As our Senior Software Engineer in Test you will collaborate with our product and engineering teams to improve platform testing and test automation. You will be a key custodian of our product's quality and ensure that all code being pushed into production is thoroughly tested. As a senior member of the team, you will be required to mentor other engineers in best practices as well.

As part of this you will be required to: 

  • Contribute to planning and design
  • Review product code
  • Formulate test scenarios
  • Develop test automation frameworks
  • Automate test scenarios using the frameworks
  • Use software design patterns where appropriate
  • Set up, maintain and own Neara’s testing infrastructure
  • Manage the complexity and performance of large test datasets 
  • Set up dashboards for reporting test results in real time
  • Teach others good quality and testing practices
  • Develop tools to assist manual and exploratory testing


You have a demonstrable background in and understanding of software test engineering, software development, software architecture, and implementing software test frameworks. In addition to this, you’ve had significant experience in coding, developing test methodologies, writing test plans, creating test cases, troubleshooting and debugging. Tertiary qualifications in computer science or similar advantageous, but not required.

You have or will demonstrate the ability to be:

  • Strong grasp of software engineering principles, test automation and driving quality t
  • Familiar with test driven development (TDD) and behaviour driven development (BDD)
  • Familiar with testing tools like Cypress, Selenium, Cucumber, Browserstack, and Sauce Labs
  • Proficient in conducting performance tests using tools (for example JMeter, BlazeMeter, Loadster, Locust etc.)
  • Familiar with Integrating automated tests into CI/CD with build tools like Bazel, BuildKite, Bash/Python scripts
  • Proficient in one or more back end languages such as Java, Kotlin, Python, Node.js or Golang
  • Familiar with relational databases such as PostgreSQL
  • Proficient with at least one cloud provider - AWS, Azure or GCP


Neara is a high-growth utility software company headquartered in Sydney, Australia. We have secured our Series B funding and are backed by some of the best investors in Australia, including Square Peg Capital and Skip Capital.

Our mission is to empower organizations by bringing them closer to their assets, environment, and business through intelligent software solutions. As a result, we are tackling the toughest challenges in the rapidly evolving energy and infrastructure sector.

Our proprietary software platform generates three-dimensional digital models of infrastructure assets, enabling complex, engineering-grade analysis to be performed at scale. We enable utilities and infrastructure asset owners to enhance the operation and performance of their assets by optimizing capital spending, reducing operational costs, and improving safety and risk management.

We’re growing globally and we are passionate about the role that Neara is playing in reshaping and evolving the industry at a critical time in its history.


  • Competitive salary, plus equity options
  • Flexible hours and working arrangements
  • Significant opportunity for career development and acceleration
  • A dynamic environment, exceptional leadership team and high-performance culture 
  • A centrally located office, minutes from Redfern train station

To apply, please use the online application link below. For additional information or to arrange a confidential discussion, please email talent@neara.com.

Neara values diversity, belonging and equal employment opportunities. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply. Please note, you will require current and unrestricted working rights. All applicants will receive an update on their application within 7-10 working days.

No agencies or third party service providers please.

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