Mechatronics Engineer (Hong Kong)

Who we are

FLYFARM SYSTEMS is an agri-tech start-up on a mission to build the best robotised insect farming system worldwide. 

We are currently seeking a talented and fast working Mechatronics Engineer to join our Tech Team in Hong Kong – to help develop our vertical insect farming system platform of in-house designed robotics, automation, IoT sensor layers & control system software.  If you are a passionate engineer who loves solving software and hardware engineering challenges and want to join a fast growing start-up – then this opportunity is for you.

Job Overview

As Mechatronics/Software Engineer you will work within a small, highly motivated team in a fast paced start-up environment, writing Arduino and Python code that controls the Robotics and automation machines of the vertical farming system.

What we are looking for?

  • Write Arduino code to control movement of Robotics and Automation hardware
  • Write Arduino code to retrieve data from IoT environmental sensors and cameras  
  • Write Python code to retrieve data from the database, and store data
  • Assist in the development of new in house designed Robotics 
  • Carry out movement tests and simulations on test set up hardware in the office
  • Support the implementation of software with the Farm Operations team in Brisbane
  • Identify new opportunities for automation within the production process
  • Develop and maintain clear and accurate documentation of automation equipment or processes
  • Rapidly troubleshoot automated processes or equipment when errors occur

You’ll need these minimum skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechatronics, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • 1-2 years work experience 
  • Arduino ESSENTIAL
  • Python ESSENTIAL
  • Familiarity with software development tools such as Gitlab, preferred coding IDEs
  • Experience with testing and validating Software and Hardware
  • Good English required as the team is international

Soft Skills

  • Fast working & Passionate 
  • Likes to be challenged and solve problems
  • Ability to work independently, but learn as part of a team
  • Highly motivated, results oriented with a high commitment level

Salary: 20k – 25k dep exp.  Start immediate, please send CV to:


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