Careers

Interested In A Career At A Fast Growing Ed Tech Start-Up?

 Our platform improves the way people “learn by doing”. Practera powers a range of experiential learning programs and apps for educators, learners and mentors deployed by Universities in Australia and around the world.

We are a global and distributed team HQ’d in Sydney and with people in 11 cities in Australia and around the world. Our passionate, diverse team and friendly culture are the foundation of our success!

 Apply to these available positions below. We love to hear from you! 

Positions

Senior Software Architect/Tech Lead

We are looking for an experienced Software Architect / Tech Lead to join our team. You will be responsible for collaboratively designing, developing and implementing software solutions to solve complex problems and provide technical leadership to our engineering team. 

Practera is a fast-growth Australian Edtech startup. We’re on a mission to help millions of people build skills, navigate the future of work and create life opportunities.

 Our platform improves the way people “learn by doing”. Practera powers a range of experiential learning programs and apps for educators, learners and mentors deployed by Universities in Australia and around the world. 

 We are a global and distributed team HQ’d in Sydney and with people in 11 cities in Australia and around the world. Our passionate, diverse team and friendly culture are the foundation of our success!

What you will do:

  • Ensure software meets all functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Provide technical leadership, guidance and coaching to engineers
  • Collaborate with Product, Quality Assurance, Data Science and Customer Success teams to deliver software solutions for our customers and their users
  • Collaborate with engineering team members to determine best practices and requirements for software

Our Tech Stack:

  • PHP (CakePHP advantageous)
  • Node.js / JavaScript (JQuery) / Typescript / ExpressJS
  • Rest API’s
  • SQL  (PostgreSQL advantageous)
  • Docker and docker-compose

What you should have:

  • Experience working on large-scale complex software projects including monolithic and service-based architectures
  • Demonstrated knowledge of web applications, cybersecurity and open source technologies
  • Professional experience doing code reviews, addressing technical debt and overseeing plans for improvements
  • 8+ years experience designing and building software applications, relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent demonstrated capability
  • Attention to detail 

What might be handy:

  • Experience with AWS
  • GraphQL
  • Angular / Ionic PWA’s
  • DynamoDB
  • Working in an Agile environment

Our Engineering team follows Agile development methodologies and we encourage experimentation, a collaborative approach and incremental improvements. We encourage autonomy, trusting the expert and value problem-solving skills.

What we offer

  • The chance to join a fast-growing education-technology company in an exciting growth sector
  • Work from anywhere in a vibrant, international & virtual company environment with flexible work arrangements possible
  • A guaranteed learning curve & boost for your career with growth opportunities
  • Competitive compensation including Employee Share Option Package – you will earn shares in the company
  • Innovation Leave
  • Professional Development Days

Practera is not accepting applications via recruiters or agencies. If you are working with a recruiter, please ensure you have the right to apply independently

Please email us at jobs@practera.com

Software Engineer

We are looking for an experienced Software Engineer to join our team. We are looking for someone who not only understands how to code but also has well-developed problem-solving skills and knows how to build a system. 

Practera is a fast-growth Australian ed-tech startup. We’re on a mission to help millions of people build skills, navigate the future of work and create life opportunities.

Our platform improves the way people “learn by doing”. Practera powers a range of experiential learning programs and apps for educators, learners and mentors deployed by Universities in Australia and around the world. 

 We are a global and distributed team HQ’d in Sydney and with people in 11 cities in Australia and around the world. Our passionate, diverse team and friendly culture are the foundation of our success!

What you will do:

  • Ensure software meets all functional and take the initiative to ensure non-functional requirements (scale, performance, security etc).
  • Be comfortable with Problem Solving
  • Collaborate with engineering team members to determine best practices and requirements for the software. 
  • Collaborate with Product, Quality Assurance, Data Science and Customer Success teams to deliver software solutions for our customers and their users

Our Tech Stack:

  • PHP (CakePHP advantageous)
  • Node.js / JavaScript (JQuery) / Typescript / ExpressJS
  • Rest API’s
  • SQL  (PostgreSQL advantageous)
  • Docker and docker-compose

What you should have:

  • Experience working on large-scale complex software projects including monolithic and service-based architectures
  • Demonstrated knowledge of web applications, cybersecurity and open source technologies
  • 3+ years experience designing and building software applications, relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent demonstrated capability
  • Attention to detail 

What might be handy:

  • Experience integrating with external systems and working with SSO
  • Experience with AWS
  • GraphQL
  • Angular / Ionic PWA’s
  • DynamoDB
  • Working in an Agile environment

Our Engineering team follows Agile development methodologies and we encourage experimentation, a collaborative approach and incremental improvements. We encourage autonomy, trusting the expert and value problem-solving skills.

What we offer

  • The chance to join a fast-growing education-technology company in an exciting growth sector
  • Work from anywhere in a vibrant, international & virtual company environment with flexible work arrangements possible
  • A guaranteed learning curve & boost for your career with growth opportunities
  • Competitive compensation including Employee Share Option Package – you will earn shares in the company
  • Innovation Leave
  • Professional Development Days

Practera is not accepting applications via recruiters or agencies. If you are working with a recruiter, please ensure you have the right to apply independently.

To apply please email your application to jobs@practera.com

WA Programs Coordinator

Are you passionate about powering skills and employability opportunities for the future of work? Join Practera! 

We seek a Western Australia based State Coordinator to support and grow our digitally enabled student & industry programs in WA as part of our national team.

About the role:

The State Coordinator role is responsible for the execution and quality delivery of Practera Programs, products and client relationships in WA and identifying growth opportunities. These involve supporting University students or professional learners engaging with industry in digitally enabled programs like team projects, mentoring, accelerators and skills credentialing. This role will be based in WA and have a state-based focus but will also support the broader national Practera team in the context of a fast-growing education technology and services company.

Scope of role:

Manage the preparation, planning, preparation, delivery and reporting of programs inline

with Practera’s overall processes, systems and calendar to deliver high-quality customer and

participant outcomes:

  • Coordinate all WA program execution to high-quality standards, including planning, preparing, delivering (e.g. configuration, UAT, program and student support) and data-driven reporting to all stakeholders. 
  • Support the growth of Practera’s WA business, supporting the development of new products, programs and advisory with WA Universities, Government and other potential customers.
  • Execute on customer support, both for Practera’s customers and their authorised users (including learners and mentors)
  • Support learning design projects, customer delivery and continuous improvement.

 

What we offer

  • The chance to join a fast-growing education-technology company in an exciting growth sector
  • A guaranteed learning curve and boost for your career with growth opportunities
  • A vibrant, international virtual company environment with offices in 6 countries, a national programs team and working closely with Executive Director to grow the business
  • Competitive compensation including Employee Stock Option Package – you will earn shares in the company.
  • The flexible working environment between co-working spaces or virtual work from home arrangements as required

 

The ideal candidate

You should have the following experience and qualities:

  • Minimum 1-year professional experience working with students and early-career graduates gained from backgrounds in graduate recruitment, L&D, tertiary careers, Work Integrated Learning or Student Experience.
  • High energy and entrepreneurial drive
  • An ability to learn and adapt quickly; quickly get a firm grasp of our customers, business and processes
  • Excellent presentation, communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Creativity, optimism and flexibility in the face of project changes and challenges #startuplife
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • A secondary background and experience in customer success, product management, community management, management consulting, innovation, marketing & communications would be valuable.

 

Notes:

1) Please include a cover letter as part of your application.

2) Practera is not accepting applications via recruiters or agencies. However, if you are working with a recruiter, please ensure you have the right to apply independently.

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