Progressing powered suits from sci-fi to reality is an interdisciplinary challenge. Galactic Bioware is hiring a wide range of people with diverse engineering, scientific, design, and operations expertise. We are building the future of protective exoskeletons to enable greater resilience of humanity on Earth and beyond.

Galactic Bioware has the following vacancies in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Remote / flexible and part-time workers are encouraged to apply. 

Successful candidates will find large challenges exciting and enjoy discovering and defining problems as much as solving them. They will be comfortable working with people from many fields, often fields that they have never encountered before. 

All of the vacancies below will have exposure to building prototypes of current and future Power Suits, manufacturing small scales of current Power Suits, assisting with testing and certifications of different components, materials and systems, 

We offer an opportunity to change the world and work with some of the smartest and the most talented experts from different fields. 

Embedded Linux Developers (Contractor / Part-Time / Full-Time)
Multiple roles at different experience levels - remote, Melbourne, Salt Lake City

As an embedded linux developer at Galactic Bioware, you will be part of the engineering team for our Fire Knight powered suit. The Fire Knight is the future of firefighting suits  

You will work with a variety of high performance fibres and materials, mechanical systems, life support systems, cameras, data and communications systems to help firefighters perform at the highest level in unprecedented safety.

You will have experience in:

  • Embedded C/C++ coding on microcontrollers using the following OS (Bare metal, FreeRTOS and embedded Linux)
  • Ability to read and understand electronic schematics
  • A curiosity-driven approach to solving completely original problems - an natural attitude to “just work it out”
  • (Preferably) experience with voice control (speech-to-text) engines such as DeepSpeech and/or machine learning platforms like TensorFlow

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Chemical Engineer (Contractor / Part-Time / Full-Time)
Multiple roles at different experience levels - based in Melbourne, Victoria

As a chemical engineer at Galactic Bioware, you will work in a generalist capacity with our design and engineering team to develop and improve materials and processes for performance fabrics used in high heat, flame, blast, high-impact collisions and in ballistics/stab/spike resistance.

You will also be involved in thorough laboratory testing and working to certifications such as:

  • National Institute of Justice - Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor (NIJ Standard-0101.06)
  • Federal Aviation Administration - Emergency landing dynamic conditions (CFR 25.562)
  • Standards Australia and Standards New Zealand - Protective clothing for firefighters Requirements (AS/NZS 4967:2019)

You will work with propellants (e.g. azides, nitrates) used in airbag systems and work with simulation and deceleration sled test data and imaging to design, refine and test our Velociraptor airbag systems.

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Industrial Sewing Machinist (Contractor / Part-Time / Full-Time)
Multiple roles - based in Melbourne, Victoria

As a sewing machinist at Galactic Bioware, you will be part of the manufacturing team for our 2021 Casual Collection. You will work with a variety of high performance fibres and materials, and help make our casual protective clothing available to people who live in fear, dangerous areas or travel to areas that they do not feel fully comfortable. Successful candidates will have experience in pattern-making, clothing construction principles, sewing machines, cutting and efficient sewing practices. Experience with leather sewing machines is a bonus. 

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Equal Opportunity Statement

Galactic Bioware, Inc. provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military status, genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state and local laws.  This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, return from layoff, training and social, and recreational programs. All such employment decisions will be made without unlawfully discriminating on any prohibited basis.