Software Engineer

  • Full Time Job
  • Hybrid
  • $90,000 - $180,000

Partly's mission is to connect the world's parts and we're doing that by building the first global platform for replacement parts, starting with auto parts. Our big vision is to accelerate the world towards a sustainable future where waste is eliminated and all replacement parts are universally searchable, accessible and available to all.

We've more than tripled our team over the last 12 months and expect to double in size again over the coming 12 months. We're a global team spanning both Europe and Australasia. Founded by ex-Rocket Lab engineers, we utilise cutting-edge technology to solve challenging but exciting problems that make a huge impact in a $1.9 trillion industry.

We provide a scalable digital infrastructure solution to some of the world's largest businesses and the most exciting startups. Partly's solutions are integrated across hundreds of companies globally, providing the backbone for cataloguing and managing parts online.

Blackbird Ventures (Canva, CultureAmp etc.) led both our Pre-Seed and Seed rounds, alongside I2BF (NYC), Hillfarrance, Icehouse, Peter Beck (Rocket Lab), Akshay Kothari (Notion Co-Founder) and Dylan Field (Figma Co-Founder).

We're continuing to build a world-class team and ensuring Partly is a place where people can do the best work of their lives. We're proud of the culture we've built at Partly, and our values are lived throughout every experience.

This role

In this role, you will work alongside other members of our development team to tackle hard, exciting problems and build beautiful software.​ You play a vital role in driving Partly's success and you will be involved from the initial concept to the final product, ensuring the creation of high-quality and functional software solutions.

You will apply your engineering principles and computer science knowledge to create efficient, reliable, and scalable software solutions.

This is a full-time position (minimum of 40h per week) based in Christchurch or New Zealand.

What will you do
  • You'll be working on mission-critical features for our core SaaS and API platform

  • You will be developing systems and integrations for internal and third-party sales channels

  • You will be working to provide a great experience to businesses using the Partly platform

  • This is an opportunity to become an expert in the extremely complex and underserved auto parts domain.

Your skills
  • 3+ years of experience developing software

  • Competency in working with relational databases

  • Strong knowledge of building and using APIs at scale (REST, GraphQL)

  • Firmly grounded computer science and engineering fundamentals, including data structures, concurrency, architecture, and design patterns.

  • Strong communication and collaborative skills, both written and verbal

  • (Bonus) Experience with automotive parts

  • (Bonus) Experience with Node.js

  • (Bonus) Experience integrating with sales channels such as Shopify, eBay


  • Competitive base salary plus equity. Even though we’re a small startup, we offer competitive salaries and great equity. The salary banding for this role is $90,000 - $180,000 NZD

  • Parental leave and flexible return to work. After returning to work, primary carers can work 4-day weeks for 100% of their pay for the first twelve weeks. For secondary carers, we offer 10 days of leave at full pay.

  • Flexible working hours. We’re office-first, but are flexible 
with hours and working from home when you need to.

  • A brand new architecturally designed office in Christchurch CBD. With free snacks, drinks on tap, two different coffee machines, social areas, and one of the best cafes in Christchurch 50m away.

  • Monthly team lunches to celebrate our wins and enjoy each other's company outside the office.

  • Ergonomic workspace. Sit-stand desks, ergonomic chairs, quiet spaces, and collaboration spaces to suit all kinds of working styles.

Note: Partly is headquartered in Christchurch but has employees across NZ, AU and UK. If relocating to Christchurch, we would cover those costs. If working remote, we would pay for any visits to HQ (at least once per quarter).