Akselos S.A.

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.