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Senior Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Sydney, Australia
Posted on Friday, June 2, 2023
Neara is a high-growth, venture-backed Series B, tech company headquartered in Sydney. We work with 75% of the utilities in Australia and New Zealand and are growing rapidly across the US and Europe. Our mission is to revolutionise the utilities industry by helping them future-proof their infrastructure and navigate the challenges of the clean energy transition. Our 3D digital network model enables utilities to simulate various scenarios and make informed decisions to protect their assets and communities.

As our Senior Software Engineer you will be designing and implementing product features and services that use machine learning in our critical infrastructure, digital twin platform. You will also exercise collaboration in a cross-functional team environment, with our product and engineering teams to improve platform machine learning capabilities and translate product/business problems into machine learning solutions. As a senior member of the team, you will be required to mentor other engineers in best practices as well.

Some of the things you will contribute to:
  • Writing production-quality code to support our machine learning systems
  • Building and operating pipelines for accessing and enriching data for machine learning
  • Building simulation engines that scale across millions of assets
  • Developing algorithms to generate accurate models from imperfect data
  • Developing data structures that can perform in real-time with user interaction on large underlying data sets
  • Working with a variety of data sources, including LiDAR, aerial photography & photogrammetry,
  • Working on real-time collaboration & live update algorithms
  • Putting your software engineering skills to the test in organising functionality for many use cases in a complex domain (this is not an "on click button, send RPC" kind of application)
  • Working and developing new features/products as the company grows
Some attributes we highly regard:
  • Software engineering principles and trade-offs
  • Algorithms and data structures
  • Mathematical reasoning ability - mathematics / engineering background a plus
Some of our technologies:
  • Java, C++, Python
  • JavaScript/TypeScript, HTML, CSS, WebGL
  • React, Angular, or Vue
Some of the benefits we have an offer:
  • Competitive salary
  • Meaningful Equity
  • Hybrid Max Environment, we have a fully stocked office (and impressive snack collection) if you want it, we're in Redfern! But you can work from your home when you see fit. You make the decision.
  • Regular office events
  • The real benefit is working on a genuinely complex, innovative and industry leading product making a genuine difference in the world around us.
Research shows that approximately 60% of candidates who don't meet the exact requirements of a job listing will not apply. At Neara, we encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply, as we believe that diverse perspectives drive innovation and growth. We value your skills, knowledge, and potential, even if you don't meet every single requirement listed!

Neara values diversity, belonging and equal employment opportunities. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply. Please note, you will require current and unrestricted working rights. All applicants will receive an update on their application within 7-10 working days.

No agencies or third party service providers please.