About SimpliSafe

We’re a high-tech home security company that’s passionate about protecting the life you’ve built and our mission of keeping Every Home Secure. And we’ve created a culture here that cares just as deeply about the career you’re building. Ours is a no ego culture of collaboration and innovation where those seeking their next challenge can find big opportunities and make a huge impact on the lives of all those who we protect. We don’t just want you to work here. We want you to grow and thrive here.

We’re embracing a hybrid work model that enables our teams to split their time between office and home. Hybrid for us means we expect our teams to come together in our state-of-the-art office on two core days, typically Tuesday and Wednesday, to work together in person, and teams can choose where they work for the remainder of the week. We all benefit from flexibility and get to use the best of both worlds to get our work done.

Why are we hiring?

Well, we’re growing and thriving. So, we need smart, talented, and humble people who share our values to join us as we disrupt the home security space and relentlessly pursue our mission of keeping Every Home Secure.

What You’ll Do

SimpliSafe is looking for a Staff Software Engineer to join our Device Management team. This team develops and maintains highly performant and reliable services that enable authenticating, maintaining inventory, and managing our devices. These services are in the critical path of keeping our customer’s homes secure.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Build solutions from their inception through to production - from design, development, testing and deployment.
  • Use the best tools for the job; creating right-sized, tested, and reliable services to meet the needs of customers and co-workers
  • Work on microservices which are:
    • Small and independent
    • Easy to learn, change, extend
  • Collaborate and coordinate with various engineering teams within the platform to drive adoption, gather feedback, and continuously improve the solution
  • Be a technical leader on the team driving design discussions/decisions and participating in code reviews; mentor and coach team members on good design and coding practices
  • Engage in creating a technical roadmap for the team

What You’ll Bring

  • A collaborative team player with industry experience (7+ years) writing backend services at scale using one of Node.js, Go, Java, or C#
  • A willingness to work in a polyglot development environment.
  • Thorough understanding of foundational web service technologies (e.g. TCP, REST, Protobuf, JSON).
  • Experience with cloud technology (AWS preferred) and designing solutions that leverage its unique advantages.
  • Collaborative mindset and a passion for technology and learning. Enjoys mentoring teammates and helping everyone perform better.
  • Practitioner of lean or agile software development principles and practices, understanding and advocating the importance of test automation, continuous delivery, continuous improvement, and value delivery.
  • Nice to haves:
    • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, Ansible, and such)
    • Experience with Python
    • Experience working with one or more of the following data handling technologies (SQL, MongoDB, Redis, Amazon SQS, Elasticsearch, Kafka)
    • Comfortable with the CLI and shell scripting
    • Knowledge of containerization and orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes, or ECS)

What Values You’ll Share

  • Customer Obsessed - Building deep empathy for our customers, putting them at the core of our work, and developing strong, long-term relationships with them.
  • Aim High - Always challenging ourselves and others to raise the bar.
  • No Ego - Maintaining a “no job too small” attitude, and an open, inclusive and humble style.
  • One Team - Taking a highly collaborative approach to achieving success.
  • Lift As We Climb - Investing in developing others and helping others around us succeed.
  • Lean & Nimble - Working with agility and efficiency to experiment in an often ambiguous environment.

We wholeheartedly embrace and actively seek applications from all individuals, no matter how they identify. We are committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we believe our work is enriched when we incorporate a multitude of perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences. We want everyone who works here to thrive and contribute to not only our mission of keeping every home secure, but also to making our workplace safe and supportive for others. If a reasonable accommodation may be needed to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of a position, or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact careers@simplisafe.com.

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