SimpliSafe: QA Engineer
294 Washington Street, 9th floor
Boston, MA 02108

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SimpliSafe:

We are the fastest growing home security company in the country competing against the entrenched giants, like ADT, and the new-to-the-space giants, like Amazon and Google. To compete in this ever growing IoT home automation security space we must learn and iterate quickly, work collaboratively, and deliver creatively. In service to this challenge, our engineering team is proud to own and run the literal "full stack", from designing and building the circuit boards on our hardware all the way to coding the UI on our mobile applications.

Overview:

Within engineering, we are looking for a QA Engineer who is excited to get into the guts of our products and services. It is hard to put a box around what this role entails. Imagine an environment that has multiple hardware devices talking over RF back to a base station and/or camera, that then talks over a wifi/cell connection back up to our AWS servers, the message then gets translated through a series of microservices (informed by multiple data stores, message buses, and cache instances) up to your phone (with its own connection complexity) and then back down again.

If you enjoy challenges, this literal full stack is an enormous opportunity for you to grow and make a huge impact.

In this role, you will:

  • Be excited to roll up your sleeves and dive into our stack to help us improve quality
  • Join a scrum team that solely owns a critical component of our security solution
  • Pragmatically work alongside each dev team carefully balancing risk and delivery
  • Utilize and inform our end-to-end automation framework
  • Dig down deep into logs, packet capture, and even circuit design, and then back up again to find root cause
  • Help evaluate, implement, and build on top of the many quality tool sets available
  • Team with fellow QA members in the quest for continuous growth and improvement
  • Live and breath our devops mission: empowering each team to fully own their product and/or service end-to-end

About You:

  • Years of experience in
  • Writing automated end-to-end tests in a fast-paced, agile environment, for micro services
  • Working with docker containers
  • CI/CD
  • Team focused with a proven track record thriving in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Humble, customer-focused with an astounding attention to detail
  • Always learning mindset
  • Whatever it takes attitude to creatively help the team
  • Bonus points for:
  • Knowledge in Node.js or python
  • Command line (CLI) and Unix exposure
  • Scripting familiarity
  • Hardware testing
  • IoT / Home automation

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?!
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Employee Testimonials

Ryan
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!

Justin
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.