: Senior Firmware Engineer
294 Washington Street, 9th floor
Boston, MA 02108

Employee Testimonials


SimpliSafe is looking for a Senior Embedded Firmware Engineer to design and develop the hardware boards and firmware that drives our award winning wireless/IoT home security system.

This role is in the Core Alarm team, which is responsible for the key components of the SimpliSafe system, including the base station, keypad, and smart lock.

In this role, you will:

  • Architect, code, and integrate firmware for any of the core alarm products (base station, keypad, smart lock)
  • Collaborate with other engineering and product teams on new features
  • Work with QA, ensuring high reliability standards to keep every home secure
  • Document the design and testing methodologies
  • Develop unit test for the verification of code and hardware

About you:

  • Experience in embedded systems
  • Strong C language skills
  • Well versed in microcontrollers (preferably PIC and Nordic) and their peripherals
  • Knowledge of wireless communication protocols (WiFi, BLE, Sub-GHZ) is a plus
  • Ability to read and interpret schematics and other hardware documentation
  • Working knowledge of oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and related test/measurement equipment
  • Enjoys working in a highly collaborative environment
  • Minimum of Bachelor Degree in CS/EE or equivalent

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

Firmware Engineer

"I came out of college and worked on a big project immediately. I’m always growing and learning at SimpliSafe."

Mechanical Engineer

"SimpliSafe is a unique company because you can come in and make a difference in any role."

Principal Software Engineer

"They truly touch every step of the process in Boston."

Senior Product Manager

"We’re one of the tech companies with the strongest missions."

Executive Creative Director

"We act as consumers to make things better for our customers."