Signal Processing Engineer

Boston, MA /
Signal Processing /
At WHOOP, we're on a mission to unlock human performance. WHOOP empowers users to perform at a higher level through a deeper understanding of their bodies and daily lives.
As a Signal Processing Engineer at WHOOP, you will be part of a cross-functional team comprised of DSP, firmware, and electrical engineers.  You will work on the core, fundamental features at WHOOP, which is also an incredibly difficult technical problem, of obtaining heart rate and other physiological information from noisy sensor data as well as developing algorithms and features that help us understand the confidence in our measurements. You will keep an eye towards the customer experience, ensuring that all algorithms that are created work across our diverse user population.


    • Analyze sensor data, design, code, and validate signal processing algorithms, as well as evaluate algorithm performance in test and in the field  
    • Software development, debugging and validation in order to ensure code and results are production ready
    • Build robust, flexible and automated tools to enable complex data analysis and algorithm performance monitoring
    • Develop infrastructure that enables the signal processing team to derive insight into data
    • Provide analysis of data that is statistically and scientifically meaningful
    • Setting up and designing experiments to gather necessary data for development or to test algorithms


    • 3+ years of research or industry experience
    • Expertise in C and/or Python·      
    • Experience with biosensor systems
    • DSP experience with demonstrated performance creating new algorithms from ideation through implementation    
    • Possess the ability to communicate clearly and concisely to both technical and non-technical members of the team      
    • Innovative and knowledgeable, and be able to adapt to changing requirements while still producing quality algorithms with tight deadlines
    • Experience with optics (photodiodes, LEDs, etc.) and Hardware sensors (ADCs, front end amplifiers, etc) is a plus