Staff Mobile BLE Software Engineer

San Francisco
RnD – Engineering /
Regular Full-time /
Hinge Health is moving people beyond pain by transforming the way it is treated and prevented. Connecting people digitally and in-person with expert clinical care, we combine advanced technology, AI and a care team of experts to guide people through personalized care directly from their phone. Our approach is proven to reduce pain by 68%, prevent 42% of new opioid prescriptions, and avoid more than half of joint replacement surgeries. Available to 18M people, Hinge Health is trusted by leading health plans and employers, including Land O’Lakes, L.L. Bean, Salesforce, Self-Insured Schools of California, Southern Company, City of Boston, US Foods, Toyota, and Verizon.

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Here at Hinge Health, we welcome all applicants and know a diverse team makes us better and stronger. We look for individuals who embody our leadership principles and we value varied experiences and skill sets. Beyond specific work experience, we also look for unique capabilities and skill sets that are key indicators an applicant will thrive in our fast-paced, frequently evolving environment. If this sounds like the kind of place you’d like to be part of, please apply - we would love to hear from you!

Hinge Health Hybrid Model:
We believe that remote work and in-person work have their own advantages and disadvantages, and we want to be able to leverage the best of both worlds. Employees in hybrid roles are required to be in the office 3 days/week.

About the Role
As a Staff-level mobile application engineer, you will be responsible for developing solutions for our Device Software team. The ideal candidate has a solid understanding of end-to-end systems that include a robust set of backend services. Your primary responsibility will be to propose and implement elegant solutions to handle Bluetooth SMART (BLE) peripheral communications in our React Native mobile application. You must also be aware of the inherent fragility of BLE communications in updating peripheral firmware and ensuring accurate and timely communications with healthcare devices.
In this role, you will be a crucial technical software lead for our hardware/software integration team. You will work on the software experience users will interact with to engage with our hardware motion sensors, patented Enso pain relief device, and future hardware initiatives.
Staff engineers at Hinge Health collaborate with teammates to tackle the most complex features in a sprint and deliver foundational architecture improvements in small, safe patches. They thrive  in a highly collaborative, cross-functional environment where the end-to-end solution to a problem often involves effective cross-team communication.
Our production systems are built on technologies such as React Native, React, Python, Node.js, Typescript, NestJS, GraphQL, Docker, Rails, Aptible, AWS, Postgres, Redis, Apollo, and Redux. Our workflow is based on trunk-based CI/CD, and we follow the highest healthcare security and compliance standards, including HIPAA, HITRUST, SOC 2, and CCPA.


    • Collaborate with colleagues and team members from different departments daily.
    • Tackle the most challenging problems and set new standards for quality and innovation.
    • Share your expertise and guide your teammates and developers in every sprint.
    • Contribute to groundbreaking technology and identify opportunities for significant upgrades across the platform or innovation in workflows or tools every quarter.
    • Make a difference in the lives of millions of users worldwide every year.


    • 8+ years of experience in software development in an agile team-oriented environment
    • 4+ years of experience in designing high-performance, low-latency solutions
    • 8+ years of experience in mobile app development for Android and iOS platforms, with knowledge of WiFi, NFC, Zigbee, and BLE


    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field
    • Experience in working with remote or distributed teams
    • Familiarity with medical devices and experience in end-to-end solution design
    • Excellent communication skills when interacting with both technical and non-technical partners
    • The ability to propose upgrades to the primary code, suggest best practices, and lead constructive discussions that enhance the proposal's quality
    • A commitment to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace


    • Inclusive healthcare and benefits: On top of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage, we offer employees and their family members help with gender-affirming care, tools for family and fertility planning, and travel reimbursements if healthcare isn’t available where you live.
    • Planning for the future: Start saving for the future with our traditional or Roth 401k retirement plan options which include a 2% company match.
    • Modern life stipends: Manage your own learning and development
$176,000 - $264,000 a year
Consider the range above plus equity, and benefits.  Please note that the base salary range is a guideline, and individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, competencies and work location.