Staff Software Engineer, Platform at Owlet Baby Care | Powderkeg


  • 600,000 babies monitored
  • 4.24 trillion heartbeats captured to date
  • 1000s of parents have shared their story: see what they say

Imagine if your engineering skills could help infants sleep safe and sound. That is possible at Owlet, where great ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences.

Come shape the future of parenthood and help unlock new insight into infant health!

As a Software Engineer at Owlet, you'll be an integral contributor to our platform’s current and next generation. You'll work on software that powers our Sock, Camera, and Band product lines as well as our core infrastructure.


  • You’ll design, build and maintain APIs and services for internal and customer-facing applications
  • Champion high-quality code with corresponding test coverage
  • Participate in regular code reviews and engage in constructive discussions
  • Propose and implement performance optimizations with careful and clever concern for reliability and scalability
  • Write documentation with regard for the peer who next touches your code
  • Deliver resilient, robust, and durable solutions, contributing to the ongoing improvement of our systems
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to ensure stellar uptime for our customers


  • You have 8+ years of software engineering experience
  • Experience with general-purpose programming languages like Java, JavaScript, Python, or Go
  • Experience maintaining production high availability services with a distributed architecture
  • Experience with major cloud providers like AWS and GCP
  • Experience with SQL and relational databases
  • The ability to explain your ideas clearly, give and receive feedback, and work well with team members
  • The ability to bring structure to ambiguous requirements
  • The finesse to produce code that is readable, testable, and understandable years later
  • Pride in the craft of software development, your unique views, and original ideas


  • You have experience developing and deploying with Kubernetes
  • Exposure to Google Cloud Platform
  • Familiar with IoT, MQTT, Node.js, React
  • Experience with load testing and performance tuning
  • Ability to improve CICD pipelines, implement IaC best practices, and comfortable with Bash


What you need to succeed

  • Your choice: MacBook Pro or Windows
  • Work from anywhere: full remote and from home
  • Allowance for home office setup
  • Calm app subscription


  • Flex time scheduling
  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Benefits package
  • Product discounts

Owlet Baby Care, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Staff Software Engineer, Platform
  • Company
    Owlet Baby Care
  • Location
    Lehi, UT
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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