Firmware Engineer
Melbourne, Australia
Junior · Full time
Posted 3 years ago
What makes your team, product and purpose so darn special? What will you gain from joining us?
- Revolutionary technology - People-first culture - Collaboration with global leaders

Firmware Engineer

  • Fast-growing and well-funded startup
  • Opportunity to work on a novel technology
  • Opportunity to work with world-leaders in the field


Are you looking for an opportunity to work on innovative products while creating a positive impact? If you feel passionately about saving lives and would like to develop a product that will revolutionise healthcare, you could be Nutromics’ next Firmware Engineer!


In this role, you will perform firmware design and development work to support the research, development, and commercialisation of Nutromics’ novel wearable sensing platform technology. You will also support the Lead Electrical Engineer with circuit design for electrochemical sensors.



  • Degree qualification in engineering or equivalent discipline.


Skills and Experience

  • 2+ years of practical and demonstratable experience in developing firmware for embedded electronic systems in a commercial context
  • Practical and demonstrable experience with designing analog front ends with op-amps, DACs, and ADCs
  • Familiarity with architecture principles for embedded systems, implementation within IDEs or command-line tools, and version control
  • Experience integrating hardware and software
  • Experience designing applications on microcontroller devices
  • Familiarity with wireless communication protocols such as Bluetooth
  • Familiarity with medical device development process
  • Self-motivated, with an ability to work autonomously and creatively
  • Ability to discuss and defend design choices
  • Willingness to learn and adapt in a rapidly changing environment



  • Design of firmware to meet system requirements specifications
  • Design of circuits to meet system requirements specifications
  • C programming on embedded devices
  • Liaising with suppliers to produce prototype devices for testing
  • Documenting test protocols for hardware and firmware subunits
  • Execution of test protocols for hardware and firmware subunits
  • Execution of integration tests for hardware and firmware
  • Documentation of test results in test reports
  • Assisting with precompliance and compliance testing for RF immunity, RF emissions, electrical safety, and other requirements of harmonised standards
  • Maintenance and calibration of equipment
  • Collaborate on device integration with chemistry and fabrication teams


We believe in inclusiveness, given that our product will be used by people from all backgrounds and walks of life. We endeavour to reflect this in the make-up of our team as well.  Women, LGBTQIA+ individuals, People of Colour, and applicants with diverse backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply.


To apply please send your cover letter and resume to:


About Nutromics

Nutromics is an award-winning Melbourne born and venture capital funded biomedical device startup. Our vision is to create a world with zero preventable deaths due to a lack of timely molecular data, which we are on track to achieve!   

The team is motivated by our mission to revolutionise global healthcare and radically improve millions of patient’s health by unlocking the next generation of precision medicine. We will accomplish this by bringing to market the world’s first real-time Continuous Molecular Monitor or as we call it: a wearable ‘lab on the skin’.

Our solution has been recognised for its innovation, winning multiple awards including ‘Technology Platform Solution of the Year’ at the 2021 Australian national iAwards, ‘Chief Judge innovation Award’ at the 2021 Victorian iAwards, and ‘Best Translational Research 2021’ at AusBiotech pitch competition. Most recently, we were a Top 5 company, amongst over 1100 applicants, in the global MedTech Innovator program.

We value passionate people that are looking to change the world and learn whilst doing it. The Nutromics environment will test as well as empower you to be your best.

Nutromics is a healthcare company that focuses on real-time remote biomarker monitoring devices.
Size:  11-50 employees
Funding Level:  Early-stage Startup
Total Amount Raised:  $4.2 M
Year Founded:  2017
CP Ventures
Artesian VC
MedTech Actuator
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