Software Engineer - Backend at Advanced Navigation

Research and Development, Full-Time, Sydney, AU sydney engineering full-time
Posted 15 days ago

Advanced Navigation is the global leader in navigation systems for air, land and sea. Our products are developed and manufactured in Australia and our main HQ is located in Sydney with offices around the world. With over 68 of the top 100 largest companies as customers, and a broad range of technologies, we are truly changing the way we navigate globally.

Our ever growing team has world class expertise in the fields of inertial navigation, global navigation satellite systems, sensors, acoustics, AI, and RF technologies. 

Click below to find out a little more about us:

Overview of Position

We are looking for an experienced software engineer with Java expertise. Join our Platform Team and help us build the best UAV command and control experience into Cloud Ground Control. 
We're looking for an engineer to participate in our efforts to make our real-time command and control platform reliable and scalable. Think sending and receiving millions of DJI or MavLinks events between 1000s of UAVs and users with the smallest latency possible. A great candidate will be comfortable to quickly contribute to our microservices architecture, and also be happy to learn new things and help improve any part of the system.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Design and develop cloud based solution to monitor and control fleet of vehicles 
  • Collaborate with other stakeholders and teams in establishing standards of quality and resolution of features and defects
  • Perform research to come up with software solutions to novel challenging problems and requirements
  • Working with embedded software engineers to complete interoperability of IoT robotics hardware systems
  • Assist with the development of mobile native and web applications
  • Mentor junior engineers technically and professionally
  • Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor of computer science or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of working experience as a Backend Engineer working with Java and Spring core
  • Familiar with Spring Boot and Spring JPA
  • Experience with SQL and DBMS (e.g. PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with REST API, web-socket, TCP or gRPC is a plus
  • Experience with OpenVPN
  • An additional language such as Go is a bonus
  • You are thriving working with containers in a Linux environment. Ideally you are comfortable with Kubernetes.
  • Familiarity with Cloud providers such AWS
  • Key Behavioural Qualities

  • We are looking for individuals who really enjoy being engaged in robotics and are full of ideas for how we can improve our technology and development processes
  • Self-driven and life-long learner who’s not accepting of the status quo
  • A genuine interest for anything robotic-related, and R&D generally
  • Someone who mandates quality and will not accept a low standard of work, but is able to work quickly on prototyping activities when it is clear that progress is more important than perfection. 
  • A passionate, hungry learner that gets excited about professional growth and being challenged by new opportunities
  • Proactive communicator who facilitates efficient discussion of problems  at the earliest opportunity, especially when significant problems surface that require long-term action to correct. 
  • Have a collaborative and team-oriented mindset for accomplishing goals and a bias-to-action and desire to make things happen.
  • Be confident developing disruptive technologies and pushing the boundaries of what is possible
  • Recognises the unique opportunity a career with ADNAV offers, and strives for the success of the company as well as their own development. They should visibly show enthusiasm to take on problems.
  • Who is  able to plan their own work around a general brief, be adaptable and recognise and avoid dead ends. 
  • Able to understand the design brief being asked of them and be proactive in gathering the information they need or asking questions until they understand well enough to proceed. 
  • What are some of the benefits you will have access to?

    You'll have access to industry-leading products with diverse applications within some of the most interesting and exciting projects worldwide. We’re growing a team of inspired, smart, and driven individuals from all sorts of backgrounds. With great opportunities for growth and variety, we strive to help each employee carve out the path that’s right for them.

    Apart from the above you will be doing your life's best work in a large, fun office in central Sydney close to all public transportation, with coffee and breakfast provided, to keep you going throughout the day.