Senior Software Engineer (C++ Server-side)

| Greater Boston Area

Overview:

SimpliSafe is looking for a Senior C++ Software Engineer to design and develop backend/server-side applications for our next generation platform of our award winning IoT consumer products infrastructure. In this role, you will:

• Develop the platform for current and next generation products
• Design, code and integrated comprehensive solutions to improve our products
• Identify and fix potential security threats
• Continually improve and maintain backend servers
• Unit test and verification of code and related API framework

About You:

• Experience writing highly scalable servers in a Linux/UNIX environment
• Strong working knowledge of network security and protocols (TCP/IP and sockets)
• Extensive work in multithreaded environments such as POSIX threads
• Demonstrated ability to code in C/C++; Boost C++ libraries is a plus
• Experience debugging using log analysis, visual debuggers, valgrind, etc
• Enjoys working in a highly collaborative environment
• Minimum of Bachelor Degree in EE/CS or equivalent
• Working knowledge of video standards (e.g. H.264) considered a bonus
• Additional skills desired: git/version control, redis, protobuf, APIs, C++ 14

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Technology we use

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    • DrupalCMS

Location

Find us in Downtown Crossing for a convenient commute. Plus, we are surrounded by Boston's best restaurants and plenty of green space to unwind in!

An Insider's view of SimpliSafe

What are some social events your company does?

We like to keep things interesting when it comes to outings. Weekend ski trips, F1 racing, and Red Sox games for the less adventurous!

SimpliSafe

Inc.

What projects are you most excited about?

Any of our new projects. We are constantly trying to innovate and enter new markets. For a long time the SimpliCam was my favorite project, I was involved in the development from the ground up. Our new doorbell and locks are exciting new projects that present new sets of technical problems to solve.

Nadeem

Front End Web Developer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I've changed roles twice since starting as a call center representative for SimpliSafe in 2013. I became a QA Engineer in 2016, and at the beginning of 2018 moved into my current position as the Product Manager for our flagship security system. SimpliSafe has afforded me many opportunities that I don't think I could have gotten at other companies.

Ben

Product Manager

What are SimpliSafe Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
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