Software Engineer

Intermediate to Senior Position

About Abyss

Abyss Solutions is an award-winning and rapidly accelerating start-up delivering data-driven engineering assessments for critical infrastructure. The team pushes state-of-the-art in machine learning using creative measures for harvesting key information collected from remote systems operating in challenging field conditions.

Our team consists of experts in marine robotics, computer vision, machine learning, sensor technology and civil engineering.

Your Role

Your role will involve the full software development lifecycle of a broad range of tools for automated data collection and analysis of diverse and challenging field data. Your output will deliver invaluable analytics to a wide range of commercial clients.You’ll be working closely with a group of experienced software engineers, machine learning specialists, and robotics experts, guiding you towards development of our cutting-edge products.

Main Role

  • Develop software for field robotics and data manipulation, management, analysis, and representation
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of commercial data products


At least a graduate in computer science or software engineering degree.

Skills and Requirements

  • Great Python and/or modern C++ in Linux environment
  • Strong mathematical and problem solving skills
  • Strong software design skills
  • Understanding Bash scripting
  • Understanding software testing methodologies

Highly Desirable

  • Basic understanding of computer vision, data science, machine learning, and robotics
  • Javascript, Node.js, modern web development
  • AWS ecosystem
  • Experience in Agile methodologies

What’s in it for you

  • GROW: Rapidly growing tech firm with exceptional ambitions, actively delivering novel products. You will see your work making a big impact to real clients!
  • COLLABORATE: Work tightly with a diverse entrepreneurial team with lots of opportunities for growth and mentorship
  • LEARN: A continuous learning culture with support for courses, meetups and academic collaborations
  • PLAY: Flexible work arrangements and a socially active team


Abyss Solutions is located in Homebush Business Village in the Inner West of Sydney. The office is within close proximity to the Great Western Highway, Western Motorway and Homebush Bay Drive, which places it at the junction of major arterial roads linking Sydney north to south and east to west. Bus and railway stations are easily accessible. The Sydney CBD is only 30 minutes drive away.

How To Apply

If you have the required skills we would love to hear from you! Please apply by sending an email to and kindly make sure to include the following:

  • Resume, and,
  • Cover Letter – Your cover letter must address the following points:
    • Half page containing a brief overview of relevant skills and work experience for this role, and your work/visa eligibility in Australia.
    • Apply linear regression to find the next number in the following series: 25, 36, 45, 54, 72, 83. Please include the output number to nearest decimal point in the cover letter.

We will not accept applications without a cover letter to accompany your resume.

Abyss Solutions is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at the workplace. We welcome and highly encourage women , people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and people from diverse backgrounds to apply.