Co-founder / Lead Software Engineer

Stride is a smart career guide that connects students with inspiring role models, learning and career opportunities using machine learning technology.

The disconnect between schools, colleges and employers creates an information gap that makes it difficult for students to make informed career decisions. Massive growth in student numbers, increased mobility, the rise of online learning and a changing employment landscape mean that students need an engaging and intuitive way to discover exciting opportunities.

The role

We’re looking for candidates with a keen product-focus, an appetite for innovation and learning and the vision to develop and lead a technical strategy that drives business growth. This is an opportunity to lead a project that will create real social change and disrupt the way students make decisions about their future – a massive market opportunity.


  • Ambition and attitude to take the lead in a start-up environment.
  • Product-focused with an innovative approach to design, technical and commercial needs.
  • Comfortable feeding into the business strategy as part of a leadership team.
  • Interest in data science and machine learning.
  • Working knowledge of common server and client-side technologies.
  • Ability to establish a high-performance culture and drive product development.


  • Equity on offer
  • Opportunity to create value and take a leading role in an exciting start-up


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