Software Developer - Python, Qt

Product Dev. - Software Engineering · Lausanne, VD
Department Product Dev. - Software Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

About us :


Akselos is a rapidly-growing digital technology company with headquarters in Switzerland and operations in Europe, South East Asia, and the USA. The company has crafted the world’s most advanced engineering modeling and fastest simulation technology to protect the world’s critical infrastructure today and tomorrow. Currently focused on the Energy market, the technology has the power to redefine how we build and handle our critical infrastructure and pushes the boundaries of what modern engineering and data analytics can achieve.


Akselos is seeking an experienced Front End Software Engineer with outstanding technical software development skills with extensive experience in development of both web and rich client software in Python-based applications. The individual will have a track record of working within agreed methods and frameworks for software development.


The Software Engineer 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. He/She should help with development of Akselos Modeler, which is a Qt-based front-end to our engine.

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.


You will need to be extremely comfortable communicating with engineers in a very technical landscape. The Engineer reports to the Chief Architect with also a line to the Technology Development team from HCM City, Vietnam.


The position should be located remotely or ideally nearby Akselos offices: in the US Boston (MA), Houston (TX) or Lausanne (Switzerland) 


Main tasks:


  • Use Python (and Qt, QML, OpenGL, numpy) to implement new features and maintain existing features for the desktop frontend.
  • Create prototypes for new ideas and features
  • Work collaboratively with the engineering teams to understand end user requirements to provide technical solutions, user interface designs as well as implementation of new software features.
  • Help develop a clear and robust desktop API which is a basis for a scripting interface, an automated end-to-end test suite, and allowing development of 3rd-party plugins.
  • Ensure the reliability of desktop application via framework of testing layers (unit-test, integration test, end-to-end test). Add and update tests as the application scales up.
  • Build a test suite to detect bugs, errors for the application to ensure it's in good shape at all times, including the UI/UX requirement.


Professional experience and Technical skills requirements:


  • 2 years minimum overall application programming experience
  • Previous work experience as a Python Developer
  • Degree in Computer Science and/or Engineering or related discipline
  • Hands on experience with Python user interface frameworks
  • Up-to-date with the latest UI/UX techniques and technologies
  • Used to working in an International context with good written and spoken English
  • Experience in UI development, preferably in CAE/CAD/3D graphics applications
  • Understanding of performance testing and optimization techniques

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  • Location
    Lausanne, VD
  • Department
    Product Dev. - Software Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor