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Senior Software Engineer – Climate Science Tech Company – Sydney-based – Highly Flexible

Westbury Partners Sydney, Australia
Posted 3 days ago Permanent AUD140k - AUD180k
Senior Software Engineer Role to make the world a better place! Environmentally focused area for a seasoned developer who likes to play with high performing computers! 1 day per week in office (Optional!) with this innovative tech firm in its 5th year of growth!

 

Our Client:

Our Client is on a mission to empower businesses with the tools they need to understand and mitigate risks from extreme events across the globe, both past and future. They are a dynamic science and technology start-up, pioneering innovative solutions that help their clients navigate a world of uncertainty. Their cutting-edge platform combines state-of-the-art scientific research with advanced technology to provide insights that drive informed decision-making.

The Technology:

In order to craft their products our Client has assembled a diverse and highly skilled team, bringing together expertise in Machine Learning, Climate and Weather Science, Mapping Technologies, and High-Performance Computing. They actively engage with and contribute to the cutting-edge advancements in those fields, aligning their efforts with the most robust scientific and technological developments. Their overarching objective is to deliver practical, technology-infused solutions while also serving as a beacon of innovative thinking in addressing the formidable challenges posed by climate risk.

The role:

Our client is seeking a talented and passionate Senior Software Engineer with expertise in Python/C++ to join our growing team. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in developing and enhancing their software platform, both back and front end, enabling businesses to assess and manage their risk exposure to extreme events worldwide. This is a unique opportunity to work at the intersection of science and technology, making a meaningful impact on a global scale.

Candidates with experience in the below will stand out:

  • Proficiency in web mapping technologies, encompassing both front-end and back-end tools such as Leaflet, MapBox, React, PostGIS, and OGC W* standards.
  • Expertise in climate and weather data analysis and processing using Python, leveraging packages like numpy, scipy, and sklearn.
  • Development of machine learning algorithms applied to extensive geospatial datasets.
  • Competence in API development, utilizing frameworks like Flask, FastAPI, or equivalent.
  • Experience in constructing and executing High-Performance Computing (HPC) workflows on Supercomputers or clusters.
  • Familiarity with tools and technologies like MPI, Slurm, and programming languages such as C/C++/Fortran. Proficiency in working with file formats like NetCDF, HDF5, and GeoTIFF.
  • Understanding of factors impacting software performance and scalability, including network and disk latency and throughput.

Additional criteria:

  • Demonstrated 5+ years of expertise in operating within a cloud-based Linux environment.
  • Proficiency in collaborative teamwork, focusing on the development of high-quality software.
  • Self-driven and capable of working independently, particularly in the context of a fast-growing organization.
  • Willingness and adaptability to collaborate with individuals across diverse locations and time zones (Sydney, Zurich, London, and New York)

This role is suitable for candidates that are skilful Software Developers but also broad generalist technologists who can wear many hats.

 

#python #c++ #cpp #leaflet #mapbox # react #PostGIS #numpy #scipy #sklearn #flask #FastAPI #HPC # MPI #slurm #fortran

Leading Climate Science Tech Company needing Python/C++ Allrounder

  • Flexible Working/Fully Remote – You make your mind up!
  • Climate/weather prediction Software
  • Global company with HUGE multi national clients
Job ID  6824
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