Careers

Join our growing team.

Careers

Join our growing team.

We're hiring

Since launch in 2016, Edstart has received funding requests for more than $400 million in education fees from thousands of Australians and we’re only just getting started on what we’ve set out to achieve.


We operate nationally and are backed by some of Australia’s leading investors, including NAB Ventures (the investment arm of National Australia Bank).

What you can expect from us

Awesome culture

Chance to work with a group of talented, highly motivated colleagues

A diverse and inclusive environment

Flexible working arrangements

The opportunity to see your impact on the business and our customers

Career potential with a growing company

Open positions

Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer

Edstart is looking for a Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer (Kotlin, React) to join our small but growing engineering team in Sydney.

We’re in the midst of developing new product features for our industry-leading in-house lending and payments platform. As a Lead/Senior Fullstack Software Engineer at Edstart, you’ll be working closely with our CTO and other Software Engineers. You'll be influential in defining the future of the product, as well as Edstart's software architecture as we continue to evolve and lead the way for the industry.

Who we are looking for:

  • 5 to 7+ years experience as a Software Engineer
  • 3+ years in either Java, Kotlin, or Scala is preferred. Our tech stack is Kotlin, React, TypeScript, Postgres, AWS. If you don’t tick all the boxes, don’t worry, we rather hire Polyglot Engineers who are keen to learn new things.
  • An eye for detail and solid understanding of how to deliver quality software within a small start-up.
  • Passion - Views development as a craft and/or hobby. You probably spend lots of time on Github and Stackoverflow in your free time.
  • Experience with any other tech we're using a bonus: React, Javascript, Mobx, Shell scripts & Postgres.
  • Finance experience a big plus.
  • Relevant university degree is preferred.

What you’ll be working on

  • Continue building out our industry-leading in-house lending platform using the latest tech. Don’t worry - there is no legacy spaghetti code here.
  • Work with a small, agile, high-calibre team, where there is potential and indeed expectations to make a true business impact.
  • We build most things in house and release to production several times per day.
  • Several new projects in the pipeline, as well as improvements to existing tech.
  • Career path: option stay deep in tech and progress to more seniority, or move to leadership if so desired.
  • Work directly with the business to spec requirements and deliver.

Why join Edstart

  • Employee Share Option program
  • Work with the latest technology
  • Twice a week company-provided catered breakfast and daily coffee
  • Flexible working hours and conditions
  • Weekly Friday drinks
  • Monthly company BBQs / dinners
  • Amazing office in the middle of Surry Hills (5 mins to Central Station) - Balcony with BBQ + Roof-top
  • Annual training budget so you’ll always be learning - can be spent on conferences, books, etc

Applications

If this sounds like you, please send your cover letter and resume to niclas.wessblad@edstart.com.au. If you have a Github or Stackoverflow account, we would love to see that as well.

Front End Developer

Edstart is looking for a passionate Front End Developer (React, TypeScript) to join our small but growing engineering team in Sydney.

We’re in the midst of developing new product features for our industry-leading in-house lending and payments platform. As a Front End Developer at Edstart, you’ll be working closely with our CTO and other engineers. You’ll be instrumental in helping us make the Edstart web presence industry leading.

Who we are looking for:

  • 2+ years relevant industry experience as a Front End Developer.
  • 2+ years commercial React and Typescript experience.
  • Design-minded: You have a keen interest in UI & UX, potentially coming from a designer background. You don’t not need to be a full-fledged graphic designer, but should be comfortable coding sites according to a very light graphical spec
  • Clever and inquisitive.
  • An eye for detail.
  • Passion: You view development as a craft and/or hobby. You probably spend lots of free time on Github, Hacker News, Stackoverflow etc.
  • Very good Uni grades or a self taught wiz-kid.

What you’ll be working on

  • Help making the Edstart web presence industry leading.
  • Website & web app UI revamp.
  • Work with the latest technologies in React and TypeScript. Don’t worry - there is no legacy spaghetti code here.
  • Work with a small, high-calibre team, where there is potential and indeed expectations to make a true business impact.
  • Work directly with the business to spec requirements and deliver.

Why join Edstart

  • Employee Share Option program
  • Work with the latest technology
  • Twice a week company-provided catered breakfast and daily coffee
  • Flexible working hours and conditions
  • Weekly Friday drinks
  • Monthly company BBQs / dinners
  • Amazing office in the middle of Surry Hills (5 mins to Central Station) - Balcony with BBQ + Roof-top
  • Annual training budget so you’ll always be learning - can be spent on conferences, books, etc

Applications

If this sounds like you, please send your cover letter and resume to niclas.wessblad@edstart.com.au. If you have a Github or Stackoverflow account, we would love to see that as well.

Customer Success Associate

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Provide front-line support via live chat, email and phone
  • Build strong, friendly customer relationships to ensure long-term satisfaction
  • Work with customers from initial enquiry all the way through to funding school fees
  • Resolve problems and explain the best solutions to solve customer enquiries and follow up to ensure a positive resolution
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of our service offering
  • Liaise with the leadership team to continuously improve our offering
  • Work closely with our credit and operations team to provide the best possible outcome for each family

What We Provide:

  • Awesome culture
  • Competitive salary
  • Collaborative, small team environment
  • Career potential with a growing company! Grow with us!
  • Exposure to the core executive team
  • Work-from-home on occasion

As a Customer Success Associate, we are looking for:

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Compassion, patience and experience in chatting to parents
  • Experience in a similar support or customer-facing role
  • Motivated self-starter who can juggle multiple responsibilities and large volumes

In addition, experience in the following areas would be considered a bonus:

  • Finance, payments, or education sectors
  • Marketing and design

Apply now

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@edstart.com.au

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