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Lead Machine Learning Engineer



Software Engineering
Sydney, Australia
Posted on Saturday, June 3, 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 revolutionize 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 a Senior/Lead Machine Learning Engineer, you will create optimized, state of the art 3D graphical user interfaces and build physics simulation engines that scale across millions of assets.

Some of the things you will contribute to:

  • Developing approaches to generate accurate models from imperfect data using deep learning and classical algorithms

  • Developing approaches for intelligent network scale insights

  • Developing and optimize training pipelines

  • 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, and structured data.

  • Putting your software engineering skills to the test in organizing functionality for many use cases in a complex domain (this is not an "on click button, send RPC" kind of application)

  • Mentoring other engineers in best practices

Some attributes we highly regard:

  • Background in software development and machine learning coupled

  • You have a superb working knowledge of Python and C++ (Java is a plus).

  • Most of all, you’re passionate about Machine Learning and building best-in-class, complex software solutions.

  • An expert in Deep Learning and can bring new ideas to the business on how best to solve our customers' unique problems in our software platform.

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.

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