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Embedded Systems Software Developer at Swoop Aero

in Melbourne, VIC

Job description

Swoop Aero is a impact-driven startup using autonomous airborne transport technology to revolutionise the healthcare is delivered across Asia Pacific. We’ve seen considerable growth at Swoop Aero over the last 12 months, and now we need a flight control (embedded control systems) software developer to work with us to drive the next stage of our growth.


Swoop Aero provides fast, on-demand, inbound and outbound logistics with autonomous aircraft. We are redefining healthcare with airborne mobility, and our goal is to take medical couriers off the road, everywhere in the world.


We have a growing team of aviation operations, mechatronics, and engineering professionals based in Melbourne, and we are looking to expand our operations across the Asia Pacific region.




About the Role

The primary focus of the flight control systems engineer will be to own development of backend and embedded software, including AI algorithms, for our cloud based flight control platform and autonomous aircraft flight controllers. Some of the things you’ll be doing include:

  • Working closely with the engineering team to develop a technology vision and shepherd that vision through development and delivery.
  • Control system optimisation and performance testing, including advanced sensor integration and failure mode testing
  • Meshing of ground and airborne systems via distributed infrastructure
  • Identifying and implementing technology solutions to improve current operational processes
  • Aircraft manoeuvrability testing
  • Design, modelling and simulation of new components

We’re looking for the right teammate, not necessarily the right tech stack. So, if you’re a seasoned developer excited to apply your experience to be a valuable part of our team, we’re excited to hear from you.


About You

You are fluent in good coding practices by demonstrating well executed design principles, proper test coverage, while delivering readable, extensible code. You understand one of the most critical skills in software development is communication. Therefore, you are excited to contribute collaboratively to both the design and build of the overall product. You focus on shipping software that enables us to create impact, with a disciplined style of execution.


The Offer

  • Start-up sized company, where you can make an immediate impact
  • Build software that makes a direct positive impact to people’s’ lives
  • Amazing workshop / offices with a convenient location for shopping and restaurants
  • All early employees receive equity

About the process

To apply, please complete this short questionnaire.

If successful, you will be invited to a first round interview.

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