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Senior Firmware Engineer

Cambridge, Massachusetts


Full Time

$120k - $140k

Our client is a cutting-edge start-up that specializes in using IoT biotech data analytics to revolutionize the healthcare industry. They are leveraging advanced technologies to collect, process, and analyze data to drive meaningful insights for improving patient outcomes and advancing medical research. As they continue to grow, they are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Firmware Engineer to join their dynamic team.


  1. Firmware Development:

    • Lead the design, development, and maintenance of embedded firmware for IoT devices within the biotech data analytics ecosystem.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including hardware engineers, software developers, and data scientists, to ensure seamless integration of firmware with various components.
  2. Architecture and Optimization:

    • Architect and optimize firmware solutions to meet performance, power, and memory constraints.
    • Implement efficient algorithms and data structures to enhance the functionality and responsiveness of embedded systems.
  3. IoT Connectivity:

    • Design and implement firmware for seamless connectivity of IoT devices, ensuring secure and reliable data transfer.
    • Work on protocols like MQTT, CoAP, or other relevant communication protocols in the context of IoT devices.
  4. Testing and Validation:

    • Develop and execute comprehensive firmware test plans to ensure the reliability and functionality of embedded systems.
    • Collaborate with quality assurance teams to identify and address firmware-related issues during testing phases.
  5. Documentation:

    • Create and maintain detailed documentation for firmware designs, implementation, and testing procedures.
    • Contribute to technical documentation for end-users and internal teams.
  6. Team Leadership:

    • Mentor and provide technical guidance to junior firmware engineers.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment with project timelines and objectives.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience (3+ years) in firmware development for embedded systems, preferably in IoT or biotech domains.
  • Proficient in programming languages such as C/C++ for embedded systems.
  • Strong understanding of hardware-software integration and debugging.
  • Experience with IoT communication protocols (e.g., MQTT, CoAP) and wireless technologies.
  • Familiarity with real-time operating systems (RTOS) and microcontroller architectures.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Previous leadership or mentoring experience is a plus.


  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company matching.
  • Opportunities for professional development and continued education.
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment at the forefront of biotech and data analytics.

If you are passionate about pushing the boundaries of firmware engineering in the exciting field of IoT biotech data analytics, we invite you to apply and join our clients team of dedicated professionals in Boston that are making a meaningful impact on the future of healthcare.

Posted by: Nicholas Costello

Specialization: EmbeddedC++