Software Engineer / Developer (AU)

The Role

We are seeking a mid-level experienced back end software engineer to join our growing software development team. This role is predominantly an algorithm and back-end development role with opportunities to work on front-end technologies.

This is a dynamic role with wide-ranging tasks in a rapidly changing and growing space. You will work with a small team in an agile and highly iterative environment where creativity is the most valued skill. You will work with scientists, designers and engineers to rapidly develop and implement new product features to create a truly customer centric user experience.

We will provide you with varied and challenging work in a growing and dynamic business and the opportunity to exercise or develop leadership capabilities. The company environment is professional and collegiate with the motivated buzz of breaking into new market opportunities. Being a high-tech start-up backed by a significant partner, we can provide a unique challenge, career growth and company shares.

This is a great opportunity to build exciting new software that will make a real difference to the fastest growing segment of the renewable energy industry.

Candidate Requirements

You will need to have completed tertiary qualification in software engineering or equivalent and satisfy the following:

  • Be inspired, innovative and passionate about your work;
  • Demonstrate a high level of coding skills and capabilities;
  • Have at least three years’ experience working in software development in either an academic or commercial setting (may include PhD studies, if relevant);
  • Able to work in a flexible and dynamic environment.

The following is the Technology Stack used by Solar Analytics. Applicants with experience or a strong desire to learn will be considered if addressed in the cover letter.

Backend Focused - Python, NodeJS, C++, PostgreSQL, VCS (Git), SQLAlchemy, experience with AWS, GC offerings or equivalent, JIRA or alternative issue tracking tool.

Frontend (not required) - AngularJS, Python and web frameworks (Django,), VSC (Git), Javascript, JIRA or alternative issue tracking tool.

About Solar Analytics

Solar Analytics is Australia’s leading solar performance monitoring and fault diagnosis software company. Founded in Australia in 2013 by a team of passionate, world leading solar experts, Solar Analytics has developed a cloud-based data and analytics platform for local energy production and consumption. Unlike standard monitoring, Solar Analytics analyses energy generation, local weather conditions and on-site energy consumption data to provide real-time insights and accurate alerts into PV system performance and energy use. Unique among solar monitoring providers, we maximize the value customers receive from their solar systems.

Our team of 26 staff in Australia and 2 in the newly opened San Francisco office now delivers solar monitoring and smart analytics to over 12,000 customers across Australia, NZ and 4 states across the US. Backed by AGL - Australia’s largest energy retailer with the world’s largest fleet of residential solar power systems – Solar Analytics are on a rapid growth path to become the industry’s leading solar monitoring provider.

Solar Analytics is committed to workplace diversity. Currently over one third of our staff are women, ethnic minorities and/or work part time, including in technical and senior management roles.

The salary package will be commensurate with experience and will include bonus plus stock options.

This is a great opportunity to make a real difference to the fastest growing segment of the renewable energy industry.

Please send your resume and a cover letter detailing why you are suited to this role at Solar Analytics to