Graduate Hot List

Graduate

Hot List

Introducing our recent Mission Ready graduates available for work. Feel free to reach out to them directly via LinkedIn, or ask Shirley or Diana if you’d like to know a bit more about them. All our graduates have experience in modern Agile practices and have successfully completed a 10-week, practical, tech internship in their chosen field.

 

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developers

IDEAL FOR

Security Analyst / Pen Tester / Front-end Web Dev

key skills

React.js & Gatsby.js, GraphQL, Node.js, MongoDB, AWS Cloud Services, Docker

bio

Very motivated to get into cybersecurity but would also be an excellent front-end dev. Great communication skills and attitude, proactive, diligent. Brings team leadership and practical work experience from prior career in hardware installation (networking, computers and security).

Location: Auckland, can relocate.

IDEAL FOR

Front-End / Full-Stack / GameDev

key skills

Python, C#, JavaScript, Java, HTML, CSS, React, C++, Unity, Unreal, React web dev

bio

Excellent feedback from his internship – he did fantastic work creating a VR environment, taking point cloud data to create a solid mesh. The work required lots of up-skilling, research and problem solving. Strong focus on clean code. He is hard working, independent, collaborative and has a great attitude.

Location: Auckland

IDEAL FOR

Front-end / Full Stack

key skills

React, Gatsby, GraphQL, DevOps CICD, Jira, Github, Bitbucket, Firebase, Python, C#, C++, SQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript

bio

Computer Science degree from Auckland Uni. Positive attitude, fast learner, team player, adaptable, good problem-solving. Interned at a startup who said “Amol is clearly passionate about his work and this and his clear enjoyment when coding makes him stand out.” As a side gig, he created a website from scratch for a sole trader, doing all design and dev himself.

Location: Auckland

IDEAL FOR

Front-end / Full Stack

key skills
Very comfortable with React website development/DevOps-CICD tools/Unit testing. Also skills in R/SAS, SQL and Python from Science degree
bio

Bachelor of Science grad (majors: CompSci & Statistics). He is hard working and adaptable and gets stuff done. His practical internship experience was building a website for a startup called Doorknock – they said he was great at communicating clearly and did well technically. 

Location: Auckland

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IDEAL FOR

Full Stack

key skills

Very comfortable with: React, SQL, Azure DevOps. Also brings skills in .Net Web Core API, CSS

bio

Positive and motivated, great teamwork. Developed a full stack project during his internship at Countdown using React, .Net Web Core API and Azure SQL. The employer said  “Amit is positive about learning process, dedicated and committed. He did a great job at collaboration.” A career changer who brings prior experience in customer service.

Location: Auckland

IDEAL FOR

Front-end / Full Stack

key skills

Website development / Micro service / CICD pipelines, C#

bio

Good attitude, able to be independent and get on with the work but also up-skill quickly. Strong writing, analysis and leadership skills. His internship employer said “even though new at programming he made great progress.”  He brings prior career experience using leadership skills to train, support and grow teammates which he really enjoys.

Location: Auckland

UX DESIGNERS

IDEAL FOR

Product Design, Research, UX

key skills
Research, UX/UI Design (Figma), Testing
bio

A smart and capable designer, conscientious and takes pride in producing high quality. She works fast with high attention to detail. Her internship employer said she has “excellent critical thinking skills and a methodical approach”. A career changer who brings a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Hons) and 3 years of experience working in agile engineering teams at Vector.

Location: Auckland

IDEAL FOR
UX Research Designer / UI / Graphics
key skills
User research and analysis, brand & product design (from user research through to testing and delivery), UI / visual design.
bio

Motivated, capable and efficient. Her internship employer said she has “great energy, confidence and engagement, high quality of work and passion”. In 2021, completed a 2-year Creative Technologies & Graphic Design diploma at Media Design School. A career changer who gained a Bachelor of Computer Science degree after leaving school and brings work experience in admin, research and tech recruitment.

Location: Auckland

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IDEAL FOR

UX Research & Design

key skills
User Research, UI Design, User Flows, Information Architecture.
bio

Proactive, motivated, great attitude, strong verbal and written communication. Luke is a career changer who brings a B.Com from Otago University and strong cross cultural communication and understanding through studying international business and working in China as an English teacher. He also bring skills in sales and storytelling gained through retail sales at Vodafone.

Location: Hamilton

Vasuda Mistry

IDEAL FOR

UX Research & Design

key skills

Qualitative research, wireframing, information architecture, written and verbal communication

bio

Collaborative, focussed, end-user focus. Vasuda’s internship was at National for Health Innovation, a research institute within Auckland University.  She worked on a VR app to be used by healthcare professionals. NIHI said “Vasuda did well to take on the challenge of VR storyboarding, she was professional and responsive and worked well with our team.” She brings 8 years of experience as a primary school teacher. B.Sc (Human Nutrition) at Otago Uni, and Postgrad Diploma in teaching.

Location: Auckland

SALESFORCE

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Jonathon Valentine

IDEAL FOR

Developer, Technical Consultant

Certified: Administrator

key skills

Lightning Web Components, Flows, App Building/Customisation

bio

Capable, takes ownership, delivery focus. Jonathon interned at AIA working with OmniStudio, Single Sign-On, security & identity. Their feedback: “Jonathon did a stellar job, his attitude was commendable, he persisted no matter the difficulty and worked well with stakeholders. It was a pleasure to work with him.” A career changer with a Masters in Information Studies and a Bachelor of Asian studies. Experience in team leadership, project management, negotiation, academic research and skills development from his career as a professional librarian.

Location: Wellington

Alan Welsh

IDEAL FOR

Developer / Technical Consultant

key skills

Reports & Dashboards / Data Modelling / App Customisation

bio

Fantastic feedback from his internship at AIA: “Alan did a great job, he worked independently on web-to-case setup and built a solid foundation in Apex programming tasks. Positive attitude and willingness to ask questions”. Alan is a career changer who brings database management/design, research and analytics skills. Very comfortable with stakeholder engagement, training and documentation.

Location: Wellington or Palmerston North

Krupa Rani

IDEAL FOR

Administrator/Developer/Functional consultant

Certified: Administrator, Platform App Builder

key skills

Flows/Global Actions/Customise pages/Apex Classes/SOQL

bio

Highly motivated, great attitude, organised. Her internship was at EROAD – they said: “Krupa went far beyond what was expected and worked exceptionally well in the team. She was amazing and will excel in any Salesforce role”. She is a career changer and brings work experience as a Lab Technician at AsureQuality.

Location: Any location in NZ – would relocate

Peeyush Bhatt

IDEAL FOR

Admin/Functional Consultant/Developer

Certified: Administrator, Platform I Developer, Platform App Builder

key skills

Lightning Flow, Report & Dashboard, Apex Classes. Also: Git, Github, Bitbucket/MS-Excel/SQL for SOQL & SOSL queries

bio

Self-assured, takes ownership, detail oriented. His internship was at AMP, they said: “Peeyush had a clear intent and desire to learn and integrate with the team from day 1. He demonstrated a good all-round understanding of Salesforce. We would have loved to keep him longer!” A career changer who brings experience working on a technical Helpdesk as well as study in Networking, and a degree in Electrical Engineering.

Location: Any location in New Zealand – would relocate

Vishal Desai

IDEAL FOR

Administrator/Functional

key skills

Data Modelling, Data Security, Reports & Dashboards

bio

Vishal is enthusiastic and brings prior work experience in customer service, retail and team leadership. He interned at Fisher & Paykel where they said “Vishal is a positive person with a good work ethic, collaborated well and always open to learning.” He would do well in an environment where he can be supported to get more hands-on experience.

Location: Any in New Zealand