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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!


Opportunities:

Social & Digital Marketing Intern

Internship

They are looking for a Social & Digital Marketing Intern with a soft place for agriculture in her/his heart. The candidate will work with the company leadership, product development and marketing teams on fostering the business growth through social engagement and raising brand awareness.

Key responsibilities and duties:

  • Competitive audit: Deep dive into social presence and strategies of our competitors and partners surfacing takeaways and lessons that we can use to inform our social plan & tactics.

  • Social media & content calendar: Maintain and assist in planning out content and maximise exposure of available content and suggestions for new topics to increase content engagement and traction with target audience.

  • Social monitoring: Daily monitoring via the use of Hootsuite, ensuring content and tone of voice whilst increasing social media followers by following & engaging with identified target audience.

  • Content sharing & development: Regular posting on Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, monitor effectiveness via engagement rate. Creative content development into bite-sized info for consumption eg, infographic, video snippets, etc

  • Increase content exposure: Drive awareness of our content by posting them into relevant groups and forums on social media

  • Influencer marketing: Assist to Identify and monitor key industry bloggers, trade journalists and twitter influencers. Research and identify content of interest and what we can produce in the content pipeline to engage identified influencers.

  • Understand, monitor and analyse social media traction

  • Email Marketing and SEO: Research to generate inbound links and relevant keyword mentions for SEO

Required skills:

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills. An interest in marketing, communications, social media or reputation management; Familiarity with key social media tools (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin)

  • Excellent attention to detail and a high motivation to learn;

  • A proactive attitude towards work undertaken in the role

  • An ability to remain calm under pressure and resilient attitude towards challenges

  • An ability to prioritise work, complete tasks with quick turnaround time

  • The ability to work collaboratively with a team.

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com


Data Scientist

Permanent part-time/full-time or internship

Join an award-winning crop-health monitoring start-up. Our 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. The candidate will join our team in Sydney to work with the company leadership, and data science team to achieve the best translation of the company’s innovation into customer-facing products. Our work environment is flexible.

Required skills:

  • 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

Desirable skills:

  • Experience with large scale data analysis

  • Experience with Machine Learning libraries

  • Agricultural/ecology science knowledge OR GIS/remote sensing knowledge

  • Leadership qualities, willingness to take ownership of the task

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com


Senior GoLang Developer

Permanent full-time

We are looking for a full-time Go Lang Developer to join our Sydney team based at Cicada Innovations. Here you will work within an agile team with flexible conditions to develop and expand our products and help integrate with upcoming opportunities.

Key responsibilities and duties:

  • Work within a team of software engineers and data scientists in an agile environment

  • Integrate with leading agricultural platforms and APIs to transfer data into and out of our engine

  • Supporting the Go Lang-based data processing pipelines and working the Python models into it

  • Help with triaging bugs, refactoring legacy code and providing QA when required

Skills required:

  • Higher technical education

  • 2/3+ years of back-end development experience

  • 1+ year highly skilled GoLang development

  • Understand Multi-threading and Process

  • Database usage experience MySQL, MongoDB

  • Proficiency with Linux/UNIX command line tools/environment

  • Knowledge and experience with REST API

Desirable skills:

  • Experience with Python

  • Work with Google Cloud, Docker, NSQ

  • Working with spatial data

  • Interest in data science

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com


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


Sales Manager - Australia & New Zealand

Permanent full-time

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 Sales Manager with experience in promoting new digital products in agricultural industry/agtech to join our team in Sydney. The candidate will work with the company leadership, product development, customer success and marketing teams on fostering the business growth through building partnerships and strategic customer relationships. Flexible work environment available.

Key responsibilities and duties:

  • Analyse, structure, and execute end-to-end, enterprise sales

  • Identifying and evaluating potential business opportunities within the Agronomy/Ag retail ecosystem to build FluroSat's market share in the Precision Agriculture/Data Analytics vertical

  • Supporting contract negotiation with B2B and B2E customers

  • Build and nurture close working relationships with customers to better understand their needs

  • Project Management of pilots and new opportunities

  • Working with cross-functional teams to gather information on the technical feasibility of new projects, establish consensus on stakeholders, and successfully negotiate and close new accounts

  • Developing and presenting executive updates benchmarking progress against target metrics to Company Leadership to assist in decision making (i.e. revenue and lead conversions)

  • Explore new markets and drive growth across Australia and New Zealand

  • Refining a strategic approach to expanding solutions into key market segments

Apply to jobs@cicadainnovations.com


Data Scientist

Full-time/Internship

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

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.

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

Full-time

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.


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 a 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.