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  • Job reference: RMS0228709

Software Engineer - Automation

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/11/2020
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (25/12/20)
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The Role:
As an integral part of Autonomy Engineering Team, you will contribute to the development, deployment, and validation of cutting edge autonomous mining systems. The team is currently working on autonomous vehicles and are focused on the development of vehicle to vehicle communication systems for large fleets of mining vehicles.

The team is based in a state of the art, dedicated autonomy research building that includes an ICT Engineering workshop set up with test benches and server racks for testing, brand new office space with top end PC peripherals, and a large garage area with current autonomous vehicles and 'to-be' autonomous vehicles.

To perform well in this role you will need to have experience with embedded software and microservice architecture, it's highly preferred to also have experience with autonomy projects as well. In order of importance, the following skills have been identified as key suitability indicators:

  • C, C++, C# and Python.
  • Experience of micro-service architectures using Docker and similar technologies.
  • Good understanding of Linux on x86 and ARM platforms.
  • Integration skills using MQTT, ModBus, CAN, i2C
  • AWS skills including cloud formation, lamda, s3, kinesis, elastic search, RDS would be a bonus


The Company:
Work with an Australian owned global leader in the Iron Ore industry that is widely recognised for it's industry-leading development of cutting edge infrastructure and mining assets.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for over 50 years, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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