Senior Embedded Software/Firmware Engineer

Job Title: Senior Embedded Software/Firmware Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Reference: 317967
Contact Name: Peter Starling
Job Published: February 11, 2020 16:45

Job Description

Aquiba designs and manufactures high reliability long-life battery powered digital water meters with integrated Low Power Wide Area radio connectivity (LTE and ISM).

We are seeking a Senior Embedded Software/Firmware Engineer to support the ongoing design and implement high-quality, optimised embedded applications and contribute to overall application and system design.

This position is based in Brisbane (Northern suburbs). This position will appeal to you if you are seeking a challenging role within an expanding product development team, working with state of the art embedded hardware, radios and sensor technology. 


  • Embedded firmware design and implementation
  • Developing and testing new prototypes and functionality
  • Collating requirements and creating clear design documentation
  • Proactive contribution to product development process and systems

Skills and Experience Required:


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computer Science discipline
  • Impressive foundation in all areas of programming
  • Fluent in C for embedded devices
  • Exposure to bootloaders in assembler
  • ARM processors (pref. Cortex M series)
  • Real time operating systems
  • Strong debugging and problem solving skills
  • Excellent design documentation and writing skills
  • Excellent time management and task prioritisation




  • Experience integrating cellular radios
  • Exposure to communications protocols: UDP, MQTT, CoAP, LWM2M
  • Optimisation for battery operation
  • Serial protocols and digital/analogue peripherals
  • Algorithm development and digital signal processing
  • Ability to read schematics and use electronic test equipment
  • High reliability design principles

If you are excited by the prospect of a challenging development role in a fast-moving new product sector we want to hear from you.

To be considered please Apply with a resume and covering letter (in WORD format) Confidential enquiries can be made to Peter Starling, Client Partner, on Ph: 07 3305 5830.


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