About PhonePe Group: 

PhonePe is India’s leading digital payments company with 50 crore (500 Million) registered users and 3.7 crore (37 Million) merchants covering over 99% of the postal codes across India. On the back of its leadership in digital payments, PhonePe has expanded into financial services (Insurance, Mutual Funds, Stock Broking, and Lending) as well as adjacent tech-enabled businesses such as Pincode for hyperlocal shopping and Indus App Store which is India's first localized App Store. The PhonePe Group is a portfolio of businesses aligned with the company's vision to offer every Indian an equal opportunity to accelerate their progress by unlocking the flow of money and access to services.


At PhonePe, we take extra care to make sure you give your best at work, Everyday! And creating the right  environment for you is just one of the things we do. We empower people and trust them to do the right  thing. Here, you own your work from start to finish, right from day one. Being enthusiastic about tech is a  big part of being at PhonePe. If you like building technology that impacts millions, ideating with some of  the best minds in the country and executing on your dreams with purpose and speed, join us!

Job Summary:

We are seeking a passionate and skilled Firmware Engineer to join our team working on the Phonepe devices like Smart speaker, DQR devices, Printer etc. In this role, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining firmware solutions for the smart speaker and various other devices within Phonepe's ecosystem. If you are enthusiastic about hardware, firmware development, and device integration, we would love to hear from you.


  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including hardware engineers, software developers, and product managers, to define firmware requirements and specifications for the smart speaker and associated devices.

  • Design, develop, and test firmware solutions for the smart speaker, ensuring high performance, reliability, and compatibility with the desired devices.

  • Implement firmware features to enable support for smart speakers and various other IOT devices around payments domain within Phonepe's ecosystem.

  • Optimize firmware code and algorithms to ensure efficient resource utilization and enhance overall system performance.

  • Conduct thorough testing and debugging of firmware to identify and resolve issues, ensuring high-quality deliverables.

  • Collaborate with the QA team to develop test plans and participate in the verification of firmware functionality.

  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and advancements in firmware development, hardware, and device integration.

  • Document firmware designs, specifications, and development processes.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field.

  • Proven experience in firmware development for embedded systems, preferably in consumer electronics or IoT devices.

  • Strong programming skills in Java/C/C++ and familiarity with firmware development tools, compilers, debuggers, and version control systems.

  • Experience with hardware-software integration and working closely with hardware teams to define firmware requirements.

  • Knowledge of hardware architectures, microcontrollers, and peripheral interfaces.

  • Familiarity with wireless communication protocols and their integration into firmware solutions.

  • Experience with device drivers, low-level hardware interfaces, and firmware debugging techniques.

  • Understanding of software development practices, including agile methodologies and version control systems (e.g., Git).

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, with excellent problem-solving and communication skills.

  • Passion for hardware, firmware development, and device integration.

If you are excited about pushing the boundaries of firmware development, hardware integration, and device compatibility within the smart speaker industry, we would love to have you join our team. Apply now and be part of shaping the future of smart speakers and Phonepe ecosystem of devices.

PhonePe Full Time Employee Benefits (Not applicable for Intern or Contract Roles)

  • Insurance Benefits - Medical Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Accidental Insurance, Life Insurance
  • Wellness Program - Employee Assistance Program, Onsite Medical Center, Emergency Support System
  • Parental Support - Maternity Benefit, Paternity Benefit Program, Adoption Assistance Program, Day-care Support Program
  • Mobility Benefits - Relocation benefits, Transfer Support Policy, Travel Policy
  • Retirement Benefits - Employee PF Contribution, Flexible PF Contribution, Gratuity, NPS, Leave Encashment 
  • Other Benefits - Higher Education Assistance, Car Lease, Salary Advance Policy

Working at PhonePe is a rewarding experience! Great people, a work environment that thrives on creativity, the opportunity to take on roles beyond a defined job description are just some of the reasons you should work with us. Read more about PhonePe on our blog.

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