Software Engineer Internship

  • Level 3, 125 St Georges Road, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Intern

Company Description


Kami is an award-winning startup based in Auckland and the fastest growing tech business in New Zealand. Our founders were finalists for New Zealander of the Year in 2021 for innovation. Our cloud-hosted digital classroom application is a global market leader, improving the lives of 27 million teachers and students in 180 countries. We are driving a digital transformation of the school classroom by enabling educators to create a more engaging and collaborative learning experience and enhance learning for all. 

With a hyper-diverse 60 member team based in Auckland, USA, Europe and South America we’re really proud of all the accomplishments and milestones we’ve achieved so far. This is a chance to experience life as a member of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most vibrant work culture.

Job Description

Do you love to code and have a natural talent in solving challenging problems? You ask the right questions, identify problems, investigate the root cause, and formulate and build creative solutions. We encourage students studying any computer programming-related discipline to apply as this is a unique opportunity to learn more about how a global market leader builds products at scale for a worldwide audience.


  • You will have a chance to work on real projects that will be deployed to our users

  • You’ll take part in product development conversations with our engineering team

  • You’ll address software challenges encountered by students, parents and schools, and propose optimal solutions

  • You'll practice analysing and debugging code based on feedback from real users

  • You’ll monitor application health and usage behaviour using data analysis techniques 

Our Tech Stack

While we do not have a requirement of experience with our tech stack, prior knowledge of web development and MVC frameworks are a bonus. The following are the technologies you will likely work with in an internship with kami.

  • Typescript

  • Angularjs, Reactjs, vuejs (we use all 3 throughout our apps)

  • Ruby on Rails

  • jvm (jruby)

  • PostgreSQL

  • CockroachDB

  • ClickHouse

  • Kubernetes

  • Google Cloud Platform

  • Amazon Web Services



  • You’re really good at analysing and solving coding problems

  • You can write clean, well-structured code

  • You enjoy learning new things

  • You have a strong work ethic and are used to getting tasks done on time

  • Prior experience with open source projects is a bonus

  • Prior experience with web development is a bonus

  • Having worked on personal projects of significant complexity is a bonus

  • You are empathetic and patient towards users’ and colleagues’ needs

  • Excellent at communicating or explaining your solutions to the rest of the engineering team

Additional Information


  • Working for a people-first employer that is on an inspiring mission to build the future of education and is already changing the lives of millions 

  • Excellent perks including catered lunches, regular social events, wellness activities, and much more!

  • Flexible working including on-going part time work after your internship has ended if you choose to

  • Learning and development opportunities

  • This is a paid internship

Kami is an equal opportunity workplace, and we would like to hear from all qualified applicants. If you have a disability or any special needs that we might need to accommodate, please let us know.

Please note that due to current border closure in New Zealand, we can only consider applicants currently in the location of the role and a valid visa to apply.

If this sounds like the role for you then apply now and let's talk!