Senior Firmware Developer (Vancouver)

By | January 5, 2019

Company Background:

LifeBooster is a Vancouver based early stage technology company that has deployed their solutions with industry leading companies in the Fortune 500 across North America. Our early commercial successes are driving our current growth plans, and we are looking for creative individuals who want to make a lasting impact on society. Join our family and together help us achieve our mission of eliminating workplace injuries and ensuring every worker gets home safe.

We are a health and safety predictive analytics company that has developed the most advanced injury prevention platform for the enterprise health and safety market. We leverage wearable technologies and cloud infrastructure to digitize, automate and scale proven health and safety practices to enable large industrial employers to effectively identify and preemptively respond to workplace risks to prevent injuries.

Our initial focus is on musculoskeletal disorders (“MSD”) such as back strain, tendonitis and shoulder injuries, as they are the most common and most costly injury type. They cost North American industries over $1B / week – industries that we serve include construction, forestry, health, manufacturing, mining, retail, transportation, and utilities – wherever the work demands physical labor. Our goal is to drive these costs down, and at the same time make workers around the world healthier, stronger, and safe.

Why join LifeBooster?

LifeBooster has been recognized as a leader in the digital health and safety industry, working with some of the largest and most formidable companies in the World. We believe that to stay competitive in this market and provide world-class service to these large organizations, we need to build a strong team driven by a culture that is competitive and world-class in itself. Furthermore, we take a people first approach and you will be able to claim that your work directly and significantly improved the physical and mental health of hard working people on a global scale.

Job Description:

You will be working closely with our hardware partners in creating our body wearable device that senses the environment and communicates to our cloud-based solution. Leveraging the existing code base, you will be adding substantial functionality, including sophisticated power management of various components while maintaining a highly resilient and reliable functionality required of an enterprise-grade remote device. You will see to all aspects of firmware development from component selection to mass production.

Your extensive career in firmware development of communications devices, and your inherent need to understand the business that drives our technical road map, will ensure an efficient implementation that meets the expressed use case requirements . The conservative in you will guide how your solution will be tested and validated. Your technical capability combined with your desire to help people will see to your rapid career growth with our team at LifeBooster.

Bachelor degree (or higher) in either Computer Science or Engineering

Required Work Experience (+7 years):
Development of enterprise grade products
Mobile communications
Low power, battery operated devices
Remote device management

Self motivated
Detailed oriented
Process driven
Strong communications: concise, coherent, listens carefully
Strive for excellence: follow best practices, incorporate feedback

Ideal Candidate:
Looking to join a market driven startup at the ground level
Values candor, honesty, ownership, respect
Strong team player

Desirable Attributes:
Good humor

Cover letter explaining what you’ve done in the past that will corroborate 3 of the 5 items listed under Expectations outlined above.