Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Gallagher Group

Gallagher Group

Software Engineering
Hamilton, New Zealand
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024

About Gallagher

Our purpose at Gallagher is ‘Protect what matters most’ and we live it every day. Our technology can be found in more than 160 countries – protecting what matters most for government sites to global HQs, wildlife parks to dairy farms, palaces to prisons, and so much more.

Born in 1938, we’re a privately-owned tech company and headquartered in Hamilton. We have over 1,300 people throughout the world, protecting our customers with products which are made right here in New Zealand.

We have established a dedicated business unit within the greater Gallagher corporate to bring dynamic and innovative thinking to the security space. With a solid investment in R&D and innovation, we have high ambitions for momentous growth over the next few years, and we need the right people in the right places to help us get there. So, come and be part of a genuine New Zealand success story, building new products targeting a global audience.

The Opportunity

We’re looking for Senior Embedded Software Engineers who want to make a big impact on the development of world-leading integrated access control, intruder alarm and perimeter security solutions. You will be integral in delivering value to critical sites with some of today’s highest cyber security requirements.

As part of #TeamGallagher you will

  • Take a leading role in the design and development of our next-generation security products.
  • Guide other team members, taking ownership of assigned tasks and drive them to completion by overseeing the development process from start to finish.
  • Develop embedded software to run on bare-metal processors and embedded Linux platforms.
  • Collaborate with hardware engineers for board bring-up, debugging and integration of software with hardware components.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive unit tests.
  • Participate in review of source code changes.
  • Support the entire application lifecycle and contribute to planning, concepts, design, implementation, and maintenance.
  • Develop and maintain software applications to a high standard, including any related artifacts such as documentation and specifications.

To be considered for this role, you will

  • Have a relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Have 5 years demonstrated experience in commercial development.
  • Be proficient in Embedded C/C++/Linux development.
  • Have experience solving problems and clearly documenting technical designs.
  • Actively keep up with modern coding and design practices.
  • Have proven ability mentoring and enabling other team members and helping them grow.
  • Have knowledge of digital electronics and schematics.
  • Have knowledge of microprocessor architectures.
  • Be proficient in use of version control tools and process.
  • Be proficient in using debugging tools to track down problems and defects in product.
  • Be familiar with asynchronous and multi-threaded applications.
  • Have experience with automated testing, such as unit tests, automated API tests, UI automation, and other such techniques to improve the quality of software.

Why Gallagher?

You’ll be joining a responsive future focused team with a supportive, flexible work culture. Our culture is entrepreneurial in spirit, complex, challenging and ever-changing and the business offer New Zealand based candidates unrivalled globally focused career paths.

We care about supporting our people to grow and learn, so we host regular development seminars, our people attend conferences, and on the job we work with customers who encourage us to push the boundaries every day. We also offer:

  • Competitive Salary and Bonuses.
  • Flexible hours & hybrid work arrangements; Full trust working environment that enables you to work in whichever way best achieves positive outcomes for your team.
  • When you’re in the office, we have free parking, subsidised on-site café and great eateries nearby.
  • Discounts at Health, Fitness and Childcare providers, and free flu vaccinations.
  • Kiwisaver contribution up to 5%.
  • Access to our community giving programme, enabling you to do some volunteer work, ask Gallagher to donate to an organisation you’re involved in, or take part in a corporate challenge.
  • Plenty of fun along the way; Team building events, inspiring guest speakers, and team lunches.

Growth at Gallagher is constant, and we are building our team with like-minded individuals who relate to our story so that together we can continue to push the boundaries of what is possible.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and an appointment to the position may be made prior to the listing closing – so apply now.