We are looking for a

Lead Developer

in Christchurch, New Zealand (preferably)

NV Play delivers a range of industry defining cricket technology solutions to the biggest names in the sport, including Play-Cricket Scorer Pro (PCS Pro) in England and Wales. We work with a broad range of international cricketing organisations across the International, professional and recreational spectrum, and are on a mission to change the game.

We are looking for an experienced Technical Lead to take a hands-on role in managing and directing our growing product team, working closely with the company directors and senior management. This is a new role, and a key one as we look to build on our success to date.

To be successful in this role, you will have a deep passion of the game of cricket, a sound understanding of software development principles and an authentic personality.  

Preference will be given to those applicants who have excellent & proven experience in a fast moving product development environment.  A decent average won't hurt either. 

Bonus points if you can start tomorrow.

We're looking for someone ...

  • lead the overall technical architecture of the NV Play product and platform, ensuring it is fit for purpose and able to operate at a global scale
  • assume line management of the wider technical development team and contractor pool
  • work closely with the operating directors to build product and platform knowledge as part of an orchestrated transition of responsibilities
  • monitor team wellbeing, capabilities & resourcing, and highlight issues, gaps & opportunities to management
  • stay abreast of general changes in the software industry and development tooling, approaches and frameworks, ensuring that NV Play product offerings evolve with industry best practices
  • drive the evolution & implementation of our development processes and practices
  • spearhead future recruitment initiatives and play a key role in growing the development team
  • help us change the game of cricket forever

You will have …

  • 5+ years’ real world development experience, including 2+ at a team lead level or similar, ideally within a product development environment
  • a passion for designing robust, well architected software solutions leveraging Microsoft technologies and tools, specifically .NET, SQL Server and Azure
  • a high degree of technical adaptability and versatility, ideally with hands-on experience across all layers from front-end to back-end
  • real world experience working within an Agile product development team
  • an excellent communication style, both written and in person, and play well with others
    an exceptionally organised approach to work, life and 'getting sh*t done'
  • the capacity to think holistically about the challenge in front of you, within the context of our broader platform offering
  • an eye for detail, and get enjoyment from successfully testing everything that passes your desk
  • the ability to work closely with the broader team to ensure we always exceed our clients' expectations
  • a natural curiosity and a drive to both understand & keep pace with the changing business & technology landscape
  • did we mention an eye for detail?  If your friends call you pedantic, then you really should talk to us

If you class yourself as a true cricket tragic, and are experienced, professional, positive, motivated and enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with good people, then we want to talk to you.

To apply, please email careers@nvplay.com with an up-to-date CV and a short submission as to why we should consider you for a role with NV Play.