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San Francisco, CA
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Consumer Devices
Contract, Fulltime
Travel Required

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Firmware Lead Engineer


Do you want to own and write the firmware for multiple products used by tens of thousands of people every day?

We are looking to hire our first firmware hire to own the architecture and code for our future line of complex electric Coffee/ Tea products.

We need a go-getter that is comfortable wearing many hats along the entire product development cycle and has a desire to grow!

• Design and develop our embedded software systems
• Integrate new sensors, improve control systems, implement and debug features
• Work with Product to understand requirements
• Work with Operations to ensure product data is available and quality is met
• Help the team establish best practices for development, test, and deployment
• Maintain a high bar for product quality, safety and user experience
• Ability to travel up to 5%
• Lead product development from initial conception to mass production

• 4+ years of hardware experience in consumer electronics, power tools, home appliances (or similar relevant industry)
• Deep understanding of how to build hardware products
• Knowledge of embedded development best practices and tools
• Successfully developing for and launching hardware products
• Embedded software definition and requirements documentation
• Very strong at C development and experience Python
• High power BLDC motor control
• Choosing and developing with microcontrollers, sensors and actuators
• Safety systems and communication protocols
• Comfortable reading schematics and datasheets
• Embedded software design, development and debugging preferably on ARM-based platforms
• Bluetooth, BLE, and Wi-Fi experience a must
• Power management for battery powered products
• Know your way around hardware debugging tools: oscilloscope, logic analyzer
• Proficient with surface mount rework and soldering

Preferred experience:
• Java and C++ development experience
• EE system architectures
• Comfortable and flexible on the software/hardware border
• Managing external consultants
• Experience working with contract manufacturers in Asia

• 401k
• Equity package
• 18 paid vacation days
• Medical / Dental / Vision
• 12-week primary caregiver / 8 week secondary caregiver
• Product discounts

Location: San Francisco, Valencia St, CA (currently remote until restrictions are lifted)

Type: Fulltime

Submit resume to

Keon Paulino

408.550.2800 x113


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Keon Paulino

408.550.2800 x113