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REA Group is a technology company that specialises in property. Our mission is to change the way people experience property and our products help customers navigate not just buying, selling and renting but also provide rich market data and even inspiration for property renovations.  

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About Us

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REA Group is a technology company that specialises in property. Our mission is to change the way people experience property and our products help customers navigate not just buying, selling and renting but also provide rich market data and even inspiration for property renovations.  
 
Launched in Melbourne in 1995, REA Group listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX:REA) in 1999 and is best known in Australia for realestate.com.au. We now operate across three continents - Australia, Asia and North America, employing 2,800 people.  

Why Join Us?

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At REA Group we put people at the heart of everything we do and pride ourselves on creating a culture where everyone can truly be themselves. How we work and how we behave is guided by a set of values that are embedded in everything we do:   

  • Re-imagine it 
  • Own it 
  • Do it with heart 
  • Inspire it 
  • Do it as a team 
  • Keep it real 

A career with us will see you learn from experts in their field and work with market leading brands on complex problems. You’ll join an agile team with a start-up mentality but have the support of an established global company. We’ll help you to thrive through tailored career development programs, one on one coaching and inventor days so you can let your creativity flow. And did we mention that you can bring your dog to work?!  
 
Don’t just take it from us, in 2021 we were proud to be acknowledged by Best Workplaces Australia as a great place to work, thanks to recognition from our people and our employee experience. 

Software Developer and Engineering Graduate Program

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Our 12-month rotational graduate program will give you exposure to all areas of technology at REA Group. You’ll have the opportunity to experience working in our various teams on projects that help support, grow and redesign our products. We’ll support you through mentoring, coaching and tailored learning that will give you access to the latest technologies, languages and emerging practices.  
 
We look for people who have studied technology or those who have a strong passion for the area. You’re a problem solver who’s curious, loves a challenge and wants to make an impact. Applications open in March. To be eligible you must have full working rights and the ability to apply for permanent residency in Australia before the program commences in February the following year.  

Application Process

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  1. Online application – submit your CV and complete a short application form. If you meet our eligibility requirements, you’ll be sent a cognitive and behavioual assessment to complete  
  2. Video assessment – help us to learn more about you, your values and why you want to join REA Group  
  3. Assessment day – the final stage of our process! Join us at our head office in Melbourne for the in person and virtual assessment 
  4. Offers – we try to extend offers by the end of May but will keep you updated on timelines throughout the process.  

Corporate Responsibility

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We value our community and care about giving back. Through our Because We Care program, we support a number of charities and empower our people to support causes that are important to them through volunteering, matched payroll giving, employee community grants and fundraising.  
 
Our partnerships include: 

Launch Housing  

Since 2014 we’ve partnered with Launch Housing, a community organisation that provides housing and homelessness support services. Together we launched a National Rapid Rehousing fund to support women and children who have experienced family violence, and as part of our onboarding experience, new starters help to build furniture for families in need.  

Orange Sky  

A platform that helps Australians connect via laundry and shower services; we’ve helped Orange Sky to expand their fleet of support vehicles.    

The Big Issue Women’s Subscription Enterprise  

In addition to supporting the women’s subscription enterprise, we help to raise awareness of The Big issue through the annual CEO selling initiative.  

Ask Izzy  

We're proud to be a founding partner of Ask Izzy – a free and anonymous mobile app that provides over 370,000 homelessness support services.

Diversity & Inclusion  

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is critical our business and creating more value for our customers.  

Gender equality 

Through our Women in Tech program, we offer opportunities to women to access mentoring, leadership and on the job training.  

Employee Profiles

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Day in the life

A typical day as a software engineering grad could look like:   

  • Meet someone new for coffee roulette and grab coffee from the community café  
  • Attend a team stand-up meeting to check in on how projects are tracking and tasks for the day. 
  • Work with team ‘pair’ on agile sprint cards  
  • Lunch and socialise with people from various interest groups or grad program buddy  
  • Catch up with rotation lead or mentor to check in on how things are going  
  • Have a gaming session with the team to round out the day!  

Perks & Benefits

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  • It’s all about balance. Through our hyrbid working model, you can mix working from the office and another location.  
  • Our offices are designed to suite all needs. From quiet zones and areas to help focus and innovate to parent and prayer areas, and games spaces when you need some time out.  
  • We also offer different flexible working and leave options like flex time, job sharing, working from overseas, career break and purchased annual leave.  
  • Manage your health and wellbeing through benefits like a health coach, yoga, massage, fitness challenges, and our employee assistance program.   
  • No one likes to work on their birthday so take the day off on us!  
  • Enjoy employee discounts on food, entertainment, shopping, travel and health cover. 
  • Join one of our many special interest groups 

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