Careers at ApisProtect

ApisProtect is working at the cutting edge of the AgTech industry to secure global food supply, by providing technology products for improved pollination. We are now rapidly expanding our team based in Cork, Ireland. If you enjoy problem solving and want to work on technologies that have a positive, real-world impact, then you will be a great fit for our team. Apply by email with a CV to for the positions below:

Embedded Engineering Roles

We’re looking for full-time embedded engineers to join our growing team. The role will involve working in conjunction with our design partners to deliver products for wireless, multi-sensor monitoring of honey bee hives. Key competency areas are: C/C++ programming for microcontroller applications, Embedded Systems firmware design, and a strong understanding of core protocols such as: SPI, UART, I2C. Experience of PCB design and layout, experience of the STM32 microcontroller family, or experience with embedded applications in agriculture, are a plus.
Salary is negotiable dependent on experience.

Data Scientist Roles

We are seeking full-time data scientists to help us expand and improve our ability to identify honey bee conditions to help beekeepers improve the health of their hives. This role will involve working closely with our ecology team to effectively apply data mining and machine learning techniques to honey bee data. The role will also require working closely with our partner, the European Space Agency.
Responsibilities will include: building and optimising classifiers based on machine learning techniques, data mining, effective and clear presentation of results, and monitoring/analysis of outcomes. Requirements: experience of manipulating data and applying data mining/machine learning techniques; excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, as well as their real-world applications and drawbacks; experience with data science toolkits, data visualisation tools, and scripting languages; good applied statistics skills. Experience of data science in agricultural applications would be well received.
Salary is negotiable dependent on experience.

Front End Roles

We are looking for an ambitious, full-time front end developer to join our technical team. The role will involve working with our hardware and back end teams to deliver an engaging, appealing and efficient experience for our users. Responsibilities will include design and development of new user facing features, ensuring high quality graphic standards and brand consistency across multiple platforms, and design of mobile and desktop based features. Requirements: experience as a front end developer, JavaScript, CSS and jQuery skills, and an in-depth understanding of the web development process (design, development and deployment). Batchelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field required. Experience of both mobile and web based development, or experience in graphic design/related fields are a plus.
Salary is negotiable dependent on experience.

Back End Roles

We are seeking an experienced, full-time back end developer to join our team. The role will involve working with our hardware team to effectively collect and process data from a variety of in-field devices, provide an accessible cloud database for our data science team, and to manage the data access for our users. Responsibilities will include: maintenance of databases, ensuring high performance of same, optimisation for speed and scalability, security and data protection. Requirements: experience of back end development, experience with AWS, Google cloud, or a similar cloud platform, knowledge of back end programming languages as well as platform and unit testing. Batchelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field required. Experience working on IoT projects, or experience of machine learning are a plus.
Salary is negotiable dependent on experience.

Marketing Roles

ApisProtect is looking for a full-time, ambitious, detail-driven marketing manager to join our multi award winning team in Cork. Successful candidates will need to demonstrate good teamwork cross organisation, and their planning skills will show strong attention to detail. We would expect the candidate's creativity, and the ability to clearly and concisely communicate with multinational stakeholders to add greatly to the team's balance. A second language would be desirable but not necessary.
Experience of working with a PR agency would be helpful and knowledge of digital channels would also be well received.
Salary is negotiable dependent on experience.

Ecology Roles

We’re looking for a full-time ecologist to join our growing team. The role will involve working with beekeepers using different honey bee sub species, across a number of countries and ecoregions to analyse data from multi-sensors in beehives to provide insight into colony activity, health, and productivity. The ecologist will form part of a close-knit team whose work ranges across engineering, marketing, and finance. The role wil also involve working with external organisations such as the National Genotyping Centre in St. Louis, MO. The ecologist should have a background in plant science/agriculture and insect biology/ecology, ideally beekeeping. Experience in outreach/communications, or multi-lingual skills would be an advantage.
Salary is negotiable dependent on experience.

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