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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!


Full-Stack Javascript Engineers


Agrifoodtech Invertigro applies innovative design and leading edge technologies to profitably and pragmatically solve the real world challenge of sustainable and affordable food production. We’re currently looking for two full-stack JavaScript engineers to join our fast growing, enthusiastic team based on-site at Cicada.

This is an exceptional opportunity to gain in-depth experience in Industrial IoT in in the exciting and fast evolving AgTech space!

Get in touch if you have a minimum of 5 years project experience with the following technologies:

  • Front-end application development with ReactJs and Redux

  • NodeJs REST API development with ExpressJs/FeathersJs

In addition to the skills required knowledge of the following technologies is an advantage:

  • Mobile development with React Native for iOS and/or Android

  • GraphQL API development

  • Kubernetes

  • Kafka

  • Java

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com

Marketing Intern (Paid)

This agrifood startup company aims to disrupt the plant protein and omega-3 industry by introducing a more sustainable nutrition source for human health.

This internship will suit high performing students interested in a career in marketing, or in a startup environment. You needn’t be studying marketing, but an interest in business is a must, as is an empathy for the food conscious community. Candidates from diverse backgrounds and academic disciplines are encouraged to apply.

It will be a dynamic, fast-paced and exciting project with hands-on guidance in a collaborative environment. Through a combination of our skill-developing trainings, individualized mentorship and real-life experience, you will develop a proficiency that will allow you to add value within and beyond.

Role Summary;

As a Marketing Intern, you will collaborate as part of a team to create a foundational marketing strategy and marketing execution for Has Algae Pty. Ltd. This may include;

  • MinimBasic graphic design work

  • Ad hoc PR, event and marketing support activities

  • Help plan and deliver compelling and on-trend social media content

  • Working across multiple social media pages

  • Product Marketing including;

    • Brochures and branded materials creation

  • Customer profiling: Surveying and interviewing consumers and industry players to create;

    • Customer profiles (personas) and contact lists

  • Industry analysis: industry composition and structure

  • Customer journey, with current pain points in the food and nutrition space

  • Competitor intelligence: current algae companies and startups

  • Contributing to the marketing plan

  • Marketing budget administration & maintenance

  • Briefing website updates

  • Internal communications support

  • Copy-writing: creative and factual for web and PR/Marketing materials

  • Retailer marketing ideas, activations and partnerships

  • Assisting with media and influencer databases

  • Pitching to the media

  • General various marketing activities

Please apply by sending your resume, a short cover letter and your academic transcript to jobs@cicadainnovations.com

20 September 2019

Mid-Level Java Full-Stack Developer

Permanent full-time

Join a growing team dedicated to Regenerative Agriculture, in order to regenerate grazing land and topsoil, increase biodiversity, increase resilience to drought, and increase the vitality of grazing both in Australia and right around the world. They provide decision support tools for planned-grazing, and holistic farm management. Join a growing revolution that can help change the face of agriculture as we know it.

Skills required:

  • Minimum of 5 years professional online experience in Java and JavaScript based environments.

  • Java 8 and J2EE 

  • Hibernate 

  • Spring 

  • SQL and database development 

  • Microservices and API development 

  • CI/CD processes 

  • Public cloud infrastructure 

  • JavaScript frameworks; Vue is highly advantageous 

  • Mobile frameworks (non-native); NativeScript is highly advantageous 

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com

Mid-Level iOS / Front-End Developer

Permanent full-time

Be part of a team dedicated to Regenerative Agriculture across the globe, in order to regenerate grazing land and topsoil, increase biodiversity, increase resilience to drought, and increase the vitality of grazing both in Australia and right around the world.

We’re looking for a self-motivated iOS / Front-End developer who has a strong technology foundation and can identify and solve difficult open-ended problems and cope with a complex and versatile environment, to join the team on a permanent basis. If you’re the kind of engineer who not only embraces change, but relishes the opportunity to drive it, you may be the person they need.

Skills required:

  • Maps on mobile devices (Google or other)

  • Angular

  • IOS frameworks

  • Consuming REST APIs

  • Automated mobile app testing using Cucumber

  • CI/CD processes

Desirable skills:

  • AWS DevOps, or other cloud providers

  • NativeScript using Angular or Vue

  • Android frameworks

  • TDD and BDD

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com

Data Scientist


Join an award-winning crop-health monitoring start-up. Their vision is to apply modern technologies like satellite and drone imaging combined with proximal (on-the-ground) sensing to help the world sustainably feed and clothe itself.

They are looking for a FT/PT candidate or an intern with a strong desire to productise their knowledge of data science and GIS and passion for agriculture and applying her/his skills to real-world problems. 

Key responsibilities and duties:

  • Work with the team of data scientists (agriculture, remote sensing, data science) on novel interpretations of nature 'laws' into programming scripts

  • Develop data processing scripts to link results of plant and soil testing to satellite, plane and drone imagery

  • Translate the science of agriculture (equations and classical models) into Python to turn data into decision support algorithms

  • Be comfortable with producing a GOOD result quickly and then iterating to get to the PERFECT one (you will be asked to build MVP algorithms before going into full-scale model development)

  • Work on real-time data in a timely fashion (you will get access to data captured from satellites, planes and drones hours after it was captured! )

Skills required:

  • Proficient coding and data analysis skills in Python

  • Comfort with modelling and large-scale data analysis

  • Good communication skills and “can do” team player attitude

  • Experience in writing scientific reports and documents in layman's terms

  • Hungriness to learn. Every task will be a new challenge offering something new to master

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com

Technical Business Analyst - AgTech


Join a growing team dedicated to Regenerative Agriculture, in order to regenerate grazing land and topsoil, increase biodiversity, increase resilience to drought, and increase the vitality of grazing both in Australia and right around the world. They provide decision support tools for planned-grazing and holistic farm management.

Skills required:

  • Min. 5+ years recent experience as a BA in Agile/Scrum/Kanban software development

  • Excellent English communication skills for collaborative development

  • Interviewing/workshop and stakeholder management skills

  • Business process analysis

  • Use Case/Story documentation

  • Formal Specification documentation

  • Relational data-analysis (SQL) and identification of entity relationships

  • Supporting Software Developers daily

  • Supporting Functional Testers daily

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com

Marketing Associate


An exciting opportunity exists for a creative, efficient and enthusiastic individual to join a Marketing department, to assist in all aspects of external communication and company marketing efforts under the direction of the Global Marketing Manager.

Main responsibilities and duties:

  • Contribute and assist with all trade show/scientific conference activities including event management, shipping logistics, and staff travel arrangements.

  • Assist Product Marketing Specialist and Global Marketing Manager with generation of marketing collateral and campaign materials as well as other marketing activities as needed.

  • Assist Global Marketing Manager with social media updates and relevant content creation.

  • Prepare product labelling/packaging, including: formatting content and graphics, liaising with internal and external stakeholders, arranging for printing and or internet publishing.

  • Prepare and present reports for Global Marketing Manager using Google Analytics for website and social media activities.

  • Maintain company brand by ensuring all aspects of company external communication are consistent with style-guide and organisation mission.

  • Maintain marketing collateral library by checking and replenishing inventory.

  • Ensure all marketing-related procedures are in-line with company Quality Management System (ISO13485).

  • Accomplish marketing and organisation mission by completing all tasks as needed and to deadline.

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com