Software Engineer (Embedded)


  • Are you strong in bare metal embedded development and motivated to learn best practice C++ application development? 
  • Do you have a background in C++ application development, but want to expand your experience to lower-level software architectures?

Gallagher’s security customers trust us to protect their people and assets. Our world class security solutions are installed in high-consequence sites, across industries all around the world and are used by millions of people every day. We have high growth ambitions over the next few years, and we need the right people to help us get there. Better yet – you get to do all this in the Waikato.

The Opportunities

Gallagher continually invests in R&D and innovation with a relentless commitment to outstanding quality. We have a great opportunity for a software engineer to join our High Security team. Working primarily on our Alarm and Access Control System products, you will work as part of a team that is responsible for the design and implementation of features and subsystems with a focus on the needs of the high security sector.

The Fit

Some of the skills and experience we are keen to see include: 

  • Embedded C++
  • C++ Application Development
  • Knowledge of microprocessor architectures
  • Tertiary degree in electrical engineering or similar
  • Strong written and verbal English skills
  • Ability and willingness to also work on non-embedded application development in languages such as C#, SQL, Ruby and JavaScript.

If you think your passion and determination to build a customer inspired product sets you apart from the rest, and you answered yes to the questions above, this role could be a great fit. 

For this role you will be required to gain a security clearance to Confidential level. A pre-requisite for this is New Zealand permanent residence together with residence in a 5-Eyes country (New Zealand, Australia, UK, USA or Canada) for at least the last 5 years.

Why Gallagher?

You’ll work with an amazing and supportive team in an innovative company with a great family culture. Gallagher is proudly the highest ranked privately owned technology exporter in NZ. We have operations in New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Africa, USA, Canada, the UK and Europe and export to over 150 countries. Our culture is entrepreneurial in spirit, complex, challenging, an ever changing. We offer New Zealand based candidates unrivaled globally focused career paths.

This role will be based in the vibrant, multi-cultural city of Hamilton, with mountains, world class surf beaches, bike trails and award-winning restaurants on your doorstep, a true work life balance is a given. 

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Permanent - Full time

Job no: CZEL15434

Location: Hamilton - New Zealand

Closing Date: Wednesday, 28 April 2021