Akselos is the creator of the world’s most advanced engineering simulation technology – the Digital Guardian. Founded in 2012 and with operations in Europe, the USA, and South East Asia, the company’s products are designed specifically to help protect the world’s critical infrastructure with real-time, condition-based monitoring for large critical assets. Awarded as 2020 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, Akselos is an MIT spin-out that was born in response to two societal challenges: the climate change driven transition to a low carbon economy, and the multi-trillion dollar infrastructure investment shortfall hampering economic growth and putting societies at extreme risk. We’re working towards speeding up the megascale deployment of offshore wind by lowering the cost of energy, and making infrastructure more resilient, with condition-based monitoring and predictive maintenance at the center of our efforts. We’ve taken the technology ubiquitously used in design, and applied breakthrough mathematics to make it powerful enough to also be used in operations. The result is our flagship product, the Digital Guardian, which monitors the structural condition of critical infrastructure in real time, by combining next generation simulation software with sensors and data analytics. This offers asset owners/operators a window into the future, and the ability to have eyes on their assets 24/7.

Akselos S.A.

Boston, MA

Senior Engineer - Full Stack

POSITION BACKGROUND

The Software Engineer's role is to help us enhance our desktop 3D frontend, web frontend, and cloud-based infrastructure with a particular focus on developing new features that are relevant to the offshore wind industry. These tools allow our users to design models, connect to our cloud-based engineering simulation engine, and visualize/post-process results.

The Software Engineer should improve our ability to support customer requests and add new front-end features. These are very high-impact for our customers and sales because front-end features are user- facing.

Additionally, the Software Engineer may help deploy and maintain our cloud-based high-performance compute platform, and may add new features in areas such as user authentication, diagnostics, and cloud scaling.

 ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Use Python, QML, OpenGL, numpy, and other libraries to implement new features and maintain existing features for Akselos Modeler desktop frontend.
  • Use Typescript, Javascript to implement new features and maintain existing features for the Akselos Dashboard web frontend.
  • Ensure the reliability of desktop and web applications via framework of testing layers (unit-test, integration test, end-to-end test). Create and update tests as new features are added.
  • Provide immediate support and assistance to the users that encountered bugs or errors from the Modeler or Dashboard.
  • Add new features and make other improvements to the server backend

       ?   Develop the server backend, adding new features to meet business requirements.

       ?   Create new logging, diagnostic, monitoring, and notification tools to help ensure reliable operation of the cloud service and adherence to any SLAs.

       ?   Make architectural changes as necessary to smoothly scale cloud resource usage according to customer demand.

       ?   Migrate backend services to use new third-party tools, including new features that may be provided by the hosting cloud platform

       ?   Profile backend services and make necessary performance improvements.

  • Deploy and maintain the service on the cloud platform

       ?   Diagnose server failures

       ?   Ensure services are operating as designed

       ?   Avoid server downtime due to resource exhaustion

       ?   Provision new server instances as required by customer demand

       ?   Automate deployment of new server instances

  • Test the server backend, creating new automated tests as necessary to ensure continuous availability of the service.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING SKILLS

  • Python experience
  • Familiarity with Javascript & Typescript
  • Strong background with vector calculus
  • Experience with Linux server administration.
  • Knowledge of common features and concepts related to cloud computing platforms

OTHER SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two years professional experience or other demonstrable programming experience
  • Experience with deployment and administration on a cloud platform (e.g. AWS or GCP),
  • Experience with automation and other server-related tasks using Python or a similar language.
  • Experience with some common tools and workflows used for building, testing, and deployment.