Tech jobs in Sydney have been booming in the last 12 months. We have seen tech startups and established tech business alike kick off the year with stories of investment and growth in headcount.
For anyone seeking a change in career tack, we have rounded up 110 Sydney tech jobs with some of the most innovative and best companies to work for in the country, many of whom have been experiencing exponential growth for the past 12 months.
Versent helps businesses understand, transform and operate in the cloud. They do this through consulting, managed services and software development across multiple cloud platforms. The business launched in 2014, and has since grown at lightning speed. Launching with a team of three founders, they now employ over 130 staff across three cities.
In 2016 they topped the BRW Fast 50 list and won Amazon Web Services Consulting Partner of the Year. They still show no signs of slowing their growth and have more than nine jobs available (without even mentioning Melbourne) including:
Text100 is a global marketing communications agency with more than 600 consultants across 22 offices worldwide. They know technology and how it changes lives, and bring a level of expertise that separates them from many other agencies.
This truly global business has decades of experience in an ever-changing agency landscape, and were at the forefront of driving the digital revolution. They have a boutique agency feel while being a global business with over 600 staff. Their Sydney location continues to grow, particularly in their accounts team, with job openings including:
Receipt Bank’s award-winning AI and automation technologies are used by over 5,000 accounting & bookkeeping firms and tens of thousands of small business customers globally, who in turn benefit from efficient and effective real-time accounting.
As the first company to look at automating the bookkeeping process, Receipt Bank took a manual, unsexy industry and created a vibrant tech-centric company with the largest Artificial Intelligence team in the space. The company is dedicated to driving growth in the industry by bringing more innovative solutions to accountants and bookkeepers. To keep up with their mission, they are continuing to grow with jobs open in Sales and Marketing:
Airtasker’s mission is to empower people to realise the full value of their skills. They are a trusted community platform that connects people who need to outsource tasks and find local services with capable people who are looking to earn money.
These guys have grown by 148% in the past two years and show no signs of slowing. With a platform based on tech, it is no wonder that their job openings are all within the tech team, as they look to make significant investments in new talent:
PagerDuty empowers DevOps, IT operations, support, security, and business leaders to turn any signal into insight and real-time action across any operational use case. PagerDuty helps teams prevent and resolve business-impacting incidents and deliver exceptional digital experiences.
The San Fran headquartered company already had 800 APAC customers when they launched in Sydney last year. Their expansion came following a funding raise of US$43.8 million, led by Accel Partners in April, and they have stayed true to their focus of growing sales and services, with the following job open:
Mullenlowe Profero works with brands including ASOS Marketplace, Diageo, Primark, Unilever and Western Union. They have 600 creative talents working out of Bangkok, Beijing, Bucharest, Chengdu, Hong Kong, London, New York, San Francisco, Shanghai, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.
The Australian base of this operation has had a big year, including an office created in Melbourne’s Surrey Hills, the appointment of a new MD in Chris Henderson, taking out the Sitecore Experience Digital Innovation award, and doing all this while achieving significant growth. Their Aussie projects are renowned for blending technology and data with creativity and design thinking. All that action requires skilled people at the coalface, with the Sydney office looking to fill the following spots:
MYOB delivers software and services to more than 1 million businesses in Australia and New Zealand. Their solutions simplify accounting, payroll, client management, websites and much more.
As the accounting industry has moved online, so too has MYOB, adding an entire suite of web-based solutions to its desktop offerings. MYOB are helping SMEs adapt to the rapid market changes, assisting them in moving online in order to stay agile and profitable. They are utilising developments in technology to build intelligent and intuitive tools, designed to make life easier for businesses. With this endeavour comes the need for skilled staff to enhance their tech teams:
ING reinvented the way Australians bank by delivering simple, and cost-effective products. The bank has more than 52,000 employees globally, offering retail and wholesale banking services to customers in over 40 countries.
Their strengths lay in their strong and credible brand, their enviable financial position, their omnichannel distribution strategy and their international network. They currently sit amongst the leaders of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index ‘Banks Industry’ group. Across Australia, and particularly in Sydney, they are growing significantly in the tech, marketing, and product fields:
RedBalloon is an online experience gift retailer. They are considered the pioneers of experiential gifting in Australia and New Zealand and were ranked in the Top 50 Employers by Business Review Weekly from 2009 to 2013.
Recently they have appointed a new CEO, David Anderson, who has led a shift that will see RedBalloon become marketing partner to thousands of small businesses. The change will see RedBalloon providing business tools, education and digital marketing expertise to partnered companies. These changes require manpower, so RedBalloon are looking to add the following professionals to their team:
AgriDigital develops real-world solutions to real-world problems in the agriculture sector. They bring transparency, efficiency, and trust to the agri-supply chain, with an aim to make it as simple and secure as possible.
Their SaaS commodity management solutions and agri-blockchain applications are industry leading. AgriDigital is developing flexible supply chain finance for commodity buyers and simple on-farm and harvest management tools for farmers. They are blockchain pioneers, and have won numerous awards including the Blockchain Summit Pitch Competition 2016, and Westpac BlockHack16. To continue this tradition of developing industry-leading tech, they are looking for:
hipages was founded in an Aussie garage 14 years ago by two mates. Today, it has become Australia’s #1 site to hire qualified, trusted and verified tradies, with nearly 200 employees. The hipages system was built in 2004, and moved onto AWS in 2012.
The next major step for hipages is moving into a microservices architecture. They are focused on making big strides in the Australian market, which involves bringing more and more tradespeople and their processes online. Their Sydney office is growing fast, with the following roles open:
Nuix aims to be the leading technology for solving complex real-world data challenges, including investigation, cybersecurity, insider threats, intelligence, litigation, regulation, privacy and risk management. Their software pinpoints the critical information organisations need to anticipate, detect and act on cybersecurity, risk and compliance threats.
The team is continually innovating in order to solve the complex challenges that their customers face today, and build their capacity to anticipate what’s next. Nuix gained significant attention when their platform was used to uncover the facts following the world’s biggest data leak, the Panama Papers, in 2015. Now they are looking for more crime fighters to join their staff:
Canva creates tools that empower the world to design. Their mission is to make design simple for everyone. Voted the #1 coolest technology company in Australia, the business is driven by a team of talented thinkers, and boasts both an amazing culture and a truly remarkable growth trajectory.
To date they have gained over 10 million users, added various new arms to their service, and became a tech “unicorn” after closing a funding round valuing operations at US$1 billion (AU$1.3 billion). Still showing no signs of slowing, they have numerous engineering and design roles open:
Winning Group thinks big. They are constantly pushing boundaries to impress their customers and empower their team members. Their mission is to provide the best shopping experience in the world, and they have the Global Retailer Award to show for it.
Their entities include Winning Appliances, Home Clearance, Appliances Online and national distribution and installation business Handy Crew. The retailer centres their entire business around technology – developing their own machine learning capabilities, building a third-party logistics platform, and recently acquiring a tech startup to expand their offering. They have one of the largest tech teams in their space, but they are still growing:
Rockend is focused on delivering innovative technology products that sit at the very forefront of the real estate market. Their goal is to make their customer’s interactions with the property market easier and more seamless through their innovative, reliable and easy-to-use software.
Their solution, PropertyTree, is Australia and New Zealand’s first cloud-based property management solution. It serves as a global digital platform to connect people with property in a different way. Product, development and design are significant areas of growth for the team this year, with job openings including:
MadeComfy allows home and investment property owners to rent out their properties in the short term. By providing unique experiences and an end-to-end management service (which includes furnishing, styling, pricing, marketing, booking, 24/7 guest management, check-ins/outs, housekeeping and maintenance), MadeComfy generates over 40% higher returns than any other form of rental.
Today the platform has raised $1.48 million in investment, employs more than 35 people and manages over $400 million in assets. To continually improve their platform, the business is hiring in sales, marketing and UI/UX:
Deputy’s mission is to serve and protect business owners by making it easier to manage employees and perform related tasks, saving both time and money. Deputy sells itself as the trusted and dependable 2IC that every business owner needs.
Launched in 2008, Deputy now has 70,000 different businesses in 73 different countries using their platform. Their team of over 150 are continuing their expansion, with just about every team looking for new hires:
Adestra are obsessed with making their customers successful by delivering awesome email-driven technology. Their industry-leading email platform provides a powerful infrastructure for one-to-one, contextual messaging and marketing automation, helping marketers communicate more effectively with their customers and subscribers than ever before.
Adestra was a winner of the 2014 and 2017 Customer Focus Award from the Customer Service Institute. They also won Bronze for Customer Service Department of the Year at the 2017 Stevie Awards, as well as being presented with the 2017 Supplier of the Year Award from one of their longest-standing clients, UBM. Building on this foundation of excellence, they are looking to fill the following role in their Sydney office:
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