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Your career. Your choice.

Looking to start your career as a Software Engineer, Cloud Engineer, Data Engineer, UX Designer, Data Scientist, Business Analyst, Mobile App Dev or are you unsure about what direction to take in tech? Starting your career with Mantel Group is about supporting you to grow into the career of your choice.

Ready to explore your career?

Whether you’re a University or Bootcamp graduate, self-taught or transitioning to a career in tech, our emerging talent programs are as unique as you are.

Career Transitioners and
Returning to Tech

Set over 12 weeks, this program supports people returning, or transitioning, to a career in tech. Focus is on providing hands on practical learning that complements existing professional experience with recently acquired tech knowledge.

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Self Taught and
Recent Graduates

A 12 month program for recent graduates as you embark on your first professional career. The program is co- designed with you for a tailored, individualised journey that enables you to be the best you can (and love what you’re doing at the same time!).

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As you start, it’s all about developing and growing

Learning is much more fluid in the workplace –
you can learn as little or as much as you want and you will be supported whatever path you choose.

The only question to ask is how far do you want to go?

Our inhouse learning program

Our inhouse learning & development program designed to complement on the job training with immersive modules to build your attributes and technical skills.

Learning never stops

Be willing to learn both in and out of work – tech is constantly changing and evolving, Mantel Group will support you with whatever courses, certs, conferences to continue your learning.

A personalised career coach

You will get a People Guide who will support your career and personal growth so you can fulfill your potential (and have fun along the way!).

Grow your skills how you learn best

We encourage you to use a range of mediums to learn – mentoring, peer support, networking, online courses, meet ups, brown bags, conferences, lightning talks.

Learning BluePrint

A learning plan tailored uniquely to you to ensure that you are continuously learning and developing throughout the year.

Peak Academy -
our inhouse learning &
development program

Quarterly Learning Blueprint check in
1:1 check in with your People Guide and the Emerging Talent team to reflect, adapt and co-design your learning journey

Peak Academy is our inhouse learning & development program designed to ensure our Future Associates and Trainees career success by complementing formal learning with ‘on the job’ experience.

Built upon 3 pillars, each pillar focuses on;

Getting Established
Building the foundations to transitioning into a professional career and Mantel Group

Building Attributes
Developing core attributes to enable success as a consultant

Immersive Tech
Honing deep into growing your technical knowledge and skills.

Learning Blueprint
A learning map created to support your learning journey that is unique and tailored to your strengths and areas of growth.

So who is Mantel Group?

Glad you asked.

Put simply, we are a tech consultancy that through our brands pursues technologies that change the way our clients do business in the real world.

Since our inception in November 2017, Mantel Group has grown to over 650 people becoming one of Australia’s & New Zealand’s fastest growing businesses. We were honoured and humbled last year to be voted Australia’s Best Place to Work.

As an Australian private business, backed by Private Equity, we continue to have ambitious plans to build and acquire new brands and to significantly grow to over 1,000 team members by FY2025. We are an IT consultancy, structured as a House of Brands

We have eight brands (CMD, DigIO, Eliiza, Itty Bitty Apps, Kasna, Pretzel Lab, Azenix, and Cuusoo) all of which live and breathe our principle based, start up, highly ambitious culture.

Why Mantel Group?

  • We make sure you’re always one step ahead by investing your learning and development, every year. We build our own training where it doesn’t exist yet – it’s in our best interest to teach you things you don’t already know.
  • You and your family’s health are most important to us. We know everyone is walking their own individual path in life, so we offer Flexible Leave for those times in your life when you need extra support.
  • We want each person to tailor their working conditions whether that be remotely every now and then, or on a permanent basis – we know how to actually do ‘flexibility’ not just talk about it.
  • Learning from experienced and inspirational leaders across the collective brands of Mantel Group, including DigIO, Eliiza, Kasna, CMD Solutions, Pretzel Lab, Azenix, Cuusoo & Itty BItty Apps
  • You’ll be joining a passionate and supportive team who’ll move mountains to help you achieve your objective.

Meet our Emerging Talent Alumni

Where can your career take you?

Software / Cloud Engineer

You’ll get your hands dirty and build software or cloud infrastructure that enables our clients success. Whether crafting elegant Jcode,, building mobile apps, or architecting a scalable cloud platform such as AWS, GCP or Azure, you’ll create solutions that enable our clients to change the way they do business.

Potential Career Paths

  • Backend
  • Frontend
  • Mobile Developer (Android / iOS)
  • Fullstack
  • Cyber Security

Typical Study Path

  • Computer Science
  • Software Engineering
  • Information Systems

This could be the future you if…

  • You can break down big problems into small solutions. 
  • You’re easily able to find new and better ways of building 
  • You are naturally curious to explore possibilities and ask “What if?”


Using a combination of various research methods and techniques, design principles and technologies you’ll  help our clients achieve more with your keen eye for design, research, and product to take ideas from ambiguity to clarity.

Potential Career Paths

  • Design
  • Product Design
  • Service Design
  • Content Design
  • UX/UI
  • Research

Typical Study Path

  • IT
  • Industrial Design
  • Visual Design
  • UX/UI
  • Design Computing

This could be the future you if…

  • You’re intuitively creative and problem-solver
  •  You understand that design means how things work and not how things look. 
  • You can naturally step into the shoes of others

Data & Analytics

Reimagine data and analytics to design, build,  engineer and optimise data solutions and platforms to  drive better business outcomes for our clients.

Potential Career Paths

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Science
  • Data Engineer
  • Machine Learning Engineer

Typical Study Path

  • Computer Science
  • Software Engineering
  • Statistics, 
  • Data Science
  • Mathematics

This could be the future you if…

  • You enjoy finding patterns in data, big or small and feel comfortable with abstract or messy data.
  • You thrive on using your  technical knowledge and creativity to solve complex problems
  • You like to create and aren’t limited by possibilities

Operations & Finance

Our Operations and  Finance Team  are the engine room to our business. You will partner  closely with our brands to power and support their business and our people.

Potential Career Paths

  • Accountant
  • Business Analyst
  • IT Support

Typical Study Path

  • Business
  • Commerce
  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Information Systems

This could be the future you if…

  • You have hawk-eye attention to detail and fist pump when things beautifully align
  • Your love for numbers or technology knows no bounds
  • You’re passionate about collaborating with others to make things better

Get a head start on
your career journey

Sign up to our Student Careers Community

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Program Dates

Future Associates Program
Applications for our 2023 program are now closed. We will re-open again in July 2023 and look forward to seeing your application then! We look forward to seeing your application for our 2024 intake!

Traineeship Program (open to all genders)

Traineeship Program (open to women and gender minorities only)
Applications open June 5, 2023.
Program starts July 17, 2023.