Employment Opportunities2018-10-22T16:29:34+00:00

Based in Morgan Hill, California, Neptune Systems is a market leader in the area of aquarium technology products. Beginning 20 years ago with a simple aquarium controller, Neptune Systems has grown into a multi-million-dollar company with brand recognition and an engaged customer base in the marine aquarium market.

Now on the fifth-generation of its flagship product, the Apex aquarium monitoring and control system, Neptune Systems has established absolute market dominance in the aquarium controller space worldwide. Additionally, Neptune Systems has found new success by expanding its product line into other ancillary aquarium products that integrate with its Apex, or operate standalone.

We currently have these open positions:

Do you like taking things apart and seeing how they work? Do you take pleasure in finding ways to break things? If so, you’re going to want to check out this opportunity!

Neptune Systems has a great opportunity for a Systems Technician to join our team. Reporting to our QA Manager, this person will spend a great deal of their time testing our products and software to make sure it is ready for prime time. If you also love saltwater aquariums and always wanted to have a job in this field, it can get no better than this!  If you like a position where no two days will ever be the same, this will be your dream job! If you like to play with software and electronics, just for the fun of it, well, what are you waiting for – apply already! Well, maybe you should read the rest of this posting first…

THIS IS AN EXPERIENCED LEVEL POSITION WITH PLENTY OF ROOM FOR GROWTH. Pay is based on skill set and conducted evaluations upon your interview. Responsibilities to include, but are not limited to:


  • Perform quality control tests in the lab.
  • Analyze data and prepare reports for new product development
  • Construct test fixtures for new product testing
  • Test equipment set-up and management
  • Assist engineers in development and testing of prototypes or new processes
  • Support manufacturing operations including troubleshooting and resolving issues with equipment, devices, or materials.


  • Saltwater aquarist –  3 or more years experience is a definite plus
  • Willingness to constantly learn new things
  • Good analytic and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel
  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP networking and IP addressing
  • Skilled with basic hand tools
  • Familiarity with Neptune Systems products and APEX Fusion a BIG plus

This position does require saltwater aquarium knowledge and experience and the position is in our Morgan Hill office.

This is not a telecommuting position.  

Please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and in the Subject please include “SYSTEM TECHNICIAN”

EE superstar, IoT tinkerer, fish geek, self-starting inventor-type, all of the above? If so, you’re going to want to check out this opportunity!

 Neptune Systems has a great opportunity for a Senior Electrical Engineer to be involved in the design of cutting edge IoT technologies applied to the aquarium world. Tired of positions where you only get to have your hands on a small subset of a product – well at Neptune Systems you are part of a small engineering team so you get to see the first-hand the results of your hard work, and know your contributions were a big part of the success.


  • Design PCB’s and system components for aquarium monitoring and control products
  • Design embedded AVR and ARM microprocessor systems
  • Perform troubleshooting of monitoring and control systems
  • Assist in design of test fixtures and prepare documentation for release to manufacturing


  • BS EE and > 5 years experience in product development
  • Altium schematic and PCB layout experience a plus
  • Understanding of electrical circuit fundamentals, analog & digital, serial data communication
  • Familiar with operation of test equipment, oscilloscopes, DVM’s, function generators, spectrum analyzers
  • Experience with micro-controller programming (C, and C++)
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Quality-driven. Committed to meeting schedules, able to balance performance & time constraints
  • Excellent documentation skills

This position is in our Morgan Hill office.

This is not a telecommuting position.  

Please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and in the Subject please include “SENIOR ELECTRICAL ENGINEER”

Neptune Systems, one of the fastest growing and most forward thinking companies in the marine aquarium industry, is seeking a new Customer Support Representative to join our team.

Our preferred candidate is someone with a passion for BOTH Saltwater Aquariums AND all things technical. This technical knowledge should include familiarity with PC/Mac configuration and home networking concepts. Most of all, this person MUST be self-motivated, customer-focused, and have a passion for customer satisfaction. This is a critical and high-profile role in the company as this individual will have direct contact with our customers, solving their problems, and helping them get the most out of their Neptune Systems’ products.

The typical work day consists of providing superior phone-based customer support, email support, helping set up networking and configuration of our products, and handling warranty and RMA issues.

This position will be based in Morgan Hill, CA. Compensation will be based on experience and we will propose a relocation assistance program for the right candidates. Please submit your resume with a cover letter explaining why you think you are the right candidate for Neptune Systems and why you would like to work in the Aquarium Industry. Cover letters that do not include this will not be considered.

Please email [email protected] and in the Subject please include Customer Support Rep.

Core Responsibilities:
• Answer incoming phone calls
• Provide technical support via phone or email
• Manage support using HelpDesk and Knowledgebase
• Handle all warranty verifications and issues
• Respond promptly to customer inquiries and requests
• Detailed logging of issues data, and customer call logs for analysis
• Contribution to our online knowledge base and forums

Experience and Qualifications (Minimum Requirements):
• High School Degree
• Experience with PC/Mac configuration and home networking
• Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
• Customer empathy (can put yourself in customers shoes)
• Must have excellent “people-skills” even when dealing with difficult people and stressful situations
• Able to think and reason in an analytic fashion
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

Candidates with experience in the marine aquarium industry or who themselves have marine aquariums are always preferred.

Neptune Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We solicit and hire applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category. Our policy is to employ the most qualified applicants. We conduct background checks and drug screens, in accordance with company policies and federal and state guidelines.