At Skyborne Technologies we are passionate about hybrid UAVs, and their present and future applications. We are a start-up business based in Brisbane, Australia and looking to expand nationally and international to deliver quality hybrid UAV products for both consumers and commercial industries.
If you would like to be a part of our small and focused teams that combine passion and innovation, please see our 'Current Opportunities' for a position that may be for you!
Embedded Systems Engineer
Hemmant, Brisbane — Full Time — Systems Engineering — $95k - $120k
Skyborne Technologies is a small, innovative start-up company that spun-off from the $70 million AUD HiFIRE / SCRAMSPACE hypersonics programs. Skyborne was formed in 2014 and has a combination of PhDs and experienced aerospace engineers.
Skyborne Technologies is developing the first small, armed, tactical man-portable UAS. The Cerberus GL is the next generation small tactical UAS class, providing a multi-role capability with aerial fire support.
Take the lead on the UAS firmware/software systems for Skyborne.
Knowledge of and experience with UAS or other aerospace systems will be to your advantage. Small elite team, high levels of autonomy, accountability and a flat leadership structure. Great travel opportunities and exciting work.
Manage the flight software at a high level, developing an existing RTOS (real time operating system) platform
Work with the GNC (Guidance Navigation and Control), RF Communications, Electronics and Ground Control System Engineers and integrate systems from a software/firmware perspective
Take an active part in the systems design process, adding input where required from a software integration perspective
Integrate devices such as laser rangefinders, motion gimbals, radios using various communications protocols as necessary (Ethernet, SPI, UART, RS485 etc)
Australian Citizenship for security clearances.
Bachelor's, Master's or PhD in Mechatronics or Software Engineering.
C++ / Linux experience essential.
Demonstrate previously designed, Real Time Operating Systems and firmware projects.
Five plus years experience (can include PhD years) or high GPA and solid evidence of practical ability.
The vetting process involves a phone interview, a face to face meeting and (if shortlisted) a whole day of assessment.