Software Engineer / Developer (Sydney, Australia)

The Role

We are seeking an experienced front-end software engineer to join our growing software development team. This role is predominantly a front end role with opportunities to work on back-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 5 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.
  • Experience with Project Teams ranging from 4 to 16 members.

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, PostgreSQL, Docker, VCS (Git), SQLAlchemy, strong experience with AWS, GC offerings or equivalent, Atlassian development products or alternative collaboration and issue tracking tools.

Frontend Focused

Angular, React, Webpack, Python and web frameworks (Django), VCS (Git), Javascript, JIRA or alternative issue tracking tool. 

Solar Analytics values team members with alternative sources of inspiration. If you wish, please include in your application the life skills you have developed in pursuits you are passionate about outside of work and study. 


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 30 staff in Australia now delivers solar monitoring and smart analytics to over 20,000 customers across Australia, NZ and the US.

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.

This is a great opportunity to make a real difference to the fastest growing segment of the renewable energy industry, as we transition to a fully-integrated Home Energy Management System platform.

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