SimpliSafe: Principal Technical Program Manager - Cellular
294 Washington Street, 9th floor
Boston, MA 02108

Employee Testimonials



We are looking for an experienced Technical Program Manager to lead our core alarm system's cellular connectivity development. The Technical Program Manager will function as technical lead on all engineering development for cellular connectivity. This includes leading a cross-functional team of engineers through the complexity of new carriers, countries, hardware modules, network requirements, etc. You must be able to:

  • Understand and define technical requirements.
  • Partner effectively with several technology teams.
  • Understand the business impact of technical decisions with carriers and hardware vendors.
  • Manage deliverables for critical milestones.


  • Own the planning and delivery of cellular solutions including setting the multi-year international strategy, ramp down of older cellular solutions, and ramp up and qualification of newer solutions. Should be able to understand and set technical strategy as well as model the costs.
  • Point person for communication for the technical team at all levels of the company.
  • Manage prioritization and tradeoffs against cost, time to market, and customer experience.
  • Oversee partnerships with cellular hardware vendors and carriers.
  • Manage on-going costs, activation and procurement flows, and deactivation.

About You:

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics or a related field
  • 7 or more years of relevant firmware, hardware, or software development experience. Experience with cellular carriers or cellular hardware.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in an engineering leadership capacity
  • Understands best practices of Agile project management.

About Simplisafe:

Simplisafe is a home security company that is based in Boston, MA which creates and sells self-installed security systems. Our company was founded by Chad and Eleanor Laurans in 2006 when they had several friends whose homes were broken into. Chad and Eleanor started designing Simplisafe products in their own home when they realized there werent any solutions available on the market that were geared towards renters. From these humble beginnings, Simplisafe has become a major competitor in the home security market and was recently acquired by private equity firm Hellman & Friedman.

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 have recently been named in Built In Bostons Best Places to Work in 2019 list and in Wealthfronts 2019 Career Launching Companies list. Like our products, we are constantly evolving to provide the best employment experience possible. If Simplisafe sounds like a company youd enjoy working for, wed love to hear from you!

Benefits & Perks:

Health, dental and vision coverage - We cover 85% of plans and offer excellent BCBS HMO/PPO Health plans
Unlimited paid time off - To give you the flexibility and work/life balance you seek
401k Matching and Company Equity - To help you prepare for the future
Commuter Pre-Tax Benefits - To help cover the costs of transportation and parking at our Downtown Boston HQ
Beer Fridays, Bagel Thursdays, Bi-Weekly Lunches, Team and Company Outings We know how to have fun! Besides, who doesnt like free food and drinks?!

Employee Testimonials

Talent Acquisition and HR Coordinator

I'm incredibly grateful to Simplisafe for the opportunities that have opened up for me here. There's a prevailing focus on promoting professional development and growth from within. We're very proud of our product, our teams, and our culture!

Customer Service Supervisor

I started working at Simplisafe about a year ago and I have never felt more at home. From the great management to the amazing culture, Simplisafe shows that they truly care about their employees with benefits, promotions, and year round activities.