Senior Firmware Engineer, Hybrid

| San Francisco, CA, USA | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 143,000-197,000 Annually
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Juul Labs’ mission is to impact the lives of the world’s one billion adult smokers by eliminating combustible cigarettes. We have the opportunity to address one of the world’s most intractable challenges through a commitment to exceptional quality, research, design, and innovation. Backed by leading technology investors, we are committed to the same excellence when it comes to hiring great talent.

We are a diverse team that is united by this common purpose and we are hiring the world’s best engineers, scientists, designers, product managers, operations experts, and customer service and business professionals. If the opportunity to build your career at one of the fastest growing companies is compelling, read on for more details.

Hybrid, 2 days in SFO Office


This is a hands-on role requiring a thorough study and understanding of existing designs, in order to apply innovative engineering principles towards re-design and optimization.  The position works with new product development teams to support high-value engineering activities. The candidate should be a strong communicator who is able to work effectively with peers and management alike in a high-paced global environment.  We are looking for someone who is flexible and can respond quickly, energetically, and enthusiastically to changes. Cross-functional communication skills and experience are essential. The Senior Firmware Engineer will interact with all engineering design disciplines plus reliability, manufacturing, component engineering, and other resources inside and outside Juul Labs.  We are looking for a highly motivated and talented individual who will be responsible for re-designing and optimizing high-quality embedded code that will bring these hardware products to the next level.

  • Create, modify, and update code for new and existing products
  • Provide test fixture support for manufacturing, QA, and contract manufacturers
  • Troubleshoot product failures, and help find solutions for in-field issues as well as in-development products
  • Travel to support manufacturing builds
  • Maintaining communication within the greater firmware development team
  • Work cross functionally with other engineering disciplines, particularly EE and Test
  • Write clear documentation on your work, and occasionally help update and document the work of others on the firmware team


  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant Firmware optimization experience in one or more of the following areas: product design, new product release, test engineering, manufacturing support.
  • Firmware design and troubleshooting on embedded microcontrollers and low power devices
  • C programming skills mandatory; Python is a plus
  • Strong debugging skills - Experience with gdb and other debugging tools/principles is a must-have
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, team player, with a strong desire to learn new skills and grow
  • Flexibility, tenacity, and focus

Other technical skills

  • Experience with medical devices or other regulated products
  • BLE 
  • Real-time Operating System (RTOS) 
  • Understanding of serial communication protocols I2C, SPI, UART (required)
  • Working with EE to bring up a PCB (required)
  • Experience with sensors or other ICs communicating over digital interfaces


  • Bachelor's degree and 3+ years of relevant experience or 7+ years of relevant work experience


  • A place to grow your career. We’ll help you set big goals - and exceed them
  • People. Work with talented, committed and supportive teammates
  • Equity and performance bonuses. Every employee is a stakeholder in our success
  • Cell phone subsidy, commuter benefits and discounts on JUUL products
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision benefits

Juul Labs is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment for all employees and job applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Juul Labs also complies with the employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Juul Labs in the US.

Salary varies by role, level and location, and is dependent on the cost of labor in a given
geographic region among other factors. These ranges may be modified at any time.


$143,000$197,000 USD

More Information on Juul Labs
Juul Labs operates in the Other industry. The company is located in District of Columbia, WA, Austin, TX, Dallas, TX, Pasadena, CA, Mountain View, CA and San Francisco , CA. Juul Labs was founded in 2007. It has 1612 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance, Life insurance and Mental health benefits. To see all 6 open jobs at Juul Labs, click here.
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