Technical Project Manager - Firmware Engineer

L'Oreal   •  

San Francisco, CA

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 53 days ago


L'Oréal's Technology Incubator is a global team tasked with identifying, developing, and launching innovations in the areas of digital technology, personalization and customization, connected devices, and artificial intelligence. Operating as a startup within L'Oréal's Research and Innovation division, the Tech Incubator drives disruptive change across the Group, developing new products and services for all of L'Oréal's brands.

The team includes hardware engineers, user experience designers, data scientists, brand marketers, and project managers. Projects are developed through ongoing partnerships with entrepreneurs, academic institutions, design agencies, research organizations, and engineering firms. Among technologies created and launched by the team are La Roche Posay's wearable My UV Patch, Lancôme's personalized foundation Le Teint Particulier, and L'Oréal Paris' augmented reality app, Makeup Genius.


As the Technical Project Manager / Firmware Engineer, you will work on latest technology / science with scientists, engineers, universities and startups, to bring a product/technology idea to proof of concept/prototyping while creating product definition/specification and business case. With projects spanning technical, digital, formulation, and consumer experience work-streams, you'll be responsible for a diverse range of development efforts while coordinating between the internal teams and external vendors executing against them.


A diverse set of backgrounds and educations will be considered, with the ideal candidate having:

  • Have an in-depth understanding of firmware, and ability to work with software/app developers to coordinate
  • Ability to manage vendors/partners
  • Experience working in the area of Product Development
  • Have brought electronics to market globally
  • Knowledge in electronics standards and principles
  • Ability/experience working in cross-functional organizations
  • Entrepreneurial spirit


  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering and/or Software engineering
  • 5+ years' experience in electronics
  • Project Management experience is a plus
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the US on an on-going basis