Graduate Software Engineer

Sundrive Solar

Kirrawee, New South Wales, Australia Remote

Full time

Feb 21

​​Why Sundrive? SunDrive’s proprietary technology enables the use of copper instead of silver for the solar cell electrodes. This technological breakthrough has significant benefits, including greater efficiency, lower cost, scalable supply chain and more environmentally friendly production. 

​SunDrive founded in 2015, is backed by some of Australia’s top venture capital firms (Blackbird, MainSequence, Virescent, Grok), tech founders and the Australian Government (CEFC,ARENA). SunDrive has quickly grown from a UNSW PhD project in a garage to producing the world’s most efficient commercial-sized solar cells. 

​​​As our newest graduate software engineer, you will be integral to the development and implementation of the software used in the automation of the production tools used in the Sundrive production processes. This will be critical in ensuring that Sundrive can meet its production goals. The role will primarily involve developing software-based systems to control automated processes. You will have ownership over projects and will have the opportunity to grow and learn with the team.​ 

You will focus on:

  • ​Developing software to coordinate and control the various mechanical and electrical components of our mechatronic system 
  • ​Conducting test and simulations to ensure that the automated system fucntions correctly 
  • ​Researching and providing recommendations on tools and platforms for process data storage and analysis 
  • ​Collaborating with the wider engineering team to design and build complex systems that are fit for purpose whilst analysing and troubleshooting current system problems 
  • ​Implementing new technologies that will enhance the capabilities of the automation team ​


  • ​​Bachelor of Engineering in Mechatronics, Computer Science, Software or Electrical or another relevant area of study 
  • ​Strong knowledge of computer science and programming core fundamentals, including experience with C++ ,linux, SBC’s,Git & Docker 
  • ​Knowledge and experience with working on databases both locally and in the cloud and with establishing and maintaining cloud based services 
  • ​Experience working with integrating hardware with software and understanding of modern web development, both front and backend 
  • ​Some fundamental electrical/electronics knowledge and experience is beneficial but not a necessity

​​Sundrive 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.​ 

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