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Associate Software Engineer

Sundrive Solar

Sundrive Solar

Software Engineering
New South Wales, Australia
Posted on Saturday, September 9, 2023
SunDrive was founded in 2015 and is backed by some of Australia’s top venture capital firms (Blackbird, MainSequence, Virescent, Grok), and the Australian Government (CEFC,ARENA). SunDrive has grown from a UNSW PhD project in a garage to producing the world’s most efficient commercial-sized solar cells, enabling lower coast, scalable supply and a more environmentally friendly production.SunDrive’s proprietary technology enables the use of copper instead of silver for the solar cell electrodes. This has been studied for decades, but with this technological breakthrough we have caused shockwaves throughout the industry, as we take the next step forward to unlocking more sustainable, near unlimited green energy solution for the world.As our new Associate Software Engineer in the team you will be responsible for building software, that will create long lasting impact with the solar renewable manufacturing space for SunDrive. You will work closely with senior members of the team to soak up knowledge in different areas while still having autonomous ownership of your own tasks.You will focus on:
  • Conducting tests and simulations to ensure that automated systems function correctly
  • Analyzing and troubleshooting problems with existing systems across software, mechanical and electrical domains
  • Collaborating with other engineers and technical professionals to design and build complex systems
  • Researching and implementing new technologies to enhance the capabilities of the automation team.

You will bring:
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Mechatronics, or Computer Science / Engineering
  • Previous experience in a Mechatronics or Software Engineer role
  • Strong foundational programming knowledge within C++ with an interest in AI / ML
  • Knowledge of basic electrical and electronic engineering principles such as circuit design, control systems, and signal processing.
  • Willing to be hands on with automated machines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Benefits @ SunDrive!🧠Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Free confidential counselling offered to all employees (full time, part time and casual employment) and their immediate family members from first day of employment with SunDrive
✏️Learning & Development
  • AUD $1,000 per calendar year
  • 5 days of leave at full pay
🧸Parental Leave
  • 13 weeks of leave at full pay for the primary caregiver
  • 6 weeks leave for the secondary caregiver (4 weeks Full Pay, 2 weeks Government incentive)
  • 6 weeks of parental bereavement leave at full pay for both primary and secondary caregivers
🚌Transportation Allowance
  • Up to AUD $45 per week for public transport / tolls, 52 weeks per calendar year
Additional InformationSunDrive Solar Pty Ltd is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.SunDrive is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.