Product Operations Engineer

About Whisker Labs

Whisker Labs is passionate about developing smarter solutions to hard problems, leveraging expertise in signal processing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. We’re leading the next wave in smart home technology and fire prevention with Ting, an intelligent sensor that monitors a home’s electrical network to detect electrical hazards that often lead to the most devastating and catastrophic fires. While on the job preventing fires, Ting serves an expanding role as a fitness tracker for the home, smartly monitoring and alerting homeowners to meaningful events that impact everyday life. For more information, please visit

About the Role

As a rapidly growing startup, we all wear several hats and are focused on execution and embrace our unifying characteristics: we have a critical mission, we have a front-line obsession, and we execute with an owner’s mindset. This role is no different.

In this full-time role, the responsibilities are broader than a similar role in established companies. As an ideal candidate, you’re smart, creative and fully engaged, with excellent people and communication skills and the ability to collaborate with a broad set of team members. You’ll have various responsibilities and engage with internal and external stakeholders.

If you envision yourself rolling up your sleeves and contributing to this type of mission and team, read on.

The Product Operations Engineer will report to the Vice President of Operations. You’ll be joining a small and experienced team of business leaders, engineers, and data scientists seeking to make the world a safer and more efficient place. Come join us!

Job Duties

  • Interface directly with customers, prospective customers, and partners to support technical analysis of the Ting service and product offering
  • Serve as a primary technical escalation for product related questions both internally and externally
  • Perform detailed data review and analysis
  • Develop customer communications and technical product related content for internal and external use
  • Perform other duties as required

Required Skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong understanding of the principals of electricity
  • Strong mathematical and data analysis skills
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent customer service skills (phone, email, face-to-face)
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Excellent organization and retention skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Must be a team player and able to communicate effectively
  • Preferred (but not required): Knowledge and experience with electric utility distribution systems and home electrical systems


  • 2 to 5 years’ product engineering experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, physics, or related science / technical discipline
  • Travel as needed
  • US Citizen

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary + equity
  • Freedom – ability to make, own, and carry out decisions
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance