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Our talented team agree that there’s nothing better than contributing quality content to the online world and bringing people together to share experiences. If you agree with this, then you’ll probably fit in here pretty well.

Tech Lead

About us: 

Enlighten Designs is an award-winning digital creative technical agency. We are one of Waikato’s largest ICT service providers and a Microsoft Channel Partner. Our mission is to maintain our standing as leading NZ Microsoft Partner and continue our track record of success delivering world class human-centered technology solutions across the globe. 

Our more than 23 years in the industry means we’re a mature software development company with a start-up feel that offers exposure to a broad range of clients, technologies, and projects. A highly collaborative development team, we connect to expand our capabilities and ensure each team member has the support they need to master their craft. 

We are looking for a Team Lead/Technical Lead to join our tight knit Application Development Team. 

About you: 

You are an experienced Team Lead/Technical Lead with a keen interest in working directly with clients to develop and expand both existing and new solutions. You enjoy working on varied projects in an environment where you can influence the pace of projects to get things done. You’ll work alongside a broad range of clients providing technology solutions, and with the team providing technical leadership. You know how to build applications and have extensive working experience deploying solutions with an active user base. This team sometimes works with mobile development and that excites you.  

What you’ll be doing day-to-day: 

  • Leading the team to deliver projects to clients – this means contributing to the development and process to ensure successful project outcomes. 

  • Providing technical leadership, mentoring and coaching to grow technical capability across the Practice and help staff achieve their professional potential. 

  • Coaching and mentoring team members in development techniques and provide quality assurance support. 

  • Mentoring and supporting team members to equip them for high quality solution delivery aligned to agreed practice standards and processes.  

  • Leading and consult on client projects, provide specialist guidance on the design and delivery of solutions, and support to resolve technical project challenges.

  • Contributing technical expertise in pre-sales activities, working with Account Managers to engage with potential and existing clients to achieve successful sales results. 

  • Help identify potential opportunities within client accounts to Account Managers. 

  • Developing large-scale web and software solutions that meet and exceed client expectations. 

  • Working with clients to apply industry trends and other improvements to solutions to expand their solutions impact and success. 

  • Analysing business requirements and communicating these to key stakeholders. 

  • Maintaining and sharing up to date knowledge of best practice and latest trends, with good understanding of when to champion adoption of new technologies. 

  • Contributing to sales activities and lead the quoting processes for development projects. 

Ideally, you’ll have: 

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in .NET development with a minimum of one year architecture experience. 

  • Good written and verbal English with ability to write in a client centric way. 

  • Technically savvy across a variety of systems, software and coding languages (e.g. C#/.NET, HTML, JavaScript/TypeScript, CSS & HTML, web and mobile technologies). 

  • Ability to manage your own work effectively and build enduring client relationships. 

What’s in it for you? 

  • You will be working with an amazing group of individuals who understand our talent are our most valuable asset

  • You will be able to influence and create real change, we love new fresh ideas! 

  • Our culture of collaboration means learning and development is a core value 

  • We value fun and building real relationships, so we are available to connect with one another with daily hacky, regular team lunches. We even have a soccer club! Plus, we love celebrating and every team member gets a birthday cake! 

  • The team is Hamilton based, but we offer flexible working ( 2 - 3 days in the office and the rest is remote ) 

You can read more about our work at 

At Enlighten we believe in equal opportunities for all and offer an inclusive team culture with flexible working arrangements. Our talented team agree that there’s nothing better than contributing quality content to the digital world and bringing people together to share experiences. If you agree with this, then you’ll probably fit in here pretty well! 

To apply: 

If you’re ready to get into the thick of it and contribute to our award-winning success, get in touch by applying here or emailing your resume and covering letter to

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