Software Engineer / Developer

Wattcost is an exciting, rapidly growing technology start-up based in Sydney, Australia. Our internationally awarded product unlocks the potential of real-time home intelligence to help consumers save money, protect their family and the environment.

Our product relies on cutting edge technologies: massive amounts of home energy and behavioural data, real-time machine-learning and the latest frameworks and libraries. The development stack is based on AWS, Python and JavaScript, so you'll need a broad set of skills and be prepared to use them. You can expect a wide variety of work along with a great amount of freedom to learn and grow.

Who you should be:

You should have proven yourself as full-stack developer who thrives on roles where you're expected to work right across the front and backend stack and experience to efficiently ship new features to production!

As the latest member of our talented engineering team, you will play a key role in building and enhancing our technologies. You will use cutting-edge technologies to develop web services and machine learning algorithms from scratch to meet our platform throughput requirements.

To be successful in this role:

  • Degree in computer science, applied math, or a similar field
  • 3-5 years development experience building web applications and algorithms
  • Strong Python, SQL and JavaScript ES6/7 programming skills
  • Excellent understanding of database design, algorithms and data structures
  • Built projects which scaled web architectures massively (from launch to terabytes)
  • Familiarity with the agile development process and extreme programming
  • Experience in continuous integration and testing frameworks


  • Be a part of building a global product and brand that really matters
  • Gain experience at a startup on the cutting-edge of consumer products
  • Work with experienced entrepreneurs creating revolutionary new technologies
  • A wide range of challenging software development projects
  • New office centrally located in the Sydney Startup Hub above Wynyard station