Life at Orah
We’re a fully distributed team of 20 people living and working in 7 cities around the world. We’re working together to build the best student engagement platform to bring the best out of every student through personalised care and support.
We’ve always aimed to do things a little differently at Orah. Since the early days, we’ve had a focus on building one of the most unique and fulfilling workplaces by rethinking a lot of traditional practices.
Our passion for making meaningful connections and quality products flows through everything we do, and our commitment to supporting our team and customers has been pivotal in the continued growth of Orah.
We are a global team working towards a common mission. These are the values that unite us and influence the way we work together.
Good is the enemy of great
Good is getting things done, great is getting the right things done.
Honest thoughts on the table
Don’t hold back, make sure your rationale is voiced and understood so we can move closer to what’s right.
We constantly strive to be better than we were yesterday.
You can’t buy back integrity
Integrity takes a lifetime to build and a few minutes to ruin. We strive to do the right thing in any scenario.
Questions over statements
We seek first to understand, then to be understood.
We believe in getting the most out of every day and every dollar.
Bias for action
Have a bias towards action and don’t get stuck in “analysis paralysis” - just do it
Our headquarters are in Auckland, New Zealand, but we are a fully distributed company with team members in 7 cities across 4 countries around the world.
Why work at Orah?
At Orah, we strive to build a world-class work environment. Here are some of the core benefits to working at Orah.
Work from home
Eliminate tedious commutes into work every day and gain at least an hour a day back in your life to improve your well-being.
Orah is like a professional sports team focused on being the best at what we do. You will get to work with people you respect and admire
Work in a way that makes you the best version of yourself. Great people don’t need hand holding. We strive to create an environment where you can do your best work in a way that suits you.
Orah encourages learning and development so each of our employees can grow with our company.
Building software for social good
Orah builds software to help empower educators with the tools to improve the next generation.
Fun and inclusive
We work hard but we also play hard. At Orah you can expect to connect with team mates on a personal level as well as professional.
Small team, big perks
We provide all Orah team members with the care, resources, programs and support they need, and make sure they have time to give back and live life outside of the office. Because we know when we’re healthy and happy we do our best work.
Everyone has a budget to attend professional development conferences. We want to help you deepen your understanding of topics relevant to your career path.
All New Zealand based employees are entitled to health insurance covered by Orah.
Learning is ingrained in our culture, and sometimes it’s nice to take a break from the screen. Everyone has an annual book budget to further their development.
Flexible remote work
All employees are able to work remotely. All that matters is you get the work done.
Each employ is given a budget to put towards any online course they would like to participate in.
Technology and equipment
We will provide you with the technology and equipment (MacBooks are our standard) for you to do your best work.
We believe Orah is a great place to work,
but don't just take our word for it.