Electronics Engineer - Embedded Hardware

Location: Brisbane, Australia Position Type: Permanent Full Time

About Emesent Autonomy

Emesent Autonomy is an award-winning venture backed technology company that provides innovative end-to-end data solutions for the infrastructure and mining industry. At Emesent, we deliver revolutionary efficiency, safety and operational insights to underground mines and other GPS-denied environments through automated data collection and analytics using autonomous drones and machine learning.   

Emesent is a spin-off of the CSIRO Robotics Group, with a strong team of experienced roboticists and engineers dedicated to creating the next generation of autonomous drones and analytics for industrial applications. We are a growing team, developing on the cutting edge and creating impactful solutions in sunny Brisbane, Australia.

Job Description

As we continue to grow, we are looking for an Electronics Engineer who is passionate about embedded electronics and robotic systems. You will be responsible for designing electronics solutions for the next generation of Emesent’s drone autonomy and mapping products, performing testing of prototypes and pre-production units, and have input to development program project schedules and budgets.

This is a genuine opportunity to work at the cutting edge of  robotics technologies, in a dynamic organisation enjoying growth in both domestic and international markets.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Designing electronics schematics and PCB layout.

  • Meet architecture and interface requirements whilst designing, developing, prototyping, and verifying new products from concept through to production.

  • Research, design and development of products for manufacture.

  • Testing, verification and validation of designed products to ensure they meet the necessary requirements and specifications under anticipated usage scenarios and operating conditions.

  • Liaise with internal customers, suppliers and sub-contractors in relation to design architecture, interfaces and issues.

  • Assist in the preparation and review of system documentation including System Specifications, Risk Analyses, Regulatory Submissions etc.

  • Write critical verification and investigation reports to a high level of detail.

  • Interface with other project stakeholders to ensure that the system objectives are balanced with overall project objectives.

  • Maintain technical skills and awareness of technical improvements, advice management team of new technological advances.

  • Firmware development in embedded C or other languages.

Essential Qualifications and Skills

  • You have a Bachelors or Master degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, or related field.

  • Electronic circuit design skills, schematics and PCB design, from concept, prototype, and through to production (Altium prefered).

  • Strong knowledge of component selection and PCB assembly manufacturing processes.

  • Experience designing power and embedded microcontroller circuits.

  • Good hand soldering and reflow fabrication skills.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience

  • You have experience with robotic systems and familiarity with various concepts in robotics.

  • Embedded software/firmware development experience.

  • Experience with Solidworks or similar CAD packages.

  • Preferably have experience with EMC and Electrical Safety testing, or have followed other similar standards.


  • Competitive remuneration package.

  • Employer-contributed superannuation.

  • Participation in employee share option scheme.

  • Genuine learning and development opportunities.

  • Perks including coffee, snacks, fruits, BBQs, etc.

  • Great work environment and facilities.


Apply for this position

To apply for this position, please send your resume/CV and cover letter to jobs@emesent.io