Senior Embedded Electronics Engineer | Senior Hardware Engineer | IoT and Maritime Technology

Job type
Newcastle Upon Tyne (Fully remote)
Up to £75,000
Job role

Senior Embedded Electronics Engineer | Senior Hardware Engineer | IoT and Maritime Technology
Location: REMOTE – UK Based
HQ in the Northeast so flexibility to visit there once a month is key.
There is a flexible office in Central London, and remote working options

The Role: As a Senior Hardware Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in the development of our IoT data capture devices. You will work closely with our technical leadership and engineering teams to design, develop, test, and deploy innovative hardware solutions. Your work will enable real-time data capture from marine vessels, transforming the way the maritime industry uses data. As a small but growing business you need to be able to have a holistic approach, broad remit and self-motivated to deliver results.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with marine and software engineers to understand hardware requirements and constraints.
  • Design, develop, test, and deploy new hardware solutions for marine vessels.
  • Integrate and test embedded software for hardware devices.
  • Analyze and maintain existing hardware, suggesting and implementing improvements.
  • Mentor and share your knowledge with the wider team.
  • Tackle challenging hardware problems and innovate every day.


  • Strong knowledge of communication architectures such as Modbus (RTU, ASCII, TCP/IP) and CANbus.
  • Proven experience in developing industrial IoT devices for data capture in commercial environments.
  • Technical understanding of low-level programming languages like C, C++, and Rust, including bootloader design and real-time operating systems.
  • Knowledge of hardware design processes, including component selection, schematic design, PCB layout, and regulatory compliance.
  • Familiarity with software development lifecycle and ability to write efficient, clean code.
  • Experience with integrated design environments and platform-agnostic solutions.
  • Proficiency with Git and GitHub in large team settings.
  • Startup mindset with the ability to thrive in ambiguous and fast-paced environments.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and communication abilities.

Preferred experiences.

  • Experience in startups or scale-ups.
  • Understanding of basic mechanical concepts.
  • Knowledge of the maritime industry or direct experience working at sea.
  • Degree in electronics or electrical engineering.

About Us: We are a passionate and innovative team focused on leveraging cutting-edge technology to solve significant challenges in the maritime and insurance sectors. Our mission is to capture and analyze real-time data from marine vessels to predict equipment failures, reduce emissions, and improve operational efficiency. Based in Newcastle with a flexible office in London, our team consists of world-class engineers, creatives, and maritime experts who are committed to making a meaningful impact.

Our Values:

  • Innovation and Speed: We believe in building fast and moving fast to stay ahead.
  • Excellence and Growth: We strive for excellence and are committed to continuous learning.
  • Data for Good: We believe in the power of data to drive positive change.
  • Enjoyment and Fun: We work hard, but we also value having fun and creating an enjoyable work environment.

Our Products:

  • X Maritime emission monitoring, reporting, and compliance.
  • Y: Market-leading predictive analytics and data capture.
  • Z: Fleet insurance insights that save on premiums.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary between up to £75,000.
  • Stock options
  • 25 days holiday plus public holidays.
  • Bonus scheme.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Opportunities for remote work with travel support.
  • Regular social events and Friday beers.

Join Us: If you are passionate about making a significant impact in the maritime industry through innovative hardware solutions, we would love to hear from you. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing team at the forefront of maritime technology. Apply now and help us revolutionize the maritime insurance sector!

Communication Devices | Embedded Systems | Firmware | Hardware | Electronics | High-frequency engine | low earth orbit internet solutions  | Modbus (RTU, ASCII, TCP/IP), CANbus | Communication architectures | Low-level code | SoC |Sensors | 3G / 4G / 5G |LoRaWAN | MCU | MPU | RTOS | PCB

Required Skills
  • Electrical
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Enhanced Holiday
  • Flexitime
  • Share save
  • Team Lunches
  • Work From Home

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