Software Engineer

March 17, 2022

((PLEASE NOTE We are not currently hiring, but the JD below is the sort of thing we would be looking for in future... so if that sounds like you please keep an eye on our socials for the next opening announcement. Thanks))

We are seeking a Software / Embedded Systems Engineer to join our team.

The details below are a wish list and we don't necessarily expect an exact match - we'd still like to hear from you!

Who we are: Eight360 is a Wellington-based VR startup that has developed a unique, world-leading immersive simulator platform called NOVA. We’re doing interesting things and pushing boundaries to make the future happen, and this means the workplace culture is exciting, dynamic, and fast-moving. 

What you’ll do: Your role is to design, develop, and support software for NOVA platform operation within the Eight360 software development team. 

Key tasks: 

  • Design and develop new NOVA Platform software.
  • Maintain and extend existing NOVA software.
  • Work alongside other software, mechanical and electrical engineers.

Relevant Skills and Experience: 

  • Excellent problem-solving and debugging skills.
  • Communication & documentation skills.
  • Participation in project and team leadership, including mentoring, recruiting, training of junior and intermediate developers.
  • Proficient in modern C++14 / C++17 software development.
  • Proficient in embedded C development.
  • Proficient in Python 3 - including Flask application - development.
  • IT experience including server deployment, network design, implementation and troubleshooting.
  • Extensive DevOps experience.
  • Experience with testing, TDD and automated test environments.
  • Experience with the embedded Linux ecosystem.
  • Can leverage open-source and proprietary software to achieve goals.
  • Some experience with VR content design and implementation.
  • Experience with physics and mathematical modelling.
  • Experience with WebUI technologies.
  • Experience with Unity or Unreal game engines.

Where: Our office and workshop is based in Petone, Wellington. Most of our work is conducted here. You may be occasionally required to travel and work offsite. 

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for someone who wants to join a small team and have an active part in creating something amazing.

Express your interest via email (preferably with CV and cover letter)