We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, capable and ambitious student or recent graduate with background in Computer Science (or similar) to join the GradeProof team as a Junior Developer! GradeProof is a fast growing Australian Tech Start-Up, providing automated proofreading software powered by AI.

Role Summary

  • 3 month paid summer position at a small, fast growing and agile startup
  • Potential for ongoing employment opportunities afterwards
  • Building front-end applications that integrate with our API
  • Planning, designing and implementing new features that will be rolled out to 500,000+ customers
  • Building comprehensive test suites for new and existing applications
  • CBD location at Sydney Startup Hub
  • Flexible work hours and fun work culture

About you

You would be a good fit if you:

  • Enjoy working as part of a small, highly-collaborative team
  • Have a passion for learning new technologies and improving processes
  • Are comfortable writing code in multiple languages for many platforms
  • Are passionate about designing and developing intuitive user experiences
  • Have fun solving complex problems that require learning something new
  • Are entrepreneurial and have an interest in the startup industry.


  • Currently studying or has completed a degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Solid HTML, CSS and JavaScript skills
  • Have previously built or contributed to a project(s) outside of academic coursework
  • Strong academic transcript
  • Working rights in Australia

You will be looked at favourably if you have some of the following:

  • Experience with JS component-based frameworks for building user interfaces (React or similar) together with predictable application state management (Redux or similar)
  • Experience in server-side language and frameworks, ideally Python and Node.js
  • Experience with running cloud applications and using various cloud services, preferably AWS
  • Any experience or interest in Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence
  • Experience in developing browser extensions
  • Experienced with source control, preferably Git

How to apply

Email your CV and Cover Letter to jin@gradeproof.com by 26 October 2018. Applications will be assessed on an ongoing basis. We recommend submitting your application as early as possible. Good luck!