Software Engineer II

SimpliSafe is looking for a Back End Developer to join the Home Security Platform team, providing back end services for our mobile and web applications.

As a Back End Developer you will:

  • Build solutions for our back end platform including design, development, testing, and deployment

  • Use the best tools for the job; creating right-sized, tested, and reliable services to meet the needs of the customers and co-workers

  • Work with product and QA teams to ensure a high quality user experience

  • Create back end services for front end engineers

  • Collaborate with front end engineers to help built best-in-class user experiences

About You

  • A collaborative team player with extensive industry experience

  • Embrace agile principles and value a collaborative team experience, focusing on continuous delivery

  • Loves building new things, as well as improving and integrating existing systems

  • Experience developing highly available and scalable server-side web applications

  • 3+ years of professional programming experience in working in Node.js (preferred), Java, C#, or Python with an interest in serverless REST APIs

  • Experience working with one or more of the following data handling technologies (SQL, MongoDB, Redis, Amazon SQS, Elasticsearch, Kafka)

  • Comfortable with the command line, wherever it resides

Nice to have skills:

  • Infrastructure as code and DevOps experience

  • Knowledge of functional programming concepts

  • Knowledge of containerization and orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes, or ECS)

  • Experience working in the cloud (AWS preferred) with scalable services and architecture 

  • Experience working with any of the following Node.js frameworks: Koa, Joi, Mocha/Chai/Sinon, Apollo

 

About SimpliSafe

We are a technology start-up growing in the heart of Boston, but with an international footprint.  We design, manufacture, and sell a line of wireless home security systems.  Our technology and service platform is giving millions of Americans the ability to protect their homes and families without the hassles, contracts and fees charged by traditional home security.  

At Simplisafe, we place an emphasis on a ‘no-ego’, collaborative culture. From the top down, we all work together to solve the difficult challenges within the home security and IoT industry. 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Likewise, we are committed to full support of qualified individuals in hiring and employment. In keeping with this commitment, we will work with qualified individuals with disabilities to assess whether a reasonable accommodation may be provided to perform the essential functions of their role, absent undue hardship. 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 people.operations@simplisafe.com."

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