About the job

Note: Ruby Play Network is headquartered in Christchurch


📱Our Flagship Product

You’ll be part of the team building the next evolution of our innovative, social-casino gaming platform which enables igaming operators in North America to provide customised and fun social-casino experiences to their players easily and quickly whilst adhering to our “do no harm” ethos. Currently we have over 10,000 monthly active users and see over $32million in game play each month.

🏆 This role

As an intern, you have an opportunity to join and gain experience in this dynamic/lean working environment where your ideas, culture, and work ethic are all valued.

We have an intern position available for 400 hours work as part of the Callaghan R&D experience grant.

💻 What You Will Do

  • Develop high-quality software.
  • Identify, prioritise and execute tasks in the software development life cycle.
  • Develop tools and applications by producing clean, efficient code.
  • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting.
  • Review and debug code.
  • Perform validation and verification testing.
  • Collaborate with internal teams and vendors to fix and improve products.
  • Develop and maintain documentation on product development phases and monitor systems.
  • Demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.

🥷 Your Skills

  • Excellent Communication.
  • Knowledge of the TypeScript programming language.
  • Experience working with Node.js.
  • Experience working with frontend web frameworks (e.g. Vue, React).
  • In-depth knowledge of relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL)
  • Analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to provide in-depth evaluation and analysis of unique complex technological issues


To be eligible for an R&D Experience Grant internship, students must:

  • Have studied or be studying at a New Zealand tertiary education institution (note: students who have completed study overseas are not eligible)
  • be studying at NZQA level 6-10 or if study has been completed the closing date of the last semester must be less than 12 months ago. For example, if a Bachelor of Engineering student’s final year of enrolment was 2022, they are eligible until end of November 2023 because their last semester finished in November 2022
  • Be studying science, engineering, technology, design, or business at a New Zealand tertiary education institute.
  • Be legally permitted to work in New Zealand.
  • Not have been previously employed at the business unless part-time or temporary.