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Senior Embedded Software/Firmware Engineer



Auckland, New Zealand
Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2024

ZeroJet is a fast-growing and exciting start-up developing high-performance electric jet propulsion systems for boats. Our vision is a future where all boats are electric.

Our journey, marked by successful market trials with world-leading brands, is propelling us toward our next exciting milestone – the move into production of our first product in Q2 2024.

Fuelling our momentum are audacious goals and a team that embodies brilliance. We thrive on innovation, open communication and collaboration. Here at ZeroJet, we've created an environment where you can be the best version of yourself. We're not just building products; we're shaping a future of sustainable and electrifying marine experiences.

In recognition of our relentless pursuit of excellence, we're proud recipients of the 2023 NZ Hi-Tech Startup Company of the Year award and honoured as a product finalist at METS Europe.

About the role

We’re on the hunt for an awesome Senior Embedded Software/Firmware Engineer to join the rest of our equally awesome team here at ZeroJet. So what’s this all about, and what’s involved? Here’s a peek at what we’re looking for you to do:

  • Design, develop and validate embedded firmware for various microcontrollers and processors.
  • Design the software architecture for our future systems, with a focus on modern tools.
  • System design to include the full spectrum of control systems, user interfaces as well as wireless and mobile connectivity.
  • Build core software practices and workflows, such as test-driven development, version control systems, code reviews, etc.
  • Analyse product requirements, specifications, and performance standards to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
  • Provide accurate time estimations for development.
  • Keep abreast of latest industry trends and technologies related to embedded systems design and development.