Software Engineer (Embedded Systems) at Relectrify

Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing, Engineering, Full-time, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia melbourne engineering full-time
Posted a month ago

Why Relectrify?

At Relectrify, we're driven to create a world abundant with clean and renewable energy and we’re on a mission to engineer the future of battery energy storage. Our team is passionate about the transition to renewables and dedicated to bringing highly innovative, transformational technologies to life. Relectrify’s technology is game-changing: it makes inverters for battery energy storage obsolete and in the process improves the performance, safety and longevity of energy storage systems, while reducing cost.

With a dynamic, inclusive and flexible work culture, we foster creativity and encourage professional growth. We are building a team that brings diverse perspectives to the table and we empower our people to make a real difference in the workplace — and the world. 

Join us as we pave the way toward a cleaner, smarter, and more sustainable world.

About the Role

This role focuses on embedded software development using languages such as C, C++, and Rust, targeting various microprocessor platforms across hardware modules. It offers an opportunity to apply your engineering expertise in a distinctive field and contribute to our efforts in aiding the global transition to renewable energy.

In this role, you'll be tasked with designing safety-critical software, a key component in our commitment to reliability and robustness. You'll play a pivotal role in enhancing our development processes and prioritizing rigorous testing to ensure top-tier software quality. Working closely with hardware, you'll help bridge the gap between digital and physical components, contributing significantly to the iterative maturation of our products from conception to market readiness.

Reporting to the Software Manager, some of the specific tasks of the role include:

  • Designing and developing embedded software using C, C++, and Rust
  • Testing and debugging hardware components
  • Designing, implementing, and maintaining comprehensive software tests at multiple levels (unit, integration, system)
  • Optimizing system architectures to improve system efficiency, performance, and scalability
  • Creating detailed design documentation and supporting knowledge transfer and future maintenance.


Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master's Degree in Computer science, electrical engineering or equivalent and 3+ years applicable workplace experience;
  • You are proficient in C, C++ and/or Rust
  • You have deep knowledge of MCU architectures, peripherals, and development environments
  • You are strong in electrical and electronics fundamentals
  • You are comfortable with reading electrical schematics and datasheets
  • You have deep knowledge of the embedded toolchains and workflow
  • You are skilled in electronics debugging with lab equipment
  • You are passionate about engineering and can share evidence of this via a personal project or public git repo

Highly Desirable:

  • Experience with power electronics and battery energy storage systems
  • Experience with linux environment
  • Experience with embedded stacks for ARM cores
  • Experience with Python or other scripting languages
  • Experience with safety-critical systems
  • Experience with test-driven development
  • Experience with continuous integration, build, deployment & monitoring
  • Demonstrable people or project leadership experience

Successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment screening checks via our third-party provider.


Advancement Opportunities

Relectrify is on a rapid scale-up trajectory, potential for future advancement into senior or supervisory roles exists.


  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Education expense reimbursement
  • Purchased leave scheme
  • Paid parental leave - 12 weeks
  • Public transport stipend
  • Free snacks and (actually good!) coffee
  • Team events and monthly socials

A note for external agencies:

  • This role does not require agency input. Please do not forward resumes directly to Relectrify; we do not accept unsolicited resumes and are not responsible for any associated fees.