locally) or skype (nationally/internationally) please email me paul@sunstonetalent.com or call me on 021 532 008

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Paul paddleboarding on Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown, NZ photo by Sunstone