Spatial Developer

Close:    21 February 2021Location:    Auckland or Christchurch, New Zealand

Abley is a specialist professional services company with unrivalled abilities in spatial and data intelligence, software development, transportation planning and engineering.  At Abley, our purpose is to inspire positive change, so our clients can make the right decisions.

Our location and technology team help organisations gain insights from their data, so they can improve efficiency, save money and make smarter decisions. We’re all about providing insightful advice so people can make informed decisions that benefit our communities.

Our transport team develop and deliver strategies and infrastructure that support safer travel, improved access and mobility. They’re big picture thinkers who also consider environmental, economic and personal wellbeing outcomes.

We are presently growing our work in the software development space and looking to appoint a front-end developer.

How you’ll make an impact

We’re looking for a geospatial full-stack developer in the intermediate stages of their career to join our software development team. You will have had hands-on experience in developing solutions for web, mobile and stand alone, and created maps and graphs, using ESRI, HERE Technologies, Google and/or open-source platforms.

Does this sound like you?  If so, read on.

You will be working closely with our other software developers to deliver high-quality outputs for a variety of clients, sectors and in-house solutions.  So, you will need to be inquisitive and seek out innovative solutions to make a meaningful contribution to the team.  You will have a confident and engaging personality.

We need you to be an excellent communicator, as your contribution is really important to us. We will give you the opportunity to contribute to building new and existing client-relationships and take an active part in our open and innovative culture.

We expect you to be an eager tech-savvy professional, who is curious about new digital technologies.

This role will preferably be full-time, but we would consider less hours if you’re a rock star applicant.

What you’ll bring with you

An added extra:

If you only have some of the skills we are after, please still apply.  Most importantly, we are looking for the right person who fits with our culture and has the attitude we are looking for.


As we have offices in both Auckland and Christchurch, you can work from either location. 

 Why Abley?

We pride ourselves in the culture our people have created.  We provide many extra benefits that enables us to be a flexible work environment.

We operate an environment where we help each other so together we achieve great results.  We will assist you to achieve a greater technical understanding of your work and supportive of your professional development.

Our firm is growing, and your career growth will only be limited by your talent and ambition.

We offer very competitive salaries, and our offices in Christchurch and Auckland are centrally located in close proximity to public transport with great cycling facilities.  We are technology and thought leaders and we have a number of industry 'firsts' under our belt.  We work in a diverse team that has a great gender, ethnic and age mix and would welcome applicants from an equally diverse range of people.

While our borders are closed, you will need to be domiciled in New Zealand to apply for this job.

More information

If you would like more information on this role, please contact Nichola Blue (email: or phone 0276983323).  Alternatively upload your application at the link below.  While the applications close later in February, we will be checking applications as they are submitted and may contact you earlier if we want to proceed to the next step.

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Spatial Developer