Principal Embedded Systems Architect – Auckland / Hamilton

Job description

Our customer is an innovative enterprise working for the world’s leading semiconductor and product companies in the areas of IoT and Wireless connectivity. Everyday they are developing embedded software for connected systems, designing hardware from silicon to PCB/product level and supporting all other aspects of the connectivity journey from technology selection through to product RF.

We’re looking for a high performing Principal Embedded Systems Architect to design elegant solutions and support global brands by creating game changing wireless products and platforms that are deployed at scale to improve and enrich lives.

Talented and friendly colleagues, international exposure, and responsive leaders are growing this company fast!

Responsibilities and duties

Our Architects are leaders, not gatekeepers. Working closely with the senior leadership team, Architects build the roadmap of where we’re going and help keep teams aligned with the product vision.

Principal Architects work closely with each other, project managers, Ops Manager and CTO. This leadership team play to the individuals’ strengths but are responsible for assisting, leading, developing and managing the staff that develop, support, and maintain technical solutions that ensure overall client satisfaction. This includes system and hardware development, deployment, integration and management.

Principal Architects may have responsibility for leading a small high-performing team. In this capacity, Principal Architects will be responsible for supporting, leading, and developing those within their team and will also be responsible for the team’s delivery of technical solutions. You will support the GM Operations to to ensure any HR needs within the team are being met.

You will be supported by the broader group as we employ a One Team Approach to our business. All staff have a responsibility for leveraging their own technical profile to assist in recruiting customers and future employees. You will have to establish strong and productive relationships both within the company but also externally, with customers, vendors, entities, and a range of stakeholders, as appropriate to the position.

We note that for success in this role you must:

  • Lead for outcomes, by measuring, supporting and coaching the stuff that really matters;
  • Be able to say “no,” but explain why in terms that stakeholders understand;
  • Be a ruthless prioritiser while balancing the needs of customers and stakeholders;
  • Bring evidence-based decision-making to your communication.

Other responsibilities may include:

  • Serve as a key member of the  team that contributes and deliver on the company’s strategic direction.
  • Support sales in building new customer opportunities/relationships by creating collateral such as demos and case studies and handling exploratory calls with potential customers/partners.
  • Identify risks and form contingency plans as soon as possible.
  • Be transparent with the team about challenges, failures and successes.

Our recruiter Jose Delgado is a former electrical engineer with plenty of field and commercial experience. He’s happy to provide support for relevant questions that may arise about the role and the company. Let us know what you can bring to the table !!

Feel free to call/text Jose at +64 21 0233 6406 or email

At this stage, we are not in the position to consider applicants from outside NZ or Australia, unless they have the right visa or work permit.

Opportunity Overview




140k - 160k



Recruitment manager

Jose Delgado

Contact Info 02102336406

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