Junior Engineer


We’re looking for people like us - on their way to being extraordinary.

We make software for private schools.  They love it.  We want them to love it even more.

We’re growing fast. Faster than most companies.

Our goals are ambitious.  Far too ambitious for us to achieve alone.  We need help. But, not from just anyone.

Honestly, we don’t have any preconceptions of what you should be.  Our team comes from a diverse background.  We like to think we can recognise talent when we see it. 

Here’s an idea of what we’re looking for:

  • You’re constantly pushing the boundaries, looking for better ways to do things
  • You’re someone who obsesses over their work
  • You’re no stranger to good grades, accolades and praises
  • You’re someone with experience with web technologies
  • You are familiar with computer vision and machine learning
  • You have the ability to learn and adapt
  • You’re driven, curious and considerate
  • You’re friendly and optimistic

You'll be working on our core product.  A web application for parents, students and school staff.  Developing new features, improving current features.  Sometimes you'll work on R&D projects to create new possibilities for our platform. 

Our stack consists of and AngularJS frontend, with Sails.js and MySQL backend running on AWS.

This is what you’ll gain from working with us:

  • A calm and focused environment where you can do your best work
  • People who will challenge you to be a better everyday
  • Meaningful problems to work on
  • Opportunities to learn and develop skills
  • Money to spend on nice things
  • Friends and mentors
  • Help towards achieving your life goals. 


Along with our great culture - we offer perks and benefits that we hope will excite you to work at Boardingware.

  • Conferences. We will contribute $1000NZD/annum towards a conference of your choice. The goal would be to help you deepen you understanding of a topic related to your career path.
  • Nutrition. We provide fresh fruit and healthy snack options to keep you topped up and fuelled throughout the day.
  • Books. Learning is engrained in our culture. You will have $250NZD/annum for books of your choice to further your development.
  • Equity. Those that show commitment to our mission and contribute positively to the team are rewarded with equity in the business.
  • Work Remotely. If you're not based in Auckland, you have the chance to work remotely from a shared space or your own home. All that matters is that you get the work done.
  • Online Education. We will contribute $250/annum towards any online course that you would like to participate in.
  • Technology. We will provide you with the best technology (Macbooks are our standard) and equipment so you can do your best work.
  • Healthcare. All New Zealand employees will be entitle to health insurance covered by Boardingware.

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If you're still reading, we want to hear from you!

Email us at jobs@boardingware.com with your CV and a paragraph on why you'd be a great fit for the team. Tell us why you're interested in applying for this role and any highlights from your career or personal life that show evidence of our values.