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Junior Embedded Engineer

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  • Apply your experience in programming embededded IoT platforms.
  •  Be part of a team of dedicated professionals bringing new innovations to the world.
  • Join Data61 - Australia's largest innovation group!

The Position

The role of Research Projects staff in CSIRO is to collaborate in scientific activities with other research staff usually by assisting with detailed planning, undertaking or assisting with experimental and observational work, and in carrying out the more practical aspects of the work.

We are looking for a motivated junior embedded engineer or recent engineering graduate with strong embedded (microcontroller) programming skills.
In this position you will report, under close mentorship, to a Senior Engineer while engaging with research scientists and engineers to translate algorithms into reliable embedded code for close-to-market embedded devices.

Specifically you will:

  • Design and implementation of embedded code for next generation cattle ear-tags.
  • Reporting to senior engineers and scientists on experiments and progress
  • Communicate effectively and respectfully with all staff, clients and suppliers in the interests of good business practice, collaboration and enhancement of CSIRO’s reputation.
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary, often regionally dispersed research team, to carry out tasks under limited direction in support of scientific research.

Location:      Pullenvale, QLD
Salary:          $61K - $78K plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure:         Specified term of 2.5 years
Reference:   45162

To be successful you will need:

  • Relevant Degree &/or equivalent experience in Electrical or Software engineering.
  • Ability to communicate in a fluent and courteous manner, both orally and in writing.
  • Experience with programming of embedded IoT platforms, including Cortex-M architecture,  embedded OS (contiki, FreeRTOS or similar), development of low level drivers (using SPI, I2C, DMA etc), storage drivers, time-synchronisation, and energy-optimized software.
  • Demonstrated experience with low-power wireless network stacks (BLE, 802.15.4, LoRa/LoRaWAN).
  • Experience with linux, UNIX, raspbian
  • Ability to work with multi-disciplinary team, working within research environments
  • Willingness and ability to travel to regional and remote locations.
  • Ability to commence full-time work in early Oct 2017.

Before you apply please view the full position description and selection criteria here:  Position Details Document

Who we are: The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

At CSIRO, we do the extraordinary every day. We innovate for tomorrow and help improve today – for our customers, all Australians and the world. We imagine. We collaborate. We innovate.

CSIRO’s Data61 business unit is the largest data innovation group in Australia, bringing together approximately 600 research and development staff working in digital technologies to create benefit for Australia. Data61 develops Australia's future leaders with its strong 300+ PhD student program in collaboration with our best universities across Australia. 

Our Commitment to you:
We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you. We emphasise an individual’s growth and development which is supported by interacting and learning from world leading scientists and engineers, who provide the opportunity to challenge, transform and innovate new ideas.  CSIRO’s Data61 is committed to sourcing the brightest and best talent to become part of the Data61 family, and contribute to creating Australia’s data driven future.

How to Apply:  If you wish to apply for this position, please upload 1 document only containing your covering letter and resume that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role.   

Applications Close:  11:59pm AEST, 24 September 2017


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