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Do you want to work for a startup or scale-up that is developing the deep technologies that forge new industries?

At Cicada Innovations, we work with high growth deep tech businesses, which means they are constantly seeking talented, passionate people to continue to deliver exceptional and ground breaking products and services to the life sciences, IT and engineering technology sectors. By joining a company at Cicada Innovations, you also join our community made up of over 60 companies and 400 highly skilled employees under one roof!

Please review our current job openings below and submit your CV to Jobs@cicadainnovations.com. By submitting your CV to the Cicada Innovations’ team, you will be put forth to multiple startups within our community. Please include why you would make an awesome addition to a team.

If you do not see a suitable position but are interested in working for a startup in our community, then email us at Jobs@cicadainnovations.com!


Customer Success Manager

  • Full-time

We are looking for a Customer Success Manager to join our team in Sydney. We want to make the world a happier and healthier place to work through the use of technology. You’ll help us become the leading global wellness and engagement platform for corporations and health insurers.

Main responsibilities and duties:

  • Understand background of client

  • Manage customer from point of signing

  • Roll out the comms/engagement plan

  • Understand gamification

  • Customer service

  • Reporting

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com.

Customer Success/Business Development Manager

  • Full-time

We are looking for a Customer Success/Business Development Manager with agronomic experience to join our team in Sydney. The candidate will work with the company leadership, product development and marketing teams on fostering the business growth through customer satisfaction. Flexible work environment available.

Main responsibilities and duties:

  • Work closely with product/customer success team to foster and manage customer and partner relationships

  • Act as point of contact for customers and partners for questions, feedback and issue resolution

  • Advocate for customer/partner in ongoing revisions to product/service offering

  • Follow and maintaining scalable customer onboarding and customer success systems

  • Assist with development of customer case studies

Skills Required:

  • you have demonstrable success in customer facing roles in agricultural sector AND/OR business development or account management roles in a startup company selling emerging technology/services

  • you are passionate about delivering value to customers and building strong relationships

  • you have previous experience in digital agriculture/agtech industry/agronomy

  • you have previous experience working in/with a fast growth company/startup

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com.

Marketing and Brand Manager 

  • Permanent part-time/full-time

We are looking for a full-time Marketing and Brand Manager to join our team in Sydney. As our marketing manager, you will be responsible for developing and executing the product and company communication strategy that aligns with our vision and brand.

Main responsibilities and duties:

  • Running multi-channel marketing plans and campaigns (across the company website, blog, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn)

  • Collaborate with team members to identify and create engaging new content that wows the audience:

  • Tell the world about how our customers are finding value and insights using our products

  • Prepare engaging product release updates with the Product Manager and maintain product content library after each release

  • Update the FAQ and onboarding content with the customer support team

  • Assist our team of scientists in publicising our innovative R&D approaches

  • Work with the Head of Customer Success to publish use cases and customer stories

  • Support the CEO in communicating company vision and direction

  • Publish content across channels, including Social Media, Website, Blogs, In-Product

Skills Required:

  • Bachelor Degree, preferably in Marketing.

  • Desire to work in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment

  • Knowledge of the agriculture industry

  • Video Editing

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com.

Firmware Engineer

  • Full-time

We are looking for talented individuals who enjoy creating firmware for microcontrollers and embedded processors, prototyping concepts, investigating new technologies, and ultimately delivering high-quality products.

Main responsibilities and duties:

  • In this role, you will be at the focal point of many cross-functional interactions with the hardware, software, and QA teams. You will be expected to set an example of technical excellence, and you will be responsible and accountable for your work.

Skills Required:

  • C or C++ for embedded systems

  • Experience interfacing microcontrollers with analog and digital sensors

  • Experience with ARM, and mBed

  • Working knowledge of one or more communication protocols (e.g. USB, Bluetooth)

  • Demonstrated capability in applying software best-practices to firmware designs

  • Solid board bring-up and debug skills

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com.

Senior Software Developer

  • Full-time

We are seeking a senior software developer to join the system engineering and test development team. The position involves development of innovative software solutions to support test teams on both hardware and software programs.

Main responsibilities and duties:

  • The senior developer will be responsible for driving the vision and implementation of various methods working with a system development team to design, develop and maintain systems, tools and automation.

Skills Required:

  • In-Depth knowledge of Python and Objective-C programming

  • Thorough knowledge of iOS,  MacOS, windows and android architectures and frameworks

  • Expertise developing backend web services

  • Expertise in developing frontend web applications

  • Familiarity with monitoring tools such as Splunk, Tableau or ElasticSearch

  • Good understanding of software development and QA life cycle. Demonstrated creative, critical thinking and troubleshooting skill

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com.

Data and Partnerships Development Manager


We are currently searching for Data and Partnerships Development Manager to support our Co-Founder and Head of Data & Partnerships.

Main responsibilities and duties:

  • Development of strategic partnerships with key commercial and regulatory stakeholders within the broader Healthcare industry. Data is a key enabler of our business value proposition, and it’s an exciting opportunity to significantly shape and contribute to our expansion within the Asia Pacific region.

Skills Required:

  • Previous commercial experience within the Healthcare and/or Pharmaceutical industry, a strong understanding of Data Analytics and Technology, and superior written and interpersonal skills will be critical for success.

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com.

Senior Computer Vision and AI Expert

  • Full-time

    A highly dynamic and extremely fast-growing Sydney, Singapore & San Francisco based startup seeking a senior computer vision expert with experience.

Skills Required:

  • PhD or Master level computer vision/science or 2yrs+ industry experience or demonstrable expert skills (e.g. hacking or fanatic).

  • Track record of analytical result-oriented thinking, thinking in solutions not problems, getting things done and keen to work for a rewarding beyond-9-to-5 job

  • Drive to work on "world's first technology" and revolutionary computer vision problems

  • Excellent experience in Python

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com.

Deep Tech Commercialisation Program Coordinator

  • Full-time position

    We are seeking a passionate program coordinator to assist with deep tech commercialisation courses. The role is quite varied and requires an energetic, technology enthusiast with strong communication skills to ensure the various courses run smoothly!

    Main responsibilities and duties:

    • Course planning and coordination

    • Assisting with Recruitment and selection of course participants

    • Assisting with course delivery including scheduling guest speakers

    • Administration and management of course documents, including - organising agendas, basic course record keeping, course homework and feedback surveys

    • Managing the course communication and collaboration platform

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com.

Spreadsheet-based Analyst

Part-time, contract position (~20-40 hours a week)

Opportunity to join a sustainability-focussed scale-up at Cicada Innovations in a part-time, contract analyst role.

Skills required: MS Excel, diligence and good record keeping

Advantageous skills: MS SQL

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com 

Full Stack Web Developer

There is an exciting opportunity for a full stack developer to join our web development team and be part of creating an amazing product with the potential to transform human lives. If you have the following traits, we would love to hear from you.

  • Design overall architecture of the web application.

  • Maintain code integrity and organisation.

  • Understanding and implementation of security and data protection.

  • Experienced with database and user management (mongoDB, passport)

  • Experienced with back-end programming languages (PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, .NET, JavaScript etc.)

  • Proficient experience using JavaScript libraries, environments and frameworks (NodeJS, AngularJS & ReactJS)

  • Development experience for both mobile and desktop.

  • Knowledge of code versioning tools (Git, Mercurial or SVN).

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com.

Sales and Operations Manager

  • Full-time position

  • Long-term

The ideal candidate would be an engaged graduate with a background or keen interest in Agriculture and technology, combined with a natural ability and desire to sell.

As well as being driven to find new business it is essential this person has the interpersonal skills to maintain existing relationships while forging new ones with agribusiness dealers/resellers as well as the farmers themselves.

The right applicant will have both hands on practical skills and the ability to secure and foster relationships with Value Added Resellers/Dealers (VARs). They will become comfortable operating, installing and demonstrating all equipment available for sale, troubleshooting and responding to questions VARs may have.

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com.

Python/CV Developer

  • Permanent part time/full time position

  • Employee shares (ESOP) for key positions

We are looking for a full-time middle/senior Python Developer to join the team in Sydney. The candidate will work with the company leadership, customer success data science and remote sensing teams to achieve best the translation of innovation into customer-facing products. Flexible work environment available.

Apply to Jobs@Cicadainnovations.com

Device/Control Systems Engineer

A rapidly expanding, entrepreneurial Agri-technology company is seeking a self starting, versatile and outcome focussed, Device and Control System Engineer with a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Automation or Electrical Engineering. Applications will also be considered from candidates with similar technical qualifications combined with deep industry and technical experience.

The Device and Control System Engineer position is ideal for candidates who want to work with a mix of traditional industrial irrigation technologies including; pumps, filtration, dosing systems, flow control valves and sensors along with latest technologies including; electrical control loops, PLC’s, smart sensors and IoT devices, for industrial automation, HMI and Factory reporting applications.

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com.

Electrical Engineers

  • Full-time positions and part-time internships

Our deep tech startups are seeking electrical engineers for both full-time and part-time positions.

Apply to Jobs@Cicadainnovations.com

VR Developer

There is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join a VR development team and be part of creating an amazing product with the potential to transform human lives. If you have the following traits, we would love to hear from you.

  • 1+ years of professional Unity experience, preferably in a team environment.

  • Experience with network, UI, database management and gameplay programming.

  • Knowledge and experience working with Steam VR

  • Bachelor’s degree in Game Development, Computer Science, Mathematics or equivalent experience preferred.

  • Strong team player and highly self-motivated individual with desire and ability to learn and grow working in a startup environment

    Apply to Jobs@Cicadainnovations.com

Data Scientist internship

  • Initial 3-month contract role

Seeking a Data Scientist to join this team for an initial 3 months contract to help support product development.

This medical tech startup is looking for someone with experience in image classification models. They’re building an AI aiming at detecting lung cancer nodules, anyone with relevant experience is welcome!

Apply to Jobs@Cicadainnovations.com

Communications/business internships

  • Flexible (depending on internship)

Interested in using your business or communications degree to help high-growth startups? Apply today to put your resume forward to multiple start-ups seeking interns now.

Apply to Jobs@Cicadainnovations.com

Python/Physics Developer

  • Permanent part time/full time position/Internships available (for university students)

  • Employee shares (ESOP) for key positions

We are looking for a full-time/part-time Python Developer to join our team in Sydney. The candidate will work with the company leadership, customer success data science and remote sensing teams to achieve best translation of the technology into customer-facing products. Flexible work environment available.

Apply to Jobs@Cicadainnovations.com