Predicting and preventing heart disease.

Lead Firmware Engineer

$100K - $160K / 0.50% - 2.00%
San Francisco
Job Type
3+ years
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Corey Centen
Corey Centen

About the role

Bodyport is hiring an experienced lead Firmware Engineer to lead the firmware development of our first product. You will join an early-stage company dedicated to bringing life-saving medical technology into every home. Bodyport is backed by notable investors in hardware and health, including Y Combinator.

As a senior embedded systems engineer, you will be responsible for architecting the firmware that is the foundation of our product. You will work closely with our data science and electrical engineering teams to ensure the firmware interfaces with sensors, processes data and communicates it back to the user.


  • Lead development of the Bodyport embedded software

  • Support algorithm development

  • Interface with electrical engineering team to ensure proper operation of the sensor system

  • Interface with data science team to ensure algorithms are accurately translated into firmware

  • Create the communications link between the Bodyport hardware and software


  • BS or higher in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering or another relevant field

  • Experience with 32 bit ARM Cortex M microcontrollers

  • Strong DSP skills

  • Knowledge of RTOS

  • Experience with I2C, UART, and SPI protocols

  • Experience developing firmware for low power devices

  • Experience with cellular-connected products


  • Experience in manufacturing medical devices

  • Developing software under IEC 62304 design controls

  • Previously worked under ISO13485

<B>What we offer</b>

  • Competitive salary and equity

  • Health Benefits

  • Open vacation policy

  • Great location in South Beach, SF near great lunch spots and cafes

About Bodyport

Bodyport is building a virtual cardiac clinic to help keep patients with heart disease healthy and in their homes. The clinic is built around our novel cardiovascular sensing scale and predictive algorithms that detect early subclinical changes in cardiac function. We’re initially targeting heart failure, a chronic condition affecting over 6M Americans and a leading cause of hospitalizations (1M/year) and healthcare spending ($35B/year).

Team Size:15
Location:San Francisco
Corey Centen
Corey Centen
Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith