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Sr. Hardware Developer @ metr

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin - Lohmühlenstraße 65

About us
Next Big Thing AG is a Berlin-based IoT company builder offering a complete framework for the acceleration of IoT ventures. We are an operational VC, technology provider, and innovation partner made up of a strong team of business architects, tech experts, and experienced founders.

Fascinated by the potential of IoT? We are too. We gather the best and brightest minds across industries to collaborate on connected ideas for the future. As part of the German de:hub initiative, NBT is the center of gravity for all things IoT. We enable rapid prototyping, disruptive innovation, and entrepreneurship. In short, we support and promote all elements of the IoT-blockchain ecosystem to develop new companies.

Whether you’re looking to solder hardware, tackle key innovation challenges across industries, or lead a venture into a steady IoT future, you’ll find a home at NBT. Have a look at our current openings below and get in touch!
Drive our venture to success!

METR is developing an IoT-platform that enables connected use cases in the residential building industry. Our hardware and software solutions provide device connectivity, data collection and analysis and based on this, the development of new business cases for housing companies. Examples include sub-metering, smart locks, central heating optimisation, and predictive maintenance – everything that helps housing companies make their administrative processes more efficient. Our solutions support property managers in simplifying the complex management of residential buildings. Right now we are working on the world's best IoT gateway for buildings. 

Join our Team!

 At the heart of METR, we Help, Grow, and Share:

Help: We help users and customers get jobs done. We’re tech experts, but our drive comes from addressing user needs.

Grow: Everyday our team gets smarter. Having a personal growth plan is deeply encouraged at METR.

Share: We stay human; sharing knowledge and energy makes us lovable to work with!

Your tasks
  • Understand lifecycle, requirements, architectural design, and implementation of hardware products

  • Test and verify hardware products

  • Create schematics of digital circuits

  • Experiment and provide new ideas

  • Research, forecast, and prepare for what might be on the hardware landscape in 3 years time.

  • Excellent knowledge in formal hardware development process

  • Excellent knowledge in the hardware design of embedded analog/digital modules, subsystems, and systems using embedded microprocessors

  • Great diagnostic, debugging, and troubleshooting skills 

  • Experience with projects involving IoT protocols and sub-GHZ wireless communications

Our Offer
A sweet deal
  • Full-time unlimited contract
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free drinks & fruits
  • Hardware of your choice
  • Subsidized membership to a Berlin sports club with 450+ locations
  • Access to Factory Community events: lectures, social events, networking, great restaurant and café, and a ball-pit!
Work with the best
  • Join an agile, cross-functional, dedicated team
  • Take responsibility for your projects. No micromanagement.
  • Work within a flat hierarchy among international team members from 21 countries
METR also provides:
Mentorship: Our CTO will help you grow and level-up your career
High-impact Projects: Change how building management is done; put your device in buildings across Germany and Europe.
Experimental Environment: Learn and push the whole company in a good direction
Lab Access: Work in a fully-equipped R&D lab for fast prototyping through to minor production runs at post prototype stages. The lab covers 4 areas: Electronics, 3d printing, mechanical engineering, and P&P machines for PCB manufacturing.
Recruitment agency
We do not work with recruitment agencies.
Relocation & EU work visa
We offer relocation assistance for this position regarding paperwork, visa and first steps in Germany.

Your application

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