Senior Firmware Engineer, Product Development

Location: Redwood City, CA
Job Code: 13-174
# of openings: 1


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Welcome to Proteus Digital Health, which is pioneering a new category of products, services and data systems based on ingestible computing. Our core technology – the digital health feedback system – provides an unprecedented view into an individual’s personal health choices and physiologic response.  This care-altering feedback system enables patients to better manage their health, allows more effective collaboration with caregivers and clinicians, all while enabling new information-based business models.

Think You Measure Up?  What Amazon did with books, and Apple did with music, Proteus is poised to do with digital medicine. Come join our unique collection of innovative scientists, engineers, market makers, designers, doctors, developers, clinicians, and other digital health industry pioneers, and help us dramatically improve the lives of tens of millions across the globe.

We Are Seeking:

Job Title: Sr. Firmware Engineer, Product Development

Department: Platform Systems Integration         

Reports to: Sr. Manager, Mobile Software and Firmware

Status: Exempt



  • Contribute technically to the software design

  • Develop high-quality system software architecture, design and source code

  • Write and maintain input documentation. Create concise requirements that comply with company and FDA medical device design processe, address stakeholder needs, produce predictable results and reduce development time

  • Perform design reviews and code inspections

  • Set-up, build and debugging environment and release processes

  • Isolate and debeg embedded software/hardware problems, effectively engage adjacent teams

  • Support and maintain existing products including troubleshooting at the system-level

  • Learn and apply new technologies and tools

  • Ensure deliverables satisfy requirements and comform to the company's development standards

  • Effectively interface with outsourcing teams by setting objectives and priorities

  • Identify project risks and implement mitigations


  • Minimum of 4 years solid programming experience using current programming languages (e.g., C, C++, Assembly, C#, Java etc...)

  • Minimum of 3 years of structured software development and/or Object Modeling Design experience

  • Experience developing on multiple embedded platforms

  • Good knowledge of software engineering principals

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills


Educational Requirements

BS in EE or CS or related area of study

Bachelor's degree in Software, Electrical, or Computer Engineering and 6+ years of related experience, or a Master's defree and 4+ years of related experience.

Ready for the ride of your life? We're looking forward to receiving your resume!

About Us:  Proteus has received FDA market clearance in the U.S. and a CE mark in Europe for its wearable and ingestible sensor devices. Headquartered in Redwood City, Calif., Proteus is privately held and funded by Carlyle, Essex Woodlands, Kaiser Permanente, Medtronic, Novartis, Otsuka, Oracle, ON Semiconductor and other investors.  For more information please visit

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