Algorithms Engineer, R&D


JUUL's mission is to improve the lives of the world’s one billion adult smokers by driving innovation to eliminate cigarettes. JUUL is the number one US-based vapor product. Headquartered in San Francisco and backed by leading technology investors including Tiger Global, Fidelity Investments and Tao Invest LLC, JUUL Labs is disrupting one of the world’s largest and oldest industries.

We’re an exceptional team with backgrounds in technology, healthcare, CPG and biotech, and we’re growing rapidly to deliver on our mission. We’re actively looking to hire the world’s best scientists, engineers, designers, product managers, supply chain experts, customer service and business professionals.


Juul Labs R&D is a multidisciplinary group of scientists and engineers with depth in the areas of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, firmware, chemistry, and aerosol science with a goal of expanding the boundary of what is possible within the vaporization space. We are hoping to augment this team by adding someone with a deep knowledge of algorithms and data science. Reporting to the Director of R&D, this role will explore and develop algorithms to enable sophisticated product features. The role will involve collecting product and user data, analyzing the data to drive insights into how and why our products work, developing algorithms to process sensor outputs, and implementing control laws.

  • Drive innovation through the development of algorithms and control laws.
  • Attend and contribute to brainstorms.
  • Work with firmware and software engineers to implement algorithms into prototypes and products.
  • Develop tools, systems, and/or processes for data collection and analysis.
  • Design and run experiments to collect data.
  • Write inventions disclosures and work with attorneys to file patent applications.
  • Document experiments and results.


  • Demonstrated success working with algorithms in hardware products.
  • Deep understanding of sensors.
  • Knowledgeable about machine learning/data science.
  • Strong coding/scripting abilities.
  • Experience working with large data sets (> 1,000,000 rows).
  • Basic knowledge of electrical engineering and circuit design.
  • Strong ability to communicate ideas.
  • Familiarity with thermodynamics and heat transfer is a plus.
  • Experience with data visualization is a plus.
  • Ability to write embedded firmware is a plus.
  • Experience working with SQL or PostgreSQL is a plus


  • BS in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or related field. Master’s degree is a plus.


  • A place to grow your career. We’ll help you set big goals - and exceed them
  • People. Work with talented, committed and supportive teammates
  • Equity and performance bonuses. Every employee is a stakeholder in our success
  • Daily catered lunch, boundless snacks and drinks
  • Cell phone subsidy, commuter benefits and discounts on JUUL products
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Location. Work in the heart of San Francisco, one of the world’s greatest cities

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