Hardware Engineering Intern

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Job Description

Hardware Engineering Intern

Wattcost is an internationally awarded Australian tech startup company, pioneering ultra-low power wireless consumer products and AI-based machine-learning technologies, that simply transform an entire household and its appliances into the contextually-aware intelligent home of the future.

We’re looking for a hardware engineering intern, who loves to build stuff that matters. As part of the Wattcost team you will wear many hats and work alongside our engineers prototyping, manufacturing, cloud analytics and mobile app development testing. You’ll also become involved in commercial partner trials and other off-site projects.

You should have a strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit – Wattcost is growing quickly, with each team member given significant responsibility and autonomy. This will mean hard work, but will also mean much room for innovation developing unique products while creating room for significant personal and career growth.

To be successful in this role:

  • Enrolled/graduated in Bachelor/Master of Engineering discipline
  • Experience in some software programming language
  • Is excited to take things apart to understand how they work
  • Strong desire to work with a small team to transform an industry
  • A fun, relaxed and engaging personality
  • Drivers/electricians license (not absolutely necessary)


  • Be a part of building a global product and global brand that really matters

  • Gain experience at a tech startup with multiple engineering streams

  • Work with experienced entrepreneurs creating revolutionary new technologies

  • A wide range of challenging engineering problems to be solved

  • New office centrally located in the Sydney Startup Hub above Wynyard station



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Sector: Energy

About this company

Founders:David Soutar, Demetrious Harrington, Tell Mueller-Pettenpohl

Founded date:2015

Revenue:US$ < 1 million




With one intelligent device, Wattcost® transforms any household and its current appliances into the intelligent home of the future. Revolutionary Wattcost Beacon® meter-to-mobile technology, continuously measures home energy use, helping...read more

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