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Node-Red Application Engineer

Aperia Technologies

Aperia Technologies

Hayward, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024

Aperia is unlocking a new era of efficiency and sustainability for commercial vehicle fleets, by developing innovative hardware and data analytics solutions. Inventors of the award- winning and disruptive Halotm Automatic Tire Inflator, and the cloud delivered Halo Connect tire analytics platform. Aperia saves fleets thousands of hours of down-time every week, reduces the carbon footprint and environmental impact of the freight industry. Join us as we expand our product offering and take the next steps on our journey toward bringing the "backbone of our economy" into the automation age.

Your Role

We are seeking a skilled Node-RED Application Developer to join our dynamic team, driving the evolution towards Industry 4.0 and the Smart Factory paradigm. As a key contributor, you will develop applications using Node-RED for automated test equipment, enabling seamless integration and data-driven decision-making. Collaborating across functions, you will shape the future of manufacturing automation.


  • Develop and design applications using Node-RED for automated test equipment in manufacturing environments, advancing our journey towards Industry 4.0 and the Smart Factory.
  • Collaborate with project stakeholders to gather requirements and specifications, driving innovation and efficiency through cutting-edge technology.
  • Program and configure control boxes and interface machine I/O, orchestrating the convergence of physical and digital realms.
  • Implement industrial control systems and protocols, optimizing equipment performance and enabling real-time insights.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues, ensuring robustness and reliability in application development and equipment functionality.
  • Conduct testing and validation to meet quality standards and performance requirements, fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Provide technical support during qualification and commissioning, leveraging expertise to ensure seamless integration into the manufacturing ecosystem.
  • Integrate MongoDB databases for tracking manufacturing data trends, empowering data-driven decision-making and predictive maintenance strategies.
  • Document all aspects of application development, adhering to coding standards and best practices in the pursuit of excellence.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, mechatronics or mechanical engineering, or related field
  • Proven experience in application development using Node-RED in industrial or manufacturing environments, with a keen interest in Industry 4.0 and IIoT.
  • Strong understanding of industrial control systems and protocols, coupled with proficiency in programming languages such as JavaScript, Python, and/or C/C++.
  • Experience with control box configuration and interfacing machine I/O, demonstrating a holistic approach to automation and integration.
  • Familiarity with MongoDB or other database systems for data tracking and analysis, driving insights and foresight in manufacturing operations.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail, coupled with effective communication skills to engage both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in developing automated test equipment or similar manufacturing solutions, contributing to the advancement of Industry 4.0 initiatives.
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies, embracing adaptability and collaboration in a rapidly evolving landscape.
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and deployment practices, facilitating agility and innovation in software development processes.
  • Understanding of machine learning and artificial intelligence concepts in manufacturing automation, unlocking new frontiers in predictive maintenance and optimization.
  • Passion for Industry 4.0, IoT, and Smart Factory concepts, driving transformative change and pushing the boundaries of manufacturing excellence.

Pay Range: $120,000 - $150,000

*Base salary only. Salary is dependent on multiple factors including, but not limited to, experience and location.

**Additional compensation may include equity, bonuses, stipends, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and long-term disability insurance.