Canary is hiring a

Senior Embedded Software Engineer (Technical Lead)

New York, United States


About Canary:

Hi, we’re Canary… a NYC-based startup that helps people connect to their family, their community and their home in new ways. Our first product is an award-winning, all-in-one home security device that makes it easy to not just see, but understand what’s happening in your home from anywhere.

The Role:

This position will work closely with Canary’s Hardware Engineering and Software Engineering teams to turn raw A/D values into meaningful real world events from our device's diverse sensor suite (3 MP Camera, temperature, humidity, air quality and a few others). You will be working cross stack writing the application software that runs 24/7 on an embedded Linux platform as well as at the driver/kernel level. We hope you find this exciting and come armed with a bag of tricks and excitement about problem solving.

What You Are Going To Be Up To:

  • Performance tuning
  • Network stack optimization
  • Multi-threaded application development 

We Need You To Have:

  • 5+ years of embedded software experience
  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related experience
  • Mastery of C/C++
  • Understanding of Unix systems and fundamentals
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP network stack
  • Strong knowlege of 802.11 wireless issues.
  • Ability to work and debug problems from the driver to the application code
  • Experience writing mission-critical production quality software

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Previous consumer product development experience
  • Kernel level network driver experience.
  • Startup experience.

A Little About Us:

We’re Canary, a New York City-based startup that believes the best technology makes you smarter, puts you in control, and gives you access to the information you need. That’s why we’re dedicated to developing easy-to-use technology that protects, empowers, and has a meaningful impact on people, families, and their communities.

Our first product made Indiegogo history as the most successful connected home crowdfunded product ever, and has proven that there’s a real demand for a simple, intelligent, all-in-one home security device. We think it’s because Canary does more than protect your home; it gives people control, connects them to their loved ones, and helps them hold on to the moments that matter.

We're looking for brilliant, talented people who love toppling giants, working autonomously in small teams, solving challenging problems, and developing real solutions for everyday use. If that sounds like you, come join us and help us make the world feel safe and secure.

What can we give you?

  • Comprehensive health insurance.
  • Daily catered lunch.
  • Flexible work hours.
  • Unlimited vacation.
  • Reimbursement for commuter costs.
  • A beautiful and industrial office space.