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Assembling dream teams, one person at a time

Since 2012, we’ve helped Australia’s best companies hire people who care about building great software.

With deep roots in the tech community, we are passionate about connecting talented software engineers and other technical professionals with rewarding work environments.

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New Openings

From front-end to back, junior to senior, all the way to VPs and CTOs — we hire for all levels of technical roles.

Senior Full Stack Developer

US based startup attracting a lot of attention is looking for JavaScript developers to scale their award winning, one-of-a-kind, global cloud platform

Full Stack Engineer

Bring your React and Python skills to this global fintech company, building tools to improve the way the business operates.

User / UX Researcher

Work on greenfield projects helping farmers take their food and fibre products to market.

Principal Software Engineer

Take responsibility for solution architecture and delivery of new features on a widely used product. Work with tech including Kotlin, Go & JavaScript.

Fullstack JavaScript Contractor

Work with JavaScript (React & Node) at scale. Build products and experiences that get used by people all around Australia.

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Lookahead Log

Sep

Attention turning to mid-level developer market because the senior market is so tight.

Aug

Congrats on 10 years, RubyAU! A truly amazing community.

Jul

Software engineers top priority for visa approvals, companies looking at sponsorship again.

Jun 2021

Developer salaries rising rapidly. Engineering managment roles relatively steady.

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We don’t just hire for other companies; we’re also building our own dream team.

We hire people who care about technology and train them to become great technical recruiters.

Are you a developer looking for a more people-focused role? Or a product manager who wants more autonomy?

If you love technology and want to work more closely with people, Lookahead could be the perfect fit.

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“Although I’m not coding on a daily basis, I’ve really enjoyed meeting developers and chatting with them. Having that technical background definitely helps me understand what developers and companies are after. I’ve also spent a lot of time giving people general advice on job searching and resume writing. They really appreciate that.”

Fiona Chan

Lookahead recruiter since 2015