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Product Engineer needed at Rubicon Energy & Automation

Job title : Product Engineer

Job Location : Western Cape, Cape Town

Deadline : April 05, 2024

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Key Performance Areas:

Design and Development

Write firmware for:

  • Microcontrollers (eg: STM / SAMD / PIC)
  • Communications controllers (eg: ESP32)
  • DSPs (eg: TMS320)
  • Write software for:
  • Single Board Computers (SBC) used in microgrid controllers

Day to Day

  • Participate in and strongly contribute to sprints for the current workstream
  • Work closely with cloud developers to integrate devices into cloud ecosystems
  • Help to specify and design new software or firmware features
  • Write documentation for the products worked on
  • Design and perform tests for new hardware / software
  • Assist customers in 2nd level support tickets
  • Provide assistance to customers commissioning hardware

Teamwork and Collaboration

Work closely with the other development and tech support staff around the country to:

  • Continuously improve technical internal and external communication.
  • Provide support to resolve product issues.
  • Investigate and document potential serial issues.
  • Assist in product specification and development
  • Participate in regular standups
  • Continuously build and develop technical competency and skills.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Electronics, Electrical or Mechatronics engineering degree or advanced diploma or similar;
  • Solid general understanding of electronic hardware.

2+ years’ experience in:

  • Product Development; and / or
  • Hardware development; and / or
  • Software / firmware development

The following would all be advantageous in your application:

  • Comfort with firmware and general programming in Languages such as Python, C, C++, Rust, Go etc.
  • Design software and tools such as ALTIUM, Solid Works, Fusion 360 etc
  • Familiarity with dev tools such as GIT, Jira and Confluence
  • IoT development
  • Familiarity with ESP, SAMD, PIC, ATMEGA, STM or other related microcontrollers
  • Familiarity with DSPs such as TMS320
  • Another relevant diploma or degree (e.g., renewable energy)
  • Experience with industrial communications protocols and networks such as Modbus, RS485, Ethernet etc.

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