Ampyx Power is hiring a

Senior Algorithms Engineer

Melbourne, Australia

Ampyx Power is an innovative company developing an ‘Airborne Wind Energy’ system and will be launching it on the market in the next few years. We’re looking for an Algorithms Engineer to help us achieve our upcoming milestones. Are you experienced in modelling and control system design for embedded systems? And, do you want to make your unique contribution to develop a pioneering wind technology for generating sustainable energy? Then we’re looking for you!

Your role includes the following activities and skills:
As a senior member of the Algorithms Team, you will be required to develop and verify computational algorithms for our systems.  Within our company, algorithm engineers generate Simulink models of the complete system and use these to aid in design and analysis.  The core algorithms are translated into embedded production code by means of an autocoder.  As such, algorithms engineers are required to have a good knowledge of both control systems and algorithms design, as well as basic software engineering principles. The main tasks you will be working on are:

  • System modelling, including 6-DOF and flexible body models
  • Control system development, including architecting, design and analysis of control laws
  • Logic-based algorithm development, including health monitoring and complex decision chains
  • Conducting system-level analysis and trade-offs to support product life-cycle decisions
  • Supporting and developing processes in compliance with DO-178C/DO-331
  • Supporting junior algorithm team members

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