Careers at Bluelab

Bluelab is an award-winning market leader, designing, manufacturing and exporting electronic instruments for the horticulture market.

Our head office is located in Tauranga in the newly established Tauriko Business Estate, with further offices in Spain, the Netherlands and USA.


Intermediate Software Development Engineer

Bluelab is an award winning market leader, designing and building a range of meters, monitors and controllers that assist hobby and commercial growers worldwide.  We are an innovative, dedicated team working alongside our customers to continually drive for optimum plant health and maximum yield.
We are expanding our Engineering team to enable us to deliver on our innovation strategy and ambitious growth targets.  After a successful round of hiring, we are looking for one more Software Engineer to round out our exciting and evolving development expertise.
We are looking for an Intermediate Software Engineer for the development, design and prototyping of new products in accordance with project timelines and product specifications.  Our immediate and main areas of focus are mobile app development, backend web development interfacing with our web service. Therefore mobile and web software development, sensor and wireless technology experience is essential.  
To succeed you will have:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with a relevant specialisation and 3-5 years experience
  • Mobile experience in iOS native and/or Android to develop new applications and support/improve our existing products is essential
  • Experience with backend web development (C#.NET) interfacing to our web service is essential
  • Experience in cross platform development (e.g. hybrid app) and embedded development experience is desirable 
  • Current skills using project management methodologies
  • The ability to plan for and meet deadlines
  • An understanding of time and cost estimation
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Problem solving skills
  • The ability to undertake research and stay abreast of evolving technologies
  • A positive mindset and continuous improvement philosophy
  • The ability to work effectively in a small team, manage time efficiently while dealing with a number of tasks concurrently
  • A collaborative approach to effective relationships
  • A commitment to excellent customer service and job performance
  • A willingness to learn and improve knowledge and experience
Languages of interest are:  Java, Swift, Kotlin, C#, C, JavaScript and Python.
If this sounds like you and you want to join a successful and growing organisation, please click on the link below and upload your current CV and covering letter. All applications will be acknowledged by email and only applications received online through Seek will be considered. Cover letters may be addressed to Colleen Lomas, SmS Consulting Limited.