Whistle Labs - Hardware / Electrical Engineering Lead

Whistle - A leader in Pet Wearables is looking to hire a Hardware / Electrical Engineering Lead. They’re located in the Mission District of San Francisco.

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Whistle is the world-leader in pet technology, building smart pet devices and mobile platform that empowers individuals to raise the standard of care for their pets.

Our company is filled with people who love their pets and are passionate about building great products. We are backed by leading venture capitalists and executives across tech, pet and retail. Whistle is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Whistle is looking for an experienced Hardware / Electrical Engineer to lead and execute hardware architecture, design and validation of our next generation of products through individual contributions and management of external partners.


Component selection: work with the CTO, firmware, mechanical and product management to architect and select components for future products
Schematic capture/PCB design
RF & Antenna: manage and work with external partners
Manufacturing: responsible for manufacturing test design and development
NPI: work with operations, firmware and EMS partner for defining process and line bring-up

Minimum Qualifications:

BS degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
5+ years experience developing consumer electronics
Experience as lead EE on a product from concept through completion
Previously owned component selection and board-bring-up of first gen device
Basic exposure and experience with firmware development(must be comfortable working with existing code to make quick changes)
Experienced with driving products through manufacturing abroad

Preferred Qualifications:

Experienced with products that

  • Use wireless communications (WiFi, BT, GPS, Sub-GHz)
  • Are battery powered
  • Are sold internationally
  • Use low power microcontrollers (e.g., cortex or MSP430)

If you believe you have what it takes to work in a highly independent, fast-paced environment where teamwork is critical and flexibility is a must, then Whistle might be the place for you.