Embedded Software Engineer

Job Title: Embedded Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Adelaide
Reference: 544931A
Contact Name: Wendy Donovan
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 15, 2022 13:00

Job Description

  • Jump aboard and watch your results fly into space 

  • Unique opportunity to work in the Australian Space Industry 

  • Entry level, innovative team, Adelaide CBD 

About the company: 
Neumann Space is an Australian space technology company based at Lot Fourteen in Adelaide. With a team of 10 engineers, we are developing, testing and soon commercialising an electric propulsion system for satellites and spacecraft. With their patented technology maturing they are poised for their next stage of growth and are looking to expand their engineering team. 
The opportunity: 
We seek a passionate, talented and enthusiastic Embedded Software Engineer to join our dynamic engineering team. You will work with a multidisciplinary team of engineers to develop software solutions for the Neumann Space propulsion system and software for integrating the system into our customer’s satellite buses. We have a modern approach to software engineering and use the latest technologies across our platform. You will understand how to integrate payloads into a wide range of National and International satellite buses through the role. 

The benefits 

  • Work in a young, fresh and innovative environment 

  • Be appreciated as a contributing member of a team 

  • See your work fly into space 

  • Be part of the next growth phase of the business 

  • Centrally located at Lot Fourteen in Adelaide CBD 

  • Get training & support 

The ideal person 
Space technology development is an international race and Neumann Space must be fast and agile. In a small multi-disciplinary team, we are not looking for passengers but for exceptionally driven candidates who want to leave their mark. You will fit into this environment if you are entrepreneurial, self-motivated, hands-on with a can-do attitude. 
You may be a graduate or have up to 3 years’ experience in industry (aerospace and /or defence would be great!) with a well-rounded knowledge of embedded software for the STM family of microprocessors. You will be a person wanting the opportunity to own your work, develop your skills in a growth industry and work in a multi-disciplinary team full of career opportunities. 
The key responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Developing embedded software for real-time systems in C/C++. 

  • Developing software using an RTOS for the STM processor family. 

  • Working with in-house developed hardware. 

  • Design and build of custom drivers. 

  • Unit and integration testing. 

  • Documentation of software and protocol designs. 

  • Development of software test procedures. 

  • Documentation for customer integration. 

Qualifications and Skills that are essential: 

  • Demonstrated 3 years of embedded software engineering experience, including experience with RTOS. Graduates welcome with intern experience 

  • Understanding of real-time embedded systems, hardware/software interfaces, scheduling algorithms, etc. 

  • An interest and passion for embedded systems and the space industry. 

  • Interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence that supports working in a small and agile company with other highly focussed, intelligent people. 

  • Highly proficient in either C or C++. 

  • Experience in developing software on Linux PCs and using Git in a team environment. 

  • Familiarity with various communication and networking protocols. 

  • A degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics or Computer Science. 

Australian Citizenship and COVID vaccination are requirements of the position.
Preliminary interviews conducted by peoplefusion immediately.
To learn more please contact Wendy Donovan 02 4927 2015 or For a full information please download here.  Please apply by clicking “apply for this job” – please submit your CV and covering letter highlighting your skills for this role.  
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