Senior Firmware Engineer

About SimpliSafe

We’re a high-tech home security company 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 the 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, working together in person and choosing where they work for the remainder of the week. We all benefit from flexibility and use the best of both worlds to get things 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 relentlessly pursue our goal of ensuring Every Home Secure.

What You’ll Do

SimpliSafe is looking for an Embedded Firmware Engineer to help us develop embedded firmware products for our award-winning wireless IoT home security used by millions of users.

What You’ll Bring

  • Experience developing modern C++11 applications in embedded Linux environment
  • Experience developing multi-threaded applications using IPC and/or TCP/UDP/IP
  • Experience in state machines and event-driven architectures
  • Experience using GIT, including submodules, branching, and release management
  • Have a track record of writing clean, readable, testable, high-quality code
  • Embodied our values of working collaboratively, showing no ego, and getting things done
  • Bachelor's Degree in CS/CE/EE or equivalent experience

Bonus skills:

  • Experience with video/audio standards (MJPEG, H.264, MPEG-3) or WebRTC preferred
  • Experience with the IoT onboarding process and Matter, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or Thread
  • Experience developing IoT APIs (AWS, Memfault, MQTT, JSON, Protobuf, …)

What Values You’ll Share:

  • Customer Obsessed - Building deep empathy for customers and developing strong, long-term relationships with them.
  • Aim High - Always challenging oneself and others to raise the bar.
  • No Ego - “No job too small” attitude and an open, inclusive, and humble style.
  • One Team - A highly collaborative approach to achieving success.
  • Lift As We Climb - A track record of investing in developing others and helping others succeed.
  • Lean & Nimble - Working with agility and efficiency to experiment in an often-ambiguous environment.

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 the 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




Senior Firmware Engineer


Boston, MA