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Do you believe in sovereignty, privacy, and freedom? Do you want to help Bitcoin and freedom achieve widespread adoption?

Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your freedom. This starts with Passport, our best-in-class Bitcoin hardware wallet. Passport offers a huge leap forward in design and user experience, making it easier than ever to securely store your own keys.

Our team has shipped thousands of Passports to rave reviews. We are pursuing an aggressive roadmap for future devices alongside improvements to Envoy, our mobile app.

Foundation has assembled a world-class, multidisciplinary team – and we are looking for like minded individuals. Together, we’ll build a new ecosystem that we call freedom tech.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to jobs@foundationdevices.com.

Know a great candidate? We offer a $500 referral bonus, paid in Bitcoin!

Head of Sales

The Role

We’re looking for an experienced sales and growth professional to join Foundation in a leadership role and help us grow from an early stage startup into a dominant industry player.

Foundation stands out from the competition with beautiful design, streamlined UX, tightly integrated hardware & software, strong privacy, and fully open source approach. We believe that Foundation’s products will enable many millions of people to reclaim their freedom in this decade.

As Head of Sales, you will be responsible for rapidly growing Foundation’s device sales to millions of units per year while also establishing Envoy as the most recommended Bitcoin software wallet on the market.

Candidates must have prior experience scaling sales at a consumer hardware company.

Select Responsibilities

  • Drive sales of our Passport hardware wallet and future devices
  • Grow downloads of our Envoy mobile app and associated services revenue
  • Prepare and execute a cohesive outbound sales strategy, including effective advertising
  • Prepare and execute a cohesive distribution strategy for Passport and future devices, including retail and B2B opportunities
  • Collaborate with our Head of Marketing and the rest of the leadership team on partnerships, content, and other inbound and outbound sales efforts

Qualifications

  • Prior leadership experience in a consumer hardware company (hard requirement)
  • Ability to first work as an individual contributor and then grow your team
  • 5+ years in sales and/or growth roles (or equivalent experience)
  • Experience with overseeing advertising, partnerships, and distribution
  • Enthusiasm for Bitcoin and empowering people with freedom are required

*Resume, Cover Letter, and Portfolio are required.

Digital Product Designer (UI/UX/VX)

The Role

As one of our key hires for Foundation’s multidisciplinary design team, the Digital Product Designer will collaborate alongside Industrial Designers, Product Design Engineers, and our Software team to design and develop best in class connected experiences for Passport, Envoy, and our next generation of sovereign computing products.

Your primary responsibilities will be to define and design customer journeys & task flows and translate them into wireframes, high fidelity mockups, interactive prototypes, and device behaviors across several software/apps, physical/hardware products, and connected experiences. Under the leadership of the Head of Design, this individual will play a key role developing Foundation’s digital brand language and be responsible for maintaining our design system – so the demonstrated ability to do so in a previous role is required. Additionally, motion and/or video editing skills, out of box experience design, user research, and/or product management skills are a big plus.

Knowledge of user-centered processes and experience building products from concept to launch is preferred as qualified design candidates will need to balance user needs, technical feasibility, and goals of the business to deliver compelling product experiences in a production oriented environment.

Select Responsibilities

  • Update, improve and maintain the user journeys and task flows for our devices and software interfaces
  • Update, improve and maintain the Foundation design system
  • Update and improve Foundation’s digital brand language
  • Update and improve the Envoy app UI and usability
  • Design and develop the IX for the OS/GUI/HMI of our next generation products
  • Update and improve the foundationdevices.com website design
  • Design marketing assets and/or other brand experiences as-needed

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional digital product design experience are preferred, but candidates with more/less experience will be considered if they have aptitude for multiple disciplines (i.e. Visual, Motion, Industrial Design, etc.)
  • Enthusiasm for Bitcoin and/or empowering people with sovereignty is required

Must Have

  • Digital Design Tools – Figma/XD/Sketch or Similar
  • Agile Management – Linear, Asana, Trello (we use Linear)
  • Image Editing Tools – Adobe and/or Affinity Products

Nice to Have

  • Prior experience as a Digital Product Design Lead and/or Project manager
  • Experience defining and designing ‘Out of Box’ experiences

Bonus Skills

  • Video Editing Software – Premiere/Final Cut
  • Ability to write research plans and conduct user studies

*Resume, Cover Letter, and Portfolio are required.

Contract System Hardware Engineer — PCB

The Role

The Contract System Hardware Engineer — PCB will collaborate with our Electrical Engineering, Software, and Design teams to architect, design, debug, and test PCBs for various Foundation Devices products.

Contract Duration

3 Months, with possibility to convert to a full-time role.

Select Responsibilities

  • Architect, design, debug and develop test and/or production systems on Printed Circuit Boards (PCB) with a mix of analog and digital design, using industry tools including Altium Designer.
  • Handle all phases of PCB development including schematic capture, layout, and routing in Altium.
  • Implement and optimize programmable voltage regulators in PCB designs.
  • Design for high current and low voltage applications, with low IR (voltage) drop to enhance power efficiency and performance.
  • Conduct board bring-up, troubleshooting, and validation activities.
  • Collaborate with other electrical engineers and cross-functional teams for system integration.
  • Perform signal integrity and power integrity analysis on PCB designs.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant industry standards and regulations.
  • Document design processes and specifications.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field.
  • 5+ years of industry experience designing PCB systems.
  • Proven experience in PCB design, particularly in analog circuit design with some background in control theory, and a solid understanding of the components used in system-on-board implementations.
  • Proficiency in PCB design using Altium Designer.
  • Solid understanding of programmable voltage regulators and their application in PCB design.
  • Experience in designing for low IR drop in high-speed or high-power circuits.
  • Familiarity with signal integrity, power integrity, and thermal management.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Enthusiasm for Bitcoin and/or empowering people with sovereignty is required

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of embedded systems and microcontrollers.

Must Have

  • PCB Design Tools – Altium Designer

Nice to Have

  • Knowledge of Bitcoin transactions and Bitcoin mining

*Resume, Cover Letter, and Portfolio are required.

Senior Embedded Software Engineer

The Role

We are seeking an embedded engineer who is proficient in C and Rust to work across our suite of upcoming Bitcoin-centric devices.

Select Responsibilities

  • Board bring-up for new devices.
  • Selection of OS/bare metal framework for each new device.
  • Develop device drivers, possibly including UARTs, I2C, SPI, cameras, displays, touchscreens, etc.
  • Implement unit tests for all code (test-driven development).

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • 2+ years of embedded systems and/or RTOS development experience
  • 2+ years of C experience
  • 2+ years of Rust experience
  • Knowledge of Bitcoin or similar cryptocurrencies will be very helpful in this role, but is not required
  • Enthusiasm for Bitcoin and empowering people through decentralized technology is required

Technology Stack

This position will require a polyglot engineer who can quickly move between several languages and technologies, including:

  • Embedded C
  • FreeRTOS
  • Linux
  • Rust
  • Cargo
  • Rust unit testing

*Resume, Cover Letter, and Code Samples are required.

Benefits

  • Your work will be open source under GPLv3 or other FOSS licenses
  • Receive stock options as one of our early full-time employees
  • Healthcare, dental, and vision included (if you’re in the USA)