Impact Workers


Senior Back-end Engineer

About the role

At Education Perfect, weโ€™re a team of dedicated professionals passionate about empowering educators and inspiring students.

We believe that education has the power to change the world and our mission is to innovate, create, and develop technology that helps make that change a reality. We’re looking for a Senior Back-end Engineer to deliver our next wave of inclusive user experiences.


What we offer:

  • Remote and flexible working arrangements – work from Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch or Dunedin.
  • A business culture with heart, our Diversity Works Accreditation, our Carbon Net Zero BCorp status and our commitment to people and community.
  • 4 weeks annual leave, plus 3 extra days at Christmas.
  • Annual Wellness Benefit to use on anything to support your mental and physical wellness.
  • Reimbursement of childcare costs of $50 per week per preschool child.


The Role:

  • EP is undergoing an exciting transformation with a roadmap of engaging challenges to tackle. As a Senior Back-end Engineer, you will be an integral part of planning, creating and evolving various initiatives across our platform.
  • We are a team that embraces agile methodologies that focuses on facilitating fast, quality and scaleable results. EP fosters a supportive team culture that advocates for cross-functional collaboration.
  • EP is committed to delivering a compelling EdTech platform, leveraging paradigms like Micro Front-ends, GraphQL, Design Systems and OAuth to create exceptional Developer and User experiences.
  • If you are passionate about people and technology, motivated to innovate, collaborate and drive initiatives to be successful – we’d love to hear from you!


To be successful in this role, you might have experience in:ย 

  • Maintaining large applications
  • C#/.NET & Golang
  • Software Architecture
  • API Design (GraphQL & REST)
  • Database Design (Postgres, SQL Server, DynamoDB)
  • Automated Testing
  • AWS
  • Agile methodologies
  • Mentoring

Equitable opportunities, growth, and development lie at the heart of how we work at EP. We understand that not all applicants may possess all the following attributes so if you think you have what it takes, but are not sure you check every box, we still want to hear from you.


About us:

At Education Perfect, we believe that education has the power to change the world. Our mission is to empower teachers and students with technology that helps make that change a reality. As an EPeep, youโ€™ll work on projects that have a real impact on students’ lives and have the freedom, support and resources you need to develop your skills and grow your career.

We celebrate individuality, value diversity, and understand that flexible and remote work opportunities enable our team members to work in a way that fosters creativity and inspires individual brilliance. When you work with us, you’re not just joining a company – you’re joining a team united by the desire to make a difference.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race,ย  ย  religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.


Sound like a match?ย 

To apply for the role, submit a CV and cover letter along with supplementary material like Github or Codepen accounts, please click “APPLY NOW” in order to be directed to our website. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career’s portal.


Nikki Ford

Talent Manager

Education Perfect

Education Perfect

Education Perfect is a digital learning platform that provides user-friendly study tools for teachers and students.

Certified B-Corporation
Size: 201-500
Year Founded: 2007

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