Start your career in Software Engineering with Hooroo Academy

Getting your start is hard. That's why we are building a customised apprenticeship programme to give your career the best possible start, at Hooroo. The programme will run for six months and constitute a blend of structured learning, coupled with on the job training.

Applications for the Academy are now closed. Thank you for everyone who applied. We will be in touch shortly.

About Hooroo

Hooroo is a small Qantas Group company. We operate an accommodation business offering 2.5m hotel and Airbnb listings to Jetstar and Qantas travellers.

We enjoy all of the support and benefits of being part of one of Australia’s most successful and famous brands, but operate like a small, dynamic digital company.

Our purpose is to consistently provide a seamless and rewarding accommodation experience for every Qantas Group traveller.

How we work

We believe that the best creativity comes when a diverse group of people work together to reach a shared objective. We form cross-functional Product Teams, using modern agile and lean practices to maximise customer value.

Standups, retrospectives, showcasing, pair-programming, user story kick-offs and design discussions are some of the common sights you’ll find at Hooroo.

Our values

Teamwork - we work in an inclusive way, sharing ideas and solving problems together. We show empathy for each other.

Transparency - we are authentic, communicating openly - with sensitivity and integrity.

Quality - by eliminating waste and focusing on the right thing, we can afford to build quality in from the start.

Continuous Improvement - we’re open to trying new things, reflecting together to optimise every aspect of how we work, from personal development to our tools and practices.

Respect - we trust our teammates and appreciate their individual qualities, insights, and experience.

Culture and perks

  • Product process designed to be as diverse and engaging as possible
  • A culture of experimentation
  • Knowledge sharing practices that are ideal for personal development
  • Strong emphasis on good engineering principles
  • Personal training budget
  • Generous staff travel with The Qantas Group and other airlines
  • 10% time to express creativity and try things out
  • Referral bonus programme
  • Great colleagues who care about each other